Turn Ordinary Fabrics into Extraordinary Statements with Stunning, Sustainable Inks
No matter the fabric or the application, Sun Chemical has a digital ink range to meet your requirements for high quality, vibrant and long lasting prints. Backed by 200+ years of knowledge and experience, Sun Chemical is committed to supporting the digital textile industry achieve its sustainability goals.
As the market transforms to dramatically improve the sustainability of digital textiles, Sun Chemical is at the forefront of R&D to propel those eco-initiatives forward. Our approach to sustainable product development includes risk management and eco-efficiency improvements, as well as a proactive approach in working with suppliers, customers, and industry trade groups to promote best practices. We invite you to download our digital textiles infographic to get some background about some of the sustainability challenges with textiles and how Sun Chemical solutions can help improve sustainable digital textile printing.
Using our 5Rs framework (Reuse, Reduce, Renew, Recycle and Redesign) as a guide, Sun Chemical invests significantly in R&D to improve the eco-efficiency and sustainability of printing that utilizes its solutions to support a circular economy.
For example, ElvaJet Topaz is a full hybrid sublimation ink that offers outstanding quality whether applied via a transfer process or when printed directly to the fabric. By optimizing release from low weight papers or removing the paper step completely, ElvaJet Topaz enables significant savings in process and waste in addition to reducing energy and water consumption when compared to other technologies.
Sun Chemical has produced a guide – Sustainable Growth – to help you grow your business sustainably and contribute to the circular economy. This ‘how-to’ guide is built around the 5Rs.
By implementing the practices of this guide and choosing to operate more sustainably, your print operation will not only play a vital role in helping to reduce waste and lower global CO2 emissions, it can also cut costs, boost business growth and significantly enhance public perception.