INX Speakers have Metal Ink Advice for LATAMCAN Audience

Schaumburg, IL – April 27, 2022 – INX International Ink Co. metal decorating experts José Carlos Ribeiro and Luis Gordils will take part in two key panel sessions at next month’s Latin American Canmakers Conference. The LATAMCAN event will be held May 11-13 in São Paulo, Brazil, with Ribeiro and Gordils scheduled to speak on Thursday, May 12.

Ribeiro is the Director of INX do Brasil, which has grown its business in recent years and expanded operations capability in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Paraguay. He plans to talk at “The Benefits of Controlling Your Ink Consumption” session that runs from 11-11:30 a.m. in the 2pc Room.

“My presentation will focus on the benefits our customers get when they have good control of the amount of ink they apply from the can,” he indicated. “At the same time that you can considerably reduce your cost with an optimized film weight, you should also avoid some printing issues that could disrupt a plant’s efficiency. We plan to provide some recommendations on how to better proceed with these control measures.”

Gordils will participate in the next session that runs from 12 to 1 p.m. A Tech Service Manager for Latin America and a Technical Solution Sales Representative, he will participate in a discussion on “Understanding where the development of 2 pc can printing is going”.

“The current offset printing process hasn’t changed in almost 100 years, but can makers have forced it to increase from 15cpm to more than 2200 cpm. That’s pushing metal decorating inks way beyond their designed capabilities,” said Gordils, who has worked at INX for almost 18 years.

“At INX, we are constantly developing inks knowing it is not just the speed that needs to be adjusted for. Brand owners are demanding more complicated designs, so we have the capability to adjust our inks quickly and effectively with our in-plant experienced technicians. Whether it is difficult wet-on-wet designs that require tack adjustments, or basic, solid artwork needing to run at over 2200 cpm, our inks have the flexibility for printers to reach higher speeds. Can makers also are able to hold a fine line screen on sophisticated, more detailed graphics.”

Ribeiro and Gordils will be available to answer any questions after their presentations. For more information about INX metal decorating inks, visit


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