Narrow Web Tag & Label

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Our high-performance UV and water-based inks and coatings are designed to deliver excellent color fidelity, strong adhesion, and are easy-to-run and maintain for narrow web tag and label applications.


AquaTech™ Water based Film, Paper and Foil Tag & Label Ink

AquaTech inks present a significant advancement for paper, film and thermal label printing on anilox rolls up to 1500 lines per inch. Each water-based system offers strong performance with superior press stability for better printability at a wide range of press speeds. Taking into consideration the brilliant color strength and outstanding transparency and resolution, AquaTech ION is the ideal choice for narrow to mid-web flexo operations for tag and label work.

INXLam™ and Mylex™ Water-based Flexographic Lamination Inks

Water based flexographic lamination ink systems developed to work with a solvent-less, water based and UV adhesive systems. INX water lamination inks demonstrate exceptional film adhesion, excellent bond strength, superior strength and excellent water resistance. They enable line work printability of up to 800 line aniloxes and process work printability of up to 1000 line aniloxes.

INXSperse™

INXSPerse highly pigmented color concentrates are suitable to be let down into a full range of inks for diverse applications on a variety of substrates. Available in a wide array of colors including barium-free, copper-free, fade resistant, heat resistant, bleed resistant, opaque, and transparent. INXSperse provides absolute maximum versatility and value in dispenser applications providing the printer with complete control over inventory and process needs.

INXFlex™ Contour™ UV Flexographic Inks

INXFlex Contour DC inks are UV curable flexo inks specifically engineered for shrink sleeve applications with heavy ink coverage. They are suitable for most tag & label, pressure sensitive, and in-mold label applications. The inks can be cured with both traditional UV or LED lamps. They have been formulated to be benzophenone free, and provide minimal plate swell. They have good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates.

INXFlex™ UV Flexographic Ink

INXFlex UV Flexographic inks are formulated to provide minimal plate swell on most tag & label, pressure sensitive, shrink and in-mold label applications. Formulated to be benzophenone and ITX free, they are an ultra-low viscosity pourable system that can be printed with aniloxes up to 1800-line screen with 1.0-1.2 BCM. They provide good adhesion to a wide variety of substrates while being V-pyrol free.

GelFlex-EB Electron Beam Flexographic Inks

Gelflex-EB inks help brand owners and printers achieve their sustainability goals by reducing or eliminating lamination layers in favor of surface print. They are ultra-high solid, gel-based inks which are fluid enough for CI flexo printing, but thicken rapidly, providing effective high-speed ink trapping in the wet state. With Gelflex-EB you can produce a wide array of eye-catching print designs using multi-colored palettes as well as various tactile packaging surfaces.

Low Migration Packaging Inks and Coatings

With research and development, product stewardship and quality all working together, INX provides assurance that our sensitive application packaging inks are of the highest quality and are safe for their intended use. Our low migration inks and coatings are designed to meet global food packaging requirements.

Special Effects Inks and Coatings

Brand differentiating special effects made possible with INX inks and coatings yield finishing characteristics that appeal to the senses and enhance shelf appeal. Applications like cold foil adhesives, cast & cure, textured coatings, soft touch, pearlescent, high contrast gloss, and metallic are all possible with INX technologies. Our special effects technologies include: freshness indicators; photochromic sunlight inks; high-velocity thermochromatic ink; thermo ink for tabs, crowns, and closures; and reveal inks.

INXKote® Water and ProCure™ Energy Curable Coatings

INX inks and coatings are designed to work hand-in-glove with each other right from the start by product development specialists who know printer and package converter operations firsthand. The result is better performance on-press with inks and coatings; both in-line and off-line. INX International is proud to be the only ink company to manufacturer its own coatings. Our INXKote and ProCure product line includes aqueous, UV, EB and specialty coatings as well as overprint varnishes all manufactured in our state-of-art Homewood, Illinois and Edwardsville, Kansas facilities.