INX International offers a variety of inks and coatings formulated specifically for plastic and rigid container applications. Our energy curable and natural-based solutions are suitable for printing on rigid plastic, such as dairy containers, cups and most other decorative plastic and Styrofoam packaging. They are formulated to offer high strength and vibrant colors with excellent color consistency.
ENERGY CURABLE INKS
Fusion™ UV Hybrid
Unsurpassed in the marketplace, INX Fusion UV Hybrid cure response is equal to 100 percent reactive inks, and exceptional adhesion to synthetic substrates, expanded water window and enhanced transfer over other systems. They run well with, or without, inline UV or aqueous coatings. Fusion may be run on conventional presses using approved roller company rollers. Unlike other inks, Fusion's special vehicle formulation eliminates the need for roller conditioning and special press configurations. Fusion inks qualify for the soy ink seal.
INXCure™ UV Letterpress Inks
Designed for superior tag and label printing and formulated to be benzophenone and ITX free with excellent flow and transfer properties, they are suitable for all types of letterpress applications.
INXCure™ UV Rigid Container Inks
A 100 percent reactive UV curable system suitable for printing on rigid plastic, such as dairy containers, cups and most other decorative plastic and Styrofoam packaging, the INXCure system is formulated to offer high strength and superb flow for vibrant colors with excellent color consistency. The inks are also environmentally friendly.
INXCure™ UV Plastic Lamination LT (Low Tack) Process Inks
A 100 percent reactive UV system suitable for most lamination applications such as credit cards. Formulated to minimize marking and/or scuffing during handling, the inks offer increased lamination pull values and decreased de-lamination properties. They may be applied lithographically or dry offset.
INXhrc™ RC Natural-based Inks
INXhrc RC natural-based inks are formulated to replace petro-chemically derived materials to the greatest extent possible with renewable, naturally occurring bio-sourced materials without sacrificing machine, processing or end use product performance. The UV and LED curable inks are suitable for printing on rigid plastic, such as dairy containers, cups and most other decorative plastic and foam-based packaging. The system is formulated to offer high strength and superb flow for vibrant colors with excellent color consistency.
LOW MIGRATION INKS
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 safe for their intended use. Our low migration inks and coatings are designed to meet global food packaging requirements.
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 in- or off-line with coatings.
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.