Special Effect Inks & Coatings
Brand differentiating special effects for both commercial and package converters yield finishing characteristics that appeal to the senses and enhance shelf appeal. With INX International’s specialty inks you can grab consumers’ attention with eye-catching effects.
Commercial and Packaging Specialty Ink
The special effects made possible with UV inks and coatings yield finishing characteristics that enhance shelf and consumer appeal. Applications like cold foil adhesives, cast & cure, textured coatings, soft touch, pearlescent, high contrast gloss, and metallic are all possible with INX technologies. Request Special Effects Brochure.
Metal Decorating Specialty Inks
Eye-catching special effects made possible with INX metal decorating inks and coatings yield finishing characteristics that appeal to the senses and enhance shelf appeal. Effects include tactile, UV & daylight fluorescent and no-varnish matte.
Together with the brand innovation specialist, Chromatic Technologies (CTI) INX also offers functional special effects technologies including freshness indicators, photochromic sunlight inks, high-velocity thermochromic ink, thermo ink for tabs, crowns, and closures, and reveal inks.
Flexographic Specialty Inks
Cold reveal and body-heat activated special effects for labels, stickers, and security applications; and glow-in-the-dark effects are a few of the many possibilities available using CTI’s flexographic ink . We work with our customers to create the particular effects needed. Visit CTI’s Website.
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.