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

Specifically for metal decorating, the global reach and service infrastructure of INX International, together with the brand innovation capabilities of Chromatic Technologies (CTI) offers metal decorators world-class customer service and specialty ink innovation. Our special effects technologies for metal decorating download PDF include: 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 download PDF. 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.