INX International’s gravure ink portfolio includes high-performance water-based and solvent-based inks and coatings for a wide range of print applications. The performance and value of our gravure products is complemented by unmatched systems and technical support enabling our customers to succeed.
Genesis™ GS Washable solvent ink
A sustainable, gravure solvent ink that is de-inkable from shrinkable cPET films and floatable with roll-fed OPP labels in the recycling process, these inks are recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) for meeting or exceeding the group’s strict testing protocol for washable and recyclable PET shrink sleeve applications.
Belle Color™ Solvent-based Rotogravure Laminating Inks
The highest performing laminating inks on the market for adhesive and extrusion lamination, specially formulated for retort, boil-in-bag, and an extraordinary range of diverse packaging applications, it is a proprietary, single component universal ink system that prints clean and sharp with outstanding quality and consistency on multiple substrates. Belle Color has excellent heat resistance and low solvent retention. It also resolves doctor blade issues common with other inks. Lightfast colorants are also available.
RotoFlex™ G Solvent-based Flexographic and Gravure Dispersions
These highly pigmented color concentrates are suitable to be let down into a full range of inks for diverse applications from surface printing to lamination, on a variety of substrates. Available in a wide array of colors including barium free, fade resistant, heat resistant, product resistant, opaque and transparent, RotoFlex G provides absolute maximum versatility and value in dispenser applications providing the printer with complete control over inventory and process needs. Whether you are printing gravure, flexographic, or both, RotoFlex G is the dispersion of choice.
Water-based Flexographic and Gravure Surface Print Inks
INX has developed many systems to cover the needs of the surface print packaging market. High performance inks like PolyCup for surface printing polyethylene coated board for hot and cold cups to our VersaTech line that offers good gloss and gloss and water resistance. Systems such as Flexographic ODE inks for superior hard dry properties and resistance for outdoor bags. Single serve ink systems that fit all aspects of the fast food industry.
Solvent-based Flexographic and Gravure Surface Print Inks
INX has developed many systems to cover the needs of the surface print packaging market. From economical polyamide inks like PolyTech for surface printing polyolefin films to our Versa line that offers good gloss and excellent heat resistance. We have systems to cover most applications in the market INX also offers DuraINX, a dedicated system for bags that need to withstand the conditions of outdoor storage. Light-fast pigments are also offered in virtually all product lines.
ShrinkPac LSR™ and Etona™ Solvent Gravure Inks
Formulated for shrink label printers, solvent-based ShrinkPAC LSR and Etona gravure inks provide high performance printing. ShrinkPac LSR is designed for PETG and PVC shrink sleeve applications, while Etona is designed for PETG and OPS shrink sleeve applications. Both offer exceptional film adhesion and printability at high speeds.
Low Migration Packaging Inks and Coatings
All facets of our business, from research and development, product stewardship, and quality work together to ensure that our sensitive application packaging inks are of the highest quality and safe for use as intended when applied. 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 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.