Natural-based Inks Provide a New Path to the Sustainability of Your Packaging

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We're committed to improving the sustainability of your packaging.

It’s now possible to approach clean packaging with natural and renewable ink ingredients. In partnership with
INX International Ink Co.® and Sun Chemical®, the development of Natural-based Inks provides a new path to the sustainability of your packaging. Natural-based Inks reduce regulatory risk and provide measurable, reportable CO2 savings.

Natural-based Inks:

  • Aqueous flexographic and gravure inks developed specifically for use on all packaging including food and certified safe in the US, Europe, and Asia
  • Better on-press performance without compromising color or application performance
  • Reduced regulatory risk by using fewer chemicals than standard flexographic inks and do not contain nanomaterials, fluorochemicals, fanal pigments, heavy metals or PTFE
  • Resins used in the inks typically contain between 50% and 90% natural content depending upon the application and intended use. On average this achieves a 25% to 30% lower CO2 footprint when compared to standard aqueous inks*
  • Natural, renewable components in the inks are not derived from food crops and are non-allergenic
  • Available globally through INX International and Sun Chemical®
  • *Based on EUPIA dry ink baseline for aqueous based inks of 3.092kg CO2/kg dry ink
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