“Color, and subsequently ink, is central to the success of all print businesses; that’s why Sun Chemical’s booth is a must visit for everyone attending Print ’09,” said Rudi Lenz, CEO of Sun Chemical. “During the show, Sun Chemical will have the opportunity to talk directly with PRINT attendees and show how we can provide them with the right products and service to help meet their individual productivity and sustainability goals.”
Commercial printers in North America printing with high speed presses can now use Sun Chemical’s SunLit Diamond, a line of sheetfed offset inks formulated to meet the stringent demands for improving productivity.
The fast setting properties of SunLit Diamond inks compared to other systems on the market shows significant reduction in cylinder build up, cleaning frequency, and improved sheet guide marking, saving customers money by avoiding waste print, increasing uptime, and eliminating the challenges of the perfecting printing process at high speeds.
SunLit Diamond inks will be on display and used on KBA North America’s presses at booth 2545 during Print ’09.
SunPak Diamond inks, Sun Chemical’s line of sheetfed offset inks for folding carton package printing, will be on display for folding carton printers looking to enhance productivity and print at high standards.
SunPak Diamond inks can be used on all offset sheetfed presses, including high speed and wide format presses and provide “high definition” print resolution, low misting at the highest printing speeds, and fast setting properties that reduce printing waste.
The fast setting properties of SunPak Diamond inks accelerate post-production and significantly reduce waste print, saving customers money and increasing uptime. SunPak Diamond inks are heat resistant and UV coatable offline. The inks can also be laminated and laser imprinted.
Commercial printers responsible for the printing of corporate brochures, annual reports, POP displays, packaging and other printed materials that require exact specifications for global brand colors, will be introduced to SmartColour Global Shade Library (GSL), Sun Chemical’s database of more than 100,000 formulations of real ink colors for the print marketplace.
SmartColour was first introduced to the prepress and design markets to allow brand owners and designers the ability to predict how their brand spot colors will reproduce on a wide variety of print processes and substrates. Now with SmartColour Global Shade Library, commercial printers will have access to Sun Chemical’s database of colors to increase both their speed to and accuracy of ink color.
Representatives from Sun Chemical will be on hand at Sun Chemical’s booth and the Pitman Company’s booth 4446 to discuss the new SmartColour Global Shade Library throughout Print ‘09. The Pitman Company carries Sun Chemical’s full line of commercial inks, and jointly with Sun Chemical, provides customers with technical and product support.
Booth visitors will have an opportunity to obtain an initial energy carbon footprint for their facility operations. The energy carbon footprint will serve as a starting point for visitors to understand their impact on the environment and a way to learn how Sun Chemical’s SunCare Environmental Services is aimed at helping printers and customers make smart environmental decisions that work to improve overall quality and productivity. In order to learn how “green” they are, participants must be able to provide an estimate of their average monthly energy usage.
SunCare Environmental Services combines Sun Chemical’s 160 years of experience in the graphic arts industry with ENVIRON International Corporation’s environmental and regulatory expertise to offer unparalleled environmental, health and safety, and risk management assistance to the graphic arts industry.
SunCare ES is a comprehensive array of services and includes carbon management and energy efficiency evaluations, regulatory compliance audits, environmental, health and safety due diligence assessment, and more.