“Sun Chemical is dedicated to providing card manufacturers, issuers and branding firms with a complete array of solutions for credit and laminated card printing,” said Anthony Renzi, VP, Product Management of Packaging Inks, North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “During ICMA EXPO, we look forward to showing how customers can streamline their card printing operations through Sun Chemical’s wide selection of solutions.”
Visitors of booths 303 and 305 will be introduced to Sun Chemical’s SunCarte family of screen and offset inks, adhesives, and varnishes which can be customized to deliver various metallic finishes while offering high bond strength, adherence to lamination, and consistent color reproduction. SunCarte inks are easy to use and provide excellent adhesion to common plastics.
The SunCarte product line includes UV screen inks offering a variety of finishing options for use on plastic cards. SunCarte UVPC Opaque White ink was specially designed to work on colored PVC core material, while SunCarte UVPC-Clear ink can be used to provide pearl, silver, gold and special effect color finishes. UVPC-Clear also offers adhesive properties as the ultra-thin cured ink film minimizes the buildup profile.
SunCarte also includes an Offset UV Plastic Card ink series designed exclusively for use on plastic cards. Compatible with a wide range of plastics, SunCarte Offset UV Plastic Card inks offer high bond strength, excellent printability and heat resistant colors. The plastic card inks can also be used with the Sun Chemical Dispenser Program’s MX12 ink dispensers.
With its acquisition of Italian-based C.T.LAY, Sun Chemical offers one of the most technologically-advanced product portfolios for the plastic and security cards market, including expanded manufacturing capabilities, technical service departments, and sales teams to better serve its customers worldwide.
C.T.LAY is a global leader in pre-laid overlays, pre-patched holograms, and, through its joint-venture branch 4PLATE, experienced in lamination plates and sophisticated lamination plates with security elements and plasma coatings.
“Sun Chemical is proud to offer one of the most technologically-advanced product portfolios for the plastic and security cards market,” said Mehran Yazdani, president of Sun Chemical Advanced Materials and Pigments.
Having supplied the financial sector globally with high-quality magnetic tape for more than 40 years, Sun Chemical Advanced Materials can provide card manufacturers with standard, color, and printed magnetic tape options (based on DIC technology) which are aesthetically attractive with high durability and reliability. DIC’s magnetic tape exhibits excellent magnetic characteristics, including high resolution and low noise with a precise waveform.