Crown Holdings, Inc. and Jetrion LLC introduced a breakthrough innovation in high quality printing for metal packaging – the world’s first high-resolution, full color, digital ink jet printed can. This represents the initial result of the joint development program announced at Drupa 2004.
Jetrion’s proprietary flexible and formable color ink jet inks – the world’s first – were used to produce ultra high-resolution images on a coated metal substrate that was subsequently formed by traditional manufacturing processes. The new technology is ideally suited for shorter runs and meeting the challenges of just-in-time manufacturing requirements.
“This is an exciting advancement in packaging technology that, when commercialized, will give Crown’s customers unprecedented production and marketing flexibility,” said Dr. Daniel Abramowicz, executive vice president, technology and regulatory affairs of
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