UV and EB technologies have been used extensively in food packaging for many years, with projected strong growth rates over the next few years.
Eileen Weber, RadTech North America president and product manager, Section 1 & 4, Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc.04.18.19
Energy curable inks and coatings are one of the brightest areas for the inks and graphic arts markets. Eileen Weber, RadTech North America president and product manager, Section 1 & 4, Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc., discusses the latest developments in UV and EB curing.
Ink World: Please describe the goals and mission of RadTech?
Eileen Weber: RadTech is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the technical, educational and market advancement of safe, energy saving, efficient UV+EB (ultraviolet and electron beam) technology. To accomplish these goals, we have very active volunteer member committees to help guide our educational and environmental, health and safety efforts.
Ink World: How did the energy curing industry fare during the past year?
Eileen Weber: It is remarkable that our technology has shown steady, consistent growth since the 1970s, and last year was no exception. The rapid development of new material
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