David Savastano, Editor09.20.17
For more than 40 years, AFFORD INDUSTRIAL, S.L. has been a leader in the ink industry in Spain, growing from screen and pad printing inks to UV and inkjet inks over time while maintaining the high quality that AFFORD is known.
Headquartered in Madrid, AFFORD was founded as a screenprinting ink manufacturer. The company has branched out into new markets, mostly ahead of trends, such as its work in UV ink.
“AFFORD was founded in 1976 by my father,” Pedro J. Martinez Muneta, CEO of AFFORD INDUSTRIAL, S.L. said. “It remained as a small screen and pad printing ink manufacturer.
In 1984 he started to produce UV inks, but the technology was not quickly adopted in Spain. Until 1999, the company only sold in the local market. In 2001 we started to produce inkjet inks, and through the years we have completed an extensive ink range; in 2016, we started to produce UV flexo inks.”
Meanwhile, at a time when many screen suppliers are reducing their commitment
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