Flexible packaging is a fast-growing market, as one look around a grocery store clearly shows. Inks for flexible packaging are among the most technically challenging, as many of these systems are used for food packaging.
For COIM Group, branching into flexible packaging inks is a natural opportunity.
Founded in 1962, the Milan, Italy-based company is a specialist in manufacturing polyesters and polyols, polyurethanes (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers), and specialty resins for composites and coatings. With its NOVACOTE line of adhesives and coatings for multilayer laminates for food and industrial use, COIM Group saw a fit for its flexible packaging expertise.
As of Jan. 1, 2019, COIM Group started manufacturing solvent-based and water-based flexo and gravure flexible packaging inks as well as varnishes and primers under the Coiminks brand name.
These inks are produced at COIM Group’s San Martino in Strada and Offanengo sites in Italy, as well as in Brazil
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