Low Migration Inks and Coating
All facets of our business, from research and development, product stewardship, and quality work together to ensure that our sensitive application packaging inks are of the highest quality and safe for use as intended when applied. Our low migration inks and coatings are designed to meet global food packaging requirements
3-Piece UV and Thermal Cure Metal Decorating Inks
Everything today’s marketers want in metal packaging: eye-catching looks from high strength, abrasion-resistant inks offering excellent adhesion and superior fabrication properties. Performance-proven TP series inks are formulated for a full range of specialized package needs in both conventional and UV technologies.
EcoPure® HPJ Sheetfed Offset Soy Inks
ECOPure™ HPJ SOY inks are premium quality, environmentally-friendly quickset inks formulated with high percentages of soy and other vegetable oils. This system contains a drier package that is cobalt-free and qualifies for the ASA Soy Seal.
Vision™ Plus Sheetfed Offset Ink
Vision Plus™ process Inks are designed to achieve high quality print performance on a wide variety of modern offset presses. They are environmentally friendly with high percentages of soy oil and other vegetable oils. Vision Plus™ complies with ISO 2846-1 for shade and is suitable for the GRACoL G7 certification process
INXPro™ Sheetfed Offset Ink
INXPro™ Process inks are designed for high end commercial lithography on coated and uncoated paper substrates. Ink waste due to skinning in the can or fountain is eliminated as they are formulated to stay skin free for up to seven days. INXPro™ is formulated with high percentages of vegetable oils including soy.
INXCure™ UV/EB Inks
The INX energy curable product portfolio delivers unsurpassed print quality on a wide variety of paper, board, plastic and flexible substrates. They are suitable for inline and offline coating with wide water tolerance and fast cure responses. These energy curable inks and coatings, along with a dedicated INX team of specialists, give printers and package converters a competitive advantage.
Fusion™ UV Hybrid
Unsurpassed in the marketplace, INX Fusion™ UV Hybrid inks offer an improved cure response, expanded water window and enhanced transfer over other hybrid systems. They run well with, or without, inline UV or aqueous coatings. Gloss back is minimal when UV coated. Fusion™ may be run on conventional presses using approved roller company rollers. Unlike other hybrid inks, Fusion™ special vehicle formulation eliminates the need for roller conditioning and special press configurations. Fusion™ inks qualify for the soy ink seal.
EcoTech™ Heatset Ink
EcoTech™ heatset inks are formulated from sustainable, non-petroleum based, bio-renewable ingredients with significantly lower levels of of VOCs than conventional heatset inks. They provide excellent dot reproduction and are compatible with a wide range of fountain solutions. They also resist emulsification and misting at higher press speeds. The NAPIM BRC Label System has certified EcoTech™ to carry a BRC 50 rating, the highest rating for heatset inks. EcoTech™ has also earned the ASA Soy Seal.
ColorTrac™ Web Offset Heatset Inks
ColorTrac™ H/S news inks have been formulated for the heatset news and advertising insert market using a state-of-the-art high molecular weight resin system which delivers superior press performance in every aspect of the lithographic printing process. They provide superior print quality, productivity, reduced waste, and excellent compatability with a wide range of fountain solutions. Rub resistance and drying properties are excellent, even at the highest press speeds. All standard ColorTrac ink systems are formulated to meet ISO 2846-1 standards for shade and hue, and have been proven to meet G-7 print requirements and certification. The ColorTrac system is available in several different tack ranges for use on many different types of paper and end use print requirements
FormsPro™ Web Offset Forms Ink
FormsPro™ is a soy based forms ink system formulated with excellent strength, stability, ink/water balance control and ink transfer that is superior to all other conventional and soy forms systems in the market. The PANTONE® strength base colors offer bright colors with excellent printability and mileage complete with stay open properties that eliminates skinning skin since there are no driers used in these inks.
Special Effects Inks and Coatings
Brand differentiating special effects made possible with INX inks and coatings yield finishing characteristics that appeal to the senses and enhance shelf appeal. Applications like cold foil adhesives, cast & cure, textured coatings, soft touch, pearlescent, high contrast gloss and metallic are all possible with INX technologies. Our special effects technologies include: freshness indicators, photochromic sunlight inks, high-velocity thermochromatic ink, thermo ink for tabs, crowns and closures and reveal inks.
EcoTech™ Sheetfed Offset Folding Carton Inks
High-performance low VOC process colors from environmentally friendly raw materials average 65% bio-based renewable-resource content, most of which (45%) is vegetable oils. EcoTech inks deliver sharp reproduction on a wide range of coated and uncoated substrates. Fast start-ups get colors in-balance quickly, with fewer wasted sheets.
INXKote® Water and ProCure ™ UV Coating
INX International is proud to be the only ink company to manufacturer its own coatings. Our product line includes aqueous, energy curable and specialty coatings as well as over-print varnishes all manufactured in our state-of-art Homewood, Illinois facility.