BASF will introduce new chemistries for the printing and packaging industry at the 2013 National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NPIRI) Technical Conference, October 2-4, in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
BASF technical experts will discuss how BASF’s innovative solutions can help meet the printing and packaging challenges of the 21st century.
“The capabilities of our technical experts, products and technologies that support the printing and packaging industry are broad and diverse, and by actively creating solutions together, ink and overprint varnish formulators can leverage these strengths,” said Rick Grandke, Industry Manager, Printing & Packaging, for BASF in North America.
In addition, BASF will also conduct the following product presentations during the tabletop exhibits and reception session beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2:
- Irgacure® LEX 201, a dual function, low migration photoinitiator for UV curable inks and overprint varnishes for packaging applications;
- Joncryl® FLX 5100 and Joncryl® FLX CL1, a 2-pack system for flexible packaging inks with excellent resistance properties and a long pot life; and,
- Joncryl® FLX 5200, a water-based polyurethane dispersion for flexible packaging inks with good adhesion to a wide variety of films.
Joncryl and Irgacure are registered trademarks of BASF Corporation.
About The Dispersions & Pigments Division
The Dispersions & Pigments Division in North America offers a comprehensive portfolio of resins, binders, latex, pigments and effect pigments, colorants, and systems to meet specific application needs for the coatings, construction, and printing and packaging markets. Our innovative products also help manufacturers in the adhesives, nonwovens and fiber bonding industries meet functional and performance demands. The addition of key product areas such as formulation additives, rheology modifiers, light stabilizers, photoinitiators, and antioxidants significantly enhances the existing BASF product portfolio for these markets. For more information about BASF’s Dispersions & Pigments Division, visit www.basf.us/dpsolutions.