Sun Chemical to demonstrate new inks for screen and industrial printing at FESPA 2015


Midsomer Norton, 31 March 2015: Sun Chemical will highlight its commitment to the screen and industrial market with new inks at this year’s FESPA 2015 Global Expo (stand C1 and C5, hall 8), 18-22 May in Cologne, Germany.

The new inks are part of Sun Chemical’s SunPromo family of display graphic screen inks. The SunPromo range of solvent and UV curing inks provide enhanced definition and exceed the needs of screen printers producing graphic display applications.

The new additions to the SunPromo range include: VioGraph VGF Series, VioFlash VFC Series and VioFlex VFX Series

Sun Chemical will also launch a new screen ink for its SunPoly family, Monocure Universal Container UCI, formulated for high speed screen printing on a variety of plastic containers.


New products for Graphics

The VioGraph VGF Series is a versatile range of UV curing screen printing inks specifically formulated to meet the needs of point of purchase advertising material producers. The series features wide ranging adhesion and rapid curing, ideally suited for multi-purpose use in graphic screen printing applications such as point of purchase, advertising, signs, self-adhesive decals and window displays. The inks are designed to cover the widest range of sheet substrates, to enable advertising display producers to use a single ink system and meet all their screen print requirements.

The UV curing screen ink series, VioFlash VFC, is ideal for high speed in-line printing on a variety of plastic substrates, papers and boards. With excellent flexibility, reliable adhesion, attractive, non-reflective finish and fast cure speeds, the inks are suitable for the production of instore advertising, displays and visual packaging. VioFlash VFC inks can be used on a variety of semi rigid and self-adhesive PVC, papers and boards, as well as a selection of print treated polyesters.

The VioFlex VFX range of UV curing screen inks is ideal for high speed printing onto semi rigid and self-adhesive PVC substrates. The excellent flexibility, reliable adhesion, high gloss finish and fast cure speeds make the inks suitable for applications including self-adhesive window stickers, labels, instore advertising, displays and visual packaging. The series has been formulated to meet the rigorous demands of the graphic and display market for flexibility.


New product for industrial packaging

SunPoly’s latest addition, Monocure Universal Container UCI, is a range of UV curing screen inks for high speed screen printing onto moulded plastic bottles, containers and tubes. The inks are specifically suited to fast, multi-colour, inter station curing machines, exhibiting excellent definition at the highest print speeds. The range comprises high opacity whites, dense blacks and a full range of high gloss colours.

Robin McMillan, Product Manager, Industrial and Graphics Europe at Sun Chemical comments: “We’re looking forward to highlighting our extensive commitment to product innovation for screen printers producing both graphic and industrial applications at FESPA 2015. Our new products have been designed to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the graphics display and industrial packaging markets. Visitors to our stand at FESPA 2015 will be able to speak with screen and industrial print experts to find the right solution for their business.”

For more information on Sun Chemical and its industrial and graphics range, visit: or visit Sun Chemical at FESPA 2015 on stand C1 & C5 in hall 8.