Pharma, Food and Beverages: These are the Top-Trends in Packaging Inks and Coatings
Major vendors are investing highly in R&D and technological developments for new product innovations, thus trying to create a competitive edge in the market. In January 2016, Toyo Ink acquired the exclusive rights to a solvent-based acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive technology from Rohm and Haas Chemicals (subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company).
Top five packaging inks and coatings market vendors
AkzoNobel operates through three business segments: Decorative Paints, Performance Coatings, and Specialty Chemicals. Through the Decorative Paints business segment, the company supplies products including paints, lacquers, and varnishes. It also offers a wide range of products including mixing machines, color concepts, and training courses for the building and renovation sector.
Under the Performance Coatings segment, the company provides paints and coatings for trucks and buses, ships, yachts, cars, structural steel, mobile devices, beverage cans, furniture, architectural components, aircraft, flooring, and household appliances.
The company's Specialty Chemicals segment focuses on the supply of products used in paints, detergents, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, electronics, foods, plastics, cosmetics, construction, agro, and oilfield applications.
Flint's packaging segment operates under flexographic products and packaging and narrow web divisions. The company is one of the largest suppliers of letterpress printing and flexographic plates.
It offers plate-making equipment, including flexo and letterpress plate; washout solvents; sleeves and adapters for flexo printing; compressible and offset sleeves; and flexo, coating, corrugated, and letterpress printing plates under the flexographic products division.
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