Flint Group to spotlight the future of Flexographic inks and coatings at the FTA INFOFLEX 2024

April 2024:  Flint Group, a leading name in ink and coating solutions for the printing and packaging sectors, announces its participation in the Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) INFOFLEX 2024. The premier event for the North American flexographic industry takes place May 6 & 7 in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Representatives from Flint Group’s Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board and Narrow Web businesses will be available to demonstrate the breadth of the company’s capabilities, provide insights and expertise, and show how Flint Group innovations are powering the future of flexo.

Paulo Vieira, Global Key Accounts Technical Director at Flint Group, will also take part in the ‘Flexo 411: Your Flexographic Helpline’ discussion panel on Tuesday morning (May 7), where INFOFLEX delegates can ask questions to a group of leading industry voices.

"We are thrilled to connect with flexographic industry professionals at FTA’s INFOFLEX,” said Vieira. "It gives us a unique opportunity to demonstrate how we’re driving innovation and delivering value to our customers. I’m also pleased to participate in the ‘Flexo 411’ discussion panel. This is an unmissable opportunity for attendees to quiz a highly experienced panel on important topics in today’s fast-paced package printing sector."

Visitors to INFOFLEX 2024 can explore Flint Group’s range of inks and coatings designed for all types of packaging applications.

Printers can gain insight into the flagship product ranges for Flexible Packaging, including FlexiStar MV, a Nitrocellulose (NC)-based flexo ink that delivers reproducible high quality flexographic surface printing; FlexiPrint MV, that combines high speed and maximised resolubility for waste reduction of surface and lamination applications; OmniLam F, a high-strength, high-adhesion non-NC lamination system for flexible packaging films and pouches; and ZenCode CPT, an NC-based range designed for compostable packaging applications.

Additionally, for Paper & Board converters, the team will discuss its OctaCode dispersions and its proven ranges of ready-to-use inks and coatings.  Visitors will learn about the excellent print quality, on-press stability, and the exceptional resistance properties of these water-based products designed for a wide range of packaging applications, including post- and pre-print corrugated.

For Narrow Web printers, the team will showcase its Evolution De-inking Primer and Evolution Caustic-Resistant Overprint Varnish (OPV). Both solutions are tailored to enhance the sustainability of the printing industry, with the goal of improving material yield during the recycling process. Visitors will also learn about the company's EkoCure® range of inks with Dual Cure technology, simplifying narrow web converters’ transition from traditional mercury curing to UV LED. The EkoCure portfolio discussed at INFOFLEX includes EkoCure® ANCORA, a food-contact material (FCM) certified ink technology with dual curing capabilities.

Notably, the Flint Group team is eager to discuss its FlintLink customer portal which provides its customers with digital access to important information anytime from anywhere. With FlintLink, customers can access real-time order data, download SDS and other critical data, access the company’s webshop, and much more.

To learn more about Flint Group and its range of ink and coating products for the flexo printing sector, please visit flintgrp.com.