Clariant, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, will go all out to bring its full spectrum of support for the global digital printing industry to life at drupa 2016, promising visitors an eye-catching insight into its worldwide customer service.
The major focus will be a unique dedicated sales ranges for inkjet and electrophotographic toners, and new hot-off-the-press colour solutions for digital printing. Conductive silver inkjet inks which will be complemented by organic colour pigment solutions for conventional inks round off the portfolio.
Through its Business Unit Pigments, Clariant offers a one-stop-shop that covers the specialised needs of the various digital and conventional printing industry segments. Its global network of sales and technical teams combined with hands-on local teams enable it to work actively with customers to develop colour solutions relevant to specific application needs. In addition Clariant’s Group Technology will promote conductive inks for inkjet applications.
“Clariant’s long-standing expertise in colorants and pigment preparations and foresight in recognising global industry challenges enable us to provide dedicated service and solutions to customers, aiming to be innovative and to address new economic and regulatory demands. These trends are not only seen in conventional print areas, such as for food packaging, labelling and publications, but keeps gaining momentum in rapidly-developing digital print and in the emerging field of inks for printed electronics,” commented Alexandre Baron, regional business line head North Asia and vice president sales and marketing printing and non impact printing, Clariant.
A taste of some of the product innovations making their debut at drupa include:
Digital Printing: Clariant provides an application driven approach with specific focus on packaging, publication, UV inkjet and liquid toner to address the major development hot spots within the digital print world. Its broad portfolio covers both the standard CMY process colours as well as spot or shading colours like orange, violet and green. With tinting strength and specific application properties, the portfolio supports customers in capturing new growth areas in high fidelity digital printing.
￼In addition, functional specialities like charge control agents complement Clariant’s comprehensive expertise in providing chemical solutions for the digital print industry.
Conventional Printing: State-of-the-art pigments for a wide variety of analogue printing technologies and applications that align with Clariant’s focus on supporting industries with efficient, high quality and sustainable colorant solutions.
Printed Electronics: Product portfolio and capabilities for silver inks for inkjet applications.
To get the full picture, visit the Clariant team at drupa 2016, Hall 03/C69, from May 31 to June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany.