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Clariant’s got it covered at Drupa 2016

Photo: Clariant
Photo: Clariant
Published by
Simon Matthis - 24 Feb 2016

Clariant, a world leader 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 color solutions for digital printing. Conductive silver inkjet inks which will be complemented by organic color pigment solutions for conventional inks round off the portfolio.

Through its Business Unit Pigments, Clariant offers a one-stop-shop that covers the specialized 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 color 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 recognizing 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, labeling and publications, but keeps gaining momentum in rapidly-developing digital print and in the emerging field of nano inks for printed electronics,” comments 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 2016:

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 colors as well as spot or shading colors like orange, violet and green. By offering excellent product quality, tinting strength and specific application properties, the portfolio supports customers in capturing new growth areas in high fidelity digital printing. Clariant is the only provider of a dedicated sales range of colorants and preparations specifically for both electrophotographic and inkjet digital technologies. In addition, functional specialities like charge control agents complement Clariant’scomprehensive 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 nano silver inks for inkjet applications.