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Water-based printing inks

Water-based printing inks for flexible packaging

Water-based printing inks for flexible packaging

The water-based gravure and flexo printing inks were specially developed for flexible packaging made of plastic and aluminium - both for surface printing as well as for subsequent lamination. They are suitable for a wide range of packaging types, such as packaging for food or pet food, beverage labels, shrink sleeves, aluminium lids or hygiene products. The environmentally friendly formulated inks are smoothly integrateable into production processes and make an important contribution to sustainability. Brilliant colours, excellent printability in screen and surface as well as good machine running properties, high mechanical resistance and fast drying. They also fulfill the required authenticity properties and regulatory requirements, also for printing of compostable substrates.

You can also benefit from our services: We offer analytics, colourimetry and process optimisation on site, advise you on the implementation of dosing systems and show you solutions and savings potential for the reuse of residual inks.


Your benefits 

  • Highly pigmented systems for brilliant colours
  • Monopigmented concentrate systems for particularly pure colours
  • Excellent adhesion and fastness properties
  • High bond strength in standard and high-end laminates (PET, PA)
  • Dilutable with water 
  • Easy cleaning 
  • No thermal oxidation system necessary
  • Constant printing process
  • Stable halftone printing
  • Customer-specific formulation development

Our assortment

Modular colour inks based on FOLCO PAC CONC pigment concentrates and

extenders FOLCO FILM L for lamination and FOLCO FILM S for surface printing:

FOLCO FILM ready-to-use inks:

We offer a range of additives for the optimal adjustment of our printing inks to your processing conditions on site.

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