Michelman Showcases Durable Label Technology at HP Indigo Global VIP Event

For Immediate ReleaseCINCINNATI, OH (February 11, 2019) – At the 2019 HP Indigo Global VIP Event, Michelman will showcase DigiGuard ® 901 for the Pack Ready for Labels solution, enabling enhanced water, chemical and thermal durability.

DigiGuard 901 is a post print UV OPV additive (DigiGuard 901 Varnish strengthener) solution used in combination with Michelman’s in-line primers.

The HP Indigo Global VIP Event, taking place February 11-14, 2019 in Israel, offers print service providers a unique opportunity to discover the latest solutions from HP and solution partners.

DigiGuard 901 can be applied post-print by mixing with off-the-shelf UV overprint varnishes and allows label converters to achieve a higher level of durability enabling HP Indigo labels & packaging customers operating any HP Indigo labels & packaging press, to expand markets into applications requiring the most stringent industry specifications, mainly for the home and personal care segment. Several label converters have already adopted this solution enabling them to develop new applications.

Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing-press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging, paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.


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