Ribbon solutions for flexible packaging
The flexible packaging market continues to vary in its application, as it expands its footprint globally. This market requires a range of ribbons that can print clean, smudge-free images at high speed on a variety of flexible materials including BOPP, metalized polypropylene as well as coated and uncoated paper stocks. ITW have PrintheadSaver® thermal transfer ribbons that are specially formulated for compatibility with these substrates, as well as the higher printing speeds commonly used in these packaging applications including: flexible food packaging, fresh food packaging, pharmaceutical, pre-packaged items and much more. In addition, we have a full line of ribbons that have received recognition and authorization for use in food contact label applications. ITW also offers a wax/resin ribbon available in both black and white that provides quick visual recognition of price codes, date codes, lot codes and other variable imagery that is printed on flexible packaging. As well as a durable resin ribbon that allows the packer to continue to run at high speed whilst achieving a durable print. Contact us to find a flexible packaging PrintheadSaver® ribbon for your specific application.