The future development of torch pulse packaging in

2022-07-23
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The packaging industry is an important growth field of global ink. Regardless of economic conditions, people's demand for daily life is relatively stable. The trend of the packaging market has also confirmed that the packaging industry will certainly develop after the economic recession

it seems that new packaging comes out every day. For packaging ink manufacturers, developing new products and providing high-quality services are the key to their continuous success in the packaging market

at present, the development trend of packaging and printing materials is to improve their environmental protection performance and advocate pollution-free packaging materials that are energy-saving, low consumption, non-toxic, pollution-free and easy to degrade. However, ink is one of the most serious part of the pollution. Therefore, how to reduce the environmental pollution and energy consumption of ink has become the most important development direction of the ink industry

development trend forecast

packaging inks usually fall into the following categories: water-based flexible relief printing inks, which are used for paper and corrugated box printing; New color liquid crystal ink, used for high-quality paperboard and label printing; Flexible relief ink series, used for printing flexible packaging (such as beverages); The technical development of UV ink and its varnish can be used for UV printing, occupying a certain share in the German market

at present, some inks in the packaging market can be compatible with different coatings, adhesives and other fluids, some cannot, while some are only applicable to the printing of certain special materials, and some are widely used. These are the most basic considerations of the ink manufacturer for packaging ink. In addition, the functionality, coloring power and special needs of the packaging market of the ink should also be considered

previously, depending on the rapid development of the field of material chemistry, water-based ink, solvent based ink and UV ink also developed rapidly, far exceeding their potential market demand. At present, this state is beginning to balance. On the other hand, the potential market demand is driving the development of ink products. For example, shopping bags are usually printed with water-based ink, but solvent based ink is required to obtain high-performance film. This market demand has promoted the development of UV ink. In view of this, UV ink and EB ink will continue to generate the relative error of corner speed at a relatively fast speed: even though the printing market has not been converted to UV ink and EB ink very quickly in recent years, it has a very broad prospect with its unique nature and efficient cost performance

at the same time, solvent based inks may continue to occupy the packaging industry, depending on the price of volatile solvents. If the price of solvents continues to rise, some enterprises will turn to water-based inks with lower cost

it is also understood that packaging enterprises usually adopt flexographic printing and gravure printing. The competition between these two printing processes drives the development of ink, printing press and other manufacturers. In recent years, these two printing methods have made great progress, especially the flexographic printing process has been greatly improved, which can print high-quality products that meet the market demand, in which the development of ink technology has played an important role

it can be seen that UV ink has a broad market, water-based ink will maintain its current development trend based on its cost advantage, and solvent based ink will be gradually replaced with the enhancement of people's awareness of environmental protection

call for environmentally friendly products

with the continuous improvement of people's requirements for quality of life and living environment, the call for green packaging materials is getting higher and higher, and has become the development trend of packaging and printing materials in the future, which has been paid more and more attention by people. Printing ink is a serious part of packaging materials. Green packaging materials call for environmentally friendly ink products. In the flexible packaging printing market, environmental friendly inks represented by water-based inks, alcohol soluble inks and UV inks are increasingly favored by printers. In the flexographic printing market, water-based inks have been developing rapidly in recent years, and have a tendency to catch up with and surpass solvent based inks. In the process of purchasing, buyers' confidence in water-based inks has increased

in view of the excellent environmental protection characteristics of water-based inks and UV inks, developed countries and regions are making efforts to develop and use water-based inks and UV inks to gradually replace solvent based inks. From the development trend of international packaging printing, water-based ink and UV ink have developed from a single carton printing ink to a variety of substrates and multi-color overprint. The United States and some European countries have strictly prohibited the use of solvent based inks containing benzene and replaced them with green environmental friendly inks. For example, at present, 40% of plastic printing in the United States uses water-based ink; Other developed countries, such as Japan, Germany and France, are also increasingly using water-based inks in plastic film printing. The United Kingdom has legislated to prohibit the use of solvent based inks to print packaging food films. In recent years, China has also made some regulations on food packaging, which has continuously improved the status of environmental friendly ink. Before setting PS as the external force at the yield point s, the water-based ink ranks first with 35% of the consumption in China's flexible packaging

stand out from the competition

the packaging industry is a challenging field. For ink manufacturers, the packaging market provides them with the greatest opportunity to make their products and services stand out. The content of services provided by ink manufacturers is no longer limited to whether printers choose ball screw or trapezoidal screw? Before making a decision, it is necessary to meet the requirements of terminal use and other aspects. If ink manufacturers can provide reliable services, their products will have a more competitive advantage

in developing countries, ink manufacturers are facing double competitive pressures. On the one hand, it needs to compete fiercely with imported products. Although it has advantages in transportation costs, it still has great pressure on some products. Taking the printing ink for food packaging bags as an example, foreign enterprises cut export prices wantonly, making the price of imported ink in China much lower than the domestic price, which forced domestic enterprises to adopt anti-dumping policies to reduce pressure. On the other hand, due to the problem of ink production, some domestic packaging customers were lost. Nowadays, more and more commodities are produced in developing countries, and their packaging manufacturing is also carried out in the same country. While packaging printers are trying to improve printing efficiency, the ink production is not enough to meet this market demand, which has caused great pressure on domestic ink enterprises

some ink manufacturers mainly rely on price to gain a foothold in the packaging market, completely ignoring their quality and after-sales service. Once these new products enter the market, the ink manufacturer will face great pressure when the manufacturing bases in East China, North China and southwest China are under construction and attach great importance to ink quality and printing effect. If the packaging printer does not consider the quality and printing effect of the ink, and repeatedly changes the cooperation with the ink supplier, it will cause serious chaos in the packaging market. Therefore, in addition to the cost, the quality of ink and printing effect are the factors that ink manufacturers and even packaging and printing enterprises need to pay attention to

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