Digital printing in folding cartons is in strong growth. The reason being the ability to meet the quality expectations from brands and consumers, at the same time as being dynamic and flexible. Digital print makes it possible to customize, personalize, secure traceability, produce shorter runs and reduce total cost of ownership. That is what makes the technique(s) in digital printing an important part of the mix for brands, to stay relevant and ahead, in an ever increasingly competitive market.
Digital print for packaging also enjoys many digital finishing options. Enabling converters to be effective in not only printing but also in cutting, creasing, foiling, varnishing and more. All imperative to make a packaging that stands out on the shelf or enhance the unboxing experience.
Digital print with Invercote
Invercote both prints and converts on the highest of standards in folding cartons. You can use Invercote to be printed in most digital print systems as well as on your analogue machine – with no need for priming. Using Invercote means less need for specialty papers and a finished result you can depend on being world class.
Being a net work market, Iggesund has since almost 20 years actively taken part in this exciting journey of technique and business development. We support brands, OEM’s, printers and converters to connect and make the best possible solution for a specific project. We will continue to take an active part in this area and be the partner to connect with in digital print for packaging and commercial.
Digital print with Incada
The fully coated printing surfaces of the Incada family are designed to meet the high demands of image reproduction in printing and surface treatment methods such as hot-foil, foil and film application for the packaging and commercial print industry. The smooth surface and fast ink-setting properties of Incada support high productivity in both printing and foil applications.
Incada Exel and Incada Silk works well in most digital printing presses on the market today and is suitable for digital finishing technology.
Learn how digital print and Invercote can benefit your printing production:
Small run, prototype superiority
Increasingly, digital printing is becoming the standard for small runs for commercial and packaging. Being cost competitive in shorter runs is of high importance considering the increase of small to medium runs printers and converters face.
Shorter runs of high quality allow for prototypes to demonstrate the look and feel of final packaging from printed and converted products. This opens more possibilities to test new ideas on a market much faster and cheaper than traditionally. This opportunity has been utilized within flexible packaging and labels for some time and folding carton now use this opportunity at increasing rates.
Why Invercote for digital print?
Invercote assures that your continuous improvements in content come across as you imagined. No paperboard bends and folds more effortlessly, and allows your ideas to shine. Our sustainability value comes from low waste print runs, and our passion for the complete cycle of environmental excellence.
Invercote’s optimal whiteness is specially designed for true colour reproduction – even on tricky half tones – and its extreme smoothness delivers the exceptional finish your work deserves. The unique construction means that creases will not crack even after repeated use. You can print any colour anywhere you want – even over folds. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to satisfy customers, solving the cracking problem forever.
Invercote in use
Invercote's superb quality consistency creates a confidence of exceptional results, no matter how tough your print job is. We guarantee values for more than 30 characteristics and give specified tolerances as added guidelines. That’s why every pallet and every ream of Invercote behaves exactly the same, again and again.
Invercote works well in most digital printing presses on the market today and is suitable for many digital printing applications, but due to the multitude of printing engines and the rapid development of both inks/toners and machinery, we recommend that you contact our technical service personnel for assistance.
Digital printing can increase efficiency and speed-to-market, and its flexibility offers customised prints that make your product stand out from the crowd. Learn more about how to improve your packaging production with modern techniques in our Digital Print Guide.