Since 1990 ESMA proudly serves the industrial printing sector. The European association for printing manufacturers in screen and digital printing has grown into an organisation representing industrial, functional and speciality print. Throughout the years ESMA developed the Knowledge Hub concept which now provides almost 70 European manufacturer members and Technology Partners with cross-technology expertise. Every ESMA member enjoys advantageous terms at major trade shows and ESMAs own conferences. Other benefits include access to technical seminars and committee meetings. Partners and members receive support and advice re¬garding health, safety and environmental legislation and participate in setting industry standards. For more information please visit www.esma.com
ESMA pavilion at K 2019 features four member companies, key suppliers for specialist printing applications, including decoration of plastic packaging.
Eptanova leads an extended know-how in providing complete advanced finishing solutions. The business brands – EPTAINKS, EPTACOAT, EPTATECH and EPTAINKS Digital – develop and manufacture products and applications in the domain of industrial printing inks (screen printing, pad printing and digital printing), innovative functional coating and advanced materials technology. Eptanova provides their customers with a complete range of innovative products and quality services, designed to offer a tailor-made solution to every demand.
Marabu offers highly reactive, LED-curable products, and low-migration UV-curable screen printing inks for personal care packaging. A further highlight are its inks for printing in the auto industry and for touch user interfaces. Marabu also exhibits its waterbased range – the result of a successful partnership with a German toy manufacturer. Additionally, there is a strong interest in Marabus recently developed water-based inkjet inks for plastics.
Sun Chemical is the worlds largest supplier of inks and pigments and its German screen printing division, Coates Screen Inks GmbH exhibits their complete portfolio of inks and related consumables for the industrial, functional and speciality print markets. Featuring new and existing products for automotive, high tech, packaging, plastics decoration, functional print, printed electronic and pad printing applications, visitors to their stand will benefit from the market insights and experiences to see that there are the ideal ink partner.
Sefar is an innovative specialist in screen printing meshes, and offers efficiency, quality and value-for money, ensured by expert service and customer dedication. Plastic is everywhere – in an infinite variety of shapes. Sefars screen printing meshes provide extremely bright, durable colours and effects and use these for products and messages so that they stand out from the crowd and are noticed. The wide range of attractively priced Sefar meshes is complemented by a comprehensive support.