New offering allows converters with HP Indigo presses to create eye-catching graphics with specialty films
SPENCER, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 26, 2015 — FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced a new DigiPRO® topcoat created specifically for use with their 2.4 mil vinyl specialty films for HP Indigo printing. Now with the capability to DigiPRO® topcoat specialty films, the sparkle, shine, and glow will not be lost when printing digital. In addition, converters and print service providers can eliminate a step in their printing process and realize significant cost savings.
FLEXcon’s first available specialty film featuring this topcoat is SHIMMERcal™ SILVERDG. This is a DigiPRO® topcoated 2.4 mil silver special vinyl coated with a glitter-filled permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive and backed with a sheet-form release liner. It is designed for applications such as novelty stickers and decals, promotional graphics, and P-O-P displays. The DigiPRO® topcoat provides consistent printing and ensures excellent ink receptivity for sharp, vibrant image quality. Other SHIMMERcal™ colors that can be DigiPRO® topcoated include: mixed disco, black, royal blue, dark red, fuchsia, gold, green, and red.
“We recognized there was a demand in the marketplace to print specialty substrates from converters with HP Indigo presses and looked to create a DigiPRO® topcoat that would meet our customers’ needs while expanding our market offerings,” said Sam Covello, product manager, Product Branding Business Team for FLEXcon. “Now, with our latest DigiPRO® topcoat for 2.4 mil vinyl specialty films, converters can create unique and impactful graphics without having to coat on press or send material out – saving valuable time and money.”
From glitter and holographic, to glow-in-the dark specialty films, we can DigiPRO® topcoat these films to create an HP Indigo printable solution.
FLEXcon Company, Inc. is an innovator in adhesive coating, laminating and finishing of durable materials used in graphics applications, electronics and new products. Through a culture of curiosity, flexibility and a drive for excellence, FLEXcon is the trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass. the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, visit www.FLEXcon.com or call 1-508-885-8200.
Kyle Tildsley, 617-502-4300