Water-based inkjet inks are in greater demand than ever before, which is why the market is reporting a lot of catching up to do. The focus is on the digital printing on products that come into contact with human skin or foodstuffs. In close cooperation with the industry, Marabu develops water-based inkjet inks for flexible packaging in the food industry, for cardboard boxes, toys (fulfilment of the EN71/3 standard) or digitally printed wallpapers.
Marabu is your development partner for projects where the compatibility of the application is in the foreground or where the advantages of water-based systems generally outweigh the benefits. Our competence:
Singlepass process-suitable inkjet inks for absorbent and non-absorbent substrates Know-how about the interaction of polymers, pigments and water as main solvents Project-related development focus for best possible results Recipes that can be adapted to all industrial printheads Extensive experience with all common industrial printheads (e. g. Konika Minolta, Kyocera and Dimatix)
MaraTech MGO is a one-component and at the same time highly resistant ink for glass materials and metals. It can be processed in screen and pad printing.
Advantages Cost-efficient: One-component baking ink for glass and metal Economical stocking: Designed for screen and pad printing Meets highest demands on adhesion, chemical and dishwasher resistance Suitable for sensitive applications such as baby bottles
Product properties Ink system: solvent-based, 1-component Drying: medium Degree of gloss: high gloss Opacity: high Outdoor resistance: high Substrates Glass & Ceramics Metals Anodised aluminium Coated substrates
Marabu GmbH & Co. KG is a leading global manufacturer of screen, digital, and pad printing inks. The company is headquartered near Stuttgart, Southern Germany – a region renowned for its pioneering technology and engineering prowess. In addition, there is the traditional division of creative colours for hobbies, art, and school.
Marabu has been setting milestones with plenty of industry-first solutions for both industrial applications and graphic design since 1859. With its 14 subsidiaries and exclusive distribution partners, Marabu offers high-quality products and customer-specific services in more than 80 countries.
Here you will find a short overview about the history of Marabu's two divisions, Printing Inks and Creative Colours.