Michelman Showcases Durable Label Technology at HP Indigo Global VIP Event

Post-print UV OPV additive solution for packaging industry


Michelman – a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing and packaging and industrial manufacturing markets will showcase its DigiGuard 901 at the 2019 HP Indigo Global VIP Event. DigiGuard 901 is a product for labels solution, enabling enhanced water, chemical and thermal durability. It is a post-print UV OPV additive (DigiGuard 901 Varnish strengthener) solution used in combination with Michelman’s in-line primers.

The HP Indigo Global VIP Event will be held in Israel from 11-14 February, 2019. The event will offer print service providers a unique opportunity to discover the latest solutions from HP and solution partners.

DigiGuard 901 can be applied post-print by mixing with off-the-shelf UV overprint varnishes and allows label converters to achieve a higher level of durability enabling HP Indigo labels and packaging customers operating any HP Indigo labels and packaging press, to expand markets into applications requiring the most stringent industry specifications, mainly for the home and personal care segment. Several label converters have already adopted this solution enabling them to develop new applications.

Michelman is a well-known innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing-press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging, paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.