Cork Welcomes Jim Minten!

Jim Minton

Please welcome Jim Minten, our newest Account Executive, to the Cork family. Jim Minten is a sales professional with over 31 years of experience in flexographic printing, 23 years in aqueous coating applications.  He has great field experience in management positions including being a Flexo Printing Manager and a Process Improvement Manager. Jim has a great passion for printing & […]

Cork Welcomes Ryan Zieja!

Ryan Zieja

Please welcome Ryan Zieja, our newest Account Executive, to the Cork family. Ryan Zieja is a sales professional with over 10 years of experience in account management and a focus on new business development. He began his career as a bench chemist researching and developing various coatings technologies for the architectural industry.

Greensoft 126SFT Green UV Coatings

Cork’s Greensoft 126SFT line of green uv coatings offers the soft tactile feel for your upcoming projects.  Consult with one of our experts about how you can achieve the best soft feel for your products. GREENSOFT™-126SFT-460TRM GREENSOFT™-126SFT-460TRM is a SoftTouch™ UV Coating for a soft, tactile feel with improved rub resistance. It is 100% reactive and contains […]

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Cork invites Scott Curran to the team!

Cork Industries welcomes Scott Curran to our family as a Technical Sales Representative, covering the Midwest and based in St. Louis, Missouri. He has over 27 years of experience in the printing industry.  He has been involved in narrow web flexography, digital print, lithography, and both flat and rotary silkscreen printing.

Printing on Plastic Substrates can be Tricky

Printing on Plastic

Paper Substrates Forgive, Plastic Ones Do Not. Much has happened since we last wrote about printing on plastic substrates. Compared to a few years ago, many more printers are printing on plastic substrates and the variety of available substrates has increased, as has interest in printing on these materials, the result of innovative new applications.

Preprint Coatings

Corkote 25 Preprint Coating

CORKOTE-25 Preprint Aqueous Coating CORKOTE- 25 is a zinc-free aqueous topcoat designed specifically for the pre-print process. It exhibits a moderate COF while providing the scuff resistance needed to withstand the hot corrugation process. CK-25 has exceptional abrasion and water resistant properties. Usage: CORKOTE- 25 is typically applied via flexo, gravure or roller-coater onto paper […]

Benzophenone Free UV Coatings and California Proposition 65

Benzo Free Expert Help (610) 522-9550

Cork Industries Formulates Benzophenone Free UV Coatings Photoinitiators (PIs) are a key component and a cost driver for UV curing products. They are capable, as their name implies, of initiating or starting a photoreaction. This occurs when a PI absorbs radiation energy from light exposure to produce highly reactive free radicals and ionic species. These […]

Water Based Primers

Cork Industries makes a variety of Water Based Primers for Printing and Packaging: Aqueous Primers Metalizing Primers Pre-Metalizing Primers RECOMMENDED WATER BASED PRIMERS-CORKOTE™ 1250 is an aqueous print primer formulated for single side use over wet litho inks. CORKOTE™ 1250 can be applied as a primer on paper, paperboard and film where ink, coating, or […]