Since 1943, Polytex Environmental Inks, Inc. has operated as a leading worldwide supplier of environmentally safe water-based inks/coatings. We have manufacturing locations in the United States and the Netherlands which allow us to provide sales, technical assistance throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. Warehouse location enables our reach into China and Japan.

We formulate inks/coatings for use with virtually all printing/coating methods, including gravure, flexography, surface print, flat-screen, rotary-screen, wash coating, nip roll, slot, air knife. Each of these methods requires custom-engineered formulations to provide the full range of performance benefits. Ink/Coating customization is our core competency.

Personal care inks and coatings need to be safe for skin contact, yet durable enough to be packed in cleaning solutions. At Polytex, our water-based formulations are safe for direct skin contact on diapers, wipes, and other personal care products.

Polytex offers a wide array of unique and proprietary inks for the personal care industry. Our ink systems are safe enough for baby care, yet durable enough to prevent worries about smearing, color strength, or any other failure commonly associated with skin-contact inks. Our AquaSlurry™ product line of personal care inks provide ideal solutions for:

  • Low-Odor
  • Low VOC
  • Inks for diapers, wipes, feminine hygiene
  • Flexographic, Gravure, Screen printable
  • Special Slurry for Paper wet-end manufacturing, improves bulk, lowers fiber demand
  • Slurry can produce Soft-Feel Effect
  • Specialty Colors available

We also offer proprietary inks for exfoliating wet wipes.

As mentioned above, these inks need to have specific properties to be safe for direct skin contact. Some of these properties include:

  • Expandable ink for non-woven applications wet wipes
  • Creates 3-D texture for mild exfoliation
  • Durable inks for wet wipes
  • Screen and Gravure printable
  • Low VOC content
  • Specialty colors available
  • Puff inks available

About Polytex Environmental Inks, Inc.

Rising concern about environmental issues worldwide has driven an increased need for replacing solvent-based solutions to reduce the use and release of products containing hazardous substances and volatile organic compounds. Water-based inks have proven to be a sustainable and high-performance alternative to solvent-based inks. Polytex products offer print fidelity, color uniformity, and consistency during production for an expansive range of printing processes.

Our staff at Polytex Environmental Inks, Inc. welcomes the opportunity to work with you to explore the advantages of aqueous inks and coatings for your application. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

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