Newsletter Resins & Additives for Printing & Packaging
Newsletter Resins & Additives for Printing & Packaging

About big trends, renewables and recent product launches

Dear Reader,

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2019! Our Printing & Packaging team has plenty of exciting product news for you. If you are keen to use more renewables, check out the three new products we recently launched. Also, discover how our new primer, Joncryl® 1689, can enhance your aluminium lidding. And read all about the latest addition to our dispersant toolkit, highly efficient Efka® PX 4703.

On another note, if you are concerned about how to ensure your products will fulfill regulatory requirements five or ten years from now, our Product Stewardship team is here to help. Find out more about the big trends and how we can support you in my interview below. 

Maria van Liere

Maria van Liere
Product Regulatory Affairs Manager

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Rules are changing. Are you ready?

Ever more complex and rapidly changing rules for food packaging - if these ever gave you a headache, our regulatory affairs expert Maria van Liere is here to help.


How can you meet the demand for more sustainable packaging?

Here’s a start: we at BASF have developed a series of materials for inks and coatings for which fossil feedstock is replaced by renewable raw materials.

Efka® PX 4703: Opening new horizons for your UV ink-formulation

Looking for a water-based dispersant that performs excellently in UV-flexo and inkjet systems? Suitable for use in the production of a wide range of colors, EFKA® PX 4703 enables viscosity to be substantially reduced in pigment concentrates and improves the rheology of the final inks.

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Top performance with new primer for lidding

A product that facilitates UV printing on aluminium lidding as well as improving cost efficiency in processing? We would like to introduce Joncryl®1689 to you. Our new water-based and formaldehyde-free primer provides the required balance between resistance and ink-receptive properties ‒ and helps to save energy during manufacture.


Quality and sustainability in one pack

High-quality prints with water-based prints

Fast, flexible and efficient – the future is digital


When sustainability brings opportunity: Joncryl® Biomass Balance

Flexibility in flexographic printing of flexible packaging

Taking the lid off the sealing problem

New solvent-free dispersant improves ink flow in white UV-ink systems


Think ink! Up with performance, down with cost!

Looking for Formulation Additives with Food Contact Compliance?

Try out our new, upgraded Resin-Additive-Search!


Interview with Carl Nunney

Lighten your carbon footprint!

A new “Star” in the BASF defoamer portfolio


Join us at Interpack 2017

Closing the gap for solvent-based and UV applications

Printing with renewables


Higher curing speed for increased formulation flexibility

Closing the gap for water-based applications

Even more dairy packaging options from BASF


Take a look at our new Resin-Additive-Search

Good print quality and low costs in use: Joncryl® 669

Loxanol® MI 6730: Highly effective adhesion promoter

Successfully launched: Joncryl® FLX 5220


50th young scientist competition

Tackling the industry’s sustainability challenges

Is it real wood?

Innovative solutions for UV-curable inks


Low activation temperature, high speed, water-based!

Joncryl® FLX: Successful print trials!


Join the team for water-based technology!

In the lab: The latest Joncryl® FLX development