Penn Color is an international supplier of high performance inks and coatings for the contract and residential wallcovering markets.

  • Inks and coatings encompass both aqueous (cationic and anionic) and solvent borne systems.
  • Wallcovering inks are custom designed to meet the performance demands of the industry and the capabilities and limitations of the printing equipment for each customer.
  • Print systems are designed for gravure printing, rotary screen, tip printing, ink wipe and valley printing processes.
  • Inks are developed for use in both color matched and process color printing with a wide variety of special effects.
  • Penn Color’s ink systems are designed to print on a variety of substrates including: paper, PVC, non-PVC, non woven and glass fiber.
  • Process and equipment diversity enable us to provide novel plant-scale solutions to customer needs. Large batch capability allows tote bin packaging, bulk container shipments and efficient quality assurance testing.
  • Penn Color’s facilities in the United States and Europe are ISO 9001 certified.
  • Aqueous systems are produced in the traditional anionic chemistries and also the much improved cationic systems.

Cationic Systems – Major advantages:

  • Improved print fidelity
  • Excellent adhesion to PVC and Olefins
  • Excellent rewet properties
  • Viscosity stability
  • Newtonian flow
  • Printability over a wide range of viscosities
  • Low odor level
  • Excellent cohesive strength (intercoat adhesion)
  • Good stability with metallic inks
  • Low foaming properties
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