Heidelberg Australia/New Zealand Launches New Ink Range
Customer uptake has been positive even before the ink hits
Heidelberg Australia/New Zealand (HAN) General Manager
Consumables, Bill Wall, says the company's new range of Eco Inks,
Saphira Excel, has experienced phenomenal success even before the
tins have reached our shores.
"We have one major contract signed up already, after positive
trials, and customers at our other trial sites are all keen to
switch to Saphira Excel," Wall said.
"There's no better endorsement for a new product than a major
player wanting to commit to it before stocks are even in our
warehouse. I expect this ink range to make significant inroads into
our market," Wall added.
The Saphira Excel Eco Ink range will be available from
mid-March. Excel Ink is a colour intense, duct-fresh, very fast
setting process ink series which lives up to its environmentally
friendly name as it's manufactured from renewable raw
The ink is ISO accredited, and due to its strong pigments can
save up to 10% on general ink coverage for typical four-colour
printed jobs. Combined with reduced ink usage, it requires less
water and leads to quicker drying on straight-line or perfecting
Saphira Excel is made in Europe and is the latest addition to
Heidelberg's comprehensive consumables range.