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1-23-37, Edobori, Nishi-Ku, 550-0002 Osaka
Telephone +81 66447 5847
Fax +81 66447 5849

This company is co-exhibitor of
INX International Ink Co.


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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 05  materials
  • 05.06  Ink, varnish, toner
  • 05.06.010  Printing inks for sheet-fed offset

Printing inks for sheet-fed offset

Our products

Product category: Printing inks for sheet-fed offset

Packaging Ink

With the progress of distribution industry, we see various types of packaging in the world. We cannot think of a life without packaging. There is ink used on paper containers, corrugated boxes, paper bags, etc. and ink used on flexible packaging film used on confectionary, processed food, sanitary products, etc. These types of inks require not only printability and decorations but also high technology such as various functions, safety, etc. SAKATA INX's flexo and gravure ink used for printing gains trust from customers all over the world. They are not only high function and quality but also safe and environmentally-friendly ink.

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Product category: Printing inks for sheet-fed offset

Commercial Printing Ink

We manufacture and sell offset ink that is used mainly on commercial printing such as books, posters, catalogues, etc. SAKATA INX was first in the ink industry in Japan to develop ink using vegetable oil. We have continued to focus on developing environmentally-friendly ink. We can offer a wide product mix of high-speed web offset ink, waterless offset ink, ink used for perfector and ink free of aromatic compounds. In Japan, we can provide state-of-the-art prinitng equipment, and can also support printing companies for digitalization.

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Product category: Printing inks for sheet-fed offset

Newspaper Ink

The Newspaper Ink Business has a long history and achievements as SAKATA INX CORP. was established manufacturing newspaper ink in 1896. With the advance of technical introduction in recent years, increase in newspaper pages, reduction in pulp volume in paper, requirement of high printing quality (dot fineness), etc. have been seen in the newspaper production. In order to meet the needs of newspapers, SAKATA INX has continued to develop new newspaper ink and propose systems to promote quality improvements and reliability. We have gained the firm trust of newspaper companies especially in Japan that improves the quality of color pages and manages colors from upstream to downstream of newspaper production.

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About us

Company details

Global Vision. Global Capabilites. Local Solutions.

Sakata INX Visual Communication Technology.

INX International Ink Co.

Building on more than 110 years of experience, Sakata INX core technologies include ink dispersion and coating and image processing with a full spectrum of color technologies for printing. A $1.3 billion company, Sakata INX’ global product development network includes R&D facilities around the world to expedite and enhance market-specific product solutions.

Together with parent company, SAKATA INX Corp, INX International is the third largest ink company in North America and fifth in the world.  INX is an industry leader offering a full line of ink & coating technologies for commercial, packaging and digital print applications. Our product solutions include metal decorating, flexographic, gravure, web offset, lamination, corrugated, sheetfed, inkjet and UV/EB inks and coatings. As a leading global manufacturer of inkjet inks we offer a full palette of digital ink systems and integration technologies including the development of inkjet printers.

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Company data

Sales volume

100-199 Mio US $

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