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Lower Your Ink Spend – and More – with the Sun Chemical Dispenser Program

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Overview

Decrease your operational cost and reduce your expenses with the Sun Chemical Dispenser Program for commercial sheetfed, folding carton and narrow web tag and label printers.

Taking advantage of the dispenser program could lower your ink spend between 35% to 45%* by allowing you to mix your own spot and process colors in the precise quantities you need. Some of the key benefits of the program include:

  • Reduced ink inventory
  • Increased profitability and efficiency
  • Improved color consistency

*Individual results may vary by segment

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About the Program

The Sun Chemical Dispenser Program would provide you with the following:

  • SunLit™ conventional commercial sheetfed bases or SunCure® UV Flexo bases
  • Access to 100,000+ colors in the Sun Chemical Global Shade Library (GSL)
  • GFI Mx12 or the Mx12 Hybrid Dispensing System (dispenses to an accuracy of +/- 0 lbs.)
  • GFI MxM-1 Blade Mixer for sheetfed
  • GFI MxVortex Liquid Mixer for narrow web tag and label
  • 8 lb. spot color ink cartridges with 18 positions on-board
  • Integrated label printer and widescreen monitor
  • One-on-one training available by request**
  • Scheduled hands-on classes**
  • Web, video, and online training
  • Unlimited ongoing support
  • Continuous service warranty on equipment

**Fee required

To participate in the Sun Chemical GFI Dispenser Program, there are three simple steps:

  • Agree to purchase a minimum annual amount of Sun Chemical products
  • Sign a User Agreement acknowledging Sun Chemical’s ownership of equipment and minimum usage requirements
  • Pay for inbound freight for the equipment

Products

The products you use will vary depending upon your printing process:

  • Commercial Sheetfed — will use the SunLit™ conventional commercial sheetfed bases, which are 20% stronger
  • Folding Carton — will use the SunLit™ Intense bases, which are 20% stronger
  • Narrow Web Tag and Label — will use SunCure UV Flexo

These products support your spot color matching requirements, and you will also have access to the 100,000+ colors in the Sun Chemical Global Shade Library (GSL). If you have a spectrophotometer, simply upload your readings via a secure website to the nearest local Sun Chemical branch and receive your color formula via e-mail. If you don't have a spectrophotometer, it's as easy as mailing your sample to the nearest local branch, where a local color specialist will utilize the GSL to determine the color, and you will receive your color formula via e-mail.

Commercial Sheetfed

Commercial sheetfed printers that use the Sun Chemical Dispenser Program can decrease their overall ink spend by up to 35%, because the system will allow them to:

  • Mix only what they need, thereby reducing waste and excess inventory.
  • Maintain color-matching consistency with no color variations, gain repeatability and 0 lb. accuracy, so they’ll have the confidence to meet customer expectations of increased quality and run-to-run spot color consistency.
  • Achieve better control and faster turnaround through on-demand ink mixing without waiting for ink to be delivered.

Why should you sign up for the Sun Chemical Dispenser Program for Commercial Sheetfed Printers?

This program provides printers with the ability to automatically mix spot color, is easy to use, increases speed and accuracy, minimizes prep time, ink mixing and clean-up time, and improves scheduling flexibility. This program can help you grow your business by showing customers that you have positioned yourself as an efficient, state-of-the-art printer in a changing marketplace.

Folding Carton

Folding carton printers can decrease their operational costs and expenses by up to 35% with the Sun Chemical Dispenser Program’s Mx12 dispenser, which will allow them to:

  • Mix only what they need, thereby reducing waste and excess inventory.
  • Maintain color-matching consistency with no color variations, gain repeatability and 0 lb. accuracy, so they’ll have the confidence to meet customer expectations of increased quality and run-to-run spot color consistency.
  • Achieve better control and faster turnaround through on-demand ink mixing without waiting for ink to be delivered.

Narrow Web Tag and Label (UV Flexo)

The Sun Chemical Dispenser Program for narrow web tag and label printers using the Mx12 Hybrid dispsenser can deliver increased formula flexibility with the ability to mix process, blending and spot colors and save up to 45% by allowing printers to:

  • Mix only what they need, thereby reducing ink volume and cost.
  • Reduce the volume of ink they need to purchase, thereby improving their total operating cost.
  • Have flexibility in formulating, so they can mix the spot colors they currently purchase, as well as the blending and process colors they need.