Ashland recently announced a strategic collaboration with HP Inc. to develop laminating adhesives and coatings that are compatible with HP Indigo ElectroInk, reportedly reinforcing the viability of digitally printed labels and flexible packaging.

“Ashland’s relationship with HP will benefit our customers, helping us to solve their challenges with the efficacy, usability and integrity of their packaging, particularly in the food segment,” said David Hatgas, global business director, adhesives and coatings, Ashland.

Building on a collaboration spanning four years, the structured working relationship reportedly will expedite the development of laminating adhesives and coatings that improve the usability of digital printing for a variety of packaging applications.

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