Options for conductive inks

Mr Tom Hammer, Director Product Portfolio
XSYS Print Solutions, United States


Acheson & XSYS presentation - updated 5 Jul*
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Presentation Summary

  • Conductive ink options
  • Ink and substrate choices
  • Performance of conductive inks
This presentation is given jointly by Mr Gregory Gaitens, Acheson and Mr Tom Hammer, ANI Printing Inks

Speaker CV

Tom Hammer holds the position of Director of Product Portfolio for North America at XSYS Print Solutions (formerly ANI Printing Inks). Tom has worked in the printing ink industry 21 years, mostly in a technical or marketing role, holding positions in product research and development, technical management, and product manager. Tom has been with XSYS Print Solutions for over 17 years and has spoken at many of the major trade association events. Tom is also accountable for the Corporate Technical Service staff and the Center of Technical Excellence at XSYS, which houses a full production printing press and seminar room for industry training. Tom has been instrumental in developing solutions to many print technologies for brand security and identification for customers.

Company Profile

The new name for the merged ANI Printing Inks and BASF Printing Systems is XSYS Print Solutions (pronounced as Ex-syss).
The XSYS group develops, produces and markets printing inks, printing plates and pigments/resins for the graphics and packaging industry. The Narrow Web Division of XSYS Print solutions is the only global ink player who has dedicated resources fully focusing on Narrow Web customers worldwide. We offer a full range of UV and water-based products designed for the self-adhesive and unsupported film market. The division - with approximately 360 employees - provides local, personalized, technical support from 38 locations globally, strategically located throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Further information is available at www.xsys-printsolutions.com or www.aninks.com/nw
XSYS PRINT SOLUTIONS (FORMERLY ANI PRINTING INKS) AT SMART LABELS: XSYS - the new dimension in the printing and packaging industry - are focusing its efforts on cost-effective inks for "smarter" Narrow Web applications. XSYS product range covers everything from conductive inks for printing RFID antennas to cost-effective way to ensure brand protection like for ex the patent pending process HolographINK creating holographic images integrated in the printing process. XSYS stand will also present INFO-BANK ; an inspirational & educational source with its aim to offer guidance to converters that will enable them to retain the competitive edge in the marketplace.