Tire Ink and Invisible Labels on Glass
The Austrian manufacturer Stoelzle Glass Group has introduced innovative decoration techniques for glass products.
One of them is an environmentally-friendly black printing ink, which derives 100 per cent from end-of-life tyres. According to the company, printed bottles obtain a deep black silk-screen effect, which is unlikely to be distinguished from decoration with common black inks. The recycled ink is said to save Carbon and to contribute to reducing rubber waste at the same time. Furthermore, the group now offers a cold end embossing. This reportedly can be applied to the bottles like a label, which remains invisible. From looking closely or even touching, no one would guess that such a decoration might be a label, the manufacturer states. Further information …