Canada’s Industrial Inkjet Ink Supplier
Kao Collins is a leading industrial printing ink supplier for Canadian markets. We offer an unmatched ink portfolio, including water-based inks, solvent-based inks, energy-curable inks, and many more inks for printing on various substrates. We are committed to bringing function and color to businesses that depend on digital printing.
Reaching Across the Provinces
As a global company, we maintain ink supplies across Canada. We partner with Canadian distributors to offer fast, reliable service for every province. In addition, we partner with OEM equipment manufacturers to supply private-label services.
- Quebec City
Supporting Multiple Industries
Kao Collins provides inks for the full range of industrial printing applications. From marking and coding to primary and secondary packaging, wide-format printing, textile printing, and more, we have inks to support all printing needs. Be assured you can find an ink compatible with your printing technology and substrate.
We can discuss our inks that meet your production requirements for drying or curing time, sustainability, color gamut, and more. Our chemists often formulate custom inks to perform to customer specifications.
Industries That Trust Kao Collins
- Automotive suppliers
- Food and Beverage
- Textiles and apparel
- Wide-format signage
Inks For Your Packaging Applications
As a producer of specialized printing solutions, our extensive product line comprises inks for many packaging applications. We offer inks for printing paper, metal, cardboard, films, shrink sleeves, plastic, and other porous and non-porous substrates for packaging fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs).
Labels – From simple single-color surface-print stickers to sophisticated, high-definition labels requiring multiple print methods and specialty inks, Kao Collins offers varied inks for all industrial label requirements.
Marking and coding – Our high-performance solvent-based inks for non-porous surfaces support companies in Canada needing to comply with local and global regulations for tracking products with lot codes and precise expiration information.
Flexible Pouches – Water-based inks from Kao Collins can be applied in flexible packaging such as pouches and bags used in various applications such as wet, frozen, microwave, and dry foods.
Glass Bottles – We offer multiple ink options for printing beverage bottling, personal care industries, food packaging, and pharmaceuticals.
Metal Containers – If your company requires precise printing on metal surfaces, including aluminum, tin, iron, stainless steel, and other metals, Kao Collins produces inks that offer flexibility, durability, high color gamut, and resistance to environmental and chemical exposure.
Rigid Plastic – Our inks offer superior adhesion to PET, HDPE, PVC, LDPE, vinyl.
Inks for Auto Parts Manufacturers
Kao Collins has established itself as a leader in supporting the automotive industry with various inks for printing automotive components. We produce high-quality inks that meet the stringent demands of automotive industry applications.
Our inks offer durability and resistance to extreme temperature and abrasion, making them suitable for meeting United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) requirements for the country of origin.
Inks for the Lumber Industry
Our industrial inkjet inks are used throughout the lumber industry for printing, stenciling, and coding applications. Our thermal inkjet inks for HP and Funai technologies provide excellent adhesion and durability when printing logos and grades of wood. Some inks can even be applied to wet lumber.
Inks for Every Inkjet Technology
Kao Collins inks have been tested and validated to support thermal inkjet (TIJ), piezo (DOD), and continuous inkjet (CIJ).
- Energy curable
Compliance and Safety
Kao Collins places consumer safety first. We prioritize consumer protection by ensuring a safe manufacturing process and products that meet various safety requirements. We remain leaders in regulatory compliance, ensuring that our products and new developments support sustainability and environmental efforts.
We collaborate with our customers to identify inks that can meet industry regulations, including:
- Nestle and Swiss ordinances
- Class 3 rating (out of 4) from TUV Austria on Bio-based composition
Commitment to Sustainability
One of Kao Collins’ major goals is prioritizing a healthy, safe, and sustainable society. We are committed to offering environmentally-friendly products, maintaining a safe working environment, and supporting thriving communities.
Our sustainability pillars:
- Conservation – Zero environmental impact
- Community – A society in which everyone can live life to the fullest
- Corporate culture – A trusted company that acts with integrity