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The leading raw material and technical solution provider to the UV / EB Industry
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About IGM

IGM Resins commenced supply of raw materials to the European Ink and Coatings industry in the late nineties. Since that time the IGM product portfolio has developed significantly in response to the technical demands from our customers.

Today, IGM is recognized globally as a specialist in the development, manufacturing and supply of products and technical services to the global UV Ink & Coating industry.

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Charlotte, North Carolina manufacturing site

News

IGM Resins, Brandt Technologies Announce Distribution Agreement

17 Sep 2018

IGM Resins, Brandt Technologies Announce Distribution Agreement


IGM Resins has appointed Brandt Technologies, LLC as its exclusive Midwest distributor for their broad line of UV / EB radcure products.

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Press Release final candidates EY entrepreneur of the year 2018

13 Sep 2018

These 8 business owners are in the race for the title Entrepreneur of the Year...

Tijn van Elderen (Brabantia) and Michiel Muller (Picnic) last year won the titles EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 and EY Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year. The 8 entrepreneurs who this year have a chance to win these titles have been announced.

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Applications

Graphic Arts

Graphic Arts

​The graphic arts sector combines the printing and packaging industry and represents a variety of printing processes. An industry people get in touch with every day: a trip to the local supermarket offering a variety of food packages, advertisement materials on your door step, reading a glossy magazine at the doctors office or opening your milk carton in the morning.

Adhesives & others

Adhesives & others

Energy curable technology adoption is gaining momentum in the adhesives market for enhanced packaging designs, laminating, pressure sensitive applications, acrylic fingernails and cosmetics, bandages, and orthopedic and other medical devices.

Wood Coatings

Wood Coatings

A wide variety of wood applications are being finished with a UV topcoat, sealer or filler such as parquet flooring, prefinishing flooring, furniture, doors, panels or MDF particle board. Wood products account for approximately one-third of all UV / EB coatings volume. A continuously growing market, particularly for furniture manufacturing in Asia and pre-finished wood flooring in North America.

Plastic Coatings

Plastic Coatings

UV / EB coatings are ideal for heat-sensitive plastic substrates and offer performance improvements such as scratch and stain resistance to all types of plastics. The market is showing a high growth potential with application possibilities in consumer electronics such as mobile phones, television, computers, audio players, magnetic media, and Blue-ray / DVD players as well as vinyl flooring and vinyl tiles.

Metal Coatings

Metal Coatings

UV / EB coatings are used to provide corrosion protection, abrasion resistance and decorative appearance to metals such as aluminum, cold rolled steel, brass, magnesium, and nickel, but still have a minimal footprint in the UV / EB market mainly for well established coating applications. For new emerging markets such as refinishing automotive, housing for electronic devices., UV / EB is considered to be a feasible and valuable alternative to the existing coating technologies.

Electronics

Electronics

​UV / EB coatings are used in manufacturing a wide variety of electronic components, including optical fibers, printed circuit boards, photo-resists, electrical conductor wire and LCD panels. The market has a high projected growth rate, particularly for energy curing coatings of next generation replacements for optical fibers and in the production of LCD panels.