Printing vinyls or polypropylene – the clash of the old with the new is lasting. Of course the price still plays the important role. Therefore, on this field the printing vinyl is always the winner. However, it is not the only one field there is. Printing propylene or polyethylene will eventually win this battle.

Printing vinyls or polypropylene – the clash of the old with the new is lasting. The change in thinking about printing is the fact. Of course the price still plays the important role. Therefore, on this field the printing vinyl is always the winner. However, it is not the only one field there is. Therefore, the other aspects become weighing. Namely – the ecological ones. The market changes and also the customers. Certainly the law-makers in EU zone leave no doubts about the fate of vinyl based printing products. Printing propylene or polyethylene will eventually win this battle.

What is this battle all about? The main reason why printing vinyls are unwelcome is its ecological impact. The material has many values – no doubt. Especially when its produced accordingly to the highest standards. These standards confirmed by REACH certificate. The big problem with PVC starts when after it is used. It is problematic to store, also its difficult to recycle.

Eco-friendly printing media catalog – the sum of good deeds

Eco-friendly printing media catalog – the sum of good deeds. The end of the year is always the good time to stop for a moment.  And also to look back. We increased the number of offered eco-friendly products over the year. The materials for interior decoration like wallpapers and poster papers. Above all, we also introduced a number of new PVC-free products.

In fact, our eco-friendly line is big enough already for the separate catalogue. There are photo papers, wallpapers, polypropylene, polyethylene self-adhesives, laminates and so on. All of them are printable. Just as each one is designed for special purpose. Either for floor decoration or glass. You name it and be sure Ikonos has got it. All materials are high quality, representing years of experience in production of both printing vinyls and polypropylene films.

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Certified face protection – Ikonos masks

Certified face protection – Ikonos masks

How does the face mask work? Does it really protect against coronavirus infection? Safety comes first. Most of us would agree on that. Therefore, it is worth considerations to invest a little bit more in actually certified protection product.How does the face mask...

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