Kustom Group Introduces New Wax Compounds for Energy Cure Systems

Kustom Group is proud to announce three new wax compounds developed specifically for Energy Cure applications.  These compounds are suitable for use in all types of EC inks and coatings, UV wood finishes and OPV’s.  Attributes include improved slip, anti-blocking, water resistance and mar and rub resistance.  These products are micronized dispersions in a UV compatible system and are easy to incorporate in production without the dust hazard.

Product

Polymer Type

Average particle size (µm)

Description

KSW-UV100

UV PTFE Wax Blend Compound

5

~50% PTFE/wax blend for excellent rub and slip.
KSW-UV200

UV Carnauba Wax Compound

6

Reduces COF, good scratch, water resistance, and anti-blocking with high gloss retention.
KSW-UV300

UV Nestle Compliant PTFE Compound

5

Easy to use ~50% PTFE dispersion for Nestle compliant applications.

Kustom Group Hires Joe Varone for Northeastern Region Sales

Joe VaroneKustom Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Varone as our newest sales employee. Joe will be supporting our sales efforts in the Northeastern part of the US and comes to Kustom with more than 30 years experience in sales in the Graphic Arts market. Joe is based in the Long Island, New York area and will be traveling the following states:

Connecticut
Delaware
Maryland
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Rhode Island
Vermont
Eastern Pennsylvania

Joe Varone can be reached on his cell phone at 859-912-1398 or by email at jvarone@kustomgroup.com. We are pleased to welcome Joe to the Kustom Group family.

Wax Expansion Under Roof

Kustom Group is proud to announce the completion of phase 1 of our new wax compound expansion. The add-on to our building is under roof and ready to have our additional production lines put in. These additional lines are slated for operation in early 2016. In the meantime, our wax line one is fully operational, and we are making various wax compounds on an every day basis.

Wax Expansion 4

 

Wax Expansion 1

 

Wax Expansion 2

 

Wax Expansion 3

 

Wax Line 1

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