Mohawk Fine Papers Partners with Kernow Coatings Limited on Cobalt

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Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc., North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty materials for printing, announced a strategic partnership with Kernow Coatings Limited, the global leader in optimized high-performance coatings for print, security, engineering and industrial substrates.

Kernow’s proprietary Cobalt Coating Technology™ is now available exclusively in North America from Mohawk.

Cobalt Coating Technology™ for HP Indigo represents a new benchmark for HP Indigo synthetics print performance. Cobalt™ offers the next generation of durability and image quality specifically optimized for HP Indigo presses. Built on a well-established knowledge of digital print technology and expertly engineered by Kernow Coatings Limited, NEW Mohawk Synthetics with Cobalt™ deliver ultimate ink adhesion, built-in static control, and best-in-class runnability.

“Cobalt Coating Technology™ was designed to enhance the overall experience for users by delivering outstanding print performance to a wide range of unique and powerful materials. Mohawk's dedication to providing commercial printers with industry-leading products, coupled with their exceptional reputation for service and expertise, brings the Cobalt™ experience full circle,” said Dan Lawellin, Product Manager, HP Indigo Media, Kernow Coatings.

“Mohawk’s partnership with Kernow Coatings is rooted in our common commitment to product innovation and excellence. We are excited to bring this new, premiere portfolio of HP Indigo synthetic products exclusively to the market. Mohawk Synthetics with Cobalt™ enable us to serve a broader range of needs for commercial printers and designers across North America using durable materials,” said Mike Madura, Vice President, Product Development/Management, Mohawk.

“We are very excited to see Mohawk partner with Kernow to introduce an expanded offering of synthetic materials for the North American HP Indigo market and further expand the applications for our customers,” adds Allon Maoz, Director of Supplies, Media and Materials for HP Indigo.

Source: Mohawk