Digital Printing


Expand your capabilities, produce more, and achieve the best possible printed output. Our solutions for printers, converters, & paper mills enable greater sustainability in demanding applications.

We understand end-use applications and work closely with you to deliver solutions for both new and existing markets. Our solutions—developed holistically through a customized approach—integrate years of acquired formulation, application, and process knowledge to meet your customers‘ performance and sustainability requirements.

Recyclable & Compostable Flexible Packaging

Select HP-certified Michelman primers have passed extensive testing for ecotoxicity, heavy metals, & fluorine content for use in compostable packaging.
  • In-line and off-line availability
  • Excellent adhesion to synthetic substrates such as BOPP and PET
  • Low odor solutions
  • Food contact compliant options

High Performance Durable Labels

Enter new markets with our Pack Ready for Labels OPV strengthener & enhance the water, chemical, and thermal durability of digitally printed labels.

High Capacity Folding Cartons

Increase press utilization with primer solutions for a wide gamut of paper and film applications.
  • Thick, sheet-fed, rough, or very absorbing substrates.
  • Clay coated news back (CCNB) or duplex paper board.
  • Synthetic substrates including rough & smooth PVC.

Substrate optimization for commercial printing

Improve ink receptivity, rub resistance, and image quality on paper and film with DigiPrime®.

Solutions for Electrophotography & Aqueous Inkjet

We collaborate with OEMs, press manufacturers & owners, converters, and paper mills to develop solutions for electrophotography and pigmented water-based & UV inkjet that increase quality, versatility, and efficiency.


HP Indigo Solutions

HP Indigo Solutions

HP Indigo, as a global leader in high quality digital printing technology, has tested and recommends a broad range of Michelman's DigiPrime priming solutions that optimize paper and film media to produce the best possible printed output. Also Indigo tested and recommended are Michem In-Line Primers for Indigo presses with ILP stations, as well as Sapphire brand primer. Product selection guidance, data sheets, and usage guidelines for this fast-growing area are available online here or upon request.

High-Speed InkJet

High-Speed InkJet

Michelman's family of high-performance primers for inkjet are designed to improve print quality and ink adhesion on both film and paper substrates, including solutions for both pigmented water-based and UV inkjet printing applications.