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Kao Collins and HP

Kao Collins is a long-term HP Specialty Printing System (SPS) inkjet ink partner, supplying standard and customised fluids in genuine, brand new HP thermal inkjet (TIJ) cartridges. In addition to the variety of customised ink solutions, Kao Collins also offers pigment-based process (CMYK) ink formulations and 14 standard colour dye-based formulations. We can colour match any Pantone Matching System (PMS) colour.


Markets and Industries Served

HP industrial printers are the most widely used systems in the world. In addition, OEMs rely on HP technology to build printing systems for specialty applications.

Printing Applications Include

  • Direct mail
  • Marking and coding
  • Product labeling
  • Addressing


Available Ink Formulations for HP

Kao Collins produces a range of inkjet inks for HP systems with unique formulations to deliver the required printing results with optimum printhead performance. In addition to inkjet inks, we also offer water-solvent hybrid inks.

Water-based HP Inks

  • Dye black
  • Pigment black
  • Dye CMYK process
  • Pigment CMYK process
  • Dye spot colour
  • Pigment spot colour
  • Hybrid dye/pigment

Solvent-based HP Inks

  • Black
  • Process colours
  • Spot colours

Specialty HP Inks

  • Invisible UV
  • Invisible IR
  • Visible Fluorescent
  • Hybrid Water-Solvent Ink



  • HP inks from Kao Collins are packaged in factory-new cartridges, removing any concerns over cartridge reliability and ink performance with your HP industrial inkjet printing systems.
  • Our SIGMA solvent inks for HP industrial printers provide industry-leading decap times, offering our customers more cost savings and sustainability.
  • When used with HP Specialty Printing Systems, SIGMA solvent inks from Kao deliver superior printing on more difficult non-porous substrates such as nylon, OPP, PET, PVC, metals, glossy and UV-laminated packaging, and more.


Bulk Supply

Kao Collins’ Bulk Supply Station provides a simple and flexible alternative to single inkjet cartridges for high-volume printing applications. These gravity-fed bulk ink supply systems offer numerous efficiencies that improve bottom-line results.

More About Our Bulk Supply Station


Custom Ink Formulation

Please browse our standard inks. If you’re unsure which ink is best for your application, please send us a sample of your substrate. An ink technician will promptly and thoroughly evaluate your needs and make an ink recommendation to match the printhead model and substrate. If one of our standard inks doesn’t meet your needs, our experienced chemists will customise one that will meet your requirements and specifications.

Custom Ink Formulation Services