German-based company Siegwerk on Monday inaugurated its new blending centre in Dhaka to supply Toluene free inks to local market.
Siegwerk, is global suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, aims to reduce inventory costs to customers and allow Siegwerk to provide immediate technical support for local customers.In his speech, Ashish Pradhan, President Asia, Siegwerk said that the blending centre will supply Toluene free safe inks and is at par with global standards.
“We can now offer customized, individually formulated safe ink solutions through our latest blending technology,“ he added.
The new centre is already commissioned and has completely taken over the supply of blended inks from February 2021. This facility will help us solve technical issues locally and provide additional technical support with less turnaround time, said Pradhan.
The blending centre manufactures and supplies toluene-free inks, to ensure health and safety to consumers of packaged food.
Toluene or any raw materials containing Toluene, won’t be used as intentionally added ingredients in this facility.
The inks produced will be compliant with global regulatory and brand owner requirements to ensure products are safe for end-use packaging applications.With the addition of this centre in Bangladesh, Siegwerk currently has more than 31 Blending Centres worldwide.
Siegwerk has been aware of the need for safe printing inks for packaging applications from the beginning and has made ink safety one of its guiding principles.
At present, the company is a global leader in providing product safety guidance and has an expert team exclusively dedicated to this.
Siegwerk’s product safety guidance includes global regulatory compliance, brand owner requirements, and risk assessments. This ensures products are safe for the end-use applications.