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28-04-11
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Flint Group publishes “Guide to Best Practice for Print” of food packaging

To support its customers in placing safe product packages on the market Flint Group has designed a brochure titled “Food Packaging: A Guide to Best Practice for Print” which is now available in several languages. “The guide has been developed based on our long lasting experience in the food packaging segment, which has been a key market for Flint Group for decades”, explains Jens Zimmermann, Director Flint Group Global Marketing Packaging and Narrow Web. He continues: “This compendium gives an overview of the macro issues related to food packaging regulations and provides printers and packaging converters with a sound understanding of the issues that can arise through the interaction of the printed package with the packaged food. It also includes practical checklists and recommendations that can help to promote best practices in printing of food packaging.”

The guide can be ordered via the regional Flint Group sales organisations.

Flint Group

Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colourant applications. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 7300 people. Revenues for 2009 were € 2.1 billion (US $2.9 billion). On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. For more information, please visit www.flintgrp.com .