Investing in the future of UV inks for food labels and packaging – Flint Group expands manufacturing capabilities to produce low migration UV inks
To meet the increased market demand for low migration UV inks Flint Group has decided to make a major investment into additional manufacturing equipment for their growing ink product range in its motherplant for narrow web inks in
The investment is another sign of Flint Group’s strong commitment to the food packaging and label segment. The company has just recently announced the launch of Flexocure ANCORA, Flint Group’s latest ink innovation for the food label industry. With this new ink series Flint Group is able to offer a UV Flexo ink with high performance on press, excellent colour strength and adhesion while still meeting lowest possible migration limits and the demands of European legislation as well as the Swiss Ordinance 817.023.21.
Flint GroupFlint 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 2010 were € 2.2 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 .