Hyderabad, Apr 12 (FN Representative) Germany-based Siegwerk, one of the leading global suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, inaugurated its new Blending Center in Dhaka region in Bangladesh to supply toluene free inks to its market. With the addition of this center in Bangladesh, Siegwerk currently has more than 31 Blending Centers worldwide. Spread over 65,000 sq ft, the state-of-the-art center will host customized solutions for the Bangladesh market, the company said in a release here on Monday. The center will generate direct and indirect employment for close to 50 people in Bangladesh. Siegwerk, through this center, will significantly boost its domestic business in Bangladesh while enhancing its market leadership position across the Asian region.
The new Blending Centre will also reduce inventory costs to customers and allow Siegwerk to provide immediate technical support for local customers. Siegwerk has been supplying printing ink in Bangladesh since the mid-nineties and we can now offer customized, individually formulated safe ink solutions through our latest blending technology”, said Ashish Pradhan, President Asia, Siegwerk. “Siegwerk used to supply inks from its plant in India until recently and the new center is already commissioned and has completely taken over the supply of blended inks from February 2021.
The blending center will supply Toluene free safe inks and is at par with global standards”, Mr Pradhan added. The center 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, the release added.