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Squaring the Circle: Vegetable Sheetfed Offset Inks for Food Packaging

By Dr. Gilles Catherin, Siegwerk | November 11, 2011

Sheetfed inks for food and tobacco packaging in the 1990s, but odor is the main issue

Sheetfed offset has always been a popular process for food packaging in carton containers because of the excellent qualities and performances achieved on such substrate. This is true also in the tobacco segment where, even if marginal in volume, sheetfed printing is appreciated for its low cost/high quality ratio, in particular for short runs.

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