Additive suppliers are working with their ink customers to meet the new regulatory standards.
David Savastano, Editor05.08.14
Increasing regulations are a fact of life in areas such as packaging, and the ink industry is being impacted. Additive suppliers are seeing these changes and are working with their ink customers to meet the new regulatory standards.
Craig Baudendistel, director of sales at Shamrock Technologies, said that increased regulations are impacting the way Shamrock Technologies does business.
“Our latest efforts are with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for hazard classification and labeling,” Baudendistel added. “Communication both internally and externally will be important as key target dates for implementation approach. New labeling protocols, SDS conversions from the current MSD sheet format and training have been ongoing. Externally, communication between supplier, manufacturer and customer will be imperative to make sure all parties are ready to accept materials based on the new regulations. Depletion of old inventory with previous labels must also be
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