The ink used in its SurePress and ColorWorks presses are EU, GMP compliant, and included in the Swiss Ordinance for food packaging printing inks.
Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor04.24.19
Digital printing hasn’t replaced flexo printing as the preferred method when it comes to food packaging. But the former has made inroads as shorter run lengths can be printed digitally – and the process is even becoming more economical.
“Inkjet is beneficial for any application that requires short run, on demand production and/or fast turnarounds,” said Victor Gomez, director, industrial labels, Epson America, Inc., adding that the demand is being supported by trends such as mass customization and personalization.
Recently Epson announced that the ink used in its SurePress digital inkjet label presses and ColorWorks on-demand color label printers are compliant with EU Regulation framework (EC) No. 1935/2004, Good Manufacturing Practices Regulation (GMP) (EC) No. 2023/2006, Plastics Implementation Measure Regulation (EU) 10/2011 and included in Swiss Ordinance (RS 817.023.21) on Food Contact Materials for food packaging printin
Continue reading this story and get 24/7 access to Covering the Printing Inks, Coatings and Allied Industries - Ink World for FREE
Ink World magazine has tracked the growth of the ink industry and its allied industries through years of changes, technology, evolution, consolidation and market development. No other magazine has been around for as long or covered as much of the global printing ink business. This website is dedicated to providing in-depth industry coverage and late-breaking news.
Already a subscriber? Login