Phone: +86-760-8651 9603
Fax: +86-760-8650 1884
Web Address: www.yipsink.com
Sales: US$205 million; Yip’s Chemical’s consolidated sales were HK$8.556 billion US$1.1 billion).
Major Products: Gravure inks, offset printing inks, screen printing inks, UV inks and environmentally-friendly inks used mainly in food and medicine packaging, tobacco packaging, offset and transfer printing; adhesives; dampening alcohol solution; cleanser.
Key Personnel: Kwong Kwok Chiu, GM; Lv Jun Xiong, sales director; Suen Kit Fong Sara, purchasing director; Wu Zhao Wei, technical director; Tse Cheung Kan Pen, financial director; Li Jei, marketing director.
Number of Employees: 1,000.
Comments: Bauhinia Variegata Ink & Chemicals (Zhejiang) Limited is the leading domestic ink manufacturer in China, with US$205 million in printing ink sales in 2016, a 6% increase over 2015. Bauhinia Variegata Ink is a subsidiary of Yip’s Chemical, Overall, Yip’s Chemical reported 2016 sales of HK$8.556 billion (US$1.1 billion).
Bauhinia Variegata Ink & Chemicals is highly regarded for its dedication to environmentally friendly products, and among its innovative new products, launched a new water-based gravure lamination ink this year.
“Our R&D center consistently strengthens product development and improvement, as well as ‘green’ inks. Our company developed safe ‘green’ products, such as water-based gravure lamination ink,” a company spokesperson said. “For screenprinting ink, all product series control organic tin, partial product series control halogen-free, and multiple product series strictly comply with PAHs.
“Our ‘green’ product water-based gravure lamination ink had a significant breakthrough, and already is in market and receiving excellent feedback from many users,” the spokesperson added.
A leader in offset inks, gravure flexible packaging inks for food and drinks, screen inks and UV inks, Bauhinia Variegata Ink is the largest ink manufacturer in China. The company has three production plants: Zhongshan, Guangdong; Tungxiang, Zhejiang and Cangzhou, Hebei, with inks manufactured and marketed in southern, eastern and northern China, respectively. The ink production plant in eastern China will be undergoing technological enhancement in order to expand ink production capacity. The company is also looking to expand globally.
“We have three production bases in southern, eastern and northern China to produce products, meet different customers from region to region, and also can provide products and services promptly,” the spokesperson reported. “We are fully prepared for developing Southeast Asia and other regions.”
Bauhinia Variegata’s emphasis on the environment is key to its success.
“In China, the government pays more attention to protect our living environment, meaning that environmentally friendly products are the trend,” said the spokesperson. “We are the leading ink company in China, persisting in producing environmentally safe printing ink, such as water-based gravure lamination ink, UV ink, non-VOC ink. It can always be successful if following market demand. By persisting in R&D of safe ‘green’ inks and providing good products and services, sales turnover of Bauhinia Variegata will be increased in the coming year.”