Toyo Ink India Launches ‘NEXpress’ Brand for Safe Packaging Solutions
Toyo Ink India, a member of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, has launched a new brand to encompass all of its packaging-related inks and coatings, including a regulatory safe lineup tailor-made for the packaging of food, toys, pharmaceuticals and other consumer products. The new brand, NEXpress, offers a basket of packaging solutions developed to support Indian package printers in the production workflow by supplying them with the materials and required certifications needed to meet today’s packaging performance and regulatory needs.
“The Indian packaging industry is undergoing rapid growth and legislative change,” says K.S. Murthy, director of Toyo Ink India. “At Toyo Ink India, we are committed to protecting our customers, consumers and the earth with our extensive knowhow of producing high-performance, safe and sustainable printing materials. By uniting all solutions under the single NEXpress identity, we aim to demonstrate this commitment by delivering a better integrated line of solutions and services, including the required assessment reports and support needed to meet the specific packaging requirements of various industries.”
The NEXpress product basket is organized under four product and service categories: Offset Printing, Flexible Packaging Solutions (gravure and flexographic inks), UV Printing and Coatings. Each category offers a wide range of packaging printing inks and coatings with high functionality and excellent printability for premium print effects.
The NEXpress basket features a newly upgraded lineup of regulatory-compliant inks and coatings that undergo strict quality management by the company to ensure these products conform to EN-71, RoHS, SVHC and other safety initiatives. The NEXpress Flexible Packaging Series features a non-toluene, non-MEK series of gravure lamination inks that are specially formulated for food labels, packaging and other consumer products.
In addition, NEXpress’ Offset Series offers greener printing solutions designed to meet the growing global demand for sustainable printing materials, including long-established VOC-free formulations and a new cobalt-free system for the package and label, and commercial printing markets.
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