27 December, India – Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications, was honoured at the IFCA Star Awards 2021 for its innovative breakthrough in the flexible packaging ecosystem. IFCA (Indian Flexible Packaging and Folding Carton Manufacturers Association) is a nationally eminent organization with members from prominent ink suppliers, converters, and brand owners in India. The Award ceremony was held in New Delhi, while adhering to the government laid Covid safety protocols.
The flagship award ceremony is a prestigious industry recognition event, where hundreds of new technologies and products are nominated across numerous award categories, with participation from the best of the flexible packaging industry. Siegwerk India was awarded for 2 of its best-in-class products at the event for their Innovation. The Food safe, novel Glow in the Dark inks for product differentiation and the NC free inks for pharmaceutical packaging applications, have won the IFCA star awards post scrutiny by a national panel of industry experts. The nominations from across the value chain in flexible packaging were evaluated by the panel of experts and these two were chosen as the best in raw materials under the innovation/creativity category.
Mr. Ramakrishna Karanth, CEO, Siegwerk India said, “It is a distinct honour to be recognized by IFCA and the flexible packaging industry for our new products. With IFCA 2021 observing an intense competition, this is a welcome recognition of our efforts and a delightful way to end 2021. We are looking forward to delivering more innovation backed disruptive solutions to the national and global packaging industries in 2022”. Dr. N. Ramasubramanian, Head of Technology, Flexible packaging and Mr. Sughosh Bhore, Senior Manager, Siegwerk India received the award at the ceremony.
Siegwerk, a sixth-generation family-owned company, is one of the leading international manufacturers of printing inks and individual solutions for packaging, labels, and catalogs. With more than 180 years of experience, the company has solid expertise in and knowledge of many printing procedures. A global manufacturing and service network ensures customers consistently high-quality products and services. In keeping with the company’s philosophy “Ink, Heart & Soul,” Siegwerk seeks long-term cooperation with its business partners. Siegwerk employs some 5,000 people worldwide in more than 30 country organizations and is headquartered in Siegburg near Cologne. Further information on Siegwerk can be found at www.siegwerk.com
Source: Company Press Release
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