Siegwerk has always been committed to food safety, which is a non-negotiable aspect for any converter, brand owner and end-user (customer). In terms of food safety and systematic processes, Siegwerk’s expertise has always helped brand owners avoid regulatory problems and food-contamination risks. Due to its commitment, Siegwerk has established itself as a global leader for safe packaging solutions.
Siegwerk’s philosophy for safe solutions stands on four pillars –
1. Safe products: Siegwerk offers low and or optimized migration formulations for food applications. The portfolio includes formulations compliant to stringent regional regulations across the globe, compliant to specific brand owner requirements and additionally compliant to strict self-commitments.
2. Systematic processes: Compliances are substantiated by systematic processes which give consistently safe and quality products. These include processes such as raw material introduction, formulation guidelines and good manufacturing practices (GMP). It becomes very critical to choose reliable partners in this regard as final validation of article is not exercised normally in the packaging industry. Siegwerk has launched its transparency labels to mark their unconditional commitment to product safety.
3. Product safety guidance: Siegwerk is a reliable partner in the supply chain supplying all necessary information required to assure the compliances for the final printed article. These includes technical data sheets, compliance statements as well as statements of composition. Being a leader in the segment the company also helps provide guidance and training support to the other members in the supply chain thus serving as a trustworthy partner. Siegwerk has recently launched its ink safety portal to render 24 X 7 online support in terms of product safety and regulations for packaging inks.
4. Proactive safety work: Siegwerk has always advocated the need for compliant ink systems for food and food-like segments. The company has been instrumental in upgrading regulations across the globe due to its proactive work on association level and close liasoning with the brand owners, converters as well as competent authorities.