EPL works on process sustainability with DuPont

EPL will implement the Cyrel Fast thermal workflow

(L to R) Rajesh Bhogavalli, gead - Global Supply Chain, EPL, Ram Ramasamy, chief operating officer, EPL, Gururaj B Kirsur, Sales leader - South Asia, DuPont Cyrel, and Shrihari K Rao, senior vice president – Printing Technology and Sustainability, EPL.

EPL Limited, the world’s largest specialty packaging company, is upgrading its flexo platemaking process with solutions from DuPont Cyrel. The DuPont Cyrel Fast thermal system processes flexographic printing plates without the use of solvents or water.

EPL will implement the Cyrel Fast thermal workflow across its global manufacturing sites in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, marking one more step towards its sustainability commitment. The new Cyrel Fast thermal system from DuPont offers speed and quality to EPL’s current flexo print process. 

Ram Ramasamy – COO at EPL says, “After a thorough evaluation of the systems available in the market today, we choose the latest thermal platemaking system from DuPont as our technology partner which will benefit both EPL and its customers. The global presence of DuPont in terms of support & their continued efforts to reduce the carbon footprint with their technology made it easy for EPL to take this decision. This is a step forward to fulfill both high quality and sustainability commitments we have made to our customers and investors.”

Jan Scharfenberg, business leader East at DuPont Cyrel  Solutions,  says, “We are pleased that EPL has chosen the DuPont Cyrel Fast workflow for upgrading their flexo platemaking process after an intense selection procedure.  We look forward to being a trusted partner to EPL on their sustainability goals, enabling them to serve their customers with the highest agility and quality level on a global scale.”

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