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 – NEXpress – to encompass all of its packaging-related inks and coatings, including regulatory safe lineup tailor-made for the packaging of food, toys, pharmaceuticals and other consumer products. The NEXpress basket of packaging solutions was 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.

KS Murthy, director of Toyo Ink India said, “The Indian packaging industry is undergoing rapid growth and legislative change. 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.”

NEXpress for food safety, high performance
The NEXpress product basket from Toyo Ink India 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. Among these high-end solutions are a new series of Benzophenone-free and ITX-free UV inks that are specifically formulated for indirect food contact folding carton applications. The NEXpress Flexible Packaging Series feature 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.

NEXpress to be spotlighted at Printpack India 2019
The entire range of NEXpress solutions will take center stage at the Toyo Ink India Stand H12 in Hall 9, at Printpack India 2019, from 1 to 6 February. As a global single-source solutions provider of packaging inks, coatings and adhesives, Toyo Ink India, together with its sister subsidiaries, will be showcasing a comprehensive array of innovative solutions for printing on to paper, film, carton board and metal substrates.