Printing Inks: Top Picks - Hi-Tech's Techlam inks

A versatile ink system for flexo and gravure printing, commonly used on surface printing and lamination for food and non-food applications.

22 Mar 2022 | By PrintWeek Team

How is it manufactured?
It is manufactured using specialised raw materials and under the controlled SOP specially designed for the manufacturing of these inks. 

Where is it manufactured?
It is manufactured in Vapi, and within the plant in a distinguished part of plant and equipment to avoid any contamination.   

What’s the function?
The main function of the ink is to provide the necessary gloss and resistance properties in the case of flexo applications and the required bond strengths for gravure applications.

One big brand that has deployed it and how?
There are many brands in the following food sectors using Techlam inks: breads, biscuits, oil, milk, and more.

How green is the ink?
Techlam inks are food grade and compliant with IS:15495-2020 – the new standard for food packaging inks.

What is the environmental impact of your product?
All the ingredients used in the inks are non-toxic.

What makes it unique?
Its versatility along with its food packaging application and compliance to global standards makes it unique.

Who should choose it?
Flexible packaging converters, printers – especially for food packaging – choose Techlam inks.

How do you rank it in terms of the ‘aha’ factor?
Numero uno (number one). 

Where do you source pigments, resins, oils, organic chemicals, solvents and additives for this product?
We have a very stringent screening process for choosing our raw material suppliers. Depending on the raw material we depend on both local and imported supplies.

What other grades are offered by your company?
We offer the entire range of inks being used for flexible packaging products, which are printed using flexo and gravure printing for all varieties of films, paperand foil. At the moment, we are specialised in solvent-based inks only, but soon plan to get into energy curable as well.

Is it expensive?
Techlam inks are the most cost-effective product for the flexible packaging industry.