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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Toyo Ink Group to feature eco-friendly packaging inks, can coatings at Gulf Print & Pack

Toyo Ink (Middle East) FZE. and Toyo Ink Arets Middle East FZE., both wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Toyo Ink Group, today announced that they will jointly exhibit their latest offset inks, UV inks, packaging materials and can coatings at Gulf Print & Pack 2015. The trade show will run from April 13 – 16 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in the UAE. Gulf Print & Pack 2015 is the leading event for commercial and package printers in the Middle East and North Africa.

Located in Hall 4, stand A4, the Toyo Ink Group will have on display its long-running Toyo King Nex and VOC-free Toyo King Hyplus NV 100 series of offset inks as well as its eco-friendly gravure ink series for food packaging, MultiStar, and Toyo Ink Arets’ UV inks and UV-related materials. MultiStar and Arets’ UV inks are Swiss Ordinance-compliant and formulated to meet strict industry or legislative guidelines for food packaging.

Another featured product is the fast-curing Steraflex UV flexo ink, a highly rated brand particularly in Europe. This series is ideally suited for label and flexible packaging markets.

To meet growing Middle East demand for food cans, Toyo Ink will highlight its Finishes high-performance can coatings used in various types of metal food and beverage cans. Toyo Ink Arets will also showcase its VOC-free NewsCure series of UV inks for newspaper printing.

“The commercial package printing market in the Middle East and North Africa is on an upswing, fueled by increased consumption levels and a booming construction sector. The Toyo Ink Group is looking to capture new business opportunities and further expand our presence in this important growth market,” commented Yasushi Namise, president of Toyo Ink (Middle East).

Established in 2000, Toyo Ink (Middle East) FZE. (Dubai, UAE) is a marketer of commercial printing and packaging inks and materials, and related products. Toyo Ink Arets Middle East FZE., headquartered in Sharjah, UAE, is a marketer of UV inks and UV varnishes for folding carton, paper label and plastic film printing applications. Both companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Toyo Ink Group.