Siegwerk has won two IFCA Star Awards 2021 for its Glow in the Dark inks for product differentiation and the NC free inks for pharmaceutical packaging application. The award ceremony was held in New Delhi, while adhering to the government laid Covid safety protocols.
IFCA (Indian Flexible Packaging and Folding Carton Manufacturers Association) includes members from ink suppliers, converters, and brand owners in India.
The award ceremony is an industry recognition event, where hundreds of new technologies and products are nominated across several award categories, with participation from the best of the flexible packaging industry.
Siegwerk India was awarded for its food safe, Glow in the Dark inks for product differentiation and the NC free inks for pharmaceutical packaging application. The nominations from across the value chain in flexible packaging were evaluated by the panel of experts and these two were chosen as the best in raw materials under the innovation/creativity category.
Ramakrishna Karanth, CEO, Siegwerk India, said: ‘It is a distinct honor to be recognized by IFCA and the flexible packaging industry for our new products. With IFCA 2021 observing an intense competition, this is a welcome recognition of our efforts and a delightful way to end 2021. We are looking forward to delivering more innovation backed disruptive solutions to the national and global packaging industries in 2022.’
Dr N. Ramasubramanian, head of Technology, Flexible Packaging and Sughosh Bhore, senior manager, Siegwerk India received the award at the ceremony.