Press Releases

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In this section you can find all press releases as well as the option to download the press releases of the current year as a PDF file. 

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Collaboration to increase low density polyethylene packaging recyclability sees success in deinking trials

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, has partnered with German startup Wildplastic and the Hamburg University of Technology (TU-Hamburg) aiming to increase the recyclability of plastic waste. One way to achieve this is by successfully deinking the collected waste before entering the recycling extrusion process. The partners conducted initial trials at the end of 2022,…
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New Siegwerk website convinces with modern look and feel

The website relaunch represents another step in Siegwerk’s transformation to a fully circular and digital solutions provider. With its broad content offering, the new website invites all visitors to dive into the world of inks, coatings and sustainable packaging printing.
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Siegwerk submits commitment letter to Science Based Targets initiative

Joining the Science Based Targets initiative reinforces Siegwerk’s commitment to carbon neutrality in line with the latest climate science.
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Siegwerk launches new TMPTA-free UV offset series for paper, board and plastic substrates

With its new SICURA Litho Pack series, Siegwerk offers versatile, low odor UV offset inks and varnishes for paper, board and various plastic substrates. The CMR-free series presents excellent deinkability properties and will replace the company’s bestselling SICURA Plast SP series going forward.
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Fire at Siegburg plant - Press releases

Siegburg, 2022-12-08, 17:55 - Emergency management declares fire extinguished
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Siegwerk and Henkel join forces to create a new solution for recyclable flexible packaging

Collaborating to develop an oxygen barrier coating for food packaging that has been recognized by leading institute for its compatibility with recycling
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Siegwerk wins Sustainability Awards 2022

With the recognition of UniNATURE as overall winner of this year’s Packaging Europe’s Sustainability Awards, Siegwerk once again demonstrates its ability to develop innovative and sustainable ink solutions, further driving the development of circular packaging solutions.
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Siegwerk’s Toluene free inks for food packaging safety

Siegwerk, one of the leading suppliers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications worldwide, continues its global commitment to product and consumer safety by providing customers in Bangladesh the highest quality products and services. Siegwerk hosted a media conference today in Dhaka to create awareness among stakeholders about the adverse effects of toluene and the need to switch to toluene free packaging inks for food safety…
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Siegwerk’s deinking primer technologies for labels and sleeves improve packaging recyclability and foster circularity

With its UV- and water-based deinking primers for labels and sleeves, Siegwerk offers validated solutions for a safe and economic deinking of energy cured ink systems that have been so far considered as non-deinkable. This sets new norms to drive deinking as industry standard and further improve recyclability & circularity of plastic packaging.
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Siegwerk achieves Silver EcoVadis Medal

The company continues to advance its mission to achieve ambitious sustainability targets by 2025.
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Siegwerk launches new generation of NC inks manufactured at its fully automated production facility

With its new state-of-the-art production facility in Germany, Siegwerk not only strengthened its footprint in Europe securing fast lead times and highest quality consistency for its customers in the EMEA region, but also enabled the manufacturing of modern ink solutions at highest technical standards. The new generation of Siegwerk NC inks is now the first series for flexible packaging printing that is manufactured at this site.
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Siegwerk offers new UV offset ink series with high bio-renewable content for paper & board applications

With its new SICURA Litho Pack ECO series, Siegwerk adds another sustainable ink solution with a high share of bio-renewable content further expanding its offering in line with a Circular Economy.
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Siegwerk joins Cologne alliance MIT FRAUEN IN FÜHRUNG, setting an example for diversity and gender parity

As a new member of the MIT FRAUEN IN FÜHRUNG initiative, Siegwerk joins an alliance of Cologne-based companies committed to greater diversity at management levels. The focus is on career advancement for women and thus the creation of a gender-oriented corporate culture.
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Global printing ink specialist Siegwerk announces further expansion in India

Company inaugurates warehouse and colour matching center at Tauru, (Haryana) to support India’s growing demand for packaging inks.
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Siegwerk celebrates first anniversary of its Blending Center in Bangladesh

With the manufacturing of high-quality toluene-free packaging inks Siegwerk Bangladesh contributes to a safe and sustainable industry further paving the way for a circular economy.
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Students from the Rhein-Sieg Academy of Art and Design inspire an international jury with their creations in silver, gold and other brilliant metallic prints

The winners have been awarded on 10 March at 2 p.m. in the Rhein-Sieg-Akademie.
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Siegwerk Inkjet participates in trade fair InPrint

Siegwerk, one of the world’s leading suppliers of printing inks and coatings for packaging solutions, will participate in the InPrint trade fair in March 2022 with its business unit ‘Inkjet’.
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Siegwerk to revolutionize Indian packaging, launches VEGA - Mineral Oil Free Inks

Siegwerk’s Bhiwadi plant will be 100% Mineral oil-free with effect from 1st May 2022, making the company the first in India to do so. The move is in line with Siegwerk’s commitment to becoming a positive circular economy driver.
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Global printing ink specialist Siegwerk expands operations in India

New Blending Center with state-of-the-art equipment is powered by solar renewable energy
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Siegwerk Thailand receives prestigious Prime Minister’s Award for Circular Economy

Siegburg, Germany, and Samut Sakhon, Thailand - The Thai Prime Minister has presented Siegwerk with the "Industry Award" in the circular economy category. He thus honored the company's successful work and commitment in this area.
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Siegwerk congratulates Eximpro on winning the AWA International Sleeve Label Award 2021 for its recyclable cPET shrink sleeve bottle printed with Siegwerk inks

The recent awarding of Siegwerk’s Mexican customer Eximpro with the annual AWA International Sleeve Label Award does not only confirm Siegwerk’s development success of deinkable ink systems, but also sets the recyclability of PET bottles to the next level towards full circularity.
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Siegwerk and Rotopack form joint venture in Pakistan

By founding the new company Siegwerk Pakistan Ltd., Siegwerk and Rotopack partner to deliver high-quality inks and coatings to the printing and packaging markets in Pakistan. The partnership allows Siegwerk to significantly strengthen its footprint in South Asia expanding its global brand availability.
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Siegwerk congratulates Thành Phú Packaging on winning the ERA Gravure Award for Sustainable Packaging and appreciates the progress to packaging circularity in SEA

The recent awarding of Siegwerk’s Vietnamese customer Thành Phú Packaging with the ERA Gravure Award for Sustainable Packaging not only confirms the development success of functional coatings for future-oriented recyclable packaging, but also strengthens the significance of packaging circularity in Asia, the largest growth market for packaging.
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Gold status: Siegwerk makes important contribution to recyclable stand-up pouches from Werner & Mertz with innovative ink technology

With the development of an innovative ink system for the world's first completely circular-economy-capable stand-up pouch, Siegwerk demonstrates its important role in the value chain. The technology will be used at Werner & Mertz in the future.
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Siegwerk launches new sustainable business agenda HorizonNOW

With seven measurable targets to be achieved by 2025, Siegwerk’s ambitious sustainability agenda touches all aspects of the business, building on the company’s Circular Economy achievements to date.
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Visit from the Minister of Economics in the Rhein-Sieg district: Peter Altmaier gets to know Siegwerk

Siegburg, Aug. 12, 2021 - During a visit to the Rhine-Sieg district, Economics Minister Peter Altmaier visited Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA to get to know the Siegburg-based, internationally active, family-owned company. The main topics of discussion were the European Green Deal and Siegwerk's role as an important partner for a sustainable packaging industry.
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Fire at Siegburg plant - plant fire department in action

For yet unknown reasons, a fire broke out in the cleaning center on the Siegwerk site at around 07:45 this morning. The plant fire department immediately deployed all its forces. The fire was immediately extinguished by the extinguishing system triggered by the fire department. Nobody was injured.
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INKonnect: Siegwerk introduces remote service solution to take its customer service to a new level

By applying its new remote service solution, Siegwerk optimizes its customer service once again. The new assisted reality-based solution allows the company to support its customers over distance – with even faster response times and easier accessible expert knowledge.
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Siegwerk unveils next generation of sustainable water-based inks for paper & board applications

By launching the new sustainable ink and coating range UniNATURE, Siegwerk builds on its proven track record of innovative inks containing biorenewable carbon, introducing a new generation of inks with renewable content as part of its strategy to develop circular packaging solutions.
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Siegwerk and Idealliance partner to offer G7® Training & Certification to Printing Converters and Brands worldwide

By collaborating with Idealliance, Siegwerk is able to directly train its customers in the G7® methodology further strengthening its global color management offering across the packaging value chain.
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