Epson recently announced that ink used in its SurePress® digital inkjet label presses and ColorWorks® on-demand color label printers are compliant with EU Regulation framework (EC) No. 1935/2004, Good Manufacturing Practices Regulation (GMP) (EC) No. 2023/2006, Plastics Implementation Measure Regulation (EU) 10/2011 and included in Swiss Ordinance (RS 817.023.21) on Food Contact Materials for food packaging printing inks.
Epson demonstrates its long-term commitment to the food and beverage label and packaging industry by the level of investment it has applied in its pursuit of regulatory compliance. "Epson's SurePress and ColorWorks printers are used worldwide by converters and end-users for the food and beverage industry," said Victor Gomez, director of industrial labels, Epson America, Inc. "Our customers can continue to deliver jobs with confidence knowing that the printers they have installed in their manufacturing facilities are compliant with Food Contact Materials regulations. Gaining compliance is an important milestone that further demonstrates Epson's leadership in the digital production of food and beverage labels and packaging."