SIEGBURG, Germany — Siegwerk, a leading provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has opened a new fully automated facility for the production of inks at its headquarters in Siegburg, Germany. With this commissioning, the new Blending Center is now the largest fully automated production facility for printing inks in Europe.

The new facility is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, serving as an example for the networked Industry 4.0. A trial operation of the new Blending Center is already successfully underway, and it will soon be running at full capacity.

The new center complies with all current legal requirements and offers the advantage of consistent product quality through highly reliable, standardized processes, in addition to solid delivery performance with expanded capacities. Compared to the previous production setup, the new process is more efficient and transparent, increasing the site's productivity. Additionally, the new facility will enable safer and cleaner production and support Siegwerk's endeavors for increased sustainability.