Chespa, headquartered in Poland with numerous sites around Eastern Europe, has partnered with flexographic photopolymer plate developer Asahi Photoproducts and Esko to introduce to its customers and prospects unique high-barrier-film, biodegradable/compostable, packaging printed using specialized plant-based Chespa inks, Esko’s latest Crystal V screening and XPS Crystal Exposure system along with Asahi Photoproducts AWP CleanPrint carbon neutral water-washable plates.

Chespa, founded in 1991 and with 18 companies in 7 countries, features an ink manufacturing company and repro studio, offering a wide range of water- and solvent-based inks, cutting dies, and press-ready photopolymer printing plates for use with a wide variety of substrates. The company employs 750 team members and has a turnover of €140 million.

The project conducted in collaboration with Asahi and Esko using sustainable substrates and inks as well as carbon neutral printing plates from Asahi, was tested with a chocolate manufacturer using Chespa’s FlexiBio water-based inks, and a manufacturer of peanut-based products using Chespa’s FlexiEco water-based inks.

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