Siegwerk, one of the leading global suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has signed a distribution agreement for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Printech Middle East LLC, a regionally well-known solution and service provider for the printing and packaging industry. In line with this cooperation, Printech Middle East will become the first official ink distributor for Siegwerk’s flexible packaging inks in the UAE.

“We are delighted to be selected as Siegwerk’s first distributor for the UAE region. With this cooperation we can expand our offering for our customers with a range of high-quality inks for flexible packaging applications,” says Pankaj Patel, CEO at Printech Middle East. “With Siegwerk’s best-in-class ink solutions we can drive our continuous goal to bring innovations to our customers enabling them to always be at the forefront of the industry.” Printech’s strong regional presence in the UAE will enable Siegwerk to strengthen its footprint and market position in the region and concretely expand its relationships with local customers.

“Printech’s broad reach and good reputation in the UAE makes the company a perfect partner for us to further spread our high-quality ink solutions for flexible packaging within the region by building on Printech’s broad local customer base,” says Tuna Ünal, head of sales, flexible packaging at Siegwerk. “For both Siegwerk and Printech Middle East it is essential being as close to the customer as possible, to optimally support them with state-of-the-art solutions adjusted to their individual needs and local requirements.”

With the distribution partnership both companies will be able to further strengthen their competitive advantage and extend their business in the region. Further agreement details are not disclosed.