ERA Joint Technical Commission Meetings

ERA's Joint Technical Commission Meetings took place in Trieste, Italy on 15-16 March. The meetings included presentations by industry experts on cylinder preparation, micro-embossing, colour management, standardisation, food contact of packaging material, EU regulations regarding the printing industry and developments in environment, health and safety concerning gravure including the ongoing authorisation process for chromium trioxide. The proposal of the European Chemical Agency to authorise the further use of chromium trioxide in our industry has to be formally approved by the EU Commission. Part of the meeting programme was a visit to the Duino paper mill of ERA member Burgo. The mill produces among others over 200 000 tons of coated paper for publication gravure per year.

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