Gravure Inks


Gravure Inks

DIC India, being one of the biggest and oldest manufacturers of printing inks and allied material, provides excellent quality liquid inks that have been formulated to meet the diverse needs of reverse printing on treated BOPP, treated and plain polyester film, nylon and cellophane. Our liquid inks are known for the richness of printing on food, beverage and oil packets. The exhaustive product range of our liquid inks is mentioned below:

Lamination Ink

Lamination Ink

This premium product range at DIC includes sub-brands like Smart™, Smart TF, Smart KF™, Ultralam NT™, Unilam™, Ultralam™.

Smart Ink

Low odour Polyurethane based lamination ink specially formulated for reverse printing on treated BOPP, treated & plain Polyester film, nylon, cellophane and Polyvinyl acetate film. Laminates printed with Smart are most suitable for packaging of food products like snack food, dry mix, oil pouches, coffee, cheese, fish, processed meat as well as detergents and personal hygiene products.

Smart KF

It is both Toluene and ketonic solvent-free. This makes the ink a sure choice for packaging of various kinds of snack food, frozen food, boil and retort pouches.

Smart TF

The premium ink is the ideal choice for packaging liquid soap refill, ready to eat packs and detergent packs.

GLW 1006

It is a range of water-based gravure printing inks intended for printing on treated films for subsequent lamination for snack bags. It has high pigmentation, good gravure printability, good ink transfer onto substrate, good adhesion property on CC PET & BOPP. It also has low odor.

Ultralam NT

A vinyl based toluene free reverse printing ink specifically formulated for printing on Polyester film. It is recommended for food packaging, soap, detergent and shampoo packaging.


A vinyl based ink designed for reverse printing on BOPP and Polyester film.


The premium quality liquid ink is ideal for snack food, frozen food and oil pouches.


TAFF is a range of low odour inks having high bond strength, excellent printability and specifically formulated for reverse printing on treated BOPP for direct PP extrusion lamination without AC agent. It is also suitable for PE extrusion lamination with AC agent & dry lamination.


Surface Printing Ink

Surface Printing Ink

This category includes Paper Ink, Foil Ink, Briteflex, TPMG, Modflex and Vulcan. You can use non-lamination inks to print on paper packs, tea bags, foils, pharma boxes, detergent and milk packs, and much more.


A surface printing ink with oil resistant properties and is formulated for gravure printing. The ink is especially suited for deep freeze application, oil and milk packaging and can be printed on Polyethylene and Polypropylene film.


A surface printing heat resistant ink suitable for printing on heat sealable treated BOPP and treated Polyethylene film. The ink can be used for packaging crisp snack foods. Its heat resistance property makes it suitable for Ink – in-seal applications.


A gravure ink suitably formulated for printing PVC film that is used for Shrink sleeve application.


A nitrocellulose based gravure ink suitable for printing on paper.


An excellent quality non-lamination ink, TPMG is best suited for detergent packs and oil pouches.


A high quality non-lamination ink, Briteflex is ideal for twist wrap packaging and general applications.

Rotogravure ink or Liquid Ink and rotogravure printing inks from DIC India are known for their Printing speed, colour consistency and defect-free printing on the Rotogravure Printing machines.

DIC India Limited has Distributors for liquid ink across India  and along with a dedicated Techno-Commercial sales Team for the food-grade printing ink, flexible packaging inks, water based gravure inks,  water-based printing inks and Food safe inks.

Food-Grade ink or the Food safe inks are the Future of Food safe printing inks for flexible and Rigid Packaging in the offset and Rotogravure Printing Industry.

The Govt of India, through the BIS & FSSAI Authorities, contributed had implemented the ban on toluene based inks in food packaging.

Being one of the largest rotogravure ink manufacturers in the country, DIC India Limited is also aligned with the Vision and mission of the BIS & FSSAI to make a shift towards the Toluene Free inks in the Country.

DIC Range of VOC free water based ink for gravure printing has the edge over the other Brands like water based flexo ink printing.

Flexographic Printing Presses required a unique press setup before producing the colourful printed jobs. The process involved mounting the plates on the plate cylinder and pouring the inks in the Ink-ducts; since Flexo printing is a direct transfer process of transferring the image on the substrate, which requires the ink properties to be unique and fast-drying, Being one of the Oldest flexographic ink manufacturers in the country and having a broad channel of flexographic ink suppliers in the country, we are proud to share that we have a boutique of water based flexographic ink formulation to develop the water-based ink for flexo printing. Flexo water-based inks are in High Demand Due to their sustainable nature. 

And now, we can proudly say we are one of the coveted water based flexo ink manufacturers. Solvent based flexographic ink also holds its own value for being on the economic side during the purchase. Flexo printing has a predominant presence in short-run printing jobs, and we have an in-depth understanding of the need for printers and converters. Our product portfolio in flexographic printing ink offerings, both Water based Ink and Solvent Based Ink, make us one of the finest flexographic printing ink manufacturers in the country.The water based inks for flexographic printing can make your label printing application sustainable by adding its chemical-free composition USP. Water based Flexo inks contain almost 80% water as Base liquid material during the manufacturing of the water based flexo printing ink.

Be it a Narrow-web Flexo Printer, Brand owner of the Ink supplier, and We suggest you switch to the Water Based flexo inks for the Better ROI & Greener Future to achieve the sustainability goals. Our brand DaiOl is a specialised ink for Dairy and Oil resistance printing jobs in flexographic printing. 

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