Great News for the Gravure Industry – ChromeXtend® – authorization receives approval!

ChromeXtend® – authorization receives approval!

On 28th February 2024, Kaspar Walter’s ChromeXtend®application for authorization was approved by the European Commission for further use of chromium trioxide for the printing and embossing industry until the end of 2032.

There is now planning certainty for the engraving and embossing industry in Europe.

The authorities support the substitution plan towards the safe and non-hazardous solution, which Kaspar Walter has already launched onto the market with HelioChrome® NEO.
The industry is therefore granted a transition period until the end of 2032 and it is strongly recommended that all users develop a future-proof Chrome-strategy.

Within the next few weeks, Kaspar Walter expects the COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION and will inform its customers in detail.