SPICO Printing Inks P Ltd., was established in the year 1975 by the promoter Mr.R.SRIDHARAN as a Proprietorship Company under the name “THE SUPERIOR PRINTING INK COMPANY.” Mr.R.Sridharan is a B.Sc graduate in Chemistry and B.Tech in Paints and Printing Ink technology. He has worked in a leading Printing Ink manufacturing company in India at their plants at Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta under various capacities. Mr.R.Sridharan was also a visiting Professor of Printing Inks at Anna University for the B.Sc Printing Technology course. Apart from the above, he has vast experience in the ink application industries, such as, Flexible packaging and laminated monocarton manufacturing companies over a period of 5 years.
The Company operates from its own premises at one of the largest Industrial Estates of Asia which is located at the outskirts of Chennai. This is the first Small Scale Industry started in the southern parts of India for the exclusive manufacture of Liquid Gravure and Flexographic Printing inks. The company was converted in to Private Limited company in the year 2002.
The Company`s technical base was further strengthened by the induction of Mr.B.Bhaskaran in the year 1994 who has subsequently become one of the Directors of the Company in the year 2002. Mr.B.Bhaskaran is a Master degree holder in chemistry and has wide experience in working in Ink plant in Dalien, China and also has worked in one of the leading Japanese Multinational Ink Company of the world.
The Company is equipped with Liquid Ink manufacturing equipments of different capacities from 25 kgs to 400 kgs per shift and is capable of producing different colours and different base inks simultaneously. The Unit is planning to increase the capacity by modernising the plant shortly. The unit is equipped with adequate lab facility to take care of the quality. Since its inception, the Company has played a significant role in the progress of the Graphic industry in Southern India. Ours is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company from January 2004. Ours is the FIRST Small Scale Company in southern part of INDIA to get ISO accreditation in the field of Printing Ink manufacturing.