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August 31, 2006
INX International Ink Co. was the biggest winner in the 2006 Gold Ink Awards sponsored by Printing Impressions and Publishing Executive magazines, as 11 of its customers garnered a total of 57 awards, including Gold, Silver and/or Bronze awards in ei…  Read More »
August 30, 2006
Weyerhaeuser Company announced that it has acquired OrganicID, a developer of printed radio frequency identification devices. OrganicID holds proprietary technology to design and develop low cost, item-level RFID tags for inventory control and supply…  Read More »
August 30, 2006
INX International Ink Co. has formed a strategic partnership with La Crosse Litho Supply, LLC, Pewaukee, WI, to distribute INX products throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Northern Illinois. “We are always looking for ways to expand ou…  Read More »
August 28, 2006
Dover Corporation announced that its Dover Technologies subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Markem Corporation. The deal is expected to close in late September 2006. With annualized sales of about $290 million, Markem will repo…  Read More »
August 25, 2006
Handschy Industries' parent company, Field Container, L.P has signed an agreement to become part of a new company being created by affiliates of the Texas Pacific Group by combining with the consumer packaging business of Smurfit-Stone. The name of t…  Read More »
August 22, 2006
Information on product packaging - such as expiry date, price, batch codes, country or language specific declarations - has to meet the increasing demands concerning packaging. In the past, on white or very light-colored packaging especially, the las…  Read More »
August 19, 2006
Flint Group Printing Plates launched its new nyloflex infinity technology for manufacturing of seamless polymer sleeves. For the first time, this unique technology allows repro houses and printers to produce seamless polymer sleeves, in-house and jus…  Read More »
August 19, 2006
Negotiations for the restructuring of Siegwerk Benelux have been concluded, and a team of around 40 to 45 employees will continue to operate from Belgium. The production of base and customer inks is being shifted from Bornem to other Siegwerk site…  Read More »
August 16, 2006
Most ink manufacturers point with pride (and rightfully so) at ongoing efforts to not only meet, but exceed environmental regulations … to reduce or eliminate toxic substances … to develop low- or VOC-free inks and coatings, soy-based i…  Read More »
August 14, 2006
On Aug. 10, 2006, Buhler took over IdraPrince, Holland, MI. With this move, Buhler is taking an important step in the expansion of its die casting division. Through its consistent alignment with the market and through its innovative products, Buhl…  Read More »
August 11, 2006
Cytec Industries Inc. announced plans for a new production unit to manufacture Radcure epoxy and urethane acrylates at the company’s Fengxian site production facility near Shanghai, China. The additional capacity should shorten the supply chain…  Read More »
August 11, 2006
Sigma Technologies Int’l, LLC, Tucson, AZ, and Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc., Tamaqua, PA, announced the creation of a new company, Sigma Specialty Materials, LLC. Sigma Specialty Materials will focus on commercializing the unique state-of…  Read More »
August 11, 2006
Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has announced a price increase on phthalocyanine pigments and pigment preparations. The amount of the increase is $0.40/lb on phthalocyanine blue and $0.25/lb on phthalo green dry colors. Price increases on preparati…  Read More »
August 4, 2006
After a two-year construction period, Flint Group Printing Plates put its new production plant for flexo plates into operation in Willstätt, Germany. For the inauguration of the new plant on July 28, 2006, Flint Group Printing Plates invited all…  Read More »
August 3, 2006
Ciba Specialty Chemicals has acquired a majority share in the company MetalFX, creator of an innovative, versatile and cost-effective print concept that allows thousands of metallic effects to be produced accurately in one run on a five-color press.…  Read More »