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November 24, 2008
Brian Leen, president of North American Inks at Sun Chemical, announced the appointment of key leaders responsible for the growth and sales of the company’s newly reorganized North American business unit North American Inks has adopted a st…  Read More »
November 21, 2008
DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM), part of DuPont Electronic Technologies, announced the introduction of a new silver conductive ink formulated for use in printed electronics.   “DuPont MCM is uniquely positioned to help its customers…  Read More »
November 21, 2008
INX International Ink Co. and an impressive group of customers recently earned multiple awards across a broad spectrum of categories in the 2008 Gold Ink Awards competition. The annual event was sponsored by Printing Impressions and Publishing Execut…  Read More »
November 13, 2008
Central Ink Corporation announced the launch of its new web site, www.CICInk.com. The new CICInk.com features a user-friendly Flash interface that makes it easy for site visitors to find detailed information about the company’s many ink prod…  Read More »
November 7, 2008
MetalFX Technology – a Ciba subsidiary – demonstrated the flexo version of its popular metallic printing technology at Graph Expo 2008. MetalFX for Flexo debuted at drupa 2008, and the Graph Expo showing will be the first in the Amer…  Read More »
November 7, 2008
The Gravure Association of America (GAA) is moving closer to many of its members and their clients in the New York metropolitan area by transfering its headquarters to Paramus, NJ as of Oct. 1, 2008.      “One-third of o…  Read More »
November 7, 2008
Arizona Chemical has reached an agreement to purchase Abieta Chemie, a leading European rosin upgrading company, from private funds managed by AUCTUS Management GmbH&Co KG equity firm. The deal is expected to close after regulatory clearances hav…  Read More »
November 7, 2008
Effective immediately, the Plastic Additives, Benzoic Acid & Derivatives Business of Velsicol Chemical Corporation will be known as Genovique Specialties Corporation.      “The Plastic Additives, Benzoic Acid and Derivativ…  Read More »
November 7, 2008
Univar Specialties announced that Eastman Chemical Company has appointed Univar Canada Ltd. as its exclusive distributor for their domestic and imported LTL hydrocarbon resin business. This change was effective Sept. 1, 2008.      Un…  Read More »
November 7, 2008
Univar, a world leader in chemical distribution, has sold its Mozel packaging business and facility in Columbia, IL, to EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc.      Mozel provides quality, custom packaging and blending of chemical raw mater…  Read More »
November 6, 2008
According to ALTANA AG, SKion GmbH informed the company about its decision to make an offer for the acquisition of shares in ALTANA AG and that they have published this decision today according to § 10 section 1 of the Securities Acquisition and…  Read More »
November 6, 2008
Ciba has announced that the company has decided to close the MetalFX Business. The decision was made by the Ciba Coating Effects Segment Leadership Team. The main reason is the business does not fit with Ciba Coating Effects core business, not the…  Read More »
November 5, 2008
Following the analysis of all tender declarations, BASF announced the definitive interim result of its public tender offer to shareholders of Ciba Holding AG, Basel, Switzerland. Up to the end of the offer period on Oct. 28, 2008, a total of 46,022,7…  Read More »
November 3, 2008
Sun Chemical will be implementing a seven percent price increase for publication inks in North America effective December 1, 2008.   “The price of oil has receded in recent weeks, but the costs of pigments, pigment intermediaries, resin…  Read More »
November 3, 2008
ECKART announced the completion of its first production facility in Asia, located in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.   The production site covers 33,000 square meters, which includes manufacturing for metallic printing inks and aluminum pigments for…  Read More »