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January 24, 2009
The BASF Helizarin EVO P100 range of inkjet inks has been certified to comply with the highest category of Oeko-Tex Standard 100, Product Class I. This standard applies to all suitable types of cotton fabrics and includes pretreatment with Luprejet E…  Read More »
January 23, 2009
The Board of Directors of Sensient Technologies Corporation has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.19 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on March 2, 2009, to shareholders of record on Februa…  Read More »
January 22, 2009
Sun Chemical has agreed to name the Pitman Company, a distribution company focused on the commercial graphic arts printing market in the United States, as its national distributor for the commercial marketplace. The new distributor relationship al…  Read More »
January 15, 2009
Megaink Digital AS, a member of INX Digital, the digital arm of INX International Ink Co., today announced the global availability of fourth generation OEM color-matched BioMG inks for the Roland® SJ line of printers. BioMG inks are made from…  Read More »
January 13, 2009
At Siegwerk, one of the leading ink suppliers worldwide, Dan McDowell has taken over his new position as member of the Siegwerk Board of Management responsible for global purchasing, global supply chain management development and information technolo…  Read More »
January 9, 2009
Flint Group and Unirep, a major supplier to the Turkish paper and packaging industry, announce that they have established a joint venture in Turkey. The joint venture, Flint-Unirep Packaging Inks, based in Istanbul, has been formed to serve the local…  Read More »
January 8, 2009
A year after officially announcing the intention to consolidate production of water-based inks, INX International Ink Co. recently opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Homewood, a southern suburb of Chicago.  A larger facil…  Read More »
January 7, 2009
Companies and brand owners using ultra-violet (UV) invisible ink technology to protect their products against counterfeiting could be leaving themselves open to problems due to the widespread, illegitimate availability of the technology.  &nbs…  Read More »
December 29, 2008
Flint Group has announced a 15 percent price increase for web offset inks with immediate effect, latest by Jan. 1, 2009. "Whilst the price of oil has fallen in recent weeks the cost of other raw materials such as pigments, intermediates, re…  Read More »
December 18, 2008
Laura Maybaum, product manager of POP inks for Nazdar, was recently inducted into the Academy of Screen Printing Technology (ASPT). Ms. Maybaum was one of two inductees honored in Atlanta in October 2008 Established in 1973 by the Board of Directo…  Read More »
December 18, 2008
Sun Chemical has agreed to a deal with Cambridge-based digital print specialist, Tonejet, to manufacture and supply inks to Tonejet’s first customer, leading beverage can manufacturer, Ball Packaging Europe.   Tonejet’s innovative…  Read More »
December 15, 2008
INX International Ink Co. announced the availability throughout North America of Belle Color rotogravure laminating inks for the flexible packaging market.  Belle Color technology, already widely used in parts of Asia and the Pacific Rim, has be…  Read More »
December 10, 2008
Russell Joyce, president Flint Group Narrow Web, 39, died in hospital on Dec. 6, 2008 after collapsing earlier that day in Malmo, Sweden. The cause of his death is not yet known. Mr. Joyce began his ink industry career in 1991 with Coates Lorilleu…  Read More »
December 6, 2008
Sensient Technologies announced that Richard F. Hobbs, vice president and chief financial officer, and John L. Hammond, vice president, secretary and general counsel, have been promoted to senior vice presidents of the company. Richard Hobbs joine…  Read More »
December 4, 2008
Flint Group and Lindgens Metal Decorating Coatings & Inks announced the signing of a joint vVenture agreement comprising Flint Groupís metal decorating inks business in Australia and New Zealand. In May Flint Group acquired the metal decorating in…  Read More »