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August 21, 2008
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA has signed a contract to acquire the effect pigment business of the American company United States Bronze Powders Inc. (USBP). In 2007, USBP achieved sales of approximately $8 million in this business area. US…  Read More »
August 21, 2008
SGIA 2008 visitors will be introduced to innovative new products from Sun Chemical showing significant developments in display, industrial and electronic materials technologies.   “Sun Chemical’s major investments in research and d…  Read More »
August 14, 2008
Citing significant and continuing advances in raw material, energy and transportation costs, INX International Ink Co. has announced an increase in ink prices of 10-12 percent across all product lines, effective Sept.1. This move follows similar incr…  Read More »
August 12, 2008
EFI announced that its Jetrion 3025 Inkjet System successfully enabled the China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPMC) to print 13 million tickets for the 2008 Summer Olympics with radio-frequency identification (RFID) and variable data o…  Read More »
August 12, 2008
Sakata INX worldwide operations announced that Italy’s Anteprima SRL will become a member of INX Digital, the digital arm of INX Group Limited. The agreement strengthens Anteprima’s ongoing relationships with other INX Digital members, al…  Read More »
August 12, 2008
From new ink and coating products, to “green” systems, money-saving ink dispensing systems and more, printers will find ways to simplify, streamline and save while enhancing output quality in the INX International Ink Co. booth (#1318) du…  Read More »
August 11, 2008
Ashland Inc. and Hercules Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ashland would acquire all of the outstanding shares of Hercules for $18.60 per share in cash and 0.093 of a share of Ashland common stock for each share of Her…  Read More »
August 11, 2008
Cognis has signed an agreement to sell its Pulcra Chemicals subsidiary to Fashion Chemicals GmbH & Co. KG for €26.3 million.      The sale is in line with Cognis’ strategy of focusing on its core businesses driven by…  Read More »
August 11, 2008
Evonik Industries AG’s Coatings & Additives Business Unit is reorganizing its colorants business to position itself early in the fiercely competitive international market. Under a matrix model, market responsibility will be exercised in the…  Read More »
August 11, 2008
Rohm and Haas Company has entered into an agreement with the Dow Chemical Company, under which Dow will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rohm and Haas common stock for $78 per share in cash or more than $15 billion. Under the terms of agreeme…  Read More »
August 4, 2008
Faced with continued increases in raw materials and operating costs, Sun Chemical’s Specialty Inks Group will increase prices by 6 to 10 percent on all products sold in North America effective Sept. 1, 2008.   “The printing ink in…  Read More »
July 29, 2008
Superior Printing Ink announced a number of management changes that will strengthen its existing business and establish a foundation for continued industry growth. Andrew Wasserman has been promoted to vice president, corporate accounts. In this r…  Read More »
July 28, 2008
Siegwerk is forced to respond in Europe to the rapidly increasing costs of raw materials, energy and transportation. “Since January 2007 the prices of raw materials used in the production of inks and varnishes have climbed by up to 30 percent w…  Read More »
July 28, 2008
DuPont Digital Printingshowcased its full line of DuPont Artistri inks for digital textile printing at the ITMA Asia + CITME show, Shanghai New Exposition Centre. "We are very pleased to showcase our total Artistri ink offering to visitors at…  Read More »
July 24, 2008
Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF)  announced that Sun Chemical was awarded a 2008 InterTech Technology Award for its Platinum White technology, a UV flexo white ink that improves the productivity of conv…  Read More »