Last Updated Wednesday, July 1 2015
Print

Search Results for 'additives'

Search For:
Refine by Dates:
From: To:
Past 7 Days        Past 30 Days
Refine By Content:

Search Results:


The Pigment Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published March 11, 2009
As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year. Read More »
UV/EB and Printed Electronics
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published March 11, 2009
The benefits of energy-curable technologies are leading to new opportunities in photovoltaics and printed electronics. Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published March 11, 2009
As we continue into 2009, the economic news remains sluggish at best for most business sectors, and the printing ink industry is no exception. With printing levels declining in the past year, ink manufacturers have been impacted as well. Naturally,… Read More »
The Additives Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published March 11, 2009
As the economic downturn continues, additive suppliers are prepared to provide ink manufacturers with products that will enhance their formulations. Read More »
Published February 7, 2009
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA AG achieved sales of €1,342 million in the business year 2008, which is about €38 million or 3% less than the prior year (€1,380 million). Adjusted for negative exchange rate effects as well as mino… Read More »
Published February 3, 2009
The German antitrust authority has approved the acquisition of Dick Peters B.V. by ALTANA AG. Effective Dec. 30, 2008, the business activities of the Dutch manufacturer of wax additives, which was a subsidiary of Clariant, will be transferred to the… Read More »
Published February 3, 2009
Sartomer Company has announced the restructuring of its Americas division, reflecting the growth and independence of the European and Asian operations, which has functionally been supported by the Americas group.       The rest… Read More »
Published February 3, 2009
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 been bro… Read More »
Published February 3, 2009
Sun Chemical increased prices for packaging, commercial sheetfed, and news inks in Canada between 5-12 percent effective January 1, 2009. “The price of oil has receded in recent weeks, but the costs of pigments, pigment intermediaries, resin… Read More »
Published February 3, 2009
Flint Group 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, in… Read More »
The Milling Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published February 2, 2009
As a result of the economic downturn, milling and mixing manufacturers are further emphasizing the importance of service and new technologies. Read More »
Published 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 »
Published 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 »
Published December 3, 2008
Ashland Inc. has completed its acquisition of Hercules Inc. Each share of Hercules common stock outstanding was exchanged for $18.60 in cash and 0.093 of a share of Ashland common stock.      “This is a landmark day for our co… Read More »
Published December 3, 2008
Sun Chemical implemented a 7 percent price increase for publication inks in North America effective Dec. 1, 2008.       “The price of oil has receded in recent weeks, but the costs of pigments, pigment intermediaries, res… Read More »
Published December 3, 2008
Sun Chemical will increase prices for packaging, commercial sheetfed, and news inks in Canada between 5-12 percent effective January 1, 2009. “The price of oil has receded in recent weeks, but the costs of pigments, pigment intermediaries, resin… Read More »
Waxes, Solvents and Additives
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 25, 2008
The development of new environmentally friendly technologies is helping suppliers offset higher raw material costs and the economic downturn. Read More »
Published November 25, 2008
Sartomer Offers Urethane Acrylate Oligomer for Lithographic Inks Sartomer Company has launched CN9167US, an aromatic urethane acrylate specifically designed for UV/EB lithographic inks. It can also be used in pigmented and non-pigmented UV/EB co… Read More »
Published November 24, 2008
The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA signed a contract to acquire the Dutch manufacturer of wax additives, Dick Peters B.V. The company, which is located in Denekamp, the Netherlands, is a subsidiary of the Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant.… Read More »
Published November 7, 2008
Joseph Chai was promoted to vice president and general manager, Performance Coatings. Since March 2005, Mr. Chai held the position of vice president, Asia Pacific, Lubrizol Advanced Materials and was based in Shanghai, China. He joined Lubrizol in 19… Read More »
Published November 7, 2008
Steve Kirk was elevated to senior vice president and COO, in charge of both Lubrizol Additives (LZA) and Lubrizol Advanced Materials (LZAM) business segments.      Mr. Kirk was elected senior vice president of The Lubrizol Corporati… Read More »
Published 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 »
NPIRI Conference Examines Sustainability and the Environment
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 5, 2008
Ink manufacturers, suppliers, printers and print buyers were on hand to discuss the sustainability and environmental issues during NPIRI�s annual technical conference. Read More »
Published 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 »
Published October 10, 2008
Charles Malloy has joined Troy Corporation as regional sales manager. His focus will primarily entail sales management of East Coast sales region as well as strategic national accounts for Troy Corporation. In this capacity he will coordinate busines… Read More »
Published October 10, 2008
BASF has announced a public tender offer for all outstanding shares of Ciba Holding AG at CHF 50.00 per Ciba share. The offer equates to a premium of 64.3 percent over the volume-weighted average price of Ciba shares over the last 60 trading days and… Read More »
Proposed BASF – Ciba Merger May Foreshadow Further Consolidation
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published October 2, 2008
As companies struggle with higher raw materials costs, a struggling economy and increasing pressure on margins, more consolidation is likely throughout the supply chain. Read More »
The Publication Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 2, 2008
Publication ink manufacturers are trying to balance higher costs with the need for new products as they try to help their customers meet the demands of the changing marketplace. Read More »
Published September 15, 2008
Public tender offer by BASF for Ciba Read More »
Preparing for REACH
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 3, 2008
As European ink companies and their suppliers continue the pre-registration phase of REACH, they also are considering the impact of the legislation on raw materials, formulations and the ink industry as a whole. Read More »
Published August 11, 2008
Sartomer Company named Marcel de Wolf CEO, succeeding Dr. Luigi Colantuoni, who accepted a new assignment with Sartomer’s parent company, TOTAL S.A., in Paris.       In the new position, Mr. de Wolf will report to Bernard… Read More »
Published 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 »
Published 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 »
Published August 11, 2008
The printing ink industry continues to experience unprecedented increases in all raw materials – pigments, chemicals, freight and packaging. These increases are directly and indirectly related to crude oil increases as well as large swings in t… Read More »
International Companies to Watch
By Staff
Published August 7, 2008
Editor's Note: Here, in alphabetical order, are a few additional leading international ink companies that deserve notice. Brancher Company        Parc d’activite du Saule 28170 Tremblay les villages, Fr… Read More »
The Top International Ink Companies
By Staff
Published August 7, 2008
For the leading global ink manufacturers, 2008 was a time of economic uncertainty, as raw material prices continued to rise and the U.S. dollar slumped. Still, ink industry leaders also see some opportunities ahead. Read More »
Published July 16, 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 »
Published July 11, 2008
Flint Group announces prices increases and surcharges for commercial and packaging inks sold in the U.S. and Canada. Read More »
Published June 9, 2008
Michelman announced personnel additions and promotions designed to improve customer service around the globe.      Luc Vanderstappen has been promoted to European business manager, chemical specialties, where he will be responsible f… Read More »
Published June 9, 2008
Elementis plc announced that it has agreed, through its wholly owned subsidiary Elementis Holdings Limited, to purchase Deuchem Co., Ltd., a Taiwan-based company, for a cash consideration of £40.4 million. Deuchem had £37.9 million in sal… Read More »
Published June 9, 2008
ALTANA continued its positive development over the first quarter of 2008. Compared to the prior year’s period, sales as well as operating earnings increased in spite of the cloudier general economic conditions, especially in the U.S.  &n… Read More »
RadTech 2008 Showcases UV, EB Technologies
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published June 4, 2008
The UV and EB markets have enjoyed excellent growth in recent years Read More »
Published June 4, 2008
Rohm and Haas Offers New Dispersing Resins Rohm and Haas recently introduced two high-efficiency dispersing resin products for organic pigments in aqueous media. These new styrene, acrylic-based polymers, Morcryl 410 and Morcryl 460 Plus dispersin… Read More »
Published June 3, 2008
Sun Chemical has named Myron Petruch president, Performance Pigments.   Mr. Petruch joins Performance Pigments during a time when there has been enormous growth in the business. The organization recently expanded its product line to include b… Read More »
Published May 9, 2008
Cognis Corporation’s Functional Products Business announced today for the NAFTA region that, effective May 1, 2008, or as provided by individual contracts, prices for TOFA based dimer acids will increase by $0.08/lb; distilled and hydrogenated… Read More »
Published May 9, 2008
Cytec Industries Inc. has launched new web pages related to its activity in the paint and coatings and graphic arts and inks industries on www.cytec.com.      By significantly expanding the depth of content of its web pages about liq… Read More »
Published May 9, 2008
Effective April 1, 2008 Micro Powders, Inc. has appointed Archway Sales (formerly Deeks & Co.), Cincinnati, OH as their exclusive agent in the Ohio territory to represent their product line of high-performance wax additives. This territory includ… Read More »
Published May 9, 2008
Clariant International Ltd. and Zhejiang Baihe Chemical Holding Group have announced the expansion of the Hangzhou Baihe Clariant Pigments Co. Ltd. joint venture by investing in a world-scale plant for the production of quinacridone specialty organic… Read More »
The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 8, 2008
Higher raw material prices, led by crude oil, continue to impact resin manufacturers, but the surge in new product development is helping to drive sales growth. Read More »
Published May 8, 2008
The business of ALTANA continued its positive development over the first quarter of 2008. Compared to the prior year's period, sales as well as operating earnings increased in spite of the cloudier general economic conditions especially in the U.S.… Read More »