Flemington, NJ-based U.S. Bronze Powders, Inc. has announced the opening of a new 3,100 square foot technical center for corporate research and development at the U.S. Aluminum plant in Haskell, NJ. According to the company, the center, which is sche… Read More »
Flexographic printing is continuing to notch up fast growth rates in the European packaging sector. But as it continues to gain a larger share of the market, mainly at the expense of litho offset, it is facing tougher challenges which could slow down its fast expansion. Read More »
While accepting that sales will rise, many ink makers believe they will struggle even to maintain what they perceive as existing low margins, let alone stop them from declining even further. Read More »
A weak Canadian dollar hasn’t prevented Canadian ink companies from reaping the benefits of a growing industry. Companies are reporting strong gains across the industry, whether it be flexo, sheetfed, litho, gravure or specialty inks. Read More »
Altana Chemie AG, the specialty chemicals division of Altana, has signed an agreement to acquire Eckart GmbH & Co. KG, Furth, Germany. Eckart, an international specialty chemicals group, is a leading manufacturer of metallic effect pigments… Read More »
Flint Ink North America has announced price increases for a variety of ink products. The increases come in response to the rising costs of raw materials, transportation, energy, and environmental compliance that are integral to printing inks.
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Ciba Specialty Chemicals is complementing its range of pigments through the acquisition of the high-reflectance aluminum Metasheen line from Wolstenholme International Limited, Blackburn, UK. The transaction includes the respective manufacturing faci… Read More »