Day-Glo Color Corp. has appointed Pi/Con Chemicals, Inc., Chicago, IL, to be the Midwest representative for its complete line of daylight fluorescent pigments, offset printing bases, screen inks, paints, pigment dispersions and Dazzle precision cut g… Read More »
The reengineering of INX International has transformed the company from a decentralized geographical oriented company to a centralized company based upon product lines.
“In 2001, our standardization and centralization initia… Read More »
Alden and Ott Printing Inks L.P., Arlington Heights, IL, has opened its newest facility, located in Gastonia, NC. The new plant will manufacture and distribute all of the company’s offset and flexo printing ink product lines.
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Akzo Nobel Inks has relaunched Lithocure 200, a dedicated UV offset ink for narrow web applications, which has been reformulated with further improvements in press performance and adhesion characteristics.
The improved Lithocur… Read More »
INX International Ink Co. has appointed Kevin Yeazell to vice president of sales and marketing for the sheetfed offset division.
In his new position, Mr. Yeazell will be responsible for the management of the sheetfed offset sal… Read More »
Significant growth in the demand for new UV/EB ink systems from North American label and folding carton converters has resulted in expanded operations at Flint Ink’s Toronto, Ontario facility. The 86,000 square-foot site will now operate 24/7 i… Read More »
With very few exceptions, 2001 was a difficult year for pigment suppliers to the ink industry, as the slumping U.S. economy and increasing pressure on prices made 2001 a year that major pigment producers hope never to repeat. Read More »
Imerys Pigments and Additives Group has announced that prices of its North American ground calcium carbonate (GCC) products will increase effective Feb. 1, 2002. The magnitude of the increase will vary by product, with increases ranging between 3 and… Read More »
Printers, ink and equipment suppliers are working to make gravure a strong short-run alternative. It remains to be seen if gravure can overcome its image of being a high quality, large-run process and successfully reach out to the ever-increasing short-run marketplace. Read More »
BASF announced Nov. 8 that its North American Printing Systems Group has formed an alliance with Heidelberg Canada Graphic Equipment Limited to distribute BASF’s line of K+E printing inks in Canada.
“This new and ex… Read More »
Scitex Digital Printing has launched Business Color, a new print category designed to extend color printing to new market segments.
The technology behind Business Color by Scitex optimizes print quality, speed, and econom… Read More »
The Web Offset Association (WOA), a special industry group of Printing Industries of America, Inc., has announced the appointment of its 2001-2002 Board of Directors and Supplier Advisory Board.
Larry Cole becomes the 31st pres… Read More »
Woburn, MA-based Indigo N.V. has presented a six-color Indigo TurboStream digital offset color press to the graphic communication department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.
In making the presentati… Read More »
The New York Printing Ink Manufacturers Association (NYPIMA) and the New York Printing Ink and Pigments Club (NYPIPC) have announced that as of January 2001, they have combined to form the Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA).… Read More »
The Web Offset Association (WOA) and the Web Printing Association (WPA) have announced the release of their new publication for heatset web offset and coldset/non-heatset web offset printers, “2000-2001 View of the Past, Present and Futur… Read More »
Manufacturers of flexographic inks have a lot to smile about. More printers are embracing flexography, and in a wider range of end-use segments. Demand also continues to rise for UV, EB and water-based flexo inks. Read More »
The 2000 editions of the Catalog of Products for Heatset Web Offset printers and the Catalog of Products for Coldset/Non-Heatset Printers have been released by the special industries groups of the Printing Industries of America (PIA) dedicated to the… Read More »