Kemira Pigments announced that Industrial Colours Corporation (ICC), of Brampton, Ontario will serve as the company’s distribution agent in Canada for its complete line of titanium dioxide products for the ink, paint, plastics, paper and food i… Read More »
Dar-Tech, Inc., a distributor of pigments, functional additives, specialty additives, resins and lab instrumentation, is celebrating 50 years in business. Founded in 1951 as The Steven F. Dimlich Co., Dar-Tech serves the ink, coatings, paint, plastic… Read More »
Dominion Colour Corporation, a world leader in manufacturing lead chromate pigments, announced that it has achieved ISO 14001 registration based on the company’s implementation of its environmental management system. This registration covers it… Read More »
Nazdar has developed the NDI series of digital inks specifically for wide and super-wide format ink jet printers, including machines from NUR, Vutek, Signtech and Gretag. The initial product launch includes five different digital ink series – t… Read More »
Dedert Corporation, an Olympia Fields, IL-based supplier of custom-engineered evaporation, solvent recovery and liquid/solid separation systems, has acquired Drytec Ltd. and Drytec Contract Processing Ltd., both of Tonbridge, U.K., Drytec North Ameri… Read More »
Münzing Chemie GmbH, Heilbronn, Germany, has introduced a completely redesigned Internet homepage at www.munzing-chemie.com.
According to the company, the focus of its redesigned site is technical information, support and c… Read More »
Printers continue to seek inks with improved performance properties, particularly because of the growth of industrial printing applications. High performance pigments might be just the answer. Read More »
EC Pigments (formerly known as Roma Color) has signed a distribution agreement with Daniel C. Bolon and his company, Industrial Sales International, Ltd.
Under the terms of this agreement, the company will represent EC Pigments… Read More »
Kemira Pigments Oy has named Azalea Color Company, Atlanta, GA, as its distributor to South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, parts of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Azalea will sell Kemira’s line of TiO2 pi… Read More »
Hiwassee, VA-based Hoover Color Corporation has appointed The Chidley & Peto Company as its distributor. As such, The Chidley & Peto Company will market the complete line of Hoover Color Corporation’s pigments throughout Minnesota, to t… Read More »
Like all people, Harry Spinelli believes it is nice to be recognized for hard work and effort. However, receiving DuPont’s Lavoisier Medal was something he never expected. “I was very honored but extremely shocked when I first learned tha… Read More »
Heubach Germany has increased the capacity of its Langelsheim plant, which produces novel low abrasion chromium oxide pigments, to 1500 tons. According to the company, this move was made to satisfy “the unexpected high demand as a result of l… Read More »
Rohm and Haas has announced an agreement with Omnova Solutions which establishes a strategic alliance to serve the paper and paperboard industry. According to the companies, the alliance will offer total solutions capability to customers with a stron… Read More »
Following a $3.65 million investment, Avecia has announced plans to increase additives production at its Huddersfield, U.K. manufacturing site.
According to Russell Bond, vice president of the company’s pigments and additi… 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 »
Following its acquisition of the pigments, additives, plastics compounding, water technology, timber treatment and electronics operations from Laporte plc., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., L.P. (KKR), New York, NY, has announced the formation of a… Read More »
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 »
On Aug. 26, the European Commission and U.S. authorities approved the proposed acquisition of Flint Ink by XSYS Print Solutions and the subsequent merger of the two companies. Closing is expected to occur at the end of September.
XSYS is majority-… 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 »
H. Howard Flint II, chairman and retired CEO of Flint Ink Corporation, passed away on June 14, 2005 after a brief illness. He was 66.
Born in Detroit, MI, Mr. Flint was the grandson of the corporation's founder, H. Howard Flint. After working… Read More »
Magruder Color Company, Inc. filed to reorganize its affairs under Chapter 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code. In connection with the reorganization, the company is in the process of considering various strategic alternatives and has obtained debtor-i… Read More »
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 »