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 »
The binder, or vehicle, that forms the film component of paint. Binders include synthetic or natural resins such as acrylics, polyurethanes, polyesters, melamine resins, epoxy or oils.
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Ron Gallas, right, receives the Pioneer Award from NAPIM
president George Sickinger.
There have been a number of iconic pigment leaders over the years. People like Rucker Wickline, Tom Roge… Read More »