Sun Chemical has added two new senior vice presidents. Rudi Lenz joined the company March 1 as senior vice president and CFO. Previously, Dr. David Hill, 55, joined the company on Dec. 14, 2001 as senior vice president and chief technology officer.… Read More »
In the current period of low growth in the printing products market in Europe, ink makers have been desperately seeking ways to stem falling prices and cling to their margins. For many, an effective means of persuading customers to stop pressing for lower prices is improving or extending services. Read More »
Sun Chemical has announced that Wes Lucas, president, will succeed Henri Dyner as CEO on March 31, while continuing as president. All of Sun Chemical’s divisions – including the Colors Group, Kohl & Madden, Screen & Electrographic… Read More »
Sun Chemical Ink (GPI) has purchased of a Barco Gigasetter – the largest-format imagesetter available and the only one for packaging applications on the West Coast – to be installed at Sun Graphics’ operations in Concord, CA.
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Sun Chemical Corporation has agreed to purchase Bayer Corporation’s organic pigments business, located in Bushy Park, SC. Pending approval by regulatory groups, transfer of ownership is expected April 1, 2002.
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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 »
Color Resolutions International LLC has announced the appointment of Jay C. Gerard as southwest sales manager for its printing inks products in California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii. Mr. Gerard, who is based in the Los Angeles area, will manage the… Read More »
Sun Chemical Ink (GPI) has introduced three new, copyrighted pressroom troubleshooting guides that put technical assistance right at your fingertips.
Sun Chemical’s new guides for paper packaging, energy curable inks and e… Read More »
Akzo Nobel Inks has left the Akzo Nobel group, following a management buy-out with the involvement of the Dutch venture capital company NeSBIC.
“We now have the chance to act more independently to secure the business, 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 »
Sun Chemical employees have generously donated more than $45,000 to the Bergen County United Way’s Community Response Fund, which was set up to aid victims of the Sept. 11 tragedy. Sun Chemical has agreed to match that sum dollar for dollar, fo… Read More »
Sun Chemical Corporation, Colors Group, announced that Thomas Black has been appointed senior account representative within the company’s North American sales force. Mr. Black’s most recent position was that of technical sales manager wit… Read More »
Scott Jacobson has been appointed corporate vice president and group managing director of the Colors Group at Sun Chemical Corporation, reporting to Peter Ludwig, executive vice president and general manager. He also will continue to perform his curr… 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 »
Sun Chemical and Eltromat, a well-known designer and manufacturer of press control systems, have established a global marketing alliance in the area of on-press color management systems.
As part of the agreement, Eltromat… Read More »
Sun Chemical has expanded its implementation of Sagent’s data movement software for data warehousing. Sun is installing the Sagent Solution in the company’s U.K. location, with several other global locations to follow. … Read More »
Alan I. Kalmikoff has joined Nicoat as vice president of sales and marketing. Mr. Kalmikoff has 26 years of experience in the graphic arts industry, and has held a variety of strategic international marketing, sales management and global supply chain… Read More »
Sun Chemical has announced that Wes Lucas has joined the company as president as of August 1. The announcement was made by Henri Dyner, who retains the title and full responsibilities of chief executive officer.
“Wes Lucas… 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 »
Coates Electrographics, Sun Chemical’s toner manufacturing company, has acquired the bulk toner manufacturing business of Turbon International, York, PA. With this acquisition, Coates Electrographics continues to grow its position as a le… 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 »