Flint-Schmidt/XSYS Print Solutions has announced price increases for its printing inks across Europe.
The price increases for packaging inks ranges from 5 to 8 percent for water-based inks and 7 to 12 percent for solvent-based i… Read More »
Degussa Publishes ‘Dispersions’ Brochure
Degussa has published “Dispersions,” a new 24-page color brochure that showcases the value-added benefits of Aerosil fumed silica and Aeroxide fumed metal oxide dispersions for paint… Read More »
Wolstenholme International Inc. announced that several key personnel from the former MD-Both Industries have joined the company.
The following people will be based out of West Chicago, IL: Henry Brooks, execu… Read More »
Braden Sutphin’s new line of water-based neutral pH inks is carrying the “pHin” brand name for its cutting edge formulations.
Specifically designed to reduce operator intervention, improve throughput, limit vi… Read More »
The past year was one of tremendous changes, as major acquisitions such as the merger of Flint Ink and XSYS Print Solutions, Siegwerk Group's acquisition of SICPA Packaging Ink Division and Huber Group's acquisition of a majority share in Micro Inks dramatically reshaped the ink industry. Read More »
Wolstenholme International Inc. has announced price increases for all of its carbon black dispersion products, effective July 1. The company will be implementing a 4 percent increase on water-based dispersions and a 6 percent increase on oil-based di… Read More »
Sun Chemical is enhancing its UK and European position as a major supplier of publication gravure inks with a significant investment in a new manufacturing facility at Rochdale, Lancashire.
The new facility will see the phased r… 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.
Prices for all heatse… Read More »
INX International Ink Co. will be highlighting its INXFlex 2000 UV flexo inks and SpH stable inks at the CMM (Converting Machinery/ Materials) International Conference and Exposition 2005.
INXFlex UV inks are formulated to provi… Read More »
Environmental Inks and Coatings (EIC) has introduced Aqua Tattoo water-based inks for temporary novelty tattoos.
Aqua Tattoo formulas are classified by a certified toxicologist as not being toxic or a skin irritant as def… Read More »
ANI Printing Inks has introduced Hydrofilm ACE to the North American market. Hydrofilm ACE has been designed as a universal water-based flexo ink for printing film substrates on narrow web presses. Hydrofilm ACE has been specifically designed with th… Read More »
InkJet, Inc. has introduced its new 308-1LDN, a top quality aftermarket replacement ink cartridge for the Little David OEM ink CPMA-75-308. The 308-1LDN from InkJet, Inc. (IJI) is a black water-based drop-on-demand carton coding ink for the new Littl… Read More »
Van Son Liquid Inks, a full subsidiary of the Royal Dutch Printing Ink Factories Van Son, is introducing two new inks, NK and AP, to its Aqua Base Plus flexo water-based ink series at Flexo 2005.
The NK formulation is suit… Read More »
Sun Chemical demonstrated productivity and quality gains for the corrugated market provided by its Advantage and Everest Hi Tone ink systems showcased at the SuperCorr Expo 2004.
In addition, Sun Chemical and its partner, Inca… Read More »
Michelman, Inc. recently acquired the technology and related water-based coating assets from the former joint venture Proman Coatings Ltd. Michelman believes the integration of the Michelman and Proman technologies will reinforce their position as a… Read More »
As our International Top Companies Report illustrates, the ink industry is international in its scope, with Japan, U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, U.K., Holland, India, Mexico, France and Brazil home for the world�s top ink manufacturers. Read More »
Lumina Russet and Copper special effect pigments from Engelhard Corp. enable designers to enhance their products’ shelf appeal by adding rich, earthy, metallic copper and russet effects to inks, coatings and plastics, according to the company.… Read More »
Solution Dispersions, a Cynthiana, KY-based manufacturer of water-based carbon black dispersions, has been growing rapidly since its inception in 1991. To accommodate that growth, the company will be moving into its new manufacturing plant and headqu… Read More »
Graphic Sciences, Inc. has announced achievement of ISO 9001:2000 certification for its primary manufacturing facility in Shreveport, LA. As a nationwide supplier of water-based flexographic inks and coatings, Graphic Sciences viewed this as a priori… Read More »
While pricing of key ingredients remains a concern, availability is becoming a serious issue for the ink industry, as the supply of key raw materials such as acrylic acid is not keeping up with demand. Read More »
For the first time in North America, ANI will exhibit under the new company name and logo. Extensive information about the “new company” that is focusing all its efforts on inks for narrow web applications will be provided.
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Johnson Polymer Offers Two New Products for Formulating Printing Inks
Johnson Polymer introduced two new products for formulating printing inks at the 49th Annual NPIRI Technical Conference.
The first, Joncryl FLX 5000, is Johnson Polymer&rsquo… Read More »
INX International Ink Co. is introducing SpH Inks, utilizing a new technology in pH stability, that’s designed to drastically reduce the need to constantly monitor and adjust pH levels in water-based inks while continuing to deliver top-line pe… Read More »
Akzo Nobel Inks (ANI) has provided Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis, MN with an updated ink lab. The ink lab, labeled L*a*b by the students, includes various pieces of equipment, including Think2000, ANI’s ink management system; a Da… Read More »
While some ink manufacturers found 2003 to be another challenging year, some ink companies were able to generate strong growth. Meanwhile, the economic gains made in the fourth quarter of 2003 have ink companies optimistic about 2004. Read More »
Eckart America L.P. has developed a unique new non-leafing silver ink specially formulated for the patented MetalFX printing process. Eckart is now introducing its MetalStar MFX 06 9000 standard base offset silver, a new sheetfed ink that offers uniq… Read More »