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15 Van Son Holland Ink


15 Van Son Holland Ink
888 Veterans Highway, Suite 440
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: (631) 715-7000
Fax: (631) 715-7026

Sales: $60 million (Ink World estimate).

Major Products: Conventional offset, waterless offset, duplicator and inkjet inks.

Key Personnel: Joe Bendowski, CEO; John Sammis, president; John Bendowski, vice president; Ken Ferguson, technical director.
Number of Employees: 100.

Operating Facilities: Headquarters and manufacturing in Islandia, NY, a central distribution center in Chicago and blending facilities in Miami, FL, and Los Angeles, CA.

Comments: A subsidiary of The Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Printing Ink Factories Van Son, Van Son Holland Ink’s core market is commercial sheetfed ink. The company utilizes a strong distribution network, and has recently made a move into Latin America through its new Miami, FL blending facility.

The Vs series of sheetfed inks has become one of Van Son Holland Ink’s main products, and the company continues to offer new variations of the ink. In 2011, Van Son introduced its Vs10 series packaging ink for the folding carton market.

Van Son has also been developing inkjet inks in recent years, and in 2011, the company launched its new line of Premium Wide Format Ink jet inks for Epson, Mimaki, Mutoh and Roland printers.

In personnel news, Van Son Holland Ink announced the promotion of James Thoele to managing director, technical services.