Top Companies Report

8. Hostmann-Steinberg


Hostmann-Steinberg Limited

12 Shaftsbury Lane

Brampton, Ontario

Canada L6T 3X7

Phone: (905) 793-9970
Fax: (905) 793-5368


Hostmann-Steinberg, Inc. USA

2850 Festival Dr.

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 929-9293

Fax: (815) 929-0412

Sales: $140 million (Ink World estimate).


Major Products: Heatset, sheetfed, coldset, UV and EB, forms and flexo inks; aqueous and UV coatings.


Key Personnel:Martin Weber, group managing director Americas. For Canada; Vivy DaCosta, VP, Canada; Mark Wilson, sales director, Canada; Dr. Thomas Griebel, technical director, Canada. For USA: Debu Sengupta, CTO, USA; Steve Martin, director of sales/marketing, USA, Venkat Subrahmanian, director finance; Charles Molicki, senior technical manager.


Number of Employees: 300 (Ink World estimate).


Operational Facilities: Main plants in Kankakee, IL, USA and Brampton, Ontario, Canada, and 22 branch facilities coast to coast.


Comments: Hostmann-Steinberg is the North American division of hubergroup, a Kirchheim, Germany-based family-owned printing ink manufacturer with sales of approximately $1 billion in 2010.


Environmentally friendly inks have been an area of emphasis for Hostmann-Steinberg, with many of its inks containing 70% Bio Renewable Content (BRC), including !NKREDIBLE Reflecta, !NKREDIBLE Hard Dry Resista, !NKREDIBLE Perfexion and Envira inks.