Commerce, CA 90040
Phone: (323) 720-4000
Sales: $50 million.
Major Products: Heatset, sheetfed and UV inks.
Key Personnel: Urban S. Hirsch III, ex-president; Carl Hirsch, VP and sales manager; Tim Van Scoy, VP of sales and marketing; Peter Notti, another VP; Masood Solaimani, VP UV/EB.
Number of Employees: 170.
Operating Facilities: Commerce, CA; technical service centers in Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; Orange County, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Carlsbad, CA.
Comments: Founded by Urban Hirsch III, Ink Systems, Inc., Commerce, CA, is a sheetfed, heatset and UV ink leader. The company has technical centers across the US, five technical centers located throughout the US.
Ink Systems specializes in top-quality commercial and packaging sheetfed products and service. The company is well known for its high-tech in-plant operations and knowledgeable ink specialists, who operate top-of-the-line equipment, inks and proprietary software.
The UV/LED UV sheetfed ink market is proving to be an opportunity for Ink Systems’ R&D team, which formulates custom inks and coatings. LED UV inks for packaging and commercial printing is a particular area of growth for the company, as Ink Systems supports all press manufacturers.