Industry News

  • HarperScientific Welcomes MAI as Distributor

    November 13, 2009
    HarperScientific, the printing and coating supplies division of global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America, is partnering with Mark Andy, Inc. (MAI). A new agreement makes the narrow and mid-web printing equipment maker a distributor f…


  • Deacom Receives 2009 Best Deployment Scenario Award for ERP

    November 13, 2009
    Deacom, Inc., producer of the Deacom Integrated Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning Software System for paint, ink, and coatings manufacturers, announced that its Progress Paint case study has been named a winner of the 2009 Best Deployment S…


  • SmithChem & Young, JNS Supply Merge

    November 13, 2009
    JNS Supply LLC and the SmithChem & Young Division of Lansco Colors LLC have merged to form the new distribution company, JNS SmithChem LLC. The offices and warehouse will be located in Paterson, NJ.      Darren Jachts will serve…


  • Merck Acquires Leading Manufacturer of Effect Pigments in China

    November 13, 2009
    Merck KGaA has acquired Suzhou Taizhu Technology Development Co. Ltd. (Taizhu), a leading supplier of effect pigments located in Taicang near Shanghai, China. With total revenues of more than €14 million in 2008 and 300 employees, Taizhu is one…


  • NYSERDA Announces Funding Opportunities for UV, EB

    October 14, 2009
    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced funding opportunities for ultraviolet and electron beam curing technologies used in the manufacturing industries. The release of this solicitation will coincide with…


  • Prisco, TRESU Announce Strategic Alliance

    October 14, 2009
    On Sept. 15, 2009, Printers’ Service (Prisco), of Newark, NJ, and TRESU A/S of Bjert, Denmark and TRESU Royse Inc., announced a strategic alliance to sell coating systems for printing presses throughout the U.S.       …


  • Burnishine Products Under New Ownership

    October 14, 2009
    Burnishine Products, manufacturer of pressroom chemicals since 1887, has new owners. The company was purchased recently from Weiman Products LLC by Grant Beck and Roger Giza, both of whom have long histories in the graphic arts business. Mr. Beck is…


  • Univar Launches New Range of Vinyl Resins Throughout Europe

    October 14, 2009
    Univar announced that it will be marketing a comprehensive new range of solution vinyl resins under the Univar proprietary grade name. A global agreement with two new producers means that the range will be available worldwide.      F…


  • Dominion Colour Establishes DCC (Europe) Ltd.

    September 9, 2009
    Dominion Colour Corporation announced that in support of its commitment to meeting the requirements of REACH, DCC established DCC (Europe) Ltd., based in Manchester, UK, as its only representative for the purposes of REACH.      …


  • ImTech Introduces New Low Cost OEM Mark605 Hi-Res Inkjet Print Controller

    September 9, 2009
    ImTech has introduced the Mark605 to meet the expanding needs of OEM’s for faster, cleaner, low maintenance, high speed, high performance print delivery. The Mark605 is designed to fully integrate with custom applications.     …


  • Harper Anticipates 20-Year Anniversary of WalkingSeminar

    September 9, 2009
    Harper Corporation of America announced next year it will celebrate two decades of providing the Harper WalkingSeminar.      Since 1990, thousands of converters, co-suppliers, original equipment manufacturers, educators, students, m…


  • Vertellus Performance Materials Inc. Acquires Assets from Degen Oil

    September 9, 2009
    Vertellus Performance Materials Inc., an affiliate of Indianapolis-based Vertellus Specialties Inc., a leading specialty chemicals company, has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Degen Oil & Chemical Company, effective July 1, 2009.…


  • Cognis Opens Affiliate in India

    July 24, 2009
    Cognis has opened an affiliate in Mumbai, India. Cognis India will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Cognis Group, and will operate under the name of Cognis Specialty Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.      Cognis first opened a liaison office i…


  • INX Digital Develops Solution For UV Curable Ink Printhead Cleaning

    July 24, 2009
    INX Digital International Co. announced the global availability of its UV HeadCure printhead cleaning service. Employing a new, patent-pending technology, it has shown to provide 100 percent recovery of UV printheads with obstructed nozzles and restr…


  • PriscoDigital to Market HP Scitex Superwide Systems

    July 24, 2009
    Printers’ Service (Prisco) announced an exclusive national distribution agreement with HP that will enable PriscoDigital, the digital division of Prisco, to exclusively market and sell the complete line of HP Scitex superwide industrial inkjet…