Industry News

  • Hoover Color Names New Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    Hiwassee, VA-based Hoover Color Corporation has appointed The Chidley & Peto Company as its distributor. As such, The Chidley & Peto Company will market the complete line of Hoover Color Corporation’s pigments throughout Minnesota, to t…


  • Xaar Announces Record Revenues and Profit

    September 6, 2005
    The Cambridge, U.K.-based ink jet printing technology group Xaar plc has announced record revenues and profits for year-end 2000.      Final revenues for this period  were more than $33 million. According to the company, this f…


  • RadTech Names PPG's Diehl as President-Elect

    September 6, 2005
    David Diehl, manager, corporate technology initiatives, PPG Industries, has been voted president-elect by the membership of Radtech International. Mr. Diehl will assume the organization’s presidency on Jan. 1, 2003.      In relat…


  • Kemira Appoints New Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    Kemira Pigments Oy has named Azalea Color Company, Atlanta, GA, as its distributor to South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, parts of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.      Azalea will sell Kemira’s line of TiO2 pi…


  • Indigo N.V. Donates Digital Color Press

    September 6, 2005
    Woburn, MA-based Indigo N.V. has presented a six-color Indigo TurboStream digital offset color press to the graphic communication department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.      In making the presentati…


  • UCB Receives New RadTech President's Award

    September 6, 2005
    The contributions made by Ron Golden and Kurt Willard of UCB Chemicals to RadTech and the UV/EB community have been recognized with the bestowing of the first ever RadTech President’s award. The award was presented to Mr. Golden and Mr. Willard…


  • Fitz Chem Joins with Daniel G. Hereley Co.

    September 6, 2005
    In an effort to strengthen its midwest distribution/sales position, Fitz Chem Corporation has joined forces with the Daniel G. Hereley Company. As part of this move, all associates of the Daniel G. Hereley Company have joined Fitz Chem and will be ba…


  • Several New Distributors For Morehouse-Cowles

    September 6, 2005
    Newton, MA-based Morehouse-Cowles has announced the addition of several new representatives to sell its line of dissolvers, dispersers, media mills and mixers to the eastern U.S. and Canada.      The new representatives are: Armac (M…


  • Chris-Matic Forms Partnership with Keystone

    September 6, 2005
    Keystone has named Chris-Matic Packaging and Chemical, Ormond Beach, FL, to promote and sell all Keystone products to the Florida region. Under the terms of this agreement, Keystone will continue to supply support and logistics for current and…


  • GASC Urges Pre-Planning For Print 01 Visitors

    September 6, 2005
    The Graphic Arts Show Company, Inc. (GASC) has announced that Print 01, the largest print-related trade show held in 2001, will occur September 6-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. GASC is urging all international pre-press, printing. publishing a…


  • Southern Clay Makes Distribution Changes

    September 6, 2005
    Southern Clay Products, Inc., Gonzales, TX, has announced that on April 1, 2001. T.H. Hilson Company will become the sole distributor for its additives for the ink, coatings and other industrial markets throughout Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. &n…


  • Avecia Expands U.K. Production Capacity

    September 6, 2005
    Following a $3.65 million investment, Avecia has announced plans to increase additives production at its Huddersfield, U.K. manufacturing site.      According to Russell Bond, vice president of the company’s pigments and additi…


  • Glen Mills Offers 'Tech Tips' Series

    September 6, 2005
    Glen Mills, Inc., Clifton, NJ, has introduced “Tech Tips,” a series of free papers written for owners, operators and buyers of the size reduction, sample preparation and mixing equipment. The inaugural issue covers the four general classe…


  • Ashland Distribution and Eastman Chemical Form B2B Relationship

    September 6, 2005
    Ashland Distribution Company’s industrial chemicals & solvents (IC&S) division has announced the establishment of a distributor/supplier, machine-to-machine connection with Eastman Chemical Company that allows Ashland’s IC&S d…


  • APC Publishes New Reference Book

    September 6, 2005
    The American Plastics Council (APC) has released the 2000 edition of The Resin Review: the Annual Statistical Report of the U.S. Plastics Industry, formerly published by the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) as “Facts and Figur…


  • Rohm & Haas Forms Strategic Alliance

    September 6, 2005
    Rohm and Haas has announced an agreement with Omnova Solutions which establishes a strategic alliance to serve the paper and paperboard industry. According to the companies, the alliance will offer total solutions capability to customers with a stron…


  • Dock Resins Assumes New Product Line

    September 6, 2005
    Dock Resins Corporation, Linden, NJ, has assumed the Intelimer polymer product line that had previously been handled by its parent company, Landec Corporation. In conjunction with this move, Dock Resins will assume responsibility for all of the line&…


  • Premier Mill Appoints New Representative

    September 6, 2005
    Reading, PA-based Premier Mill has appointed Associated Products, Inc. as a representative of its mixing, milling and dispersing line of equipment for specialty processing applications. The Salem, OH-based company will be responsible for territory in…


  • Neville Chemical Names New Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    Pittsburgh, PA-based Neville Chemical Company has named the C.L. Zimmerman Company as distributor for its complete product line to the southern portion of Ohio. Neville’s hydrocarbon resins  are used to enhance products in the ink, adhesiv…


  • Scandinavian Colour Institute Names Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    The Scandinavian Colour Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, has appointed NCS Color Center/USA, Long Beach, CA, as a distributor for the U.S. market. As such, NCS Color Center/USA will offer the complete stock of NCS products, consulting services, color ed…