Industry News

  • Color Resolutions Implements Custom Online VOC/HAPS Reporting Module

    September 12, 2005
    The Wercs, Ltd., a global leader in material safety data sheet (MSDS) software, announced that Color Resolutions International (CRI) has implemented its custom online module to handle customers’ needs for volatile organic compounds and hazardou…


  • Netzsch Appoints Rodgers Equipment as Rep

    September 12, 2005
    Netzsch Incorporated, Exton, PA, (www.netzsch.com) has appointed Rodgers Equipment Company, Inc., Dallas, TX, as an authorized representative for Netzsch positive displacement pumps in the north-central Texas territories. With Rodgers Equipment&rsquo…


  • King Industries Selects E.T. Horn as Western Distributor

    September 12, 2005
    The E.T. Horn Company, La Mirada, CA, has entered into an exclusive agreement with King Industries (www.kingindustries.com) to represent its line of products throughout the western U.S. King manufactures a broad range of additives used in the formula…


  • NeoResins, Indulor Enter Marketing Agreement

    September 12, 2005
    NeoResins (www.neoresins.com), a business unit of Avecia, has entered into an agreement with Indulor Chemie GmbH, 49577 Ankum, Germany and Indulor AG, 6300 Zug, Switzerland, in which NeoResins will distribute Indurez solid resins and Induprint soluti…


  • Arizona Chemical Expands Rosin Resin Capacity

    September 12, 2005
    Arizona Chemical, Jacksonville, FL, has expanded its capacity to produce dimerized rosin resins at its Port St. Joe, FL, facility.      The plant enhancements coincide with the re-introduction of Sylvaros PR 140, a high softening po…


  • Arleen Neustein Inducted into FTA Hall of Fame

    September 12, 2005
    Arleen Neustein, president, The Excelsior Packaging Group, Yonkers, NY, was recently inducted into the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) Hall of Fame. She is the first female welcomed into the prestigious 41-member society.     …


  • Heidelberg Receives 2003 NAPL Industry Award

    September 12, 2005
    Heidelberg USA, Kennesaw, GA, is the recipient of the 2003 Industry Award from the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL).      “Heidelberg’s contribution to the printing and graphic arts industries is ongoi…


  • Prime UV Systems Celebrates 15 Years

    September 12, 2005
    Prime UV Systems, Inc., Carol Stream, IL (www.primeuv.com) celebrated 15 years of manufacturing state-of-the-art UV curing and IR drying equipment in July 14. Elinor Midlik, president, said, “This is an exciting anniversary for our company and…


  • Eastman's Accurate Dispersions Division Receives ISO 9001:2000

    September 12, 2005
    Eastman Chemical Company’s Accurate Dispersions division has received International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000 certification by Quality Management Institute (QMI), an independent, third-party registrar. The Quality Managem…


  • D&D Dispersions Receives ISO 9001 Certification

    September 12, 2005
    Following an assessment by an independent body, D&D Dispersions Ltd. has been awarded ISO 9001 certification.      The award recognizes the commitment toward quality of service that D&D Dispersions Ltd. has toward its custom…


  • PDF Book From GATF Looks at Production Issues

    September 12, 2005
    Developed in 1991 as a universal file format for a variety of uses, Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF) has rapidly been embraced by today’s content creators and output providers. However a recent printer survey conducted by the Graphi…


  • FSCT Offers Second Edition of Color and Appearance

    September 12, 2005
    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) has published Color and Appearance, Second Edition. This 94-page book by Percy E. Pierce, formerly of PPG Industries, and Robert T. Marcus, of Datacolor reflects the substantial progres…


  • Kolorfusion Launches New Technology, Announces Agreement with Hilord

    September 12, 2005
    Kolorfusion International, Inc., Denver, CO, has launched a new dye sublimation technology that opens up new markets for color coating in outdoor and other color-challenging environments.      Kolorfusion is launching its product wi…


  • CPIPC Discusses Carbon Black, Awards Scholarships

    September 12, 2005
    At its May meeting, the Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC) enjoyed a presentation by Alex Semijalac of Soultions Dispersions, Inc., who discussed “Carbon Black Characteristics and Printing Ink Applications.”   …


  • Cognis Announces Price Increase for Select Photomer Products

    September 9, 2005
    Cognis Corporation’s graphic arts, coating technology and polymer building blocks business units have jointly announced a price increase for the Cognis line of Photomer products for UV/EB applications. These products include the Photomer 3000,…