Industry News

  • WPA and WOA Release New Publication

    The Web Offset Association (WOA) and the Web Printing  Association (WPA) have announced the release of their new publication for heatset web offset and coldset/non-heatset web offset printers, “2000-2001 View of the Past, Present and Futur…

  • NYPIMA and NYPIPC Announce Merger

    The New York Printing Ink Manufacturers Association (NYPIMA) and  the New York Printing Ink and Pigments Club (NYPIPC) have announced that as of January 2001, they have combined to form the Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA).…

  • Premier Mill Appoints New Representative

    Premier Mill Corp., Reading, PA, has appointed Metco Process Solutions, Troy, MI, as a representative of its milling, mixing and dispersing line of equipment for specialty processing applications. Metco will represent Premier Mill in the midwes…

  • Creanova Names Mid-Atlantic Distributor

    Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc., Conoshoken, PA, has been named distributor for the Creanova Inc.’s products in the mid-Atlantic region. Among the products to be distributed by Van Horn, Metz & Company are Vestanat aliphatic isocyanates,…

  • X-Rite Extends Customer Service Hours

    X-Rite, Incorporated, Grandville, MI, has extended its customer service hours to 8 p.m. EST to provide more direct daily access to its customer support staff. According to the company, the customer service department, which is now open 8 a.m. to 8 p.…

  • FSCT Extends ICE 2001 Call for Papers Deadline

    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) is calling for technical papers to be considered for presentation at its annual meeting technical program, to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 5-7.   …

  • Shamrock Moves Forward

    David Savastano, Editor||09.06.05
    Two years ago, Larry Weissman was hired by Shamrock Technologies owner Bill Neuberg to become the company’s new CEO and president. Mr. Weissman had followed the same path taken by Jack Gallagher, who had left Elementis after it had purchased Rh…

  • PIA Releases New Product Catalogs

    The 2000 editions of the Catalog of Products for Heatset Web Offset printers and the Catalog of Products for Coldset/Non-Heatset Printers have been released by the special industries groups of the Printing Industries of America (PIA) dedicated to the…

  • U.S. Bronze Opens New Technical Center

    Flemington, NJ-based U.S. Bronze Powders, Inc. has announced the opening of a new 3,100 square foot technical center for corporate research and development at the U.S. Aluminum plant in Haskell, NJ. According to the company, the center, which is sche…

  • KKR Launches Rockwood Specialties Inc.

    Following its acquisition of the pigments, additives, plastics compounding, water technology, timber treatment and electronics operations from Laporte plc., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., L.P. (KKR), New York, NY, has announced the formation of a…

  • Eastman Plans 2-EH Acid Capacity Increase

    Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical has announced that it plans to expand its 2-ethylhexanoic (2-EH) acid manufacturing capacity. According to the company, the expansion comes as a result of a growth in the number of end-use markets for the acid and…

  • Donna Campbell Joins Ink World, Coatings World

    Campbell is involved with SSCT, CSCT and PSCT.