Industry News

  • Ultra Additives Names Egloff 'Agent of the Year'

    September 9, 2005
    Andrew A. Egloff, Inc. of Cincinnati, OH, will receive Ultra Additives’ agent of the year award for 2001. Mr. Egloff is responsible for sales in the printing ink industry in the midwest region of the U.S. and works under the direction of Jim Kr…


  • PIA and OSHA Form Alliance

    September 9, 2005
    The Printing Industries of America (PIA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) entered into an agreement to establish a collaborative relationship to share best practices and technical knowledge on ergonomics to foster preventi…


  • Sartomer Signs New Distributors for Norsolene Resins

    September 9, 2005
    Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Company announced that it has signed three new distributors for its Norsolene line of hydrocarbon resins. The three companies – J.H. Calo Company, Inc., Dowd and Guild, Inc. and Brenntag Mid-Sout…


  • Levitt Technologies Formed to Represent Materials Suppliers

    September 9, 2005
    Ronald L. Levitt announced the formation of Levitt Technologies, Incorporated. Levitt Technologies represents quality specialty chemical raw material producers to the ink, paint and coatings industries.      Levitt Technologies will…


  • Merck Family Names New Leadership for E. Merck Executive Board

    September 9, 2005
    Merck KGaA announced leadership changes on the board of E. Merck. The company, which is legally structured as a general partnership, represents the Merck family interests in the pharmaceutical and chemicals group, Merck KgaA.      Ha…


  • Chemidex Opens German Office

    September 9, 2005
    Chemidex has opened an office in Germany to extend its commitment to the European coatings industry.      Leading the European organization will be Henning Schwinum, who was hired as managing director. Mr. Schwinum, a native of Germa…


  • Graphic Comm Central Web Site Receives Top Rating

    September 9, 2005
    Graphic Comm Central, the graphic communications industry’s web portal for educators, students and industry, has received the top “A” rating from Education World, a web site for educators and school administrators.    &nb…


  • Russell Finex Inc. Relocates to New Building

    September 9, 2005
    Russell Finex, Inc., Pineville, NC, recently relocated to a custom designed 35,000 square foot facility complete with test labs for their patented Vibrasonic deblinding system, Eco Line filters, compact screeners and Eco Separators. Russell Finex, In…


  • Troy's Newark, NJ Facility Awarded ISO 14001 Certification

    September 9, 2005
    Troy Corporation announced that its Newark, NJ manufacturing facility has achieved ISO 14001 certification. According to the company, the awarding of this certification is a recognition of its environmentally conscious manufacturing practices.  …


  • Netzsch Names Representatives

    September 9, 2005
    The dry grinding division of Netzsch Incorporated announced the appointment of Allen/Davis, LLC as its new representative of Netzsch-Condux dry grinding and classification equipment for the north central region of the U.S.      The c…


  • Book on Environmental Rules Affecting Printers Available Soon

    September 9, 2005
    A new book will soon be available to provide comprehensive descriptions of pertinent governmental regulations affecting the printing, coatings and adhesives industries. “Environmental Regulations for Printers,” a 950-page book by Fred Sha…


  • Premier Mill Announces Upgrades to Customer Testing Lab

    September 9, 2005
    Premier Mill, A Lightnin Company, announced upgrades to its customer testing laboratory in all areas, including equipment, process monitoring electronics and utilities to enhance equipment utilization.      The new equipment include…


  • Cognis' PCI Business Segment Announces New Distributors

    September 9, 2005
    Cognis Corporation’s PCI (polymers, coatings and inks) business segment announced distributor changes for its high performance epoxy curing agents. Cognis’ epoxy curing agents, which are sold under the Genamid, Versamid and Versamine trad…


  • Gravure Association Names Persons of the Year

    September 9, 2005
    The Gravure Association of America (GAA) has announced the recipients of the 2002 Gravure Persons of the Year Awards. The winners are Peter Daetwyler, president, Max Daetwyler Corporation, and Marc L. Reisch, chairman, president and CEO, Quebecor Wor…


  • Eastern Color and Chemical Receives Trademark for Rainoff

    September 9, 2005
    Eastern Color and Chemical Company, Providence, RI and Greenville, SC, has been awarded the registered trademark of Rainoff, formerly Raneoff, for their line of scientifically designed textile water and oil repellants, soil release agents, upholstery…