Industry News

  • Dyco-Tec Introduces Product Line

    September 6, 2005
    Newly formed Dyco-Tec Products, West Chicago, IL, has unveiled its new line of additives for printing ink. The line includes 5 percent, 10 percent and 50 percent VOC paste ink solvents and TDA/TXIB substitutes; plastic ink adhesion additives; VOC ant…


  • Scitex Introduces Business Color

    September 6, 2005
    Scitex Digital Printing has launched Business Color, a new print category designed to extend color printing to new market segments.        The technology behind Business Color by Scitex optimizes print quality, speed, and econom…


  • Dar-Tech Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    September 6, 2005
    Dar-Tech, Inc., a distributor of pigments, functional additives, specialty additives, resins and lab instrumentation, is celebrating 50 years in business. Founded in 1951 as The Steven F. Dimlich Co., Dar-Tech serves the ink, coatings, paint, plastic…


  • Polacryl Announces New Manufacturing Agent

    September 6, 2005
    Polacryl, a Stamford CT-based supplier of detergent polymers, water treatment additives, dispersing agents and rheology modifiers for aqueous systems, has appointed St. Charles, IL-based Rice Chem, a division of J. Stilling Enterprises, Inc., as thei…


  • ICC to be Kemira Distribution Agent

    September 6, 2005
    Kemira Pigments announced that Industrial Colours Corporation (ICC), of Brampton, Ontario will serve as the company’s distribution agent in Canada for its complete line of titanium dioxide products for the ink, paint, plastics, paper and food i…


  • Elementis Announces New Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    Elementis Specialties has announced the appointment of the Harry Holland Company, Inc., as its distributor to the lubricants and metalworking industries in Michigan, Indiana and western Ohio. The company will be handling rheological additives.…


  • Fujifilm Acquires Graphic Arts Businesses

    September 6, 2005
    Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc. announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement providing for Fujifilm’s acquisition of PrimeSource Corporation and is now announcing the signing of definitive agreements to purchase both Heartland Imaging…


  • New Technical Paper From Xenon

    September 6, 2005
    The technique of using pulsed light for photochemical sterilization is the subject of a new technical paper offered by Xenon Corporation. The document compares UV pulsed light technology with standard continuous UV lamp exposure, and shows how only a…


  • Epworth Mill Reopens Michigan Facility

    September 6, 2005
    Epworth Mill has reopened its manufacturing facility in South Haven, MI under the ownership of Ceramic Maintenance Services, Inc. of Zelienople, PA.  Epworth will continue to manufacture steel and ceramic lined ball mills, SWMill batch-type medi…


  • IndigoB2B, ChemQuest Create Global Alliance

    September 6, 2005
    IndigoB2B.com, an e-commerce solutions provider servicing the specialty chemicals industry, and The ChemQuest Group, Inc., an international strategic management consulting firm, have agreed to collaborate in marketing, sales and business development…


  • GAIN Celebrates First Year of Service

    September 6, 2005
    The Graphic Arts Information Network (GAIN), which is operated by the Printing Industries of America (PIA), Inc., and Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF), recently completed its first year of service. GAIN serves as the portal to the graphic art…


  • IMI Offers Digital Printing Directory

    September 6, 2005
    The Information Management Institute, Inc. (IMI) is offering its 2001 Inaugural Edition of the International Digital Printing Directory. The directory contains contact information and descriptions of more than 350 manufacturers of digital printing ha…


  • NUR America Appoints Canadian Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    NUR America, Inc. has appointed ImPrint, a division of Ahearn & Soper Inc. based in Toronto, Ontario, to sell and support its wide-format and  superwide digital printing systems and consumables throughout Canada.      ImPrin…


  • Dedert Corporation Acquires Drytec

    September 6, 2005
    Dedert Corporation, an Olympia Fields, IL-based supplier of custom-engineered evaporation, solvent recovery and liquid/solid separation systems, has acquired Drytec Ltd. and Drytec Contract Processing Ltd., both of Tonbridge, U.K., Drytec North Ameri…


  • Omnova Receives Regulatory Approvals

    September 6, 2005
    Omnova Solutions has announced that its proprietary new graphics coating polymers have received full, unrestricted food group and temperature approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (21 CFR 17-170) for use in paper, paperboard and foil p…


  • Draeger Safety Opens New Offices

    September 6, 2005
    Draeger Safety has opened a new divisional office in Queretaro, Mexico. Draeger Mexico will handle the sales, distribution, marketing and services of Draeger Safety, Inc.’s industrial gas detection and respiratory protection products, including…


  • ExxonMobil's Singapore Plant Now Operating

    September 6, 2005
    ExxonMobil Chemical’s world-scale Singapore chemical plant on Jurong Island is operating. The highly-integrated complex is now supplying petrochemical products to the marketplace, thus further establishing ExxonMobil Chemical as a leading provi…


  • New Homepage for Munzing Chemie

    September 6, 2005
    Münzing Chemie GmbH, Heilbronn, Germany, has introduced a completely redesigned Internet homepage at www.munzing-chemie.com.      According to the company, the focus of its redesigned site is technical information, support and c…


  • UCB Chemicals, Ciba, Fusion UV Host Seminar

    September 6, 2005
    Representatives from three leading suppliers to the UV curing market, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Fusion UV Systems and UCB Chemicals, recently sponsored “Discover the Light,” a free one-day seminar highlighting the benefits of UV curable p…


  • Russell-Stanley Joins Containers America, LLC

    September 6, 2005
    Containers America and Russell-Stanley have announced that the two companies are joining forces. The addition of Russell-Stanley to this group expands the Containers America, LLC steel drum consortium’s manufacturing and logistics capabilities,…