Industry News

  • Q-Panel Breaks Ground For New Headquarters

    September 6, 2005
    Q-Panel Lab Products, Cleveland, OH, has broken ground for its new worldwide headquarters. To be located in close proximity to the existing Q-Panel headquarters, the new 53,000 square-foot facility will house administration, research and manufacturin…


  • Morehouse-Cowles Opens Grinding Media And Spare Parts Office

    September 6, 2005
    Newton, MA-based Morehouse-Cowles has opened its new international grinding media and spare parts office in South Haven, MI. According to the company, this new facility will provide industries with the broadest selection of grinding media and Cowles…


  • Graphic Arts Statistical Handbook from GAMIS

    September 6, 2005
    The Graphic Arts Marketing Information Service (GAMIS) has released the 2000 edition of the Statistical Handbook for the Graphic Arts Industry.  According to the organization, this handbook serves as a valuable reference for individuals in the i…


  • R&E Council Hosts Pressroom Conference

    September 6, 2005
    The Research and Engineering (R&E)  Council of the Graphic Arts Industry recently hosted more than 200 pressroom personnel and suppliers from the U.S.and Canada as they discussed The World Class Pressroom. According to the R&E Council, t…


  • Netzsch Names New Representative

    September 6, 2005
    Netzsch Inc. has appointed White Industrial Technologies, Geneva, IL, to represent its grinding and dispersion equipment to Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Canada.…


  • Highlighting Education Programs at Print 01

    September 6, 2005
    Print 01 will include more than 90 educational sessions covering all facets of business, according to the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC).      To be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Sept. 6-13, Print 01 allows attendees to sign…


  • Premier Mill Names New Distributor

    September 6, 2005
    Premier Mill Corp. has appointed Dowd & Guild, Inc. as a representative of its milling, mixing and dispersing equipment for specialty processing applications. Dowd & Guild’s territory will include California, Arizona, Oregon and Washing…


  • Spinelli Awarded Lavoisier Medal for Technical Achievement

    September 6, 2005
    Like all people, Harry Spinelli believes it is nice to be recognized for hard work and effort. However, receiving DuPont’s Lavoisier Medal was something he never expected. “I was very honored but extremely shocked when I first learned tha…


  • 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…