Industry News

  • TAGA Plans New Peer-Review Journal

    September 9, 2005
    The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) has announced that it will begin publishing the Journal of Graphic Technology this year.      The TAGA board asked Jim Harvey, TAGA program development manager, and Dr. Juanita Par…


  • Palmer Supplies Announces Merger With Harry Holland

    September 9, 2005
    Palmer Supplies Company announced that it has merged with Michigan-based Harry Holland Company, consummating merger discussions that began almost five years ago. The new company, called Palmer Holland, Inc., will specialize in distribution to various…


  • ICC Issues Major Spec Revision

    September 9, 2005
    The International Color Consortium has issued a major revision of its specification, which are chiefly designed to eliminate ambiguities that have led to concerns about output consistency and interoperability of different profiles and color managemen…


  • MD-Both Announces Agent of the Year, Graphic Arts, Sales Manager of the Year Awards

    September 9, 2005
    MD-Both Industries announced that Egloff, Inc. has been chosen as MD-Both’s Agent of the Year, Graphic Arts for 2001. Cincinnati, OH-based Egloff, Inc. was awarded the honor in recognition and appreciation of their hard work, enthusiasm, persis…


  • Color Mate Dispersions Opens Pigment Dispersion Company

    September 9, 2005
    In August 2001, Color Mate, Inc., Gastonia, NC announced the opening of its second location in Mt. Holly, NC. Color Mate was established in 1990 and has been producing aqueous black dispersions for the textile, printing ink and paper industries. The…


  • Brenntag is New Distributor for Sartomer Company

    September 9, 2005
    Sartomer Company, Exton, PA, announced that it has added a new distributor to its network. As of late 2001, Brenntag, Butler, WI and Kennesaw, GA, will distribute Sartomer’s entire monomer, oligomer and photoinitiator product lines to several r…


  • NAPL Announces Leadership Transition

    September 9, 2005
    The NAPL recently announced that Gregg Van Wert will step down as president and CEO of the National Association for Printing Leadership at the end of 2002. He has been president and CEO of NAPL since 1992. Joseph P. Truncale will assume the role of N…


  • Hockmeyer Equipment Names Representatives

    September 9, 2005
    Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation has named several equipment representatives throughout the southern U.S. for its milling, mixing and dispersing equipment. Abernathy-Thomas Engineering Co., Kingsport, TN, will represent the company’s products in…


  • Premier Mill Announces Appointment of New Representative

    September 9, 2005
    Premier Mill, A Lightnin Company, announced the appointment of Adlam Equipment Co., Inc., as a new representative of its milling, mixing and dispersing equipment for specialty processing applications. Adlam’s territory responsibilities include…


  • GAMIS Offers Study of Digital Printing Market Potential

    September 9, 2005
    The Graphic Arts Marketing Information Service (GAMIS) of Printing Industries of America (PIA), Inc., recently published the new industry awareness study titled “Digital Printing Market Potential.” This new study published by GAMIS focuse…


  • Keystone Aniline and Tracking Technologies, Inc. Form Alliance

    September 9, 2005
    Chicago, IL-based Keystone Aniline Corporation, a supplier of dyes and specialty chemicals, announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Tracking Technologies, Inc., a producer of chemical taggants and high tech security products. The two c…


  • Kerr-McGee Announces Increases in TiO2 Pigment Prices

    September 9, 2005
    Kerr-McGee Chemical LLC and affiliates announced increases in prices for Tronox titanium dioxide pigments effective March 1. In the U.S., the price will be $0.05 per pound for all grades except paper and specialty grades, which will have a price incr…


  • Millennium Chemicals Announces Price Increase for TiO2 Products

    September 9, 2005
    Millennium Chemicals announced price increases on the sale of all titanium dioxide products sold to all end-use market applications in all world areas. Effective March 1, Millennium will increase TiO2 prices by $0.05 per pound in the U.S.; CAN $0.10…


  • Kershaw Opens Midwest Office

    September 9, 2005
    Kershaw Instrumentation, Inc. has announced the opening of their Midwest office, serving, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and surrounding states. The office will carry a complete line of Kershaw instruments and parts. Managing the office will…


  • RIT and IO Technologies Launch Online Courses

    September 9, 2005
    Rochester Institute of Technology and IO Technologies are pioneering a new chapter in printing, publishing and imaging training by offering online courses. The courses represent a new training partnership between RIT Corporate Education and Training…