Sun Chemical Corporation has acquired a 50 percent interest in Assemblage Intermoleculaire en Chimie Organique (AIC), a special effect pigments, additives and inks company based in Libourne, France.
AIC manufactures high-performance additives that function as pigments in the security and specialty inks markets.
Dr. David Hill, Sun Chemical’s chief technology officer, said, “AIC has a strong technology position and is poised to become the leading player in thermochromic and photochromic coatings systems. We expect our association with this emerging company to provide Sun Chemical with new and innovative technologies and products that will represent a key strategic opportunity for us.”
Martin Cellérier, director of strategic planning, Sun Chemical Europe Group, will lead the business for Sun Chemical. According to Mr. Cellérier, “We expect that AIC will help Sun Chemical to dev
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