Adds Rutland, PRINTOP, QCM and Union Ink brands to its Wilflex line of screen inks.
David Savastano, Editor09.27.17
While digital printing makes gains, the screenprinting industry is continuing to flourish in its own markets, including textiles. With its Wilflex™ brand of inks as well as its recent acquisition of Rutland, PolyOne Corporation is positioning itself for a strong future in the screenprinting ink field.
With $3.3 billion in sales in 2016, PolyOne focuses on specialty polymer formulations, color and additive systems, advanced composities and polymer distribution. Color, Additives and Inks is one of PolyOne’s four core businesses.
The addition of Rutland, which includes well-known brands such as Rutland, PRINTOP, QCM and Union Ink, adds to PolyOne’s strength in the marketplace. Scott Craig, who is leading the inks business for PolyOne, anticipates continued investments in its businesses while bringing together the knowledge of both companies to best serve customers.
“PolyOne has a history of investing to grow the technologies we own and th
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