Color Resolutions International founder and former NAPIM president selected for industry’s most prestigious honor.
Dave Savastano, Editor05.20.15
The Ault Award is the highest honor presented by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), and celebrates the individual’s dedication and service to the industry. George Sickinger, the 2015 Ault Award honoree, definitely is a deserving honoree.
A 54-year ink industry veteran, Sickinger began his ink career in 1961 at Interchemical (renamed Inmont in 1968) as a lab technician, while he was still attending college at Northeastern University.
In 1973, he joined Sun Chemical, serving as a branch manager in both the Southwest and Southeast. In 1980, he moved on to Borden Chemical, eventually becoming VP and GM of its Printing Ink Group.
In 2000, when Borden looked to divest its ink business, Sickinger pulled together a leveraged buyout, forming Color Resolutions International, which he ran as chairman, president and CEO until 2014, when he sold the company to American Inks & Coatings.
Sickinger has long been active within NAPIM. He was elected to th
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