David Savastano, Editor07.31.15
The Asia-Pacific printing industry has enjoyed
tremendous economic growth, and Korea has certainly shared in this expansion. For the most part, the printing industry also continues to perform very well. This is good news for Daihan Ink Co., Ltd., the country’s largest domestic ink manufacturer.
Founded in 1945, Daihan Ink Co., Ltd. is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Daihan Ink Co., Ltd. remains a family-owned company; its chairman, J.S. Han, has successfully succeeded in the ink business from his father, the
“We were the first ink manufacturer in Korea,” said Charlie Lee of Daihan Ink. “After our independence following World War II in 1945, we were in the midst of devastated social circumstances. Our founder, Mr. J.D. Han, thought that education is the essential aspect to overcome difficult situation.
“At that time, he studied chemicals, so he decided to make an ink company to press text books and newspap
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