Wood Dale, IL 60191
Tel: (866) 969-8696
Fax: (630) 628-1769
Sales: $125 million.
Major Products: Sheetfed inks; HUV/UV, LED and EB inks and coatings; HUV/UV, OPV varnishes and strikethrough, conventional and UV waterless offset inks; solvent- and water-based gravure inks; solvent- and water-based flexo inks; inkjet inks; pressure-sensitive adhesives; special function coatings; pigments; and plastic colorants.
Key Personnel: Toyo Ink America, LLC: Yuki Abe, president and CEO; Vipul Shah, EVP; Joseph Sentendrey, EVP and GM, PSA Division, and director of M&A; Michael Keegan, VP of sales, Paste Ink Division; Doug Anderson, GM, Paste Ink Division; Ron Rauck, GM of Liquid Ink and Advanced Materials divisions. LioChem: Teruaki Ido, president; Hudson Moody, GM, Plastic Colorant Division; Terry Hall, GM, Gravure Division; Ronnie Robertson, GM, administration division.
Comments: The fourth-largest global ink manufacturer, Toyo Ink Group reported sales of $1.37 billion (¥147.4 billion) from its Printing and Information and Packaging Materials businesses, its primary ink divisions, and consolidated sales of $2.7 billion (¥290.2 billion) overall in 2018.
Toyo Ink America is the North American subsidiary of Toyo Ink Group. Headquartered in Wood Dale, IL, Toyo Ink America was founded in 1976, and offers a full range of liquid, paste and UV inks as well as coatings. It consists of four divisions: Liquid, Paste, Advanced Materials and Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA).
Toyo Ink Group has put an emphasis on energy curing inks and coatings in recent years, most recently featuring its LED and HUV applications at Print UV 2020. The company is also featuring its line of laminating packaging inks, including its solvent-based REXTA series and general-use XJK series for flexo, as well as the multi-purpose LIOALPHA series of toluene-free, MEK-free gravure inks, and inkjet inks.
Each year, Toyo Ink Group honors divisions from throughout the company with its Toyo Ink Group’s Excellence Award. Toyo Ink America’s PSA Division received a 2019 Excellence Award.
“This award is a wonderful achievement for our group,” Toyo Ink Americas, LLC CEO Yuki Abe said. “We are deeply honored to receive this award in recognition for all of the excellent efforts of our PSA team.”