Citing continued increases in the costs of raw materials and volatility in the global supply chain, Sun Chemical will raise prices on February 1, 2011, in North America by:  

  • $0.14 per pound
  • ...

Pulse Roll Label Products has launched Combi SF, a UV-curable, silicone-free opaque white ink for rotary screen printing. The ink is formulated to permit use as a first-down white for...

Inx International Ink Co. has received certification through the environmental standard EcoLogo Program for its EcoTech TC sheetfed inks. Certified inks include four EcoTech process colors and 11...

Flint Group has announced a price increase of 22 percent for packaging and narrow web inks in Europe that contain pigment violet PV 23. 

‘During the past 12 months we have been fighting dramatic cost increases for this product of up to 70 percent. Further increases are expected,’...

Due to a 50-75 percent spike in the raw material costs for the Violet 23 pigment with further increases expected in 2011, Sun Chemical will raise prices for all products containing the pigment by 20 percent in North America, effective January 1, 2011.

Two of the key raw materials...

In order to meet increased demand and to further improve its service to packaging converters, Flint Group is building a new manufacturing site for packaging and narrow web inks in Savli near Baroda in India. 

Flint Group has been present in India since 2001, but the company’s roots go...

Ink manufacturer Siegwerk has acquired Environmental Inks and Coatings Corporation (EIC), one of the largest ink suppliers to the narrow web label market in the US and Canada. 

‘EIC’s strengths complement our product portfolio and our strategy to provide sustainable solutions,’ said...

Flint Group has appointed Antoine Fady as chief executive officer with effect from January 1 2011. 

Fady will succeed Charles Knott, who will hand over responsibilities in order to separate the duties of the chairman and CEO. Knott will continue as chairman. 

Antoine Fady...

Inx International Ink Co’s US operations will soon begin distribution of its next generation of mid-grade GCMI packaging inks. HyStar SpH is available in conventional and low copper formulations...

Michelman has introduced DigiPrime 6029, the newest addition to its line of primers and overprint varnishes for use with HP Indigo presses. The new primer is designed specifically for the demands of high-speed...

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