Siegwerk has deployed INKonnect, a new assisted reality-based remote

For more than a year, a cross-functional and transregional project team at Siegwerk has evaluated and implemented modern digital support tools. The entire project comprises the selection of suitable software and the gradual implementation of IT infrastructure, a learning platform, and...

Ruco Printing Inks, A. M. Ramp & Co, has revealed its new corporate identity with a modified logo

Founded in 1857, Ruco Druckfarben is a medium-sized system provider of highly specialized industrial inks for screen, pad, gravure, flexo and dry offset printing. Based in Eppstein, Germany, the company has approximately 150 employees with representatives in more than 70 countries and a blending...

Domino and Paragon Inks have developed a full suite of varnishes specifically for overprinting on Domino’s UV95 and UV90 ink sets

‘After listening to the challenges faced by some of our customers, we wanted to help them by providing a varnish optimized for overprinting UV95 printed output,’ said Julie Cross, technical director for Domino’s Digital Printing Solutions division. ‘We, therefore, set about finding a solution,...

GSE has launched a blog to help professionals in the label and packaging sectors maximize value from managing inks

The InkConnection blog, aimed at converters, ink manufacturers and brand owners, will be a definitive guide to stamping out waste, assuring quality, and creating a culture of continuous improvement through lean and smart ways of working...

Nazdar has appointed Greg Bengtson as vice president chief and commercial officer

For the past twenty years, Bengtson has worked for several respected global chemical and protective coatings manufacturers, where he has held various positions in sales, marketing and executive leadership. In his new role at Nazdar, he will be instrumental in unifying the group’s sales and...

Schlenk Metallic Pigments has expanded its Zenexo Ternary System (ZTS) with CopperGlow WB 21 OO

The third pigment now completes the Zenexo Ternary System (ZTS) mixing concept. The ternary system originating from metallurgy and consisting of precious metals such as silver, gold and copper, has now been developed for coatings, printing inks, and plastics applications with the Zenexo effect...

Clariant, a specialty chemical company, has divested its Pigments business
At the time of closing of the transaction, Clariant will reinvest to become a 20 percent shareholder alongside Heubach and SK Capital in the ultimate holding company. The combined business will be a global pigments player with approximately 3000 employees generating more than 900 million EUR...
Michelman has appointed Dr Richard (Rick) Michelman as the next president and CEO, effective January 1, 2022

Founded in 1949, Michelman has been one of the industry leaders for over seven decades in developing and applying sustainable and water-based surface modification technology. This leadership transition assures that the company will continue to be family-owned and managed for the long term....

VPK France has made a strategic decision to switch ten of its French sites’ printing operations to Sun Chemical’s SunVisto AquaGreen renewable inks

VPK France is a family-owned business evolving into an international privately-owned packaging supplier, with over 65 plants across 20 countries. 

While the first site Lille has already switched to the new Sun Chemical’s SunVisto AquaGreen range, the remaining sites are planned to be...

iimak has appointed Willis Reese as director of business development for its digital inks division

Reese started his career at Sun Chemical, focusing on the traditional packaging ink and printing market, developing and selling the first 4-color paper towel and napkin inks. He has been in the digital ink and coatings business since 2006, making his mark at companies such as Noveon, Hexion, INX...

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