DIC Corporation has acquired the shares and assets of BASF’s Colors and Effects business

DIC now expects to complete the closing of this transaction on June 30, 2021. The impact of the closing of this transaction is not reflected in DIC’s operating results forecasts for fiscal year 2021, published May 14, 2021. The company will reexamine its operating results forecasts once the...

Wikoff Color Corp has elected Jennifer Ames Stuart as a director of the company, making her the seventh member of the board

Stuart is currently serving as the associate dean of graduate and executive programs and clinical professor of marketing at the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte. She is a marketing strategy thought leader and has over 20 years of marketing experience in senior roles with Bayer, Novartis...

Gary Seward, managing director at Pulse Roll Label Products founded the company in May 2001

Pulse Roll Label Products was incorporated on May 30, 2001, by Gary Seward and Dave Whelan in a small office based in the South West region in England. With strong printing ink backgrounds, the founders were confident that there was room in the UK market for a new innovative narrow web ink...

Printing ink specialist hubergroup Print Solutions has opened a new production plant in Wroclaw, Poland

The site in Wroclaw is hubergroup’s third production plant in Europe – next to plants in Celle, Germany, and Bolzano Vicentino, Italy. While it has been operating as a mixing station in Poland since 1992, the company has now expanded the Polish branch to a production site. 

Production at...

Siegwerk has joined 4evergreen and CosPaTox, two initiatives promoting sustainability

The first initiative, 4evergreen, is a cross-industry alliance with members representing the entire packaging value chain, aiming to optimize packaging circularity and climate performance. It endeavors to raise the overall recycling rate of fiber-based packaging to 90 percent by 2030 through the...

The winning design from Great Lakes Brewing Company.

Great Lakes Brewing’s Crushworthy Lo-Cal Citrus Wheat entry won with 264 votes, 80 more than runner-up Jacki O’s Brewery. Voting took place on the INX International Ink's Facebook page and concluded May 17 after a one-week period.

The other finalists included Brewery Ommegang, Duvernois...

Pulse Roll Label Products has partnered with Addmaster to develop PureSafe, a new range of antimicrobial varnishes and coatings

The new range, available to printers and converters in England, Scotland, and Wales, brings together coatings and varnishes from Pulse Roll Label Products combined with Biomaster antimicrobial technology from Addmaster.

According to Pulse Roll Labels, PureSafe varnishes are suitable for...

Siegwerk has hired new process management and consulting specialists in Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines to strengthen the customer service portfolio in the Asian market

‘Over the last years, we have seen an increasing demand for our service solutions in Southeast Asia and India, especially in regard to ink room optimization and color management,’ said Ralf Thümler, global head of process management and consulting at Siegwerk. ‘By expanding our local expertise,...

Heather Ecke (L), account manager for Flexible Packaging and Gianluigi Rankin (R), global marketing manager for Digital Printing at Michelman
Gianluigi Rankin has joined Michelman as global marketing manager for Digital Printing. Rankin will be responsible for the global market strategy and programs in Michelman's digital printing segment. He brings 25 years of digital print industry experience, most recently as the director of...
Fujifilm announces worldwide price increase
The price will be increased by a double-digit percentage as of May 1, 2021 and will differ depending on the region and the product.   
 
While the price of various raw materials, including aluminum and silver, are soaring significantly and freight costs are rising...

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