Toyo Ink India has installed a new gravure ink factory at its Gujarat site with a production capacity of more than 5,000 metric tons per annum

The new Gujarat factory is expected to boost the company’s competitive advantage in India’s rapidly growing flexible packaging market while further strengthening the company’s regional and global supply infrastructure. The toluene-free site uses dedicated controls to ensure regulatory compliance...

Sun Chemical has acquired Sapici, a global company specializing in high-performance polyurethanes for coatings, flexible packaging, industrial adhesives and more

With Sapici, Sun Chemical reinforces its integrated supply strategy in the packaging market by adding capabilities to develop and produce unique polymers for the entire portfolio of inks, coatings, and lamination adhesives.

The combined resources and technologies of DIC/Sun Chemical and...

 DataLase has expanded its coatings and substrate application offering by launching a new coatings range for laminated constructions SB Lamination Coatings
Suitable for end products such as yoghurt pouches, pet food and beauty products, the coatings are designed for use in the laminated packaging sector in either solvent-based flexographic or gravure printing processes. The patch, which forms the middle part of a laminated construction between...
Nazdar has promoted Richard Bowles to the role of chief executive officer
During his time as president, Bowles has played a major role in the growth of the business, with his solid and exemplary leadership helping Nazdar to maintain its market-leading position, despite the recent challenges of the global pandemic.  
 
Bowles has been with...
Siegwerk has won two IFCA Star Awards 2021 for its Glow in the Dark inks for product differentiation and the NC free inks for pharmaceutical packaging application
IFCA (Indian Flexible Packaging and Folding Carton Manufacturers Association) includes members from ink suppliers, converters, and brand owners in India.  
 
The award ceremony is an industry recognition event, where hundreds of new technologies and products are...
Siegwerk has won the Thailand Prime Minister Industry Award in the Circular Economy category

The Industry Awards are presented every year, but the new Circular Economy category focuses on cost-effective use of resources, considering the use of sustainable materials as much as possible, aiming to reduce pollution and environmental impacts sustainably by developing a stable economy along...

Aimee Peacock promoted to President, FLEXcon N.A.; Lavon Winkler retiring as President & CEO, effective January 30, 2022.

Winkler joined Flexcon in 2017 to fuel the company’s growth and further develop career and succession planning to secure the future workforce. During his tenure, Winkler has focused on workforce development and motivation of employees through advanced training processes. He has led its team...

Manufacturer of commercial inks, coatings and adhesives Zeller+Gmelin North America has purchased four Visconomic ink mills and a high speed mixer from Bühler Group
Ed Dedman, Flexographic product manager at Zeller+Gmelin, regarding the initiative for the capital equipment project, cited an increase in demand as the driving factor for the purchase. ‘We started to notice a significant uptick in our flexo ink sales and we were at capacity with our current...
Michelman will increase global prices by an average of 5 percent for DigiPrime off-line primers, effective January 10, 2022

DigiPrime off-line primers are used by paper mills, converters, and printers to pre-prime print media. The January price increase is a result of the continuing rise of raw material, transportation, and packaging costs. 

Manufacturer of UV curable silicone release systems for 30 years Evonik has launched its new TEGO RC 1442 silicone release coating
TEGO RC 1442 is based on Evonik’s existing RC 1400 series technology and delivers all the same release performance benefits customers are used to. Developed for fast curing pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) applications, TEGO RC 1442 provides ‘excellent’ anchorage to substrates and delivers...

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