Sun Chemical Featured in History Channel’s ‘Modern Marvels – Ink’
PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sept. 27, 2006—Sun Chemical, the world’s foremost manufacturer of inks and organic pigments, will be prominently featured in an upcoming episode of the History Channel’s “Modern Marvels” series on the history and usage of ink. The one-hour episode visits two Sun Chemical manufacturing locations and several of its printing customers. The show is scheduled to air on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. EST.
“Sun Chemical has been manufacturing ink nearly 200 years, and we are pleased that the History Channel recognized our innovations and contributions to the development of the industry,” said Brad Schrader, chief marketing officer.
The History Channel describes the show as follows:
Invented by the Chinese in about 2500BC, it spread the word of God and war. It set us free and spelled out our rights. It tells stories, sells products and solves crimes. It’s ink and it’s everywhere! From squid to soybeans, from ancient text to awesome tattoos, join us as we dip into the well for the scoop on ink.
Check local listings for air times in various regions. For more information, visit the History Channel web site at http://www.history.com/minisites/modernmarvels/
About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales approaching $4 billion, Sun Chemical has over 12,000 employees supporting customers around the world. The Sun Chemical Group of companies includes such well-known names as Coates, Hartmann, Kohl & Madden, and US Ink.
Sun Chemical Corporation in the U.S. and Sun Chemical Limited in England are subsidiaries of Sun Chemical Group B.V., the Netherlands. Sun Chemical has headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A.; Slough, England; and Weesp, the Netherlands. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.sunchemical.com.