Consumables-Ink - Conventional Offset

Flint Group to Debut at Drupa 2008, Offer Innovations
April 16, 2008

LUXEMBOURG—04/16/08—Flint Group, a young and exciting company, dedicated to serving the printing and packaging industry, is preparing for its debut at drupa. “Having been brought together from four major well respected businesses, each leading companies in their own right, and having leveraged our strengths and capabilities, we now as Flint Group have more to offer than ever before” says Charles Knott, Chief Executive Officer Flint Group. Around the theme “Always imPRESSive!” Flint Group is presenting their product offerings on its two stands: The Printing Inks Divisions as well as the Flint Group Flexographic Products, Flint Group Narrow Web and Flint Group Pigments Divisions will

INX to Unveil New Technologies, Highlight Global Resources and Eco-friendly Practices
April 8, 2008

SCHAUMBURG, IL—April 8, 2008 —From May 29 - June 11, 2008 in Düsseldorf, Germany — Drupa Hall 4, Exhibit C11 is where the Sakata INX Group, under the banner of “Bringing Vision to Creation, Originality to Communication and Color to Human Life,” will showcase its products, world-wide systems and services, along with those of its U.S.-based subsidiary, INX International Ink Co. and its digital arm, INX Digital. A separate display in Hall 8b, Exhibit C02, will more extensively cover INX Digital offerings. Visitors to the Sakata INX display in Hall 4 will find exhibit sections focusing on INX’ traditional ink and coating systems,

Toyo Ink to Exhibit New Product Offerings, Unveil Strategic Business Plan
April 8, 2008

TOKYO, JAPAN— April 8, 2008—Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd. unveiled today its plans to exhibit its world-leading print innovations at the drupa international graphic arts show, held May 29 - June 11, 2008, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Toyo Ink’s Show Background and Basic Concept The announcement marks the second time the Toyo Ink Group will be participating at drupa. At the previous show in 2004, the group presented a booth under the theme “establishing the Toyo Ink brand around the world with the introduction of a wide variety of innovative products and technology”. Subsequently, the company carried on this theme at the international graphic arts

Sun Chemical Gears Up for Drupa with Added Customer Focus
February 13, 2008

TEGERNSEE, GERMANY—FEBRUARY 13, 2008—Sun Chemical has today unveiled the first details of its plans for Drupa at the PrintCity Media Event in Tegernsee, Germany, which will involve world-leading innovations covering the publication, packaging, commercial and industrial sectors. Quality, service and innovation – as well as environmental issues – will be top of the agenda for Sun Chemical’s offering at Drupa, taking place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 29 May to 11 June. Sun Chemical’s pioneering inks will be used on many of the presses that will be running at the exhibition - and there will be numerous surprises for visitors to Sun Chemical’s 600sq

Flint Group Announces Price Increases on Inks in North America
August 27, 2007

PLYMOUTH, MI—August 27, 2007—Flint Group has announced the following price increases on inks in North America, effective October 1, 2007. The increases come as a result of a continuing and unprecedented rise in raw material, transportation and energy costs. • Publication Gravure - 10% • Publication Heatset - 8% • News Ink - 6% • Sheetfed - 5% to 7% depending on product technology and color. • Packaging - up to 12% depending on product technology and color Bill Miller, President, Flint Group North America, commented that the increased global consumption of petroleum and petroleum derivatives, along with limited refinery capacity,

Van Son Introduces SonaCure UV-Curable Inks
August 2, 2007

ISLANDIA, NY—August 2, 2007—Van Son Holland Ink Corporation, a leading global printing ink manufacturer known around the world for producing high quality, high performance inks for every offset press, is introducing its new SonaCure UV-Curable ink line at Graph Expo 2007, scheduled for Sept. 9–12 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. SonaCure UV-Curable inks are available in three series: paper, hybrid, and foil/plastic. SonaCure is recommended for adding a very high quality look to any UV-cured printing job, including booklet and publication covers, marketing materials, self-adhesive labels, credit cards and all types of consumer packaging. SonaCure takes seconds to dry, delivers a faster turnaround, and

Pamarco Global Graphics Displaying Automated Ink Dispensing System
August 1, 2007

The GTP-1 GreenTrac Performance Pumping system, a remote-controlled automated ink dispensing system designed to fit in tight, restrictive areas, will be introduced at Graph Expo ‘07 by Pamarco Global Graphics. Using ultrasonic sensors, GTP-1 monitors ink in the fountain and adds the required amount when and where it is needed. Ink is pumped to the…

Products Van Son Holland Ink Will Showcase at Graph Expo 2007
July 30, 2007

CHICAGO—07/30/07—Van Son will be exhibiting at Graph Expo in booth #3470 where they will showcase their complete line of consistent high quality offset printing inks, available for the largest multi-color commercial sheet-fed press or the smallest duplicator. To be introduced to the industry at Graph Expo will be Van Son’s new SonaCure UV-curable ink. Also featured will be Van Son’s Quickson line of process inks, including Quickson PRO, as well as its high performance Vs3 and Vs5 series available exclusively at ink company partners located strategically throughout the United States. SonaCure: At the show, Van Son will debut its new UV-curable printing

Gordon MacQuaker, Former Sun Chemical Executive, Dies at 93
July 20, 2007

PARSIPPANY, NJ—July 20, 2007—Gordon MacQuaker, a leader who played an integral role in Sun Chemical’s rise to its position as the world’s foremost ink and pigments manufacturer died on Monday, July 16 in Boynton Beach, Florida. He was 93. MacQuaker, known as ‘Mac’ in the industry, last served as Executive Vice President for Sun Chemical, retiring from that role in 1996, but staying on as a consultant until 1998. Sun Chemical enjoyed tremendous growth during MacQuaker’s tenure, during most of which he oversaw operations for General Printing Ink (GPI, now known as Sun Chemical’s North American Inks business unit). He won many industry awards during

Sun Chemical to Increase Price of Inks in North America
December 1, 2006

NORTHLAKE, IL—December 1, 2006—Faced with continued increases in raw materials and operating costs, the Sun Chemical Commercial Group has announced an 8 percent price increase on its commercial and screen inks sold in North America, effective Jan. 1, 2007. “During these challenging times we have taken many steps to reduce our operating costs in an effort to offset these increases. Sun Chemical cannot continue to absorb these increases, and therefore must pass along a portion of the actual increases taken,” said Mark J. Levin, president of the Commercial Group. “We recognize the impact this has on our customers but must take this action to