Consumables-Ink - Conventional Offset

Heidelberg Expands Consumables Business in Germany
January 15, 2009

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is expanding the range of printing plates, inks, coatings and print additives it offers customers in Germany by acquiring the ink specialist Ulrich Schweizer GmbH/IPS GmbH (Schweizer), based in Waiblingen. Schweizer has been supplying the industry with sheetfed offset consumables for over 35 years and is one of Germany’s biggest service providers for Pantone and spot colors. The company boasts a state-of-the-art ink-mixing plant and also offers a 24-hour delivery service.

INX International Opens New Production Facility Near Chicago
January 7, 2009

A year after officially announcing the intention to consolidate production of water-based inks, INX International Ink Co. recently opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Homewood, a southern suburb of Chicago.  A larger facility than the ones INX closed in Kalamazoo, MI, and in nearby Elk Grove earlier this year, Homewood offers 80,000 square-feet of space and an interesting slice of history to go with its address at 1000 Maple Drive in the Prairie Landing Business Park.

Van Son Introduces Vs3 XS Ink
October 21, 2008

ISLANDIA, NY—October 21, 2008—Van Son Holland Ink Corp., a leading global printing ink manufacturer known around the world for producing high quality, high performance inks for every offset press, is introducing Vs3 XS inks, an enhancement option to the popular Vs3 ink, at Graph Expo 2008, scheduled for October 26-29 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

INX to Showcase New Green, Sustainable Inks & Coatings, plus SPEC RTP3000 Dispensing System
September 3, 2008

SCHAUMBURG, IL—September 3, 2008—Web offset or sheetfed, virtually any print operation will find new and enhanced ink and coating products as well as money-saving systems from INX International Ink Co. (booth #417) during Graph Expo. America’s most comprehensive printing industry trade show, Graph Expo runs from October 26 - 29 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. “We can help printers overcome an increasing array of challenges, energy costs and environmental issues for example, along with the ever-present client demands,” noted INX President and CEO Rick Clendenning. “In our booth, they can learn the latest on enhanced, performance-proven inks and new replenishable-resource formulations, plus waste-reducing

Van Son Holland Ink to Display VS Series Inks
August 28, 2008

ISLANDIA, NY—08/28/08—At Graph Expo, Van Son Holland Ink (Booth #156) will display its VS series of commercial sheet-fed printing inks. The VS series provides effortless, trouble-free printing, faster makereadies for increased production, and consistent print color control. Van Son will also be introducing the Vs3 XS ink line, an enhancement to the Vs3 series of inks. The Vs3 XS inks are a more robust version of the successful Vs3 series inks and allow printers to customize their process set. Benefits of the Vs3 XS line include X-Strength, offering an extra strong but balanced pigment range; X-Setting Speed, featuring extra speed for even faster

Sun Chemical Breakthrough at Drupa with Increased Line Speeds for Led Curing Chemistry
June 2, 2008

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—June 2, 2008 – SunJet, the inkjet ink division of Sun Chemical, has announced at drupa the development of new and novel ink chemistry specifically designed for curing under exposure to UV light from LED sources. In laboratory tests line speeds in single pass applications have exceeded 100m or 300 ft. per minute. SunJet is present on the Sun Chemical stand at drupa 2008, Düsseldorf from May 29 to June 11, in Hall 6, Stand B75. SunJet is a leader in the development of UV curing inks and has supported the industry developments in LED UV lamp technology for several years and was

Sun Chemical Turns Up the Heat in Drupa Build-up
May 2, 2008

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK—May 2, 2008—At drupa, Sun Chemical will be announcing ‘world firsts’ in UV curing printing inks and flexible packaging, advances in water-based printing technology and international strategic partnerships. The company will be on stand B75, Hall 6, at the show in Düsseldorf from May 29 to June 11. Around the theme ‘Working for You,’ Sun Chemical will be presenting full details of its products and solutions within the Packaging, Publication, Commercial and Industrial sectors that deliver quality, service and innovation. It will also be running the graphic arts industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of inks on the printing presses of most manufacturers

Overview Announced of Toyo Ink Group Booth
April 21, 2008

TOKYO, JAPAN—April 21, 2008—Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced today that it will be exhibiting a variety of high-quality, high-performance products, such as printing inks and next-generation printing materials targeting the European marketplace at drupa 2008, the international graphic arts show (held May 29 – June 11, 2008, in Düsseldorf, Germany). Featured Products Based on the Toyo Ink Group’s global tag line “Value You Can See,” the Group will be exhibiting at drupa2008 under the new theme of “building a successful foundation for business in Europe”. The following is a list of products that will be exhibited in the Toyo Ink Group’s booth at