Flint Group

Flint Raises Prices on Spot-Color Inks, Varnishes and Pressroom Chemistry
March 30, 2012

Flint Group North America has announced an 8-percent price increase on spot-color inks and overprint varnishes used in sheetfed and heatset applications. In addition, it is instituting price increases of up to $1.25 on press washes used in sheeted and offset web applications. The increases take effect April 1.

Pressroom Manager of the Year Award Call for Nominations
February 9, 2012

WOA and Flint Group are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the H. Howard Flint II Pressroom Manager of the Year. This prestigious award recognizes pressroom managers or supervisors who have excelled in their profession and contributed above and beyond to their companies, customers and the printing industry.

Flint Group Raises Prices on Heatset Web Inks
May 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH, MI—Flint Group North America has announced a 10 percent price increase on heatset web offset printing inks used in commercial and publication markets. New prices will take effect on all heatset process inks, blends and OPVs ordered in the United States and Canada on or after June 1, subject to existing contracts.

Flint Announces Price Increases on Heatset Web Inks
May 18, 2011

Flint Group North America has announced a 10 percent price increase on on all heatset web offset process inks, blends and OPVs ordered in the United States and Canada on or after June 1, 2011, subject to existing contracts. “Since January, costs have continued to increase substantially for all the major raw materials used in heatset inks,” notes Michael Podd, business director, Heatset Inks, Flint Group.

Flint Raises Prices on Energy Curable/UV Inks and Coatings
May 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH, MI—Flint Group North America has announced a 7 percent price increase on energy curable/UV inks and coatings used in sheetfed and web offset printing. New prices were effective on all products ordered in the United States and Canada on or after May 1, 2011, subject to existing contracts.

SUPPLIER news
April 1, 2011

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ April 2011 edition.

Inky Crash May Shut Down Ramp
March 9, 2011

Several hundreds of gallons of ink splattered [be sure to check out the colorful photo and video] onto the highway this morning, said Joe Ferson, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Approximately 16,000 pounds of ink cartridges from Flint Group Inks, an Indianapolis-based company selling printing and packaging products, was bound for a newspaper company in Portland, ME. Red, blue and yellow ink cartridges were inside the truck, but Ferson said there is no evidence the yellow ink was released.

The ink reached two storm drains, but it is not considered a hazardous material.

Flint Group Amends Debt Facility to Increase Financial Flexibility
March 8, 2011

These revisions mean that Flint Group can take advantage of a longer period before its debt is due to be repaid and will have considerable additional financial flexibility. A significantly increased acquisitions facility will allow Flint Group to further expand as attractive opportunities become available.