Raw material shortages dramatically increased international freight transport costs and demand due to economic recovery.
In order to secure the needed components for the production of solvent-based inks and coatings, Sun Chemical has increased prices.
The inks deliver high print gloss, especially on matte or semi-matte paper that doesn’t require a water-based or oil-based coating.
Myron Petruch will succeed Rudi Lenz in the role of president and CEO of Sun Chemical, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of ink, coating and consumable products in North America.
Sun Chemical will increase the prices of all ultraviolet and electron beam inks in Europe by 4-6%.
Sun Chemical will increase prices on all offset inks and coatings for its customers across all regions, effective March 1, 2018.
Due to recent price increases, Sun Chemical will increase prices on its offset inks, coatings and consumables across North America.
Sun Chemical has announced the acquisition of Joules Angstrom U.V. Printing Inks, a leading manufacturer of UV printing inks.
Sun Chemical’s work with HP Indigo will lead to the development of a comprehensive range of digital coatings.