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August 25, 2008Continued rising raw material and operating costs are prompting some pigment and printing ink suppliers to raise prices and/or add surcharges. Transportation costs, a weakening U.S. dollar, and a tight supply-demand balance for oil are also pressuring prices, suppliers say....
August 19, 2008Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it is evaluating options for its paper business and its publication inks business. The company says it is also in the process of planning a joint venture...
April 18, 2008Flint Group (Luxembourg) is expanding in the packaging market with an agreement to acquire Siegwerk Group’s (Siegburg, Germany) packaging ink business in Australia and New...
February 19, 2008Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (DIC) says it plans to build a printing ink manufacturing plant in a special economic zone at Dahej, India. DIC says it will invest about $33 million to...
February 1, 2008The unit will serve growing Asia/Pacific markets....
September 21, 2007Sun Chemical and Flint Group each have announced ink price increases. Sun says it will increase North American commercial, publication, and news ink prices by 11%, effective October 1...
September 7, 2007Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract by Fujifilm Imaging Colorants to supply an inkjet dyes production facility at Grangemouth, U.K. Fujifilm is a supplier of...
July 31, 2007Altana (Wesel, Germany) has agreed to buy the effect pigments business of Wolstenholme Group (Darwen, U.K.) for €24 million ($32 million) from private equity firm Rutland Partners...
July 31, 2007Privately owned Flint Group (Luxembourg) says it has completed its purchase of Day International (Dayton, OH), a producer of printing blankets, sleeves, image transfer media, and...
July 24, 2007Privately owned Flint Group (Luxembourg) says it has signed an agreement in principle to acquire Day International (Dayton, OH), a producer of printing blankets, sleeves, image...
July 26, 2007Mitsui Chemicals says it has acquired Sekisui Chemical’s toner resins business. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal includes all goodwill and intellectual...
July 24, 2007Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it is producing a temperature-sensitive, color-changing pigment and the inks they are used in for use on labels that are applied to cold meat packages...