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November 18, 2008Nippon Polytech (NPC), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; Tokyo), says it has completed its new plant for high-performance electrical insulating ink. The product will...
November 10, 2008Toyo Ink says it has opened a 55,000-sq-ft complex at Bryan, TX that includes two production plants, a warehouse, and an administrative office. The $20-million facility will produce...
October 3, 2008The recently passed U.S. law banning the use of six phthalates in products intended for children under the age of 12 has begun to affect portions of the specialty chemical sector...
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...