WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical today announced that its flagship food packaging offset inkset, SunPak FSP, which is based on renewable bio-based materials, has achieved a new standard in eco-friendliness through a combination of compliance and sustainability. Not only is the hugely popular inkset, which has achieved double digit sales growth across Europe each year since its launch, fully compliant with all existing food packaging legislation worldwide, but it has also been independently tested to prove the high level of its environmental sustainability.Read more
PARSIPPANY, NJ, Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -DIC Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE).
The acquisition will broaden DIC’s portfolio as a global manufacturer of pigments, including those for electronic displays, cosmetics, coatings, plastics, inks and specialty applications, by creating a world-class pigments supplier that offers customers an even wider range of versatile solutions.Read more
HELSINKI, Aug. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company, is dedicated to supplying customers reliably with high quality polymer products and services.
Kemira is making all efforts to mitigate increased raw material prices and higher freight cost impacts in the EMEA region. Several key strategic raw materials have been sourced at much higher prices in order to safeguard the long-term future supply to our customers. For these reasons selective price adjustments are necessary.Read more
WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK, Aug. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -On stand 5E45 at Labelexpo 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, 24 – 27 September 2019, Sun Chemical will showcase its complete portfolio of solutions for the narrow web label and packaging markets and highlight its latest product and service innovations. Through the extensive range on display, Sun Chemical will also demonstrate its commitment to sustainability, which continues to be fundamental to its innovation and product development, as the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments.
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , Aug. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Ingevity Corporation today announced the release of its sustainability report update, as a demonstration of the company’s ongoing commitment to operating as a sustainable organization.Read more
ESSEN, Germany, July 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has completed the acquisition of the chemical distribution business of Desbro Group in Kenya and the UAE. Completion of the acquisition of Desbro Group in Tanzania and Uganda is expected to take place in the following weeks. The acquisition agreements were signed in September 2018.Read more
BRUSSELS, July 25, 2019 (Press Release) -A new lab test shows that food packaging made of coloured paper and cardboard - such as coffee cups and straws - may contain and release chemicals originating from the inks used for printing. Paper is the second most used food packaging material after plastic. Unlike plastics, however, there are no EU rules governing paper’s use as a food contact material.Read more