DIC Develops PFAS-Free Antifoaming Agent that Delivers Outstanding Performance for EV Lubricating Oils for EVs

TOKYO—February 19, 2024—DIC Corporation has developed an antifoaming agent for use in lubricating oils for electric vehicles (EVs) that contains no perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFASs)* and boasts exceptional performance features.

This new offering achieves excellent antifoaming properties, thermal stability and durability (shear stability),† all of which had previously been difficult with PFAS-free products. Going …

DIC Listed in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook 2024

TOKYO—February 9, 2024—DIC Corporation has been listed in the 2024 edition of the Sustainability Yearbook, a ranking of companies demonstrating outstanding sustainability published by S&P Global Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of credit ratings. This marks the sixth consecutive year the company has earned inclusion.

S&P Global conducts an annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment …

DIC Group to Participate in PAINTINDIA 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – February 5, 2024 – Sun Chemical and DIC South Asia Private Limited, subsidiaries of DIC Corporation, will jointly exhibit at PAINTINDIA 2024, which will be held in Mumbai, India from February 22-24 at the Bombay Exhibition Center.

During the exhibition at booth #Hall 1 C-7, Sun Chemical and DIC will …

Sun Chemical Implements Freight Surcharges in Light of Red Sea Crisis

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – February 2, 2024 – Sun Chemical will implement selected freight surcharges impacted by the Red Sea crisis globally.

Against the backdrop of geopolitical instabilities, maritime transportation through the Suez Canal and Red Sea has been especially severely impacted since November. With around 30% of the world’s container trade shipped via this …

Sun Chemical Pigments Obtain ECO PASSPORT by OekoTex® Certification

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – January 25, 2024 – Sun Chemical has completed the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification for a selected range of pigments, achieving ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) Level 3 accreditation, the highest level possible by the ZDHC Foundation, an organization committed to safeguarding the planet by ensuring hazardous chemicals are phased …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Transformational Solutions at FESPA 2024

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – January 24, 2024 – Sun Chemical will present its extensive portfolio of solutions for a variety of wide format applications, on stand G41 (Hall 5) at FESPA 2024 (19-22 March 2024), Amsterdam Convention Center, Netherlands under the theme of ‘Experience. Transformation.’

Solutions on display will include Sun Chemical’s wide format and …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Cutting-Edge Electronic Materials Solutions at LOPEC 2024 in Munich

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – January 23, 2024 – Leading global inks, pigments, and specialty chemicals manufacturer, Sun Chemical, is set to present its innovative electronic materials solutions at the upcoming LOPEC 2024 conference in Munich, Germany (March 5-7).

As a corporate member of OE-A, part of the VDMA organisation in Germany, Sun Chemical is proud …

Sun Chemical Introduces SunStrato® AquaLam Gen2 Ink Series

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – January 10, 2024 – Sun Chemical has launched the SunStrato® AquaLam Gen2 ink series, an outstanding water-based solution for printing laminated and retortable flexible packaging.

AquaLam Gen2 is the second generation of inks within the established AquaLam range. Offering enhanced quality, printability, and bond strength, the range can help reduce volatile …

Sun Chemical Launches SunLit® ProPace

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – January 9, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched SunLit® ProPace, the latest generation of vegetable oil based sheetfed process printing inks designed specifically for helping printers increase productivity in commercial publication and non-food packaging printing.

Featuring excellent stability, fast setting, low misting, and low tack, SunLit ProPace is designed to run …

Sun Chemical Introduces Two New SunPURO® Natural Colors for Cosmetics and Personal Care

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – December 14, 2023 – Sun Chemical has expanded its SunPURO® Naturals product line to meet the beauty industry’s growing need for responsibly sourced natural colorants in cosmetic and personal care formulations.

SunPURO® Natural Carotene O N70-2317 is a farmed beta carotene, derived from dunaliella salina algae. A globally approved natural colorant …

Sun Chemical Makes First Ever Appearance at the Automotive Interiors Expo 2023 in Stuttgart

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – December 5, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit its cutting-edge range of solutions for the automotive industry on booth 3658, Automotive Interiors Expo 2023 (5th – 7th  December, Stuttgart, Germany).

Sun Chemical offers an extensive range of screen printing, pad printing, electronic materials and specialty chemicals tailored specifically for the automotive …

DIC Announces Formulation of the DIC Group Biodiversity Policy

TOKYO—December 4, 2023—DIC Corporation announced today that it has formulated the DIC Group Biodiversity Policy. This new policy, which came into effect on November 15, 2023, and which outlines the Group’s responsibilities, goals, and efforts regarding biodiversity preservation, was created with the aim of contributing actively to the conservation and protection of biodiversity while also …

The DIC Group Human Rights Policy is Revised to Incorporate Respect for the Human Rights of All Stakeholders

TOKYO—December 4, 2023—The DIC Corporation hereby announces that it has revised the DIC Group Human Rights Policy to incorporate respect for the human rights of all stakeholders associated with its business activities. The revised policy came into effect, and was published on the DIC global website, on November 15, 2023.

In order to implement its …

Construction of a New Printing Inks Production Facility in Nantong Commences

TOKYO–November 30, 2023–DIC Corporation announced that wholly owned subsidiary Nantong DIC Color Co., Ltd., based in Nantong, Jiangsu Province, in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), has commenced construction of a new printing inks production facility in the southern area of the Nantong Economic and Technological Development Area (NETDA). The new facility is scheduled to …

Sun Chemical Expands Sheetfed Offset Direct Food Contact Ink Offering

South Normanton, UK – November 21, 2023 – Sun Chemical has further enhanced its sheetfed offset direct food contact ink offering with the launch of an innovative, ‘green’ shade blue pigment that helps to increase the color gamut available to designers and brand owners, especially now within the ‘green’ shade color space without comprising compliance …

Sun Chemical Receives Platinum and Bronze Certifications from The Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – November 20, 2023 – Sun Chemical today announced that its cutting-edge ink products have achieved the prestigious Platinum and Bronze certifications from the esteemed Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

The Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute sets a global standard for products that are safe, circular, and responsibly made. To earn Cradle to Cradle …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Latest Digital Textile Ink Innovations at ITMA Asia

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – November 14, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit its cutting-edge range of digital textile inks on Stand D04A, Hall H6, ITMA Asia 2023 (19th – 23rd  November, Shanghai, China). Sun Chemical will place particular emphasis on its market leading reactive ink ranges, highly relevant to the Asian market.

Sun Chemical is …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit at Productronica 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – November 13, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit at Productronica 2023, Stand B3.545 (14th – 17th November, 2023, Messe München, Munich, Germany), the world’s leading trade fair for the development and production of electronics. Sun Chemical will showcase enhancements and additions to its range of soldermasks for direct imaging processes and …

Sun Chemical Shows Ongoing Global Regulatory Leadership with Release of Autumn 2023 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA — November 7, 2023 — Sun Chemical has released its Autumn 2023 Regulatory Newsletter, which features updates about the latest regulations and policies being implemented worldwide.

The latest newsletter features updates about the European Food Safety Authority’s final assessment of bisphenol A and what that will mean for food contact materials …

Sun Chemical Launches New Sheetfed Offset Ink Technologies

South Normanton, UK – November 6, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched its new groundbreaking ‘Pace’ technology platform for sheetfed offset inks. SunPak FSP, Sun Chemical’s flagship sheetfed offset low migration ink for food packaging, will be the first ink to transition to the new technology with the launch of SunPak FSP EcoPace. The inks …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Extensive Range of Pigments, Polymers and Additives at ABRAFATI

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 30, 2023 – Sun Chemical will showcase color materials, polymers and additives for the coatings industry during ABRAFATI 2023 (November 21-23, 2023) in São Paulo, Brazil.

“As the biggest coatings event in Latin America, ABRAFATI is a significant event for Sun Chemical, and we look forward to demonstrating how our …

Sun Chemical to Display Full Range of Color Solutions for Food and Nutrition Market at Food Ingredients Europe 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – October 30, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Food and Nutrition Group will showcase its full lineup of natural colorants for a variety of food and beverage products during Food Ingredients Europe 2023 in Frankfurt, Germany on November 28-30.

Visitors of stand #3.1K80 will learn about the recently launched SUNFOODSTM Natural Colorants product …

Sun Chemical Launches Portfolio of Biocide-Free Xfast® Dry Stir-In Colorants

PARSIPANNY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 5, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched a portfolio of biocide-free Xfast® dry stir-in colorants.

Known for its high purity and excellent quality, Xfast products already provide an established standard for paints with eco-label requirements. Optimized for the waterborne systems of eco-label proof coatings, the new biocide-free Xfast product line …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit at Fakuma 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – October 4, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit at Fakuma 2023 (Booth B4-4102, Hall B4), the world’s leading trade event for industrial plastics processing, to demonstrate its growing range of polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) and masterbatch solutions.

 

PPS Solutions

Sun Chemical provides future-oriented PPS compounds for use in the automotive industry …

Sun Chemical Employee Receives NAPIM’s Technical Achievement Award

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 2, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Glenn Webster received the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) Technical Achievement Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the ink manufacturing industry.

Recipients of the Technical Achievement Award are honored for making significant contributions to the science of printing ink formulation, manufacture …

Sun Chemical Underlines Commitment to Quality and Compliance in the Textile Industry with Ink Certifications and Listing on ZDHC Chemicals to Zero Framework

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – September 29, 2023 – Sun Chemical advances its unwavering dedication to quality, sustainability, and compliance within the textile industry through the attainment of key ink certifications.

In recent years, the textile industry has made significant strides towards eliminating hazardous chemicals from its supply chain. Sun Chemical has actively pursued certifications that …

Sun Chemical To Exhibit Extensive Range of Electronic Materials at TechBlick’s Future of Electronics Reshaped 2023 in Berlin

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – September 25, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit at TechBlick’s Future of Electronics Reshaped 2023 conference and exhibition at Booth E8 in Berlin, Germany (17-18 October 2023). TechBlick is a renowned global platform, hosting various annual virtual and in-person events, courses and networking opportunities dedicated to emerging technologies. TechBlick’s Electronics Reshaped …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Extensive Solutions at Printing United 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – September 13, 2023 – Sun Chemical will present its full portfolio of printing solutions for a variety of wide format applications at Printing United 2023 on October 18-20 in Atlanta, Ga. Under the theme ‘Experience Transformation,’ Sun Chemical’s showcased digital solutions will highlight how customers can innovate their businesses.

“We’re excited …

DIC’s Near-Infrared Fluorescent Dye Adopted for Use in MIT-Developed BrightMarker Embedded Invisible Fluorescent Tags for Object Tracking

TOKYO, JAPAN—September 12, 2023—DIC Corporation’s near-infrared (NIR) fluorescent dye and a polymer compounding this dye have been chosen for use in BrightMarkers, invisible fluorescent tags developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers that are embedded in physical objects to enhance motion tracking, virtual reality (VR) and object detection. MIT is expected to introduce its …

Sun Chemical Launches Two New eXpand!® Stir-in Pigment Preparations for the Coatings Market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 7, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched two new stir-in pigment preparations for the coatings market—eXpand!® Yellow ST 1018 and eXpand!® Black ST 9005.

eXpand! Yellow ST 1018 combines intense chroma with reduced scattering and high transparency which enables the formulation of a new generation of stylings in automotive coatings. …

DIC Releases HYDRAN™ GP Series of Environment-Friendly Waterborne Polyurethane Resins

TOKYO, JAPAN—August 23, 2023—DIC Corporation has launched HYDRAN™ GP series of environment-friendly waterborne polyurethane resins. These new resins have a higher solid content than conventional water-based polyurethane resins and contain no amines, helping customers to shorten process times and lessen odors, as well as to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

These …

DIC Graphics Releases Updated Version of DIC Digital Color Guide

TOKYO, JAPAN —  August 22, 2023 — DIC Corporation’s subsidiary, DIC Graphics Corporation, recently revamped its DIC Digital Color Guide™ app. The updated app was released in August 2023.

DIC Digital Color Guide website (in Japanese only): https://www.dic-graphics.co.jp/products/dcguide/

 

DIC Digital Color Guide is the digital version of the popular DIC Color Guide™, which enjoys …

DIC Publishes DIC Report 2023 Integrated Report

TOKYO, JAPAN — August 21, 2023 — DIC Corporation published the English-language version of DIC Report 2023, the latest edition of the DIC Group’s annual integrated report, which contains both financial information, including operating results and management strategies, and non-financial information, focusing on its environmental, social and governance initiatives.

Front cover and contents page of …

Development of Innovative Biomanufacturing Technologies Using CO2 and H2 as Feedstocks for Hydrogen-oxidizing Bacteria

TOKYO — August 8, 2023 — Sojitz Corporation, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Green Earth Institute Co., Ltd., DIC Corporation, Toray Industries, Inc., and Daicel Corporation, have concluded an agreement with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) for a joint project focused on the development of revolutionary biomanufacturing technology to …

DIC Develops the MEGAFACE™ EFS Series of Environment-Friendly High-Performance PFAS-Free Surfactants

TOKYO, JAPAN — August 2, 2023 — DIC Corporation announced the development of the MEGAFACE™ EFS series of environment-friendly surfactants that deliver a performance rivaling that of conventional fluorosurfactants despite not containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).

These new products are suitable alternatives to fluorosurfactants for diverse applications, including displays, semiconductors, automobiles and coatings. DIC …

SAPICI (a Sun Chemical Company) Welcomes New ECHA Regulations Around Handling of Diisocyanates

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – August 1, 2023 – SAPICI, a Sun Chemical company, welcomes the updates to Regulation EU 1149/2020 which have been implemented to improve worker safety and environmental protections regarding diisocyanate handling beginning on August 24th, 2023. From this date, mandatory training will be required for all workers handling diisocyanates in free monomer …

Sun Chemical to Present Extensive Range of Sustainable Solutions for Labels and Packaging at Labelexpo Europe 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – July 31, 2023 – Sun Chemical will highlight its growing range of sustainable solutions for the labels and flexible packaging industries at Labelexpo Europe 2023 (Hall 5, Stand E45), highlighting its unique position as a provider of inks, coatings, adhesives, packaging design, colour management and sustainability analysis. Based on a “5R” …

Sun Chemical Receives Silver Rating for Sustainability from EcoVadis

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – July 18, 2023 – Sun Chemical received a silver rating for its sustainability efforts across all business units and regions from EcoVadis, the world’s largest provider of business sustainability ratings.

The silver rating places Sun Chemical in the top 25 percent of rated companies within its business sector and was earned …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Transformational Solutions at FuturePrint 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – July 10, 2023 – Sun Chemical will present its extensive solutions for a variety of wide format applications at FuturePrint 2023 (July 12-15, 2023), in São Paulo, Brazil under the theme of ‘Experience. Transformation.,’ where solutions showcased will focus on helping customers to innovate their business.

Visitors of Stand #H 048 …

Sun Chemical Introduces Digital Pigment Catalog in Pigment Finder

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – June 26, 2023 – Sun Chemical has introduced a digital pigment catalog for registered users of its Pigment Finder online platform.

Pigment Finder is a self-service platform that allows users to search and compare products and access technical product information, data sheets and pigment certificates. Using a variety of filters …

Sun Chemical Wins Supplier of the Year Award at the 27th Annual Paint & Pintura Awards Ceremony

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – June 12, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Color Materials division in Brazil won the Supplier of the Year award in the organic pigments category during the 27th annual Paint & Pintura Awards ceremony and dinner.

“This award recognizes our ongoing commitment to the Brazilian region and all of Latin America,” said Elisangela …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Full Line of Food and Nutrition Products During IFT FIRST Expo

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – June 5, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Food and Nutrition Group will showcase its full lineup of natural colorants that can be used for a variety of food and beverage products during the IFT FIRST Expo in Chicago from July 17-19.

Visitors of booth #S2446 will learn about Spirulina, a blue-green algae …

Sun Chemical to Launch new Xennia Amethyst Evo RC Reactive Printing Ink for Digital Textile Printing at ITMA 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – June 5, 2023 – Sun Chemical announces the launch of Xennia Amethyst Evo RC, a new generation of reactive printing inks for industrial textile printers, which will be showcased on Stand D302, Hall 5, at ITMA Milan from June 8-14 2023.

Expanding further upon the market leading Xennia Amethyst series, Xennia …

DIC Corporation Acquires Photoresist Polymers Manufacturer PCAS Canada

TOKYO — June 1, 2023 — DIC Corporation has acquired 100% of the shares of Quebec-based PCAS Canada Inc. from French based company PCAS S.A., which manufactures and sells polymers used in photoresists for semiconductor photolithography.

The semiconductor market is growing worldwide and its importance is increasing with the development and proliferation of the Internet …

Sun Chemical Certified by Chile’s Sustainability and Climate Change Agency as Part of the Clean Production Agreement

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – May 31, 2023 – Sun Chemical has been certified as part of the Clean Production Agreement (CPA) by the Chilean government’s Sustainability and Climate Change Agency.

The certification recognizes Sun Chemical’s efforts to help create a circular economy in the packaging sector by fulfilling goals and actions of the CPA.

“It …

Sun Chemical Releases Spring 2023 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 11, 2023 – Sun Chemical has released its Spring 2023 Regulatory Newsletter for customers which can be downloaded at www.sunchemical.com/regulatory-newsletters.

“Sun Chemical is a recognized global voice and leader in guiding customers with the information they need to comply with all the latest regulatory updates,” said Gary Andrzejewski, Corporate …

Sun Chemical Launches Lumina® HD Fine Fraction Effect Pigments for the Coatings Market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 10, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched Lumina® HD, a new family of high-definition effect pigments based on fine fraction synthetic mica that was developed to expand the color space for automotive stylings and other coatings applications, including aerospace, general industrial and powder coatings.

“We’re excited to introduce a new …

Recyclable Monolayer Pouch Featuring Sun Chemical’s Electron Beam Offset Inks and Barrier Coating Wins WorldStar Global Packaging Award

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – May 9, 2023 – Sun Chemical is pleased to announce its collaboration with Elif, a Huhtamaki company, which saw the companies jointly produce an award-winning monolayer recyclable pouch.

The innovative pouch, which is available as part of Sun Chemical’s sustainable packaging solutions, received an award at the 2023 WorldStar Global …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Extensive Range of Digital Textile Inks at ITMA 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – May 9, 2023 – On Stand D302, Hall 5, ITMA (8-14 June, Milan Italy), Sun Chemical will demonstrate its complete range of digital textile inks, suitable for printing any textile material.

In line with ITMA’s theme this year of “Transforming the World of Textiles”, Sun Chemical’s campaign for the show …

Sun Chemical Collaborates with Qualvis Packaging to Produce Sustainable Carton Solution for Whitakers Chocolates

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A – May 4, 2023 – Qualvis Packaging and Sun Chemical have collaborated to develop a highly sustainable chocolate truffle carton for chocolate manufacturer, Whitakers. The concept enabled Whitakers to transform an existing truffle carton that featured 55 percent plastic into a highly recyclable lightweight fibre-based solution without plastic layer of the …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Sustainable Ink, Coating and Adhesive Solutions at Flexo & Labels Summit 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – May 1, 2023 – Sun Chemical will present its full sustainable portfolio of products for the flexible and label packaging markets across Latin America under the theme “Experience. Transformation.” during the Flexo & Labels Summit 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 23-24.

“Converters and brand owners across Latin America have …

Sun Chemical Receives 2023 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award for Mono-web Coatings

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – April 27, 2023 – Sun Chemical won the 2023 Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) Sustainability Excellence Award for Innovations in Sustainability competition, one of the most prestigious recognitions for sustainability in the packaging industry.

The award recognizes Sun Chemical’s portfolio of mono-web protective coatings which enable mono-web film structures as alternatives to …

Sun Chemical Issues Latest Sustainability Report

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – April 17, 2023 – Sun Chemical released its thirteenth sustainability report, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to sustainability and social responsibility in all aspects of its business.

As part of Sun Chemical’s ongoing process to achieve its targets to reduce CO2 levels by at least 50 percent by 2030 and becoming net …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Transformational Product Portfolio at FESPA 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – April, 13, 2023 – Sun Chemical will present its extensive solutions for a variety of wide format applications, on stand B40 (Hall 2.2) at FESPA 2023 (23-26 May 2023), Messe Munich, Germany) under the theme of ‘Experience. Transformations.’, where solutions showcased will focus on helping customers to innovate their businesses.

Solutions …

Sun Chemical Showcases Latest Innovations and Ingredients at New York Suppliers’ Day 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – April 12, 2023 – Sun Chemical will showcase new effect pigments and highlight its natural colorants and ingredients under the campaign theme Beauty is colorful. We are the color experts. during New York Suppliers’ Day 2023.

“We’re excited to show the beauty industry our ongoing commitment to providing colorful and sustainable …

DIC Develops WATERSOL®-LB Waterborne Anode Binder for LiBs

TOKYO—April 11, 2023—DIC Corporation today announced the development of WATERSOL®–LB, a waterborne anode binder for lithium-ion batteries (LiBs). As a waterborne product with a low environmental impact, WATERSOL®–LB helps prolong battery life by, among others, suppressing expansion and ensuring low internal resistance. The Company has commenced sample shipments and will establish a global supply framework …

New York Suppliers’ Day 2023

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at NY Supplier’s Day!

We’re excited to showcase our newest products at this year’s Suppliers’ Day. Visit Sun Chemical’s booth to see our latest color innovations and cosmetic ingredients. Together we can push the boundaries of what’s possible in color development by creating novel solutions …

interpack 2023

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at Interpack 2023!

Sun Chemical will exhibit at Interpack 2023 (Hall 7a, Stand B03), highlighting its unique position as a solutions provider for the packaging market. Showcasing its expertise across five key packaging themes – flexible, paper, folding carton, labels and metal deco. Sun Chemical …

ChinaPlas 2023

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at Chinaplas 2023!

Plastics is playing an important role in our daily life: from building to transportation, from apparels to food contact packaging, etc. Consumers pay more attention to attractive colors on the shelf, smarter functions to make life easier as well as the sustainability …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Extensive Range of Sustainable Packaging Solutions at interpack 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – April 5, 2023 – Under the theme of “Transform with Sustainable Packaging”, Sun Chemical will exhibit at interpack 2023 (Hall 7a, Stand B03), highlighting its unique position as a provider of inks, coatings, adhesives, packaging design, colour management and sustainability analysis. Sun Chemical will demonstrate its solutions for the challenges faced …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Extensive Portfolio of Metal Packaging Solutions at METPACK 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. — April 4, 2023 — During METPACK 2023 at Stand A39, Hall 3 (2-6 May, Essen Germany), Sun Chemical will present its unique range of metal packaging solutions under the theme of “Transform with Metal Packaging.”

Sun Chemical will demonstrate how it is working in unison with its parent company, DIC Corporation, …

DIC Corporation to Support Turkey/Syria Earthquake Relief

TOKYO — April 3, 2023 — DIC Corporation offers its deepest condolences to everyone who has lost family or friends, or have otherwise suffered as a result of the major earthquake that recently struck Turkey and Syria.

The Company has resolved to donate ¥10 million via the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide support for …

Two Sun Chemical Employees Honored with NAPIM Awards

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 30, 2023 – Two Sun Chemical employees—Ralph Arcurio and Jim Bishop—were presented with the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) Pioneer Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the ink manufacturing industry.

The Pioneer Award honors those who have given more than 20 years of service to the …

Sun Chemical and DIC Group to Showcase Innovative Pigment Solutions for Plastics at ChinaPlas 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – March 29, 2023 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will feature an expansive portfolio of pigments for plastics that deliver high standards of color and sustainability performance at ChinaPlas 2023, April 17 to 20, 2023, at Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center.

Visitors to stand #14H41 will see …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Solutions Designed to Transform Flexible Packaging Sustainably During INFOFLEX 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – March 23, 2023 – Under the theme “Experience. Transformation.,” Sun Chemical will showcase its full portfolio of inks, coatings, and adhesives designed to enhance pressroom and eco-efficiency, as well as display products that stand out on shelf during INFOFLEX 2023.

“Converters and brand owners have a strong desire for sustainable packaging …

DIC and Idemitsu Kosan Agree to Begin Exploring the Production of Biomass Polystyrene

TOKYO — March 10, 2023 — DIC Corporation announced today that it has reached an agreement with Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., to build a new biomass plastics supply chain, as well as to begin exploring the production of biomass polystyrene*. Actual production of biomass polystyrene, at DIC’s Yokkaichi Plant, is scheduled to commence by the …

in-cosmetics 2023

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at in-cosmetics® global!

Today’s cosmetic customers have a strong desire for bold colors without compromising on the naturality and sustainability of the ingredients in their make-up and personal care formulations.

Sun Chemical is at the forefront of providing natural and innovative pigments and we’re excited …

CCE International/InPrint 2023

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at CCE International / InPrint Munich 2023!

Sun Chemical will present its latest developments in digital, inkjet, screen, pad and speciality printing for packaging and industrial manufacturing applications. Our collaborative approach and combined expertise as a complete solutions provider, covering inks, primers, and coatings, will …

Sun Chemical to Introduce New Effect Pigments at in-cosmetics Global 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – March 6, 2023 – During in-cosmetics Global 2023, under the campaign theme Beauty is colorful. We are the color experts., Sun Chemical will introduce new effect pigments and highlight its natural colorants and ingredients, emphasizing its commitment to provide colorful as well as sustainable solutions to the beauty industry by drawing …

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets Validated by SBTi

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 1, 2023 – The greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets of Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as being consistent with levels that climate science says are necessary to limit average global warming to well below two degrees Celsius …

Sun Chemical to Demonstrate its Wide Range of Solutions for Industrial Print Applications at InPrint 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – February 28, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit its portfolio for functional, industrial and specialty print applications suitable for a broad range of market sectors at InPrint 2023, in Munich, Germany from March 14 to 16 on stand 2100 in Hall B6.

SunJet, the global inkjet brand of Sun Chemical …

Sun Chemical Will Present its Latest Solutions for Printed Electronics and Biosensors at LOPEC 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – February 9, 2023 – At LOPEC 2023 (Munich, February 28 – March 2, Booth B0.305), Sun Chemical will present its expanded portfolio of material solutions for printed electronics and biosensor applications. The broad range of conductive and dielectric ink technologies deliver the performance and reliability required in high-tech markets, such as …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Latest Innovations at European Coatings Show 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – February 8, 2023 – Under the theme of ‘Experience. Transformation.’, Sun Chemical will showcase its range of solutions at the European Coatings Show (Stand 448, Hall 3C, 28-30 March 2023). Solutions will be displayed from across Sun Chemical’s extensive offering for coatings, including pigments as well as its enhanced polymers and …

European Coatings Show 2023

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at ECS 2023!

We’re delighted to invite you to join us at the European Coatings Show, where we will be showcasing our latest innovations for the coatings market under the theme “Experience.Transformation”. Visit us to discover how you can leverage our broad range of solutions …

Letter to Suppliers about Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations

February 1, 2023

RE: Compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, UK Bribery Act 2010, and the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015

Dear Supplier:
In accordance with …

Joe Rosati Named 2022 Pioneer Award Recipient by Metropolitan New York Coatings Association

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – January 9, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Joe Rosati, Manager, Project Quality in the company’s Color Materials division, has received a 2022 Pioneer Award from the Metropolitan New York Coatings Association.

The award recognizes an individual MNYCA member or employee of a member company for 25,40, and 50 years of contributions to …

DIC to Exhibit at the Second Annual Sustainable Material Expo (SUSMA) Tokyo Show

TOKYO — November 30, 2022 — DIC Corporation will participate in the second annual Sustainable Material Expo (SUSMA) Tokyo Show, which will be held from December 7–9, 2022, at the Makuhari Messe convention center. The Company also plans to hold a simultaneous virtual trade show on its global website: https://www.dic-global.com/en/event/susma/.

In line with its …

Sun Chemical Launches Six SunPURO® Natural Products for Beauty

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – November 15, 2022 – Sun Chemical has expanded its vast color portfolio to include six new plant-derived natural colorants and functional ingredients into its well-known SunPURO® line.

By entering the natural colorants space for beauty, Sun Chemical provides more sustainable solutions for customers who want to make natural claims in cosmetics …

Dr. Juanita Parris Named 2022 Anthony Mauriello Woman of the Year by MNYPIA

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – November 7, 2022 – Sun Chemical’s Dr. Juanita Parris, PhD was named the 19th recipient of the Anthony Mauriello Woman of the Year award by the Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA).

The Anthony Mauriello Woman of the Year award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding …

Sun Chemical Receives TLMI’s Calvin Frost Sustainability Leadership Journey Award

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – October 31, 2022 – Sun Chemical’s sustainability efforts were recognized with the Calvin Frost Sustainability Leadership Journey Award in the supplier category by TLMI.

The Calvin Frost Journey Award is earned by a TLMI member company that has publicly stated goals and begun implementing short-term actions aimed at long-term metrics to …

Sun Chemical Launches Global Cosmetics Color Trends 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 20, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched the global cosmetics color trends program for 2024, “Youtopia,” that includes two chapters of new seasonal trends, Rooted and Distilled. Sun Chemical’s annual program aims to forecast upcoming beauty trends with inspiring colors, textures, effects, and vegan formulations.

“Youtopia defines a state of …

Sun Chemical Launches New Effect Pigments: Flamenco® Summit Orange and Reflecks™ Dimensions Metallic Orange

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 11, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched two new bold, chromatic orange effect pigments — Flamenco® Summit Orange and Reflecks™ Dimensions Metallic Orange.

The boldest orange on natural mica in the portfolio, Flamenco Summit Orange, is a versatile effect pigment based on patented multilayer technology that provides a rich, clean …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices and Surcharges on Inks, Coatings, Consumables, and Adhesives in EMEA

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – October 3, 2022 – Sun Chemical will increase prices effective immediately across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed, and screen inks, coatings, consumables, and adhesives in Europe, Middle East and Africa, effective October 1, 2022.

The current geopolitical situation in Europe continues to upset the unprecedented inflationary trends further, with …

Sun Chemical Launches SUNFOODS Natural Colorants for Food and Beverage

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – September 29, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched SUNFOODSTM Natural Colorants, a product line available in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa that can match a wide array of industry standard and custom colors that can be applied to a variety of food and beverage products.

This new line …

Sun Chemical Color Solutions Opens State-of-the-Art Masterbatch Mixing Plant in Germany

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 28, 2022 – Sun Chemical’s Color Materials division opened a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient mixing plant in Cologne, Germany.

Sun Chemical Color Solutions, the masterbatch business of the Color Materials division, is responsible for the development, manufacture, and distribution of masterbatches to the plastics industry. The new mixing plant enables Sun Chemical …

Sun Chemical to Highlight the “Power of Sustainable Packaging” at PACK EXPO International 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – September 27, 2022 – Supporting the theme “Power of Sustainable Packaging,” Sun Chemical will highlight and present its complete portfolio of solutions for packaging and narrow web, tag, and labels at booth #10200 during PACK EXPO International from October 23-26 in Chicago.

“Sun Chemical is committed to our sustainable …

DIC Strengthens Environmental Investments in Outdoor Mass Algae Cultivation Facilities of U.S. and Chinese Subsidiaries

TOKYO — September 16, 2022 — DIC Corporation will promote environmental investments approximately US$9M at Earthrise (Earthrise Nutritionals, LLC, California), a U.S. subsidiary, and Hainan DIC (Hainan DIC Microalgae Co., Ltd., Hainan), a Chinese subsidiary, producing an edible blue-green algae, Spirulina, as well as the natural blue food colorant, LINABLUE®. This investment will …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Digital Ink Solutions at PRINTING United Expo 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 14, 2022 – Sun Chemical will showcase its full range of digital inks for textiles and graphics at PRINTING United Expo from October 19-21, 2022 in Las Vegas.

“We are thrilled to be presenting our inaugural exhibit at PRINTING United Expo this year,” said Simon Daplyn, Manager, Product Marketing, Sun …

Sun Chemical to Demonstrate Latest Glass Printing Products at Glasstec 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 7, 2022 – Sun Chemical will present its complete portfolio of direct glass printing and decorating solutions for both hollow and flat glass at Glasstec 2022, from 20th to 23rd September 2022 on stand D49-2, hall 12 at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany.

Showcased at the exhibition will be the SunVetro range …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Latest Innovations for the Plastic Industry at K 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA — September 6, 2022 — Under the theme: ‘Your Global Partner,’ Sun Chemical will present its leading polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) portfolio and world benchmark colour solutions to the plastics industry at K 2022 (19-26 October 2022, Messe Dusseldorf) on stand A53, Hall 8B.

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Sun Chemical Introduces Paliocrom® Satin Gold Pigment

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – August 30, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched Paliocrom® Satin Gold EH 3600 (L 2131), a mid-shade golden aluminum-based effect pigment with distinct satin character, high chroma and extremely smooth appearance.

As Sun Chemical’s first Paliocrom grade offered in a dry supply form, Satin Gold delivers unique color travel, excellent …

Notice Regarding Sustainability-Linked Loan Agreement

TOKYO, JAPAN — August 24, 2022 — DIC Corporation announced today that it has entered into a sustainability-linked loan (SLL) agreement with The Norinchukin Bank. This is DIC’s second SSL agreement with the bank and comes two months after its first, in June 2022.

An SLL is a loan that encourages borrowers to set ambitious …

Sun Chemical Returns to Labelexpo Americas 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – August 11, 2022 – Using the theme “Power of Labels,” Sun Chemical will showcase and present its complete portfolio of solutions for the packaging and narrow web, tag and label markets to converters across North and South America during Labelexpo Americas 2022 from September 13-15 in Rosemont, Ill.

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We’re Excited to See You at Sun Chemical’s Booth during Labelexpo Americas 2022

Using the theme “Power of Labels,” we’re excited to present our complete portfolio of solutions for the packaging and narrow web, tag and label markets to converters across North and South America. We’re especially pleased to introduce you to the many bio-renewable, …

DIC and Debut Biotech Advance and Scale Biomanufacturing of Sustainable Red Colorants for Food, Nutrition, and Cosmetics

TOKYO, JAPAN—July 29, 2022—DIC Corporation (DIC) announced the start of the second phase of a joint development agreement with California-based biotech startup Debut Biotechnology, Inc. (Debut Biotech), a synthetic biology company at the forefront of advanced biomanufacturing technology. The agreement focuses on creating natural red colorants for the food, nutrition, and cosmetics industries.

Debut Biotech’s …

Sun Chemical Brings Distribution Business In-house

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – July 14, 2022 – As of July 1, 2022, Sun Chemical has assumed responsibility for home and personal care colorants, which were previously distributed by BTC Europe GmbH.

As a part of this business transfer, all future sales, samples and literature will be managed by Sun Chemical. This includes the popular …

Task Team Working Under the Banner of CEFLEX QRP Project Develops Mono-material Duplex Laminated Pouches Using PP Recyclates

July 14, 2022 — The CEFLEX initiative brings together more than 180 European companies, associations and organizations that represent the entire value chain of flexible packaging. To help boost recycling rates and expand sustainable end markets, a team of CEFLEX stakeholders developed a Quality Recycling Process (QRP).

The scope of QRP is to mechanically recycle …

Sun Chemical Releases Summer 2022 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – July 11, 2022 – Sun Chemical has released its Summer 2022 Regulatory Newsletter for customers which can be downloaded at www.sunchemical.com/regulatory-newsletters.

“As global regulations continue to evolve and change, our customers trust Sun Chemical to not only provide sustainable solutions that comply with those updates, but to give them guidance …

DIC and SAP Partner in Pilot Project Using Blockchain Technology in the Construction of a Waste Plastics Traceability System

TOKYO, JAPAN — July 8, 2022 — DIC Corporation announced today that it has partnered with SAP SE to undertake a pilot project using blockchain technology1 in the construction of a waste plastics traceability system that will advance the recycling of plastic resources.

DIC produces and sells polystyrene, which is used widely in containers for …

DIC Invests in US Sustainable Biotech Startup Back of the Yards Algae Sciences

TOKYO, JAPAN – July 4, 2022 – DIC Corporation (TOKYO:4631) has completed investment in Back of the Yards Algae Science Inc. (BYAS), a sustainable food technology startup focused on developing innovative extracts and alternative proteins, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The move strategically advances DIC’s growing business position in more sustainable and circular algae-derived products, including …