Sun Chemical to Demonstrate Latest UV Ink Solutions at IST UV Days 2019

Wexham Springs, UK – 09 May 2019: Sun Chemical will be exhibiting at IST Metz’s UV Days stand 42 in Nurtingen, Germany, between 13 and 16 May 2019. The event is the world’s largest in-house exhibition for optical systems, organised by one of the leading global suppliers of UV curing systems.

Sun Chemical will …

Sun Chemical launches class-leading UV LED offset inks

Wexham Springs, UK – 07 May 2019: Sun Chemical has launched SunWave™ Lumina, a new range of high performance, UV LED curing sheetfed offset inks for commercial printing. Suitable for use on all sheetfed press types, the range offers class-leading lithographic performance, delivering fast makeready, highly stable printing with minimal wash-ups and excellent duct …

Three Sun Chemical Employees Honored with NAPIM Awards

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 17, 2019 – Three Sun Chemical employees were honored with awards during the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) annual convention, including the Ault Award, the highest recognition in the North American printing ink industry.

Patrick Carlisle, the founder of Joules Angstrom U.V. Printing Inks Corp. which was acquired …

Sun Chemical Receives Bronze Award at in-cosmetics Global 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 16, 2019 – Sun Chemical was honored with a Bronze Award for its “Make-Up Bar” entry which showcased the company’s INTENZA Glitter Effects product line at in-cosmetics Global 2019.

The Make-Up Bar was designed to allow in-cosmetics visitors to test the latest technologies and trends in eye, skin, nail and …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Energy Curable Inks and Coatings, Solvent and Water Coatings

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – April 15, 2019 – Sun Chemical will increase the prices of its energy curable, solvent, and water coatings as well as energy curable inks in North America effective May 15, 2019.

A global shortage of photoinitiators will cause prices of energy curable coatings and energy curable inks to increase while cost escalations …

Sun Chemical to demonstrate its extensive product portfolio at FESPA 2019

Sun Chemical to showcase its solutions tailor made for screen, industrial, wide format, textile and inkjet printing at FESPA 2019.

Wexham Springs, UK – 4 April 2019: Sun Chemical will present its solutions for a variety of applications, on stand B4-K10 at FESPA 2019 (14-17 May 2019, at Messe Munich, Germany).

Focusing on ‘Solutions Tailor …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Wide Range of Solutions for the Flexible Packaging Market at INFOFLEX 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 3, 2019 – During the FTA INFOFLEX 2019, Sun Chemical will highlight its full portfolio of inks, coatings, and adhesives designed to enhance pressroom efficiency, produce flexible packaging that pops off the shelf, and improve eco-efficiency.

“Not only do our customers need solutions that help packaging stand out on the …

Luminescence Sun Chemical Security to launch new range of machine-readable security inks at Dubai Currency Conference

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – 2 April 2019 – Luminescence Sun Chemical Security, the security inks division of Sun Chemical, will use the forthcoming Currency Conference from 7 to 11 April 2019 in Dubai, UAE, to launch ASPECT, its new range of Level 2, machine-readable security inks for banknotes and to show the technology to the …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Metal Decorating Solutions and Services at Cannex 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 1, 2019 – During Cannex 2019, Sun Chemical will showcase its full line of metal decorating products for monobloc, tube and aerosol cans as well as additional services ranging from special effects coatings and brand color management to brand protection solutions, laser marking and print standardization.

Ink Solutions for Aluminum …

Sun Chemical’s Danny Rich Receives Godlove Award from the Inter-Society Color Council

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – March 27, 2019 – Sun Chemical’s Danny Rich, Ph.D. was recently honored by the Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) with the prestigious Godlove Award.

The Godlove Award honors current or former ISCC members who have made “long-term contributions in the field of color.” A member of the ISCC for 43 years, Rich …

Sun Chemical joins CEFLEX to support development of a circular economy for flexible packaging

Wexham Springs, UK – 26 March 2019: Sun Chemical has joined CEFLEX, the collaborative European consortium of companies and associations representing the entire flexible packaging value chain. This important initiative will facilitate increasing amounts of consumer flexible packaging to be recycled and Sun Chemical is looking forward to actively contributing and leveraging its global R&D …

Sun Chemical Experts Presented Technical Sessions During Successful European Coatings Show 2019

NUREMBURG, GERMANY – March 25, 2019 – Sun Chemical’s attendance at the European Coatings Show 2019 held in Nuremberg, Germany on March 19-21 was considered a success and was an important venue for the company to showcase its technical expertise and full range of pigment and resin solutions for the marketplace.

“This year’s European Coatings …

Sun Chemical’s Heitzman Receives the Honored Service Member Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 21, 2019 – Sun Chemical’s Scott Heitzman was honored by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) with the prestigious Honored Service Member Award.

The Honored Service Member Award recognizes those who show “demonstrated long-term, outstanding service to, and support of, the Society and its objectives.” Heitzman has been a member …

Sun Chemical Increases Production Capacity of Perrindo® Pigments at Bushy Park, South Carolina Plant

NUREMBERG, GERMANY – March 19, 2019 — Sun Chemical has increased production capacity for its high performance Perrindo® Perylene product line at its Bushy Park facility in South Carolina.

The expansion comes in response to the market’s popularity of the perylene maroon color space and will help to better serve Sun Chemical’s customers around the …

Sun Chemical Introduces Groundbreaking Technology and Key Investments at European Coatings Show 2019

NUREMBERG, GERMANY – March 19-21, 2019 – During the European Coatings Show 2019, Sun Chemical’s Performance Pigments and Advanced Materials divisions will showcase a full spectrum of pigment and resin technologies, including a groundbreaking new aluminum preparation for powder coatings and new additions to its phthalocyanine blue product line.

Visitors of Sun Chemical’s booth located …

Sun Chemical Launches New Palomar Blue 248-4848 Chemistry at European Coatings Show 2019

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Increase Production of Phthalo Blue Pigments

NUREMBERG, GERMANY – March 19, 2019 – During the European Coatings Show 2019, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will introduce its new Palomar Blue 15 248-4848, a high strength phthalocyanine blue pigment specifically developed for automotive OEM applications.

Designed to have a highly desirable neutral …

Sun Chemical Advanced Materials Launches DICNATE SG Series of Cobalt-Free Driers at European Coatings Show 2019

NUREMBERG, GERMANY – March 19, 2019 — During the European Coatings Show 2019, Sun Chemical Advanced Materials will introduce its new DICNATE SG Series of cobalt-free driers for paints.

The DICNATE SG Series of manganese-based driers offer enhanced catalytic performance for solvent and water-based paints and inks. DICNATE SG-160 has been optimized for solventborne coatings …

Sun Chemical and its Parent Company, DIC Corporation, to Build New PPS Compounds Production Line in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 18, 2019 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will build a new production line for its global market-leading polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds at its DIC Imaging Products USA, LLC facility in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

The new PPS compounds production line will be the company’s first in North …

Sun Chemical Launches Groundbreaking Benda Lutz® COMPAL PC Aluminum Preparation for Powder Coatings

NUREMBERG, GERMANY – March 18, 2019 – Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has launched Benda Lutz® COMPAL PC, a highly concentrated aluminum preparation for powder coatings that comes in a groundbreaking pelletized form and virtually eliminates dusting to minimize housekeeping, simplifies equipment clean-up and improves worker exposure.

COMPAL PC takes an innovative approach to shipping, …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Glass Decorating Solutions at Deco ‘19

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 5, 2019 – Sun Chemical will showcase its wide range of organic screen inks, spray paints, pre- and post-treatment solutions, and special effects specially formulated for glass during Deco ’19 in Indianapolis on April 6-7.

“Brand owners have been turning to glass packaging because of its stand-out appearance on the …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Solutions for Credit and Laminated Card Printing During 2019 ICMA EXPO

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – February 21, 2019 – During the 2019 ICMA EXPO, Sun Chemical will display its full range solutions for credit and laminated cards, including its screen and offset inks, pre-laid overlays, pre-patched holograms, magnetic tapes, engraved lamination plates, security applications and electronic materials.

“Sun Chemical is dedicated to providing card manufacturers, issuers …

Sun Chemical to Introduce New Pigment Offerings at in-cosmetics Global 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – February 20, 2019 – During in-cosmetics Global 2019, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will introduce new products that deliver a cost effective and unique approach to soft focus and glitter effects that deliver clarity, brilliance and sparkle.

“Cosmetic formulators want to create innovative solutions for market trends that also meet the highest …

Sun Chemical to exhibit at Advanced Functional & Industrial Printing Conference 2019

Wexham Springs, UK – 13 February 2019: Sun Chemical will showcase its portfolio of inks for functional and industrial printing at ESMA’s Advanced Functional & Industrial Printing Conference (AFIP) 2019 on the 27th and 28th March 2019 at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia in Düsseldorf, Germany.

At the conference and table top exhibition, Sun Chemical will …

Sun Chemical Forms Partnership with HAVI

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – February 11, 2019 – Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with HAVI, a global company that innovates, optimizes, sources and manages the packaging and supply chains of leading foodservice brands, to bring its SunVisto® AquaGreen bio-renewable, natural based inks to market.

Sun Chemical’s bio-renewable inks have been certified and specified …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Bio-Renewable Products at Sustainability in Packaging Conference 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – February 7, 2019 – Sun Chemical will highlight its full line of bio-renewable products, including SunVisto® AquaGreen natural based inks, during the Sustainability in Packaging 2019 conference on March 4-6 in Chicago.

Formulated with significantly higher levels of bio-renewable sourced resin content compared to other previous market offerings, Sun Chemical’s bio-renewable …

Sun Chemical’s New EPICLON® HP 4770 Epoxy Resin Increases High Temperature Performance on Advanced Materials Structures

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – January 24, 2019 – Sun Chemical has launched EPICLON® HP 4770, a multi-functional naphthalene epoxy resin for formulators and engineers in the aerospace, transportation and electronics industry who seek to increase high temperature performance.

Electronic miniaturization and increasing requirements on fiber reinforced structures in the aerospace and transportation industries continue to …

Sun Chemical Releases Winter 2019 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – January 22, 2019 – Sun Chemical customers looking for the latest global regulations and updates regarding food contact materials will be able to download the new Winter 2019 Regulatory Newsletter at www.sunchemical.com/regulatory.

The latest newsletter focuses strictly on regulatory updates of food contact materials in a variety of countries in …

Sun Chemical to Present its Range of Inks for Metal Decoration at the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum 2019

Wexham Springs, UK – 8 January 2019: Sun Chemical will showcase its portfolio of inks for monobloc, tube and aerosol cans during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) 2019, which takes place from 30 to 31 January at the Porte de Versailles, Paris, France.

Sun Chemical’s Global Metal Deco Ink Sales Director, Eduardo Alegria, will …

Sun Chemical’s Kelly Dobos Appointed President of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – December 17, 2018 – Sun Chemical’s Kelly Dobos, Cosmetics Technical Manager for the Americas region, was appointed to the role of president for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. She assumed the role during an awards luncheon at the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting held in New York City.

Comprised of over 4,000 members, …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of Liquid Inks in Europe

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – December 6, 2018 – Sun Chemical will implement a new price increase affecting its solvent- and water-based liquid inks in Europe, effective January 15, 2019.

Costs have risen annually on a variety of key raw materials used to manufacture inks, including solvents, acrylic derivatives, organic pigments, and polyols and isocyanates, which …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Product Portfolio, Partnerships and Acquisitions at IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – November 12, 2018 – During IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2018, Sun Chemical will highlight its latest strategic partnerships and acquisitions as well as the latest offerings from its wide portfolio of solutions for printed electronics, displays, electroluminescent lighting, smart sensors, packaging, printed circuit boards, and electronics manufacturing.

“Printed electronics manufacturers are …

Sun Chemical makes SunLit Publish ink series available globally

Wexham Springs, UK – 6 November 2018 – After successfully introducing SunLit® Publish in a number of European countries, Sun Chemical is now extending the availability of its series of premium sheetfed offset process inks to commercial printers throughout the rest of Europe and the world.

Formulated for high-speed printing and high mechanical resistance on …

Brexit Statement

Following the outcome of the UK referendum on EU membership in 2016, the UK will leave the European Union on 29th March, 2019. Although there is still some uncertainty surrounding the outcome of “Brexit” negotiations between the UK government and the European Union, we expect the position to become clearer over the coming months.

Sun …

Sun Chemical to demonstrate its wide range of solutions for industrial print applications at InPrint 2018

Wexham Springs, UK – 18 October 2018: Sun Chemical will exhibit its portfolio for functional, industrial and specialty print applications suitable for a broad range of market sectors at InPrint 2018, in Milan, Italy from 20 to 22 November on stand 1254 in the south hall.

SunJet, the global inkjet brand of Sun Chemical …

Sun Chemical Releases Fall 2018 Regulatory Newsletter

Latest Regulatory Newsletter Coincides with Launch of www.sunchemical.com/regulatory

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – October 4, 2018 – Sun Chemical has released its Fall 2018 Regulatory Newsletter for customers and has made it, along with all other regulatory newsletters over the past five years, available online for download at the new www.sunchemical.com/regulatory webpage.

“Sun Chemical is a …

Sun Chemical Names Myron Petruch President and Chief Executive Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – October 1, 2018 – Sun Chemical has appointed Myron Petruch as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2019.

Petruch assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as President of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and General Manager of the Pigments Products Division since 2008. He succeeds Rudi Lenz who …

Two Sun Chemical Experts to Speak about the Latest in Pigment Trends and Technology

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 20, 2018 – During the upcoming Pigment and Color Science Forum and the PNWSCT Northwest Coatings Fest, two Sun Chemical experts will discuss some of the latest trends in pigments.

Jonathan Doll, Ph.D., R&D Leader of Effect Pigments at Sun Chemical, will give a presentation entitled “Soft Focus, Optical Blur, …

Sun Chemical Showcases Solutions for Corrugated Printers

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 17, 2018 – During Corrugated Week 2018, Sun Chemical will show corrugated printers a wide range of ink, coating and pressroom consumable solutions designed to help converters improve productivity, expand capabilities, maximize return on investment in their equipment and people, and produce higher value packaging.

“Customers and users of corrugated …

Sun Chemical to demonstrate latest glass printing products at GlassTec 2018

Wexham Springs, UK – 11 September 2018. Sun Chemical will present its complete portfolio of direct glass printing and decorating solutions for both hollow and flat glass at GlassTec 2018, from 23rd to 26th October 2018 at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany.

Showcased at the exhibition will be the SunVetro range of glass decoration solutions, including the …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of All Inks, Coatings and Consumable Products in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 4, 2018 – Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of ink, coating and consumable products in North America, effective October 1, 2018.

A combination of ongoing raw material supply disruptions, the escalation of transportation costs, and governmental initiatives, ranging from tariffs to changes in environmental regulations, continue …

Luminescence Sun Chemical Security joins the International Currency Association

4 September 2018, Wexham Springs, UK – Luminescence Sun Chemical Security has become a member of the International Currency Association (ICA). A not-for-profit organisation that works to unify various suppliers within the international currency market, the ICA’s overall aim is to support and promote the role of currency worldwide. The ICA provides members with key …

Sun Chemical Security to showcase new range of products at African Currency Forum

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – 30 August 2018 – Sun Chemical Security, a newly formed division of Sun Chemical focusing specifically on security printing, will use the upcoming African Currency Forum from 2nd to 5th September 2018 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to launch its latest portfolio of infrared inks for banknote printing. This includes new products …

Paul Cooper Appointed to Lead Sun Chemical Security Division

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – 28 August 2018 – Sun Chemical announces that the Sun Chemical Security division will operate under the brand name of Luminescence, the highly regarded manufacturer of security and brand protection inks that Sun Chemical acquired earlier this year. Suppliers of the very latest in security ink technological developments to governments and …

Sun Chemical’s 200 Year Legacy of Innovation to Be on Display with Latest Packaging Solutions at PACK EXPO 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – August 16, 2018 – During PACK EXPO 2018, Sun Chemical will showcase a wide range of innovative solutions designed to help brand owners and their converting partners achieve their unique packaging goals while enhancing pressroom activity.

“For 200 years, Sun Chemical has provided its customers with innovative solutions that help them …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Metal Decorating Solutions During the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum 2018

Sun Chemical Expert to Give Presentation on Present and Future of UV Inks for Aerosols Printing

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – August 15, 2018 – During the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) 2018, Sun Chemical will showcase its full portfolio of inks for monobloc and three-piece aerosol cans, as well as its expertise, knowledge and capabilities …

UPDATE: Raw material shortage for UV inks and possible supply disruption

July 25, 2018

On May 9TH, 2018, we published a communication related to a specific global raw material shortage affecting UV curing inks, specifically supplies of UV photoinitiators.

Unfortunately, the manufacturing and supply of this feedstock has been further delayed due to inspections still ongoing regarding compliance with Chinese environmental regulations.  Furthermore, this supply disruption …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Packaging Solutions at EMPAQ 2018

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR – July 10, 2018 – Sun Chemical will exhibit its wide range of inks, adhesives and coatings for packaging solutions during EMPAQ 2018 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in San Salvador, El Salvador on July 19-20.

 “Sun Chemical is committed to providing customers with solutions that increase productivity, reduce waste and …

Sun Chemical Exhibirá Soluciones Para Empaques Durante El Evento EMPAQ 2018

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR – 10 de julio de 2018 – Sun Chemical exhibirá su amplia gama de tintas, adhesivos y recubrimientos para soluciones de empaque durante el evento EMPAQ 2018 en el Hotel Crowne Plaza en San Salvador, El Salvador, el 19 y 20 de julio.

“Sun Chemical se compromete a proporcionar a sus …

Sun Chemical Acquires High-Purity Oxides Business of Cathay Industries

CINCINNATI, OHIO, U.S.A. – July 2, 2018 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have acquired the high-purity iron oxides business of Cathay Industries, located in Valparaiso, Indiana, U.S.A.

The purchase includes the customers, property and all assets related to the business located at the Valparaiso site.

“This acquisition further demonstrates Sun Chemical …

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments in Brazil Relocates to New Office and Warehouse in Guarulhos

GUARULHOS, BRAZIL – June 29, 2018 – The Sun Chemical Performance Pigments division in Brazil has moved its office and warehouse into one consolidated location in Guarulhos, Brazil, as of Jun 25, 2018.

Prior to the move, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments stocked its materials in a third-party warehouse which required additional time to deliver goods. …

Sun Chemical Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – June 28, 2018 – Sun Chemical released its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report which details the work the company is doing to increase its use of bio-derived raw materials in its products and shows positive progress on its eco-efficiency goals.

Highlights from the report focus on Sun Chemical’s commitment to the development …

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments Completes Phase 3 of REACH Registrations Ahead of Deadline

CINCINNATI, OHIO, U.S.A. – June 19, 2018 – Sun Chemical Performance Pigments completed Phase 3 of the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) registration process ahead of the deadline, which was on May 31, 2018.

In completing Phase 3, Sun Chemical registered approximately 200 chemical substances with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). These …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Energy Curable Inks

PARSIPPANY, N.J.  – June 14, 2018 – Sun Chemical will increase the prices of all ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) inks in Europe by 4-6 percent, effective July 1, 2018.

As announced previously, governmental initiatives and regulations geared toward environmental protection have caused many suppliers of photoinitiators to either cease or reduce production …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Packaging Solutions at LatinPack 2018

SANTIAGO, CHILE – May 29, 2018 – Sun Chemical will showcase its broad portfolio of inks, adhesives and coatings for packaging during LatinPack 2018 at Espacio Riesco in Santiago, Chile on June 7-8.

“Our customers are looking for ways to increase productivity, reduce waste and meet brand owner requirements for sustainability, shelf standout and color …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Portfolio of Solutions for Biosensors and Medical Devices at Biosensors 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 23, 2018 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will showcase its wide portfolio of solutions for biosensors and medical devices during the 28th Anniversary World Congress of Biosensors.

Some of the products and services on display at booth #8 will include:

Sun Chemical Forges Distribution Partnership with Cyngient

Partnership Will Better Meet the Needs of Offset, NWTL, Sheetfed and Folding Carton Printers

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 21, 2018 – Sun Chemical has named Cyngient as a strategic distribution partner of its inks, coatings, and other solutions for offset, narrow web tag and label (NWTL), commercial sheetfed and folding carton printers.

The new …

Sun Chemical to Present Its Portfolio of Advanced Materials at Display Week 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 14, 2018 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will showcase its portfolio of display application solutions during Display Week 2018.

Visitors of booth #212 will be introduced to a range of innovative technologies for displays, including liquid crystal and photoalignment materials from DIC Corporation, nanosilver and border …

Sun Chemical Warns of Potential Shortages of Photoinitiators Used in Energy Curable Inks

PARSIPPANY, N.J.  – May 11, 2018 – Due to a potential shortage of photoinitiators as reported earlier this week by the European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA), Sun Chemical customers that receive energy curable inks could experience product delivery delays in the future.

Governmental initiatives and regulations geared toward environmental protection have led to many suppliers …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Full Portfolio of Cosmetics Colorants and Effect Pigments at SCC Suppliers’ Day 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 10, 2018 – Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will display its broad portfolio of cosmetic pigments, effects and dyes during the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Suppliers’ Day 2018.
Visitors of booth #1032 will discover a wide portfolio of colorants that give cosmetic formulators the ability to define trends and deliver …

Raw material shortage for UV inks and possible supply disruption

 

May 9, 2018

Currently, there is a specific global raw material shortage affecting UV curing inks. This impacts supply of a UV photoinitiator commonly known as “TPO.” While supply of TPO comes from several different manufacturers, a key chemical feedstock used in the manufacture of TPO (and other similar photoinitiators) comes from one main …

Sun Chemical to Celebrate 200th Anniversary

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – May 3, 2018 – Throughout the remainder of 2018, Sun Chemical will celebrate its 200th anniversary.

“Beginning with the inspiring legacy of Lorilleux and Samuel Morrill in the early 1800’s, Sun Chemical has delivered 200 years of color expertise, innovative technology and an ongoing commitment to quality and service for our customers,” …

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation to Increase Production Capacity of DAILUBE® Extreme Pressure Additives at Kashima Plant

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 9, 2018 – Beginning in April 2018, Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will increase the production capacity of its DAILUBE® extreme pressure additives by 6,000 tons per annum at its eco-friendly plant in Kashima, Japan.

The move will better serve customers around the globe as well as …

Sun Chemical to showcase updated broad portfolio of ink technologies at FESPA 2018

Wexham Springs, UK – 05 April 2018: Under the umbrella theme of “Brighter Ideas”, Sun Chemical will present on Stand D20, Hall 2.2 at FESPA 2018 (15-18 May in Berlin, Germany) its comprehensive portfolio of world-class inks and compatible technologies for multiple applications across the graphics, textile and industrial markets.

Highlighting the depth and breadth …

Sun Chemical to Display Wide Range of Narrow Web, Tag, and Label Solutions during Label Summit Latin America 2018

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO – April 4, 2018 – Sun Chemical will showcase its wide range of innovative ink and coating solutions for the narrow web, tag and label market during Label Summit Latin America 2018 at Expo Guadalajara in Mexico on April 24-25.

Visitors of Sun Chemical’s booth #26 will be introduced to a new UV …

Sun Chemical Expondrá su Amplia Gama de Soluciones para Banda Angosta y Etiquetas durante el Label Summit Latin America 2018

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO – Abril 4, 2018 – Sun Chemical expondrá su amplia gama de soluciones innovadoras de tintas y recubrimientos para el mercado de banda angosta y de etiquetas durante el Label Summit Latin America 2018 en la Expo Guadalajara en México del 24 al 25 de abril.

A los visitantes del stand #26 de …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices in North America of Silicone-Based Products

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – April 2, 2018 – Due to continued shortages and ongoing cost pressure in silicone and silicone-based materials, Sun Chemical will increase prices by 30 percent on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective May 1, 2018.

“The ongoing silicone shortage has caused our suppliers to continue increasing prices beyond anything …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Latest Offerings at INFOFLEX 2018 While Commemorating 200 Years of Packaging Innovation

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 26, 2018 – During FTA INFOFLEX 2018, Sun Chemical will highlight a new ink with excellent smear resistance and its portfolio of eco-friendly inks, while showing how its full line of coatings, inks and adhesives can produce packaging that pops off the shelf and enhances pressroom efficiency.

“For 200 years, …

Sun Chemical showcases new range of UV LED inks at Euro CanTech 2018

Wexham Springs, UK – 19 March 2018 – At Euro CanTech 2018, which runs this week from 19 to 21 March in Milan, Italy, Sun Chemical is showcasing innovations in its comprehensive range of inks for metal packaging and highlighting UVILED, its new family of UV LED inks for the Metal Deco market.

Already a …

Sun Chemical Glass Decorating Solutions to be Showcased at Deco ‘18

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 12, 2018 – Sun Chemical will highlight its wide range of products specially formulated for glass, including organic UV screen inks, pre-treatment sprays, and special effects solutions during Deco ’18 in Columbus, Ohio on April 7-9.

“Many brand owners prefer to use glass packaging because of its rigid barrier protection …

Blackmore Group consolidates ink suppliers by placing three year contract with Sun Chemical

South Normanton, UK – 8 March 2018 – Newspaper and commercial printer, The Blackmore Group (www.theblackmoregroup.co.uk), has endorsed its confidence in Sun Chemical as a trusted business partner by placing a contract for the supply of all of Blackmore’s conventional offset, LED and cold-set inks for the next three years.

The decision follows …

Sun Chemical Acquires PPG’s Metal Deco Ink Business

Wexham Springs, UK – 8 March 2018 –Sun Chemical has acquired the Metal Deco ink business of PPG, a US-based global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials. PPG, with a well consolidated portfolio, and Sun Chemical are both long standing players in the metal packaging industry.

Through the acquisition, which reflects Sun Chemical’s strategy …

Sun Chemical and Luminescence to showcase combined portfolios for banknote production at Security Printers 2018

Wexham Springs, UK – 7 March 2018: At Security Printers 2018 (21 – 23 March at The Convention Centre, Dublin (CCD), Ireland), Sun Chemical will, for the first time, showcase its range of banknote production products in combination with those of Luminescence, which it has recently acquired (see press release at https://www.sunchemical.com/sun-chemical-dic-corporation-acquire-luminescence-holdings-ltd/ ).

Presenting their …

Sun Chemical to Display Ink, Pre-laid Overlays, Pre-patched Holograms, Magnetic Tape and Security Applications for Plastic Cards during the 2018 ICMA EXPO

Sun Chemical to Show How Acquisition of C.T.LAY Will Further Benefit Customers

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 6, 2018 – Sun Chemical will showcase its full range of screen and offset inks, pre-laid overlays, pre-patched holograms, magnetic tapes, security solutions and electronic materials for credit and laminated cards printing during the 2018 ICMA EXPO in …

Sun Chemical Launches SunCure Accuflex UV Flexo Ink System for Various Food Packaging Applications

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – February 26, 2018 – Sun Chemical has launched SunCure® Accuflex UV, a new UV ink system for primary and secondary food packaging that is not manufactured with Bisphenol A (BPA)-based materials and meets low migration specifications.

Compliant with the strictest global standards in the marketplace, including Nestlé food packaging requirements and …

Sun Chemical and Eastman Introduce Recycle-Friendly PETG Shrink Sleeves

Shrink Sleeves Utilize Eastman Embrace™ LV Copolyester and Sun Chemical’s New SunLam™ De-seaming Adhesive

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – February 15, 2018 – Sun Chemical has launched its SunLam™ De-seaming Adhesive for shrink-labeled containers. This new de-seamable adhesive helps recyclers improve recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) yield without process changes.

Developed in partnership, Sun Chemical and Eastman …

Sun Chemical Receives Bronze Performance Improvement Award from the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – February 13, 2018 – Sun Chemical has been recognized for improving environmental, health, safety and security performance at its Bushy Park facility by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading trade association representing specialty chemical manufacturers.

Sun Chemical participates in SOCMA’s ChemStewards® program, which encourages companies …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Bold and Brilliant Effect Pigments for Cosmetics during in-cosmetics Global 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – February 12, 2018 – Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will highlight its wide range of pearlescent and bold effect pigments at in-cosmetics Global 2018, the leading personal care ingredient event in the industry.

Visitors of booth #A60 at the show will be introduced to Sun Chemical’s wide portfolio of colorants that give …

Sun Chemical to exhibit at PrintWeekLive! for first time to promote its Brighter Ideas for Low-Energy Printing

South Normanton, UK – 8 February 2018 –Sun Chemical (stand E60) will be exhibiting for the first time at PrintWeekLive! (7-8 March at the Wasps Arena, Coventry) and will be using the show as a platform to present its latest innovations in the field of low-energy printing for the sheet-fed commercial and packaging and the …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of Offset Inks

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – February 7, 2018 – Sun Chemical will increase prices on all offset inks and coatings for its customers across all regions, effective March 1, 2018.

The percentage increase will be in the high single digits and will vary dependent on the product composition and product line. Sun Chemical will communicate specific …

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Acquire Luminescence Holdings Ltd.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – February 6, 2018 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have acquired Luminescence Holdings Ltd., a manufacturer of currency, tax stamp, passports, ID cards, secure documents and brand protection inks for the security market.

With the acquisition of the United Kingdom-based company, Sun Chemical will increase its market …

Sun Chemical Acquires C.T.LAY to Expand Portfolio for Plastic and Security Cards

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – January 22, 2018 –Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have acquired C.T.LAY S.R.L.

Based in Modena, Italy, C.T.LAY is a global leader in pre-laid overlays, pre-patched holograms, and, through its joint-venture branch 4PLATE, experienced in lamination plates and sophisticated lamination plates with security elements and plasma coatings.

“The strategic …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Its Wide Product Portfolio of Solutions for Printed Electronics at LOPEC 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – January 19, 2018 – During LOPEC 2018, Sun Chemical will showcase the latest offerings from its wide portfolio of solutions for printed electronics, displays, electroluminescent lighting, smart sensors, packaging, printed circuit boards, and electronics manufacturing.

“Printed electronics manufacturers are looking for a partner that can develop tailor-made solutions for transparent conductors, …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of Offset Inks, Coatings, and Consumables in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J.  – January 12, 2018 – Due to recent price increases of a variety of raw materials including carbon black, oil, and pigments, Sun Chemical will increase prices on its offset inks, coatings and consumables across North America, effective February 15, 2018.

Prices will vary depending on the product line, but in general most …

Sun Chemical Introduces New SunCure Aspire UV Offset Inks for Luxury Folding Carton Applications

Brand Owners Benefit from Vibrant Inks that Offer Longer Shelf Appeal

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – January 10, 2018 – Sun Chemical has launched a new UV offset ink that was developed to make sophisticated graphics look stunning and vibrant on high-end luxury folding cartons while at the same time providing the longer-term shelf appeal brand …

Sun Chemical to Present its Metal Decorating Solutions at the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum 2018

Wexham Springs, UK – 8 January 2018: During the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) 2018, which takes place from 31 January to 1 February at the Porte de Versailles, Paris, Sun Chemical will showcase its full portfolio of inks for monobloc, tube and aerosol cans as well as its brand protection solutions for metal packaging. …

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments to Increase Global Prices on Azo/Specialty Pigments and their Preparations

CINCINNATI, OHIO, U.S.A. – December 15, 2017 – Faced with dramatic increases in the cost of Azo intermediates and related raw materials, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will raise its global prices on Azo pigments, specialty pigments and their pigment preparations, effective January 1, 2018.

“The cost of Azo intermediates and other key raw materials have …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of Silicone-Based Products in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J.  – December 15, 2017 – Due to a massive shortage in silicones and silicone-based materials from manufacturers, Sun Chemical will increase prices by 35 percent on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective January 15, 2018.

“Because of the silicone shortage we’re seeing in the industry, our suppliers have passed on …

Sun Chemical Upgrades Its Safety Data Sheet Online Platform

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – December 11, 2017 – Sun Chemical has upgraded its online safety data sheet (SDS) platform, which houses the SDSs of all its products.

Done in collaboration with Verisk 3E™, the upgraded platform will improve customer access to SDSs. Verisk 3E is a Verisk business.

3E Protect™, Verisk 3E’s premier SDS and …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of Flexible Packaging Products

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA– November 30, 2017 – Sun Chemical will increase prices on liquid inks and coatings for flexible packaging for its customers across all regions, effective January 1, 2018.

The percentage increase will be in the high single digits and will vary dependent on the product composition and product line. Sun Chemical will communicate …

Sun Chemical Completes the Formation of Joint Venture with Alliance Holding Company, LTD

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – November 20, 2017 – Sun Chemical has finalized the formation of a joint venture with Alliance Holding Company LTD (parent company of Ink Products Company, Ltd.) and will now operate under the name Sun Chemical Saudi Arabia LTD.

A leading manufacturer of printing inks in the Arabian Peninsula, Sun Chemical Saudi …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Partnerships, Acquisitions and Product Portfolio at IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2017

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – November 9, 2017 – During IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2017, Sun Chemical will highlight its latest strategic partnerships and acquisitions as well as the latest offerings from its wide portfolio of solutions for printed electronics, displays, electroluminescent lighting, smart sensors, packaging, printed circuit boards, and electronics manufacturing.

“Printed electronics manufacturers are …

Sun Chemical Launches New UV/EB Inks for Food Packaging Applications

PARSIPPANY, N.J.  – November 7, 2017 – Sun Chemical has launched two new UV/EB inks for primary and secondary food packaging that are compliant with the strictest global standards in the marketplace, including Nestlé food packaging requirements and Swiss Ordinance chemical composition requirements.

The two new inks—SunBeam® Advance EB offset inks and SunCure® Advance UV …

Sun Chemical to launch latest soldermask for Direct Imaging at Productronica 2017

Wexham Springs, UK – 6 November 2017 – At Productronica 2017 in Munich, Germany, from 14 November to 17 November, Sun Chemical Electronic Materials (Hall B3, Stand 481) will present the latest technical advances in its Imagecure soldermask range for Direct Imaging (DI) with the launch of its IMC5000 Series.

Designed for optimum use with …

Sun Chemical Acquires Transitions Digital Graphics, LLC

PARSIPPANY, NJ – November 1, 2017 – Sun Chemical has acquired the assets and business of Transitions Digital Graphics, LLC.

Based in Santa Barbara, Calif., Transitions Digital Graphics is a leader in the development of changeable advertising signage and displays which utilize invisible ink.

“Transitions Digital Graphics is a technology company with a compelling advertising …

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Unveils New Degassing Technology at Aquatech Amsterdam 2017

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – October 31, 2017 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, the DIC Corporation, unveiled two new additions to its SEPAREL® portfolio of membrane degassing modules during Aquatech Amsterdam 2017.

Visitors of booth #03.115 will be introduced to the new SEPAREL EF-040-P-Q and SEPAREL EF-W5 modules, each of which have been optimized for …

Sun Chemical to present Brighter Ideas for Direct Glass Printing at GlassPrint 2017

Wexham Springs, UK – 31 October 2017: Under the theme of “Brighter Ideas for Direct Glass Printing”, Sun Chemical will demonstrate its latest conventional and UV curing SunVetro® screen inks and effect varnishes for direct glass printing at GlassPrint 2017. The conference will take place from 29th to 30th November at The Radisson Blu Scandinavia …

Sun Chemical to present Brighter Ideas for Direct-to-Shape Printing at Direct Container Print 2017

Wexham Springs, UK – 30 October 2017: Sun Chemical will show its commitment to the screen printing market with its presence at Direct Container Print 2017, from 27th to 28th November at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany.

At the two day event, Sun Chemical will showcase its SunPoly range of screen printing …

Sun Chemical demonstrates the breadth of its capability in Industrial print applications at InPrint 2017

Wexham Springs, UK – 19 October 2017: Sun Chemical will be presenting a unique range of products and expertise for functional, industrial and specialty print applications in Hall 6, stand 243, at InPrint 2017, 14 – 16 November in Munich, Germany.

SunJet, the global inkjet brand of Sun Chemical and DIC, will demonstrate its …

Sun Chemical offers Brighter Ideas for Low-Energy Printing at IPEX 2017

South Normanton, UK – 16 October 2017 – At IPEX 2017, Sun Chemical (stand G220C) is presenting its latest innovations in the field of low-energy printing for the sheet-fed commercial and packaging and the narrow web label markets.

Under the theme of “Brighter Ideas for Low-Energy Printing”, Sun Chemical is demonstrating its commitment to innovation …

Sun Chemical’s Mathew C. Mathew Receives the Technical Achievement Award from NAPIM

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 13, 2017 – Sun Chemical’s Mathew C. Mathew was recently honored by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) with the prestigious Technical Achievement Award.

As a technical manager at Sun Chemical, Mathew received the award for his “significant contributions to the science of printing ink formulation, manufacture or …