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Sun Chemical Recognized by FTA for Sustainability Excellence

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – May 13, 2024 – Sun Chemical was recognized during the 2024 Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) Excellence in Flexography Award Competition for its SunUno Solimax AP, a multi-purpose ink series which enhances packaging sustainability.

“Sun Chemical is fully committed to the development of sustainable printing solutions and SunUno Solimax AP is …

Sun Chemical and Lohmann Form Partnership for Plastic and Laminated Cards Market Ahead of ICMA EXPO 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – May 7, 2024 – Ahead of ICMA EXPO 2024, Sun Chemical and adhesive tape manufacturer, Lohmann, have formed a partnership designed to help plastic and laminated card manufacturers achieve their sustainability goals.

The partnership aims to support increasing industry demands for more sustainable products, including the elimination of virgin PVC …

Sun Chemical Releases Spring 2024 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 30, 2024 – Sun Chemical has released its Spring 2024 Regulatory Newsletter, an important guide for customers that features global regulatory updates and policies affecting the raw materials used for food packaging and other consumer goods.

“At Sun Chemical, we are committed to creating products that make it easy …

Algae Oil Sulfurized Extreme Pressure Additives Present Promising Alternatives to Lard Oils and Vegetable Oils in Lubricating Oils, Metalworking Fluids, and Greases—Delivering New, More Sustainable Raw Materials for Growing Automotive and Electric Vehicle Maker Demands

TOKYO—April 25, 2024—Global metalworking fluid, grease, and lubricating oil manufacturers, notably those seeking to deliver new, more sustainable lubricants produced using renewable base oils or high-quality additives for the automotive and electric vehicle (EV) industries, can anticipate new high-performance, environmentally minded vegetable-type extreme pressure lubricant additives (EP additives) developed by DIC Corporation (DIC

Sun Chemical to Introduce Sustainable Cosmetics Solutions at New York Suppliers’ Day 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 22, 2024 – Sun Chemical will present a range of innovative effect pigments, natural colorants, and ingredients for the cosmetics and personal care industries at New York Suppliers’ Day 2024 under the theme of “Beauty is colorful. We are the color experts.”

During the show, Sun Chemical will feature three …

Sun Chemical Wins Nine AAF American Advertising Awards for ‘Experience. Transformation.’ Marketing Campaign

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 19, 2024 – Sun Chemical’s ‘Experience. Transformation.’ marketing campaign, launched in 2023, received significant recognition across several categories during the Buffalo AAF American Advertising Awards and was named a finalist for “Best of Show.”

“Sun Chemical is a leader in developing new sustainable solutions for our customers and works closely …

Sun Chemical Collaborates with Cardbox Packaging

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK –  April 15, 2024 – Sun Chemical announces its ongoing collaboration with packaging solutions company, Cardbox Packaging. Sun Chemical is supplying Cardbox with SunPak®  FSP EcoPace sheetfed, low migration inks for high productivity, high speed folding carton printing and for its SunHub compact ink dispenser at their Austria site.

In 2023, Cardbox …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Natural Colorants at Upcoming 2024 Food and Beverage Trade Shows

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 10, 2024 – Sun Chemical will showcase its wide range of SUNFOODS™ natural colorants for the food and beverage industry at several upcoming U.S. trade shows, including:

  • Supply Side East in Secaucus, N.J. (April16–17, 2024)
  • North California IFT Suppliers Night in Pleasanton, Calif. (April 25, 2024)
  • Pet Food Forum in

Sun Chemical to Highlight Sustainable Ink, Coating and Adhesive Solutions at Circlepack 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 2, 2024 – Using the theme “Experience. Transformation.,” Sun Chemical will showcase a comprehensive and sustainable portfolio of products for the packaging markets during Circlepack 2024 in Santiago, Chile.

“Inks, coatings and adhesives play a crucial role in sustainable packaging, offering not just vibrant aesthetics but also environmentally responsible solutions …

Sun Chemical to Introduce Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Cosmetics and Skincare at in-cosmetics Global 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 1, 2024 – Under the theme of “Beauty is colorful. We are the color experts.,” Sun Chemical will showcase a wide range of innovative effect pigments, natural colorants, and ingredients for the cosmetics and personal care industries during in-cosmetics Global 2024.

Sun Chemical will debut a new generation of INTENZA® …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Sustainable Solutions Designed to Transform Flexible Packaging at INFOFLEX 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 27, 2024 – A pioneer in the development of sustainable solutions for the packaging industry, Sun Chemical will unveil its latest innovations at INFOFLEX 2024 in Kansas City, Mo.

Under the theme “Experience. Transformation.,” Sun Chemical will demonstrate its commitment to sustainability by showcasing a comprehensive portfolio of inks, coatings, …

Notice Regarding Withdrawal from the LC Materials Business and the Transfer of Related Intellectual Property

TOKYO—March 26, 2024—DIC Corporation will withdraw from the liquid crystal (LC) materials business, accounted for in the Color & Display segment, by the end of December, 2024. Concurrent with the withdrawal, it has resolved to transfer ownership of the intellectual property of this business to Shijiazhuang Chengzhi Yonghua Display Materials Co., Ltd. (Slichem), based in …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Pigments that Support the Sustainable Transformation of Plastics at Chinaplas 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 26, 2024 – Sun Chemical will showcase its sustainable pigment solutions for the plastics industry under the theme of ‘Experience. Transformation.’ during Chinaplas 2024 (April 23–April 26, 2024) in Shanghai, China.

Together with its parent company, DIC Corporation, Sun Chemical extends its business footprint to the Asia-Pacific with an elaborate …

Sun Chemical to Present Extensive Range of Pigments, Polymers and Additives at American Coatings Show 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 25, 2024 – Sun Chemical will showcase its full range of pigments, polymers and additives for the coatings industry during the American Coatings Show 2024 (April 30–May 2, 2024) in Indianapolis, Ind.

Visitors of booth #746 during the show will be introduced to new pigments from Sun Chemical’s Paliocrom® aluminum …

Sun Chemical and Qualvis Win Printweek 2024 Packaging Innovation Award

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – March 21, 2024 – Sun Chemical has won the PrintWeek 2024 Packaging Innovation Award, in collaboration with leading packaging solutions provider, Qualvis. The win was announced at the PrintWeek Awards 2024. The award-winning project focused on redesigning packaging for Qualvis customer, Whitakers’ core 150g chocolate lines, eliminating non-recyclable elements while ensuring …

Sun Chemical Announces Price Adjustments for Pigments and Pigment Dispersions

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 15, 2024 – Sun Chemical will introduce price adjustments for its pigments and pigment dispersions beginning April 1, 2024 or as contractually permitted.

These price adjustments are implemented in response to rising labor costs, global inflation, and continuously elevated energy expenses over the past 18 months. Despite certain mitigating factors …

Stratum Plastika Mesojedec Reaps Sustainability Benefits with Sun Chemical SunStrato® AquaLam Gen2 Ink Series

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – 13th March 2024 – Stratum Plastika Mesojedec, based in Slovenia, is one of the largest manufacturers of packaging materials. The company has invested in Sun Chemical’s SunStrato® AquaLam Gen2 ink series using AquaLam Gen2 water-based inks for seven colour Extended Colour Gamut (ECG) printing.

The ink series is used to print …

Sun Chemical Launches Xennia Jade Pigment Ink for Direct-to-Film Market

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – March 11, 2024 – Sun Chemical has launched Xennia Jade, a pigment ink that meets the escalating demands of the direct-to-film (DTF) market. The solution has been specifically designed to address key challenges faced by DTF users within this market, providing a high-quality, stable, and reliable ink set for seamless …

Sun Chemical Launches SACRANEX™ Cosmetic Active Ingredient from Naturally Derived Blue-Green Algae

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 6, 2024 – Sun Chemical has launched SACRANEX™, a versatile cosmetic active ingredient derived from the blue-green algae Suizenji Nori.

SACRANEX offers superior skincare benefits ranging from moisturization and pollution defense to reducing the appearance of redness, fine lines and wrinkles. The first Suizenji Nori extract cultivated indoors on a …

DIC Opens Coating Resins Application Lab in India

TOKYO — March 4, 2024 — Two DIC Corporation subsidiaries in India — DIC South Asia Private Limited in Mumbai and IDEAL CHEMI PLAST PRIVATE LTD. in Badlapur — have together established the DIC South Asia Private Limited Application Lab, a dedicated laboratory for evaluating coating resins for automotive coatings and infrastructure applications. The new …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …