Sun Chemical is the World’s Leading Provider of Inks and Pressroom Products, Color Materials and Advanced Materials

Experience. Transformation.

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

A member of the DIC Group, Sun Chemical is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries.

Together with DIC, Sun Chemical’s 22,000+ employees are continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. Spread across 17 research and development centers worldwide, we’ve been granted over 3,000 patents and are determined to deliver the solutions you need.

Sun Chemical's Products and Solutions

Packaging and Graphic Solutions

Sun Chemical is a recognized leader in printing inks, coatings, adhesives and supplies for the packaging, publication, commercial, industrial, and digital markets and introduces solutions that enable marketers to better manage their brand colors, protect product integrity through improvements in packaging, and introduce security features that defend against counterfeiting.

Color Materials

Sun Chemical develops a wide range of pigments and color materials for architectural, automotive and industrial coatings, cosmetics, plastics, printing inks, agricultural, and more. Combining its pigments with DIC’s polymers for the same industries can create superior benefits and value for coatings formulators.

Advanced Materials

Sun Chemical and DIC produce a variety of advanced materials, including liquid compounds, solid compounds and application materials for printed circuits, printed electronics, solar modules, digital inkjet printing, automotive components, adhesives, magnetic tapes for plastic cards and degasification modules.

Sun Chemical Security

Sun Chemical Security is our dedicated global security solutions business unit focused on providing a wide-range of high-quality security solutions to help protect your products from counterfeiters.

Sun Chemical's Unwavering Focus on Sustainability

Sun Chemical is constantly working to promote sustainable solutions. Our approach to sustainability guides the way we develop, manufacture and distribute products, as well as how we work with our customers and suppliers.

Working with industry leaders and in line with DIC Corporation’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, we are reducing global CO2 emissions by increasing the use of bio-renewable and recyclable materials, while promoting the value of these activities throughout the supply chain. Our emphasis on sustainability continues to be fundamental to our innovation and product development and is gaining broad support from our customers.


Download Our Latest Sustainability Report

Every year we publish a sustainability report which shows our progress in achieving our eco-efficiency goals and helps us establish actions to improve, recheck and remeasure.

Experience. Transformation.

As the packaging market transforms its packaging toward sustainability, use our 200+ years of experience to help your packaging become bio-renewable, compostable or recyclable.

Sustainable Growth with the "5Rs"

Sun Chemical has produced Sustainable Growth – a guide to help you grow your business sustainably and contribute to the circular economy. The guide is centered around five „Rs“ — Reuse, Reduce, Renew, Recycle, and Redesign

Watch Our Corporate Sustainability Video

Learn more about our approach to sustainability in this video.

Explore Career Opportunities at Sun Chemical

Looking for a fulfilling career with Sun Chemical? Take a look at the career opportunities available to you and get a feel for what it’s like working at Sun Chemical. #lifeatsunchemical

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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

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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

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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.

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