Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical Announces Partnership with Document Security Systems, Inc.

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with Document Security Systems, Inc. (DSS) to cross market and sell one another’s anti counterfeiting products. The strategic partnership allows Sun Chemical to market and sell DSS’ suite of anti counterfeiting technologies that include smartphone authentication, hidden images and copy protection. DSS will also market and sell Sun […]

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Sun Chemical to Partner with Young Flexographic

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with Toronto based Young Flexographic to provide packaging printers across Canada with quick access to conventional, high definition and flat top dot printing plates. “We’re pleased to have this partnership with Young Flexographic,” said Rod Staveley, president of Sun Chemical Canada. “It strengthens our position in Canada […]

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Sun Chemical to Acquire Gwent Electronic Materials Ltd.

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC, have acquired Gwent Electronic Materials Ltd., a leading manufacturer of conductive inks, pastes and powders for the printed electronic market. With the acquisition of the U.K. based company, Sun Chemical will expand its leading global position in the printed electronics marketplace. By combining Gwent’s complementary portfolio of products […]

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Sun Chemical, Windmoeller & Hoelscher to Host Joint Event on Eve of PACK EXPO

CHICAGO, IL—Sun Chemical and Windmoeller & Hoelscher will team up to host “Transform Your Packaging with Color,” an event designed to review trends and understand the impact of color on packaging and on the shelf. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, on the eve of PACK EXPO at R5 Chicago, the newest […]

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Sun Chemical Partners with ACPO, Ltd. on Coating/Packaging

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with ACPO, Ltd., a premier coater of flexible films, to meet the growing demand of brand owners and flexible packaging converters for high barrier transparent packaging. Sun Chemical will supply its SunBar oxygen barrier coatings to ACPO to coat and supply various films to flexible packaging converters. […]

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Sun Chemical Announces Next Generation Customer Program

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has developed a program designed to help students obtain the tools they need and hands on training required to understand every aspect of the ink business in the flexographic printing process. The program, Sun Chemical Next Generation Customer (NGC), is designed to help form relationships with future business partners, customers, co suppliers […]

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Sun Chemical Opens Coatings Lab in Carlstadt, NJ

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has reinforced its commitment to the graphic arts and packaging markets by opening a new coatings lab in its Carlstadt, N.J. research and development facility. The 11,000 sq. ft. investment features state of the art equipment and unsurpassed analytical support for studying migration, adhesion, permeability and other performance related coating phenomena. SEM […]

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Packaging That Targets Our Senses

Helen Rallis In today’s busy world, where people are being stretched for time and are always on the go, it may come as no surprise that 76 percent to 82 percent of all shoppers make in store decisions when purchasing products. According to a 2014 study by A.R.E. | POPAI, the New Association, 62 percent […]

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Sun Chemical to Acquire Colmar Inks Corp.

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets and liabilities of Colmar Inks Corp. based in Ontario, Canada. Colmar’s customer lists, contracts and finished inventory will be included in the acquisition. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter in 2016. The acquisition will allow Sun Chemical to […]

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Color Management: Taking A Look From The Ink Maker’s Perspective

Tom DeBartolo & Jim Felsberg When done correctly, color management is like a non blemished apple. Nobody wants to buy an apple that is bruised and dented. The same can be said when a brand’s colors do not translate properly on its packaging. Approximately 60 percent of shoppers make purchasing decisions based on color, and […]

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