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BYK Opens New Site in Shanghai

BYK is expanding its presence in Asia through a significant investment in China. Second integrated site in China to better serve needs of customers locally.

Multisensory: UV Days print jobs appeal to all the senses

UV specialist IST Metz gives first information about print jobs at in-house exhibition for optical systems.

IST Metz and Heidelberg to Intensify LED Curing Cooperation

Market and technology leaders IST Metz and Heidelberg are further expanding their cooperation in the sheetfed offset printing sector. UV unit manufacturer IST Metz will cover the LED retrofit business for various Heidelberg Speedmaster series and manage the handling and installation of the systems directly. IST Metz will also supply LED curing systems for various new machines in the Speedmaster series for small and medium-size formats.

Perstorp facilitating the shift to sustainable solutions

Perstorp is gearing up to support customers globally in the shift to sustainable solutions.

Perstorp’s capacity expansion for pentaerythritol at Arnsberg, Germany, to go on-stream in May

As the global demand for pentaerythritol (“Penta”) keeps growing, Perstorp is increasing the effective annual Penta production capacity at its Bruchhausen/Arnsberg plant in Germany by 12.5%. The Penta polyols are widely used in resins for coatings in the building & construction and steel works industry, from architectural wood to marine paints.

Sun Chemical PackExpo 2018 Innovation Presentation

Sun Chemical’s newest UV and EB inks will be the focus of the presentation given by Jim Bishop, Field Marketing Manager, Sun Chemical during the recent PACK EXPO event held in October 2018. The presentation entitled “Simplifying the Use of Inks and Coatings for Safe Packaging Applications.”

Record number of exhibitors at UV Days 2019

UV specialist IST Metz sets new exhibitor record at its in-house exhibition for optical systems.

BYK-1786 to showcase at ECS 2019

The proportion of aqueous formulations used in the coatings industry has been steadily increasing for over thirty years.

UV and LED technology for all applications

ICE & Inprint USA: IST Metz presents optical systems for curing with UV light

Packaging Innovations 2019 | IST debuts new LEDcure SCR at Label&Print

The Label & Print show marks the UK debut for IST’s new LEDcure SCR, a dedicated LED UV for retrofitting to narrow web label machines.