Money: Flint Group Increases Ink Prices
December 18, 2006

The North American packaging and sheetfed divisions of Flint Group, Ann Arbor, Mich., is increasing prices on all packaging and commercial inks effective February 1. The company said it will honor its contractual obligations in implementing the increases. Representatives for the company’s sheetfed and packaging division explained that rising costs of raw materials and energy continue to put enormous pressure on the costs of the inks. “Unfortunately, these increases can no longer be mitigated entirely by aggressive supply chain and process improvement initiatives,” commented Susan Kuchta, general manager. Said Vice President Doug Labertew, “We recognize the impact this will have on our

Production: Premium Sheet-Fed Inks New from Flint Group
November 6, 2006

Flint Group is the name for the Ann Arbor, Michigan—based holding company created by the merger in late 2005 of European-based XSYS Print Solutions and American-owned Flint Ink Corporation. As a result of the merger, Flint Group’s North American sheet-fed division now offers the K+E line of premium sheet-fed inks known worldwide for ultimate quality, consistency and performance in high-end color printing applications. The proven inks are now available to all United States-based and Canadian commercial and packaging printers. K+E inks are an exciting addition to Flint Group’s North American portfolio, giving Flint Group customers a choice between a truly premium line and the