IFS brings new Horizon collator to UK

3rd September 2019

IFS, which acts as the main UK distributor for the Japanese post-press supplier Horizon, has added Horizon’s VAC L600H six-bin collator to its portfolio. It’s suitable for both digital and offset jobs and has been designed for efficient A4 landscape booklet production.

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Riso launches Valezus production inkjet printer

2nd September 2019

Riso has signaled its intention to break into the high speed production inkjet press market with the announcement of the Valezus T2100, the first of a new T2-series of colour cut-sheet printers. 

Riso has developed this twin-engined Valezus T2100, which uses oil-based inkjet printing.
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DIC to acquire BASF pigment business

30th August 2019

DIC, a Japanese company familiar to most people as the owner of Sun Chemical, is set to acquire BASF’s global pigments business known as BASF Colors and Effects, or BCE, in a deal valued at €1.15 billion. This includes €985 million in cash plus the outstanding debts. 

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