Bringing vibrant color to the printed page, our publication ink resins supply the graphic arts industry for preparation of printing inks.
Our products are used to coat pigment particles resulting in glossy, vibrant printing ink manufactured by our customers in the graphic arts industry.
Companies worldwide rely on our distinctive chemistry and technology to transform the characteristics of their products to provide new innovative solutions for their customers. By accomplishing the unexpected, focusing attention on new product development, continuous quality improvement and unprecedented safety requirements, we strive to exceed our customers’ needs, now and in the future.
- Maleic Modified Rosin Esters -- light-colored, highly soluble, fast-drying resins -- assure strong performance in overprint varnishes, pigment dispersions and as co-resins in heatset or sheetfed inks.
- We offer economical to high-performance Phenolic Modified Resins that perform in a variety of print applications, and can be used as the main component or as a co-resin.
- Our Reactive Hydrocarbon Resins have become an alternative choice for formulating – either alone or with traditional rosin based resins.
- Our custom-tailored Resinate Solutions meet the unique demands of our customers with higher melt point, higher dilution or improved gloss.
Our Chemical Plants
The expansion of our tall oil refinery at our DeRidder, Louisiana Chemical Plant and updates to our Charleston, South Carolina Chemical Plant ensure our position as a long-term strategic supplier to our customers around the world.