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Ink manufacturer Central Ink Corporation has acquired the assets of Impression Inks, a supplier to the newspaper and commercial o set printing industries, in a private transaction. e acquisition went into e ect on July 21.
Impression Inks manufacturing and distribution bases will provide Central Ink full reach across the U.S., according to Central Ink.
“We are excited to have Impression Inks join the Central Ink family,” said Dan Breen, CEO, Central Ink Corporation. “ is acquisition represents a unique opportunity for Central Ink and Impression Inks to combine strengths in manufacturing, formulation, distribution, and technical services.”
Founded in 1933, Central Ink produces printing inks for the news, heatset, and sheetfed markets. Central Ink now has full manufacturing capabilities in Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, and Nevada.
is is the second acquisition Central Ink has made in the past three years. In 2014, Central Ink acquired C&W Pressroom Products to further expand into the pressroom chemistry business, according to the company.
e PDF replica app and the desktop solution include PageSuite’s translations feature and pop-out article functionality, which allows readers to select an article of interest and read it in an enhanced "pop up" view.
“PageSuite has enabled us to reach more users than ever before by providing a solution that works across multiple platforms and ecosystems,” said Eric Evans, product manager at e Dallas Morning News.
e Dallas Morning News has moved from a stand-alone iPad replica solution and launched its rst Android replica solution alongside a mobile and tablet iOS app on PageSuite’s Cosmo template. e move also sees the paper launch a superior desktop e-paper solution with additional functionality and reader features, according to PageSuite. e Dallas Morning News has launched with two other newspapers, e Denton Record-Chronicle and Al Dia.
Ppi Media has acquired London-based company KnowledgeView Ltd, producer of digital publishing solutions for the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). KnowledgeView founder Ali Al-Assam will join the company from Germany as senior vice president for the MENA region.
"KnowledgeView was founded 22 years ago and has since then developed outstanding publishing technologies that are being used by more than 60 percent of the most important newspaper productions in the Arab region. anks to the leading media company ppi Media, our customers and the media industry as a whole will now bene t from even better services. I am proud to be able to continue working for the Arabian publishing industry with my colleagues as part of ppi Media, and to meet the challenges the media landscape is faced with," says Al-Assam.
Ppi Media is a software solutions company with o ces in Hamburg and Kiel, Germany, and Chicago.