Flint Group has announced price increases and surcharges on all packaging and commercial inks sold in North America, effective on all products billed on or after July 21, 2008.
Surcharges are being applied to all solvent, energy-curable and paste products (inks, coatings, extenders/blend vehicles) by $0.10 per pound, and water-based inks, coatings, extenders/blend vehicles and additives by $0.06 per pound.
Price increases are being applied as follows: solvent liquid ink colors, extenders/blend vehicles and additives by five percent; solvent liquid blacks and all solvent and water whites by seven percent; water-based ink colors and blacks by four percent; conventional sheet-fed paste inks by six percent; and all energy-curable products by six percent.
Flint Group will contact its customers directly about the increases.