Market acceptance of ultraviolet (UV) screen printing technology has arrived in the glass and ceramic container industry as suppliers of equipment and inks have optimized the methods necessary to achieve the durability decorators and their customers expect. The first responsibility of suppliers is to make clear the requirements for achieving durability with UV technology on glass containers, but first a word about expectations.
Quality screens can be made by focusing efforts on the environment, components and processes.
March 2, 2015
A quality print can only be produced by using a quality fabricated screen. By focusing efforts in three areas—environment, components and processes—quality screens can be made consistently and repeatedly.
Ferro Corp. recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of tile coating manufacturer Vetriceramici S.p.A. for €83 million (~ $104 million), subject to customary working capital and other purchase price adjustments.
Ferro recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Milan, Italy-based Private Equity Funds’ Management Company Star Capital SGR S.p.A., along with two minority owners and founders Gianfranco Padovani and Sergio Zannoni, to acquire Casola Valsenio, Italy-based Vetriceramici S.p.A.