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IIMAK Announces Acquisition of Graphic Controls' Inkjet Ink Business

01 May 2013

AMHERST,NY –  May 1, 2013 – IIMAK, a leading manufacturer of printing and coding consumables, announces the acquisition of Graphic Controls’ inkjet ink business, effective May 1, 2013.  This includes all manufacturing assets and processes from Graphic Controls to produce and distribute drop on demand (DOD) large character inks, high resolution inks, waxjet solid inks, and Xaar printheads.

“This acquisition is a good fit relative to IIMAK’s strategic focus and channels for printing, imaging, marking, and coding consumables; thereby providing us with a solid growth platform for industrial inkjet inks,” states Scott Surma, IIMAK V.P. of Sales and Marketing, N.A.  “Our expertise in ink formulating, manufacturing, and distribution of digital imaging technologies translates well to these inkjet products, which are primarily used for secondary case coding and specialty marking applications.  We will actively invest in product development to expand our portfolio to meet customer needs.”

IIMAK’s high quality industrial inkjet inks meet or exceed OEM standards and are designed for use on a wide range of print engines and industrial coders, including Marsh, Videojet, Diagraph, and Foxjet. 

The OEM trademarks identified herein are the trademarks of the respective OEMs, and not of IIMAK. IIMAK disclaims any affiliations, connection or association between its products and those of the respective OEMs.

About IIMAK 

Founded in 1983, IIMAK is a global leader in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of printing, imaging, and marking consumable supplies and related services. IIMAK's primary manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Amherst, New York, with additional manufacturing plants in Europe, Brazil and Mexico. For more information, visit