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IIMAK Acquires Talon Industries

10 December 2015
IIMAK Acquires Talon Industries

Inkjet Portfolio Expands to Include CIJ Inks, Printers & Services

AMHERST (N.Y.) December 10, 2015 – IIMAK, a leading manufacturer of printing, imaging, and marking consumables, announces the acquisition of Talon Industries.  Headquartered in Odessa, Florida Talon specializes in the development, manufacturing and supply of Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) fluids, equipment and maintenance for coding and marking applications.

“This acquisition bolsters IIMAK Inks’ strategic growth initiatives by providing us with a robust and proven portfolio of CIJ solutions that complement our global sales channels and operational competencies for ink development, manufacturing, and distribution,” stated Scott Surma, IIMAK Vice President of New Business Development.  “Our organizations share a strong customer centric culture, and we will continue to invest in strengthening this business to ensure our partners are kept competitive and operating smoothly.”  

Carmel Hohmann, Talon’s former owner & CEO, commented that, “I am pleased we were able to reach an agreement with IIMAK, as this provides more resources to invest in product development and moving into new markets to continue growing the business.  And I have every confidence that our customers will continue to benefit from the quality products and services they are accustomed to receiving.”  Hohmann, along with key management personnel, will be continuing on with IIMAK to ensure a seamless business transition and long-term continuity.

About IIMAK 

Founded in 1983, International Imaging Materials Inc. (IIMAK), is a global leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of printing, imaging, and marking consumable supplies. IIMAK’s products include thermal transfer ribbons, inkjet inks, direct thermal films and related products designed for industries such as Automatic Identification and Data Capture (barcode), Signage and Graphics, and Packaging. IIMAK also has a separate division, IIMED Medical Manufacturing Solutions that is focused on medical device manufacturing. IIMAK's primary manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Amherst, New York, with additional manufacturing plants in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico. For more information, visit