Wikoff Color Corporation Acquires Frontier Printing Inks
FORT MILL, S.C.—Wikoff Color Corporation has purchased the assets of Frontier Printing Inks, a leading Canadian manufacturer of quality printing inks for the flexible packaging, label, fine paper and paperboard markets.
Established in 1951, Frontier Printing Inks has many years of experience developing performance-based printing inks for flexographic and gravure printing. The company has enjoyed particular success in the flexible packaging market through an ongoing commitment to product development and technical service. Frontier Printing Inks has 80 employees and four manufacturing plants in three Canadian provinces: two in Ontario, one in British Columbia and one in Quebec. One of the two Ontario plants is a specialty color concentrates plant. Frontier Printing Inks has sales in Canada, the USA, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and Asia. Martin Hambrock, President of Frontier, joins Wikoff as Vice President-Canadian Operations.
"We believe that our businesses complement each other extremely well, both geographically and from a products-offered standpoint," said Phil Lambert, President and CEO of Wikoff Color. "We also share the same commitment to quality and exceptional customer service. The valued employees of Frontier Printing Inks are a welcome addition to the Wikoff team."
Wikoff Color, an employee-owned company founded in 1956, manufactures custom printing inks and coatings for the graphic arts industry. Wikoff Color has 600 employees in its 32 manufacturing locations and 3 sales/service centers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Its main manufacturing plant, technical center and home office are located in Fort Mill, SC.