How Ink Is Made
Published on June 7, 2013
The family-owned business was founded in 1973 by Mr. William Welfare. A small company with only three employees, including Mr. Welfare, and an operating facility of just 250 square feet, they manufactured and sold press room chemistry and supplies. In 1977 they started making printing ink. At that time they had 5 employees and about 4000 square feet of space.
Their growth has continued since then, and their current facility is 24,500 square feet with 19 employees.
Mr. William Welfare is still involved in special projects, while the day-to-day responsibilities are handled by his two children, Karen and Peter.
Intelligent, caring ink manufacturing by industry specialists, pigment mixing, milling and packaging in a quality-driven environment guaranteeing production of industry-superior ink formulation. State-of-the-art ink colour lab providing substrate matching, colour matching, and meticulous quality control to provide optimum on-press performance.
The Printing Ink Company, Rycoline Inc., is a Canadian, family-owned printing ink manufacturer and supplier of pressroom products.