The business line Graphic Arts combines and manages the activities in the printing industry segment. The corresponding companies ACTEGA Terra, ACTEGA Colorchemie, ACTEGA Kelstar and ACTEGA WIT offer printing inks, coatings and other specialty products for the graphic arts industry. All companies concentrate on innovative water and UV based solutions with the focus on packaging printing. Graphic Arts is worldwide number 1 for overprint varnishes and well-respected provider of printing inks in the specialty segment. The business line is managed by Mr Jörg Eck.
ACTEGA Terra GmbH, Germany, is the leading company for overprint varnishes in Europe. The company develops and produces waterbased, UV based and effect coatings as well as coatings based on renewable resources for offset, flexo and gravure printing. ACTEGA Terra offers a broad coating portfolio for folding boxes, labels and commercial prints.
ACTEGA Colorchemie GmbH, Germany, together with the corresponding regional companies, is the leading European specialist for waterbased printing inks and coatings with regard to flexo printing. Among others, these products are applied in the area of corrugated cardboard packaging, hygiene papers as well as flexible packaging.
ACTEGA Kelstar Inc., USA, is the leading manufacturer of overprint varnishes for the Northern American market. ACTEGA Kelstar offers a broad product programme of waterbased, UV based and effect coatings for the different printing procedures.
ACTEGA WIT Inc., USA, is one of the leading provider of printing inks and coatings for narrow web printing in Northern America. The company offers a highly specialised and broad portfolio of waterbased and UV based products (e.g. also glues) with the focus on label printing.