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Our history is a long and accomplished one that dates back to 1896.
Serving the Printing Industry for more than 100 years.
Founded in Osaka under the name Sakata Ink Seizousho
Acme Printing Ink Company founded in Chicago
Roberts & Porter, Inc. founded in Chicago
Sakata Tokyo office established
Sakata’s Export Import Division established
Sakata Osaka plant started
Sakata Tokyo plant started
Sakata’s Joint Venture plant started in Taiwan
Graphic Arts Laboratory established in Tokyo
Sakata’s Funabashi plant started
Sakata INX and Acme sign Technology License Agreement
Roberts & Porter changes name to Midland Color Company
Sakata’s Joint Venture plant in Spain established
Name changed to Sakata INX Corp.
INX Group Ltd. established
Sakata INX acquires Acme Printing Ink Company
Sakata’s Joint Venture plant in Indonesia established
Sakata INX acquires Midland Color Co. & CPS Corp.
INX International Ink Co. formed -merger of Midland Color and Acme
INX West Chicago plant opened
Established INX United Kingdom
Established CDI Sakata INX Corp. Philippines
Established Sakata INX Malaysia
INX Edwardsville, Kansas plant started
Sakata Hanyu plant started
Established Sakata Inx (India) Limited) in India.
INX Appleton Liquid Ink manufacturing plant expanded
INX R&D State-of-the-Art facility built
CPS plant expanded
INX implements ERP/SAP information system
INX restructures the company around core chemistries
Sakata INX Shanghai established
Established Eternal Sakata INX Co. Ltd.
ISO 14001 Certification at Funabashi Plant
Sakata INX Vietnam Co. established
Maoming Sakata INX Co. Ltd. established
INX International France S.A.S. formed by acquisition of Holliday Encres
INX opens world’s largest 2-piece metal decorating ink plant in Charlotte, NC
INX acquires assets of Triangle Digital, LLC forms Triangle Digital INX Co.
INX acquires assets of Innovative Solutions Inc., forms Innovative Solutions INX
Triangle Digital INX Co. acquires Megaink Digital of Czech Republic and Anteprima SRL of Italy
INX Homewood Liquid Ink manufacturing plant opened
Triangle Digital INX Co. changes name to INX Digital International Co.
INX forms INX International De Mexico
INX Digital International Co. is merged into INX International
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