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Our history is a long and accomplished one that dates back to 1896.
Serving the Printing Industry for Over a Century
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 opened
Sakata's first overseas office setup in the Phillippines
Sakata Tokyo plant opened
Sakata’s Joint Venture plant started in Taiwan
Graphic Arts Laboratory established in Tokyo
Sakata’s Funabashi plant opened
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.
Sakata INX acquires Knight Colors & Chemicals
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 opened
Sakata Hanyu plant opened
Established Sakata Inx (India) Limited) in India.
INX Santa Fe Springs plant opened
INX Appleton plant expanded
INX R&D State-of-the-Art facility opened
CPS plant expanded
Sakata INX Shanghai established
Established Eternal Sakata INX Co. Ltd.
Sakata INX Vietnam Co. established
Maoming Sakata INX Co. Ltd. established
INX International France S.A.S. formed by acquisition of Holliday Encres
Established INX Europe Limited
INX opens world’s largest 2-piece metal decorating ink plant in Charlotte, NC
INX acquires Triangle Digital, LLC forms Triangle Digital INX Co.
INX acquires Innovative Solutions Inc., forms Innovative Solutions INX
Triangle Digital INX Co. acquires Megaink Digital of Czech Republic and Anteprima SRL of Italy
INX Homewood, IL plant opened
Triangle Digital INX Co. changes name to INX Digital International Co.
Innovation solutions INX merged into INX International Ink Co.
Megaink Digital changes name to INX Digital Czech a.s and Anteprima S.r.l changes name to INX Digital Italy S.r.l.
INX establishes INX International De Mexico
INX Digital International Co. is merged into INX International Ink Co.
INX International UK Ltd. new plant opened
INX Lebanon, OH plant opened
INX Digital Czech new plant opened
INX Charlotte, NC plant expanded
INX do Brasil ltd. acquires Creative Industria e comercio Ltda.
INX Edwardsville, KS plant expanded
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