Printcolor Screen Ltd.
Welschloh 299
8965 Mutschellen/Berikon Aargau Switzerland
+41 (0)56 648 85 85
+41 (0)56 648 85 00
search

Colors with Tradition

Colors with Tradition

Colors with Tradition

1932

Before World War II the renowned paints manufacturer Springer & Moeller founded a subsidiary company in Bern.

1933

Relocation to Zurich. Begin printing ink production facility.

1940

Offset ink are developed and produced.

1945

The company is purchased with new Swiss ownership. The first flexo printing inks are manufactured and the paints division is discontinued.

1961

The company is renamed and the new company name Printcolor documents the specialization in printing inks.

1967

Relocation to a new, larger factory in Mutschellen (near Zurich).

1968

Screen printing ink is developed, extending the product range.

1969

Export markets are developed.

1980

First foreign licensing agreement.

1988

The profit centers are turned into independent companies, together making up the Printcolor Group.

1989

Founding of PRINTCOLOR Indonesia PT.
Founding of PRINTCOLOR Nigeria.

1991

Acquisition of the gravure printing ink domain and the newspaper of the company Trilacolor by Printcolor Zofingen AG.

1992

Printcolor Offset is integrated into the Zofingen facility and consolidated with the newspaper ink division.

1997

Printcolor Gravoflex AG relocates to Zofingen into a new building on the company premises.

2001

Development of digital printing ink by Printcolor Screen AG.

2003

Founding of Printcolor Deutschland GmbH.
Founding of Products Printcolor Iberica, S.L.

2005

Development of security inks by Printcolor Screen AG.

2006

Founding of PRINTCOLOR Asia ltd.

2014

Founding of Squid Inks AG