Flint Group – Acquisition of Eston Chimica SRL in Italy

(Left to right): Kim Melander, vice president & general manager EMEA and global strategy, paper & board with Nicola Mellon, CEO of Eston Chimica (Source: Flint Group)

LUXEMBOURG • The company acquired Eston Chimica SRL located in Padova, Italy, a manufacturer and distributer of water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications to printers predominantly located in Italy and Southern Europe.

The company supports key paper and board applications, such as corrugated, shopping bags, paper bags, and various other water-based print jobs. Eston Chimica employs 32 people.


Kim Melander, Vice President & General Manager EMEA and Global Strategy, Paper & Board, says, “With this partnership, Flint Group will substantially increase its volume output for Paper & Board enabling us to deliver additional products, solutions and expertise to our customers in Italy and Southern Europe – many of which are key international printers.”

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