American Inks and Coatings is dedicated to the concept of providing in-plant support at our customers’ facilities.  Progressive Ink pioneered this practice in the packaging industry in the 1980’s and AIC continues the practice today by servicing over 80 customers across the United States and Canada from in-plant operations.  
The in-plant program will provide technical assistance on-site and on-going process improvement which will include:
  • Cost reduction
  • Color standardization
  • Machine performance trial assistance
  • Training
  • Periodic reports i.e. cost, job history, VOC’S, and HAP’S

An account manager will be assigned to the in-plant with typical responsibilities to include:

  • Organizing and maintaining a work-off ink program in your facility 
  • Be available for special press trials
  • Training
  • Supply periodic reports
  • Troubleshooting
  • Consultation

Cost Reduction

  • Reduce Waste
  • Reduce Rework Inventory
  • Reduce Press Downtime
  • Just in Time Inventory
  • Consignment Inventory
  • New Product Evaluation
  • Color Consolidation
  • Color Consistency

  In Plant

  • Formulation
  • Proofing
  • Dispenser
  • Color Management
  • Performance Tracking

Consistent Raw Material

  • Dispersion
  • Vehicle
  • Additives

By focusing on cost reduction, training, standardization, continuous improvement, and total customer support, our in-plant programs are unsurpassed in the industry.