Toyo Ink SC Holding changes trade name to Artience
According to a press statement, “Artience” is a fusion of the words “art” and “science,” with “art” expressing the stimulation of the five senses and the mind, including the application of colour as well as a liberal arts perspective; “science” represents the application of technology, materials and a rational approach to discovery.
Starting out as a printing ink manufacturer
Headquartered in Tokyo, Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Toyo Ink Group, is a scientific company with specialty chemicals at its core. Originally starting out as a printing ink manufacturer in 1896, the company is a developer and marketer of its own specialty chemical materials based on functional pigments and polymers.