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RUCOINX, a leading mid-sized manufacturer and system provider of highly specialized industrial printing inks for screen, pad, gravure, flexo, and UV offset printing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kleps as its new Managing Director. Thomas Kleps will assume his new role in October 2023.
RUCOINX Printing Inks with a proven stand concept in hall 4
RUCOINX will be presenting its environmentally and consumer-friendly range of printing inks for the decoration of all types of plastics at the leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, K 2022, held in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26 (Hall 4 / Stand B08).
After more than two years, the Eppstein-based printing ink manufacturer RUCOINX is returning to the trade show floor. At glasstec 2022 in Düsseldorf, held from September 20 to 23, the company will be showcasing its portfolio for glass and ceramic decoration (Booth D49-3, Hall 12).
The Eppstein, Germany based printing ink specialist RUCOINX has developed a new plastic can for its UV inks and coatings in cooperation with its long-standing packaging material supplier, GFV Verschlusstechnik GmbH & Co. KG.
Following the acquisition by US printing ink manufacturer INX International in mid-2020, from the end of May 2021 RUCO Printing Inks, A. M. Ramp & Co. GmbH will present its new corporate identity with a modified brand logo. The corporate brand has been supplemented with the international INX logo, so it now reads RUCOINX.

Obituary Heinz Walter Menke

Heinz Walter Menke joined the family-owned company RUCO Printing Inks in April 1990, initially as plant manager. From 1997 onwards, as managing director together with his father Heinz Menke, he was primarily responsible for the company's success, and after his father's death he assumed sole responsibility for the company's fortunes.
Dear valued customers, suppliers and business partners,

With Regards to the ongoing dynamic development of the Covid-19 pandemic we would like to take the opportunity and inform you about how RUCO continues to deal with the situation in order to minimize risks for all staff and our operations.
Eppstein, 8 June 2020. INX International has closed the acquisition of RUCO Druckfarben, A. M. Ramp & Co. GmbH, on 1 June 2020. By entering the German market, the third largest North American manufacturer of printing inks is expanding its position in Europe. The transaction secures the future prospects of the long-established German company RUCO through expanding its market access in the INX network.

Update Covid-19

Dear valued business partners,

RUCO's first priority is always the health and safety of our employees, their families, our customer and distributors. Due to this responsibility RUCO has taken several precautious measures which will help ensure a sufficient level of safety for our co-workers and secure everyday operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
• INX International signs purchase agreement for the acquisition of RUCO Druckfarben
• Investments at the Eppstein site and advancement of the RUCO Druckfarben portfolio planned
• Moritz Hartmann takes over as sole managing director after completion of the transaction