News & Events QCM Ink News
We would like to congratulate Andy's Tee Shirts Inc. for winning the 33rd Annual Impressions Awards! The Concord,
California company won the Screen Printing Outstanding Design
category for its "Tux" and "Scottish Games" shirts, both of which used
Rutland and Union screen printing inks. Congratulations Andy's Tee
We have some great news to share with you all! As all of you know,
Rutland is one the world's largest manufacturers of screen printing
inks and we have acquired two companies, Union Ink Co. and QCM
since 2006 and partnered with another, Rutland-DCC in Mumbai,
We are proud to announce that Rutland Holdings, LLC has acquired
Printop out of Lima, Peru. Please see our upcoming ad below or click here to download the press release.
The Board of Directors of Rutland Holdings, LLC is pleased to
announce the appointment of Hal F. Crownover as its new President
and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Crownover took over the position effective April 22, 2011,
immediately following the departure of Dennis Gunson, April 21,
2011. Prior to his newest appointment, Mr. Crownover served as the
company's Chief Financial Officer for the last six years.
Crownover has proved to be an essential part of the Rutland family
with his decisive leadership and contributions in restructuring and
positioning the companies for the future. The board states, "With
this appointment, the continued transition as well as
accomplishment of key strategic growth initiatives will be smooth
for employees, customers and all other partners of our family of
From his new position as President and CEO, Hal Crownover will
lead the companies forward as the global leader of innovative
screen print inks and specialty industrial applications of
plastic-based technologies. The enterprise is already forging
new relationships with international partners as well as acquiring
interests in other brand names that fit with the Rutland
vision. The company expects to continue on this track to meet
the increasingly complex and global nature of its business
Rutland has been in business since 1962. The name has become
synonymous with quality, innovation, and a passion to serve the
needs of its customers. With an expansive network of dealer
partners, Rutland Plastic Technologies is recognized as a leading
supplier to the global textile industry!
VASAI, INDIA JULY 13, 2011: Rutland Plastic Technologies Inc.
Pineville, NC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rutland Holdings and
Dhaval Colour Chem Pvt. Ltd.(DCC) in Mumbai, India, recently
finalized their 50:50 joint venture with a ribbon-cutting ceremony
at the new facility Rutland-DCC in Vasai, India. Present for the
ribbon cutting ceremony where Hal F. Crownover, CEO; John Mason,
Group Director of Technology-Screen Print Inks and Duke M. Punhong,
VP, Private Equity, HSBC from Rutland and Narendra Dadia, Group
Chairman; Kishore Dadia; Hitesh Dadia, President, Rutland-DCC Ink
Mfg. Pvt. Ltd.; Dhaval Dadia, Executive Director, DCC and Vipul
Dadia, Director, Creative Industries.
Both parties to the joint venture are equally excited with the
potential of the agreement and added value it brings to their
businesses. For Rutland this is the first manufacturing venture in
Asia and first co-branding with any company. "Expanding our global
reach has been a top priority for the company and our long-term
relationship with DCC going back more than a decade presented an
outstanding partnership opportunity. We look forward to providing
the screen print industry not only in India but the complete region
with the world's most advanced ink technology," says Crownover.
Narendra Dadia, Group Chairman of DCC, adds "A partnership with
Rutland is a perfect opportunity for both companies to share the
technology and market access, as we have technology for the finest
quality PVC-free water-based inks and Rutland has the technology
for the best Plastisol and Specialty inks with a sales and service
network spanning the globe." Rutland-DCC Ink Mfg. Pvt. Ltd. looks
forward to providing the same great products and service on an even
larger more accessible scale worldwide.