DELRAN, NJ--ACTEGA Kelstar and ACTEGA WIT proudly announce the
inauguration of a joint NAFTA Innovation Laboratory. The new facility will not only
accommodate ACTEGA Kelstar’s R&D and technical service labs for the aqueous,
UV and fountain solution product lines, but will also be home of the newly formed
“Our brand new, state-of-the-art lab facility emphasizes our continued commitment
to superior products and services for the printing industry”, says Jim Wittig, vice
president of Innovation, who will lead this team. “Due to the continuous flow of
innovative products as well as improved quality control, the ACTEGA Graphic Arts
customers will significantly benefit,” he continues. Jim Wittig, one of the most
skilled and knowledgeable formulators of coatings for the graphic arts industry, will
be accompanied by Dr. John Arnold, who adds extensive knowledge and
experience in the formulating of UV-curable coatings and adhesives.
The teams bring a total of 60 years of experience to the newly formed organization and jointly
hold 10 patents. The Innovation Team will focus on the development of cuttingedge
technologies for both ACETGA WIT and ACTEGA Kelstar customers.
This new lab facility represents an investment of close to $1 million. It is scheduled
to accommodate up to 14 chemists and technicians, thus creating new high qualified
job opportunities for the community.