History

BCM Inks is a multinational leader in the manufacturing and marketing of environmentally correct water flexo printing inks for the value-added corrugated packaging industry. BCM Inks markets its inks and varnishes throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Following is a chronology of the company’s history:

  • 1988 – David Callif founds BCM Inks in Cincinnati
  • 1989 – BCM completes first direct post-print process job in the United States at DusoBox in Orlando, Fla.
  • 1991 – BCM introduces first automated in-plant blending system to the U.S. corrugated industry
  • 1992 – Company develops the Mini-Ink Kitchen, an inexpensive gravity-fed ink blending system
  • 1995 – BCM expands operations into Latin America
  • 1998 – Company becomes ISO certified
  • 2002 – BCM receives U.S. patent for Scent-a-Flex inks
  • 2008 – Eekoflex inks are introduced to industry by BCM
  • 2010 – BCM forms joint venture with Gefink in South America
  • 2012 – BCM rolls out revolutionary PCR Black ink