Inline & offline digital printing primers certified for use with HP Indigo presses.
Water-based overprint coatings increase durability and enhance the look & feel of inkjet-printed materials.
High-performance primers for inkjet that improve print quality & ink adhesion on film & paper.
Advanced materials designed to enhance the performance and processing of agricultural products.
Recyclable water-based coatings that confer high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps.
Enhancing composite performance through optimized fiber-polymer interface adhesion
Water-based sizing solutions designed to optimize interfacial adhesion in composites using carbon fiber.
Michelman is committed to sustaining our planet by continually reducing our footprint and bringing planet-positive solutions to the marketplace.
Future proofing, problem solving, and above all, collaborating. Our people, our planet, shaping the circular economy of tomorrow.
Plastic is often the best option for packaging due to its light weight and high barrier, helping avoid food waste.
News (Thursday, 2 November 2023)
From gardening to light construction to preparing medical supplies, our associates volunteered across the globe to support local charities.
News (Monday, 11 September 2023)
These groundbreaking new in-line primers feature wide substrate compatibility and superior runnability to help simplify press room management.
News (Thursday, 7 September 2023)
Matt Adler will expand our strategic relationship with HP Indigo Digital Press owners & digital printing value chain stakeholders.
Our corporate values are a testimony of our highest priorities as individuals and as a company.
We view science as a force for positive change and central to our purpose of Innovating a Sustainable Future.
We are proud members of the following industry trade associations and organizations.
Michelman is a global company with offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Located all over the world, Michelman distribution partners have the expertise to help you win.
CINCINNATI, OH (April 8, 2014) – Michelman, a leading manufacturer of high performance, water-based coatings, polymers and surface additives, introduced its new brand identity at the American Coatings Show 2014, held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Michelman has evolved into a proactive, forward thinking company, able to anticipate customer and industry challenges and needs, and deliver innovative and optimal solutions anywhere in the world, quickly and efficiently. The new identity better reflects Michelman’s leadership position in the coatings, composites, and printing & packaging market sectors it currently serves.
Over the past six years, Michelman has evolved into an international force in each of the markets it serves. The company has increased its technological capabilities, enhanced its already powerful global regulatory compliance capabilities, made a number of key acquisitions in the USA and Europe and entered the Japanese market through a joint venture. It has expanded its global footprint with new facilities in Germany, China and India and has added a state-of-the-art R&D facility in Windof, Luxembourg, with another scheduled to open at the company’s Cincinnati, Ohio headquarters in the summer of 2014. These facilities are in addition to Michelman’s long established production facilities in the USA, Singapore and Belgium.
According to Mr. Bob Poletti, Chief Marketing and Corporate Development Officer at Michelman, “Michelman is not the same company it was five or six years ago. In the economic downturn of 2008, when most companies were pulling back investment, we continued to push forward. We invested strategically in key areas of the world, and in core or complementary industry segments. We’ve added many talented associates who have helped position Michelman as thought leaders, and as a company who is able to think ahead to what will be the “next” solution. All of these investments and more have helped us reach the point where we can assure customers we will provide forward-thinking, proactive, environmentally friendly solutions.”
The clean new brand mark symbolizes Michelman’s evolution, and acts as a signal to customers of Michelman’s commitment to forward-looking, agile solution development.
About MichelmanMichelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood and floor care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.