Sensient Technologies acquires UK manufacturer

Freeman Staff

May 7, 2015

MILWAUKEE - Sensient Technologies Corporation announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Xennia Technology Ltd., a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of specialty inks used in digital printing.

Xennia’s product lines consist of reactive, acid and sublimation inks for printing on a range of textiles and other substrates. Xennia reported revenue of approximately $11 million in 2014, according to the announcement.

The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2015.

“We are very excited about the expertise and opportunities that Xennia will provide. Xennia’s strong technical capabilities will broaden our product offering and accelerate our access to important customers and markets for our inks business,” said Sensient CEO and President Paul Manning in a statement.

Based in Milwaukee, Sensient Technologies Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances.