History
HKS 50 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

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Roooaaarrr - The Monsterbox:
The box contains 150 monster note cards, each printed with 3 different HKS special colors from the HKS 3000+ subjects on high quality cardboard.
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HKS special edition Coffee to Go cup for the 50th anniversary of HKS
For the 50th anniversary there is exclusive - the HKS special edition Coffee to Go mug. This is available in two different lid colors: yellow and magenta.
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Creative Toool HKS 3000+
Here you get a software which digitally provides you with 3,520 pressure-safe HKS solid colors from the HKS color tables K (coated paper) and N (natural paper).
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The HKS trademark association e. V. was founded by the three printing and artists' paint manufacturers Hostmann-Steinberg Druckfarben, Kast & Ehinger Druckfarben and H. Schmincke & Co. The initials of the three companies gave rise to the abbreviation HKS.
HOSTMANN-
STEINBERG

Hostmann-Steinberg printing inks


Hostmann-Steinberg GmbH is part of the merger of hubergroup Deutschland GmbH, which, together with the other affiliated companies, is one of the largest printing ink manufacturers in the world. Hubergroup is a leader in sheetfed and web offset printing inks and offers a comprehensive product range for packaging printing.
KAST &
EHINGER

Kast & Ehinger printing inks


The printing ink factory Kast + Ehinger, founded in 1865, was acquired by the BASF Group in 1970. After that, the company was called BASF Drucksysteme. In 2005, the company merged with the American Flint Ink Company. Flint Group Germany is a leading global manufacturer of printing inks and printing plates with associated service activities, such as processing equipment and comprehensive technical support. The printing inks with the quality brand K + E will continue to be produced.

H. SCHMINCKE
& CO.

H. Schmincke & CO. GmbH & Co. KG


Founded in 1881, the company is one of the market leaders in the field of artist paints. The company H. Schmincke & Co. produces oil, acrylic and watercolor paints for traditional painting as well as colors for various artistic purposes such as linocut, pastel crayons, gouache paints and pigments.

Short and sweet - what's new in the Creative Toool HKS 3000+


Completely revised, the software now shines in the new dark gray window background. The central interface has been redesigned, making it much easier to use. The HKS Classic tones and the colors based on them from the HKS 3000+ system can now be selected at a glance.

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