Dr Kelly Bell

Dr Kelly Bell appointed Site Manager

Dr Kelly Bell has been appointed Site Manager for Diamond Dispersions following the departure of Rob Lawson. Kelly is a Principal Scientist within the Performance Coatings Process Technology Group and has played a key role in supporting Diamond Dispersions since its acquisition by Lubrizol Ltd in 2016.
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Diamond Dispersions wins Queen's Award for International Trade

Queen’s Award for International Trade – we’ve won!

The Lubrizol Corporation announces its Sheffield, UK-based Diamond Dispersions business has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade for outstanding short-term growth. The award was presented for growth in overseas sales over the last three years.
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Symposium invite

We’re delighted to have been invited, for the second consecutive year, to take part in a symposium organised by Lubrizol’s European research and development centre at Hazelwood in Derby. The symposium will take place on 25thJune at Pride Park, home of Derby County FC. This year’s theme is ‘Sustainability’ and we are planning to showcase Diamond’s capabilities in relation to ‘just-in-time’ printing and how we can help to facilitate local production of a wide variety of garments.
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It's time to get exhibition ready here at Diamond Dispersions!

Get exhibition ready

With the first month of 2019 almost under our belts, we’re busy planning which exhibitions we’re attending this year, booking accommodation & flights and finding out who else is going along too so we can meet up! It’s time for get exhibition ready! First on the list is the FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 from 14thto 17thMay in Munich, Germany. FESPA is Europe’s largest international wide format professional printing exhibition and it’s always been one of our favourites.
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Diamond Dispersions shortlisted at Yorkshire Business Masters 2019

Yorkshire Business Masters 2019

We’re pleased to announce that, after submitting an entry to this year’s Yorkshire Business Masters 2019, we’ve been shortlisted in the International Trade category. Hosted by TheBusinessDesk.com, the annual Masters Awards dinner is one of the key dinners in the region’s business calendar. Now in its ninth year, we’re really looking forward to attending the black-tie awards dinner at The Queen’s Hotel in Leeds on 28thMarch – wish us luck!
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insight into technical services at Diamond Dispersions

Insight into: technical services

Here at Diamond we’ve always worked alongside our customers to ensure they’re getting everything they need to succeed. A key player in making that happen is our technical services manager, Nick Scheinkönig. We caught up with Nick, who has an MSc from the University of Leeds in polymer chemistry, to find out more about his role and how he’s the ‘go to’ person when it comes to support, advice and even recommendations.
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Meet the new Diamond-Lubrizol team

Meet the new members of the Diamond-Lubrizol team

When Sue Wright and Peter Callahan, the co-founders and original owners of Diamond Dispersions decided to sell the company to Lubrizol back in 2016, it was in large part because they could see a tangible fit between Lubrizol’s Digital Print business and Diamond.
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Digital print team “Thinks External” to lead market insights

As more and more industrial markets transition from analogue to digital printing to realise the benefits of lower cost and increased speed to market, both Diamond and Lubrizol seek new ways to ‘think external’.
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Lubrizol acquires Diamond Dispersions Limited

Lubrizol acquires Diamond Dispersions Limited

CLEVELAND, July 5, 2016 – The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it has acquired Diamond Dispersions Ltd., a company exclusively focused on the production of water-based dye and pigment dispersions for inks used in digital printing. Headquartered in Sheffield, UK, Diamond Dispersions has established itself as a high quality, responsive and innovative producer of dispersions, gaining a significant share in this growing niche market.
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Delivery for record growth!

To mill our world famous, super-fine pigments and non-dispersible dyes down to a nanometric scale, we rely on some of the best equipment on the market. And, since we’re experiencing record growth, our existing mills reached capacity over the summer so we invested in a few more to enable us to meet demand.
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Retirement calls

If you’ve ever phoned us or popped into our office, chances are you’ll have spoken with and met the inimitable Sue Blakeman.
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What’s the future of digital textile printing?

That was the title of the very first of our ‘Think Futures’ seminars, held at the Ramada Inn during FESPA Munich 2014. The free panel and networking event, hosted by Diamond Dispersions, allowed delegates to discuss insights and opinions on the direction of digital textile printing in an informal environment followed by a more structured Q&A session with the key note panel. Sue Wright, director at Diamond, said: “We were delighted to welcome three specially selected industry experts…
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