Brilliant will be at booth 411 at the Western Coatings Show in Las Vegas on October 15-18
Please stop by our booth #411 for an opportunity to discuss with our team of experts our
Lithographic Ink Bases
Come visit our booth and meet our team
Founder and CEO
Darren has been working with fluorescents since he was an undergraduate student in chemistry. After finishing his degree in chemistry, he joined Radiant Color in California in 1990. Starting as a chemist, he quickly progressed through roles of Environmental Manager, Technical Director, VP-Technology, Sr. VP and later became President of Radiant
Following the sale of Radiant, Mr. Bianchi joined the Dane Group UK (SWADA, Sterling, Novaglo, Glowbug brands) and in 2007 he founded Brilliant Group.
Under Darren’s leadership Brilliant has been growing consistently focusing on customer experience, technical expertise, and product development.
Technical Sales Manager
Bringing a solid background and more than twenty-eight years of experience in pigments and printing inks, Mike has held positions of Chemist and Sr. Chemist at Flint Ink, their digital ink division Jetrion/EFI, and Dart Container. He also worked at BASF/Sun Chemical as Technical Industry Manager, Pigments for Inks
Mike holds a BS degree in Polymers & Coating Technology from Eastern Michigan University, has eight patents in printing ink technology and has an additional nine patents pending. He is the 2022 recipient of the NAPIM Technical Associate Member (TAM) Service Award for contributions to success and support of the Printing Ink Industry.
Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Mike is focused on supporting and managing our US and Canadian distribution network comprised of Brandt Technologies, Terra Firma and Northspec and for driving revenue growth through the region.
Global Operations Manager
Julia Folk joined Brilliant in 2021 to coordinate our operational activities and support our management team. She brings a wealth of process and people management experience to Brilliant Group, multiplying our capacity and effectiveness. Previously, Julia worked in the retail industry, leading stores in the top 10% of the company and mentoring her peers. At Brilliant Group, Julia coordinates the day-to-day operations of the business, oversees the customer service department and the manufacturing plant.