Last Updated Wednesday, April 16 2014
Printed Electronics in 2013: The Year in Review The Key Ingredients to Ink The Growing Market for Conductive Inks The Milling And Mixing Report NAPIM Presents 2014 Ault, Pioneer Awards
The Key Ingredients to Ink

Essentially, the key ingredients to an ink are pigments, resins and waxes and additives. Read More >
The Growing Market for Conductive Inks

Conductive ink manufacturers are seeing more flexible and printed electronics systems reach pilot production and manufacturing stages. Read More >
The Milling And Mixing Report

The market for milling and mixing equipment is expected to grow in 2014, with sales rising in areas such as liquid inks Read More >
NAPIM Presents 2014 Ault, Pioneer Awards

Jerry Mosley of American Inks & Coatings received NAPIM's Ault Award, while seven industry leaders received Printing Ink Pioneer Awards: Maurice Carruthers (Sun Chemical Performance Pigments), Rich Czarnecki (Micro Powders), Gregg Dahleen (Central Ink), Dave Klebine (Apollo Colors), Jim La Rocca (Superior Printing Ink), Jim Putney (Sun Chemical) and Rick Westrom (INX International Ink Co.). Read More >
North American Top 20 Report
The printing ink industry mirrors its customers in the printing business. By
The Pigment Report
For the most part, pigment manufacturers reported sales growth in 2013 and anticipate a strong year in 2014, although there are challenges ahead. By Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor
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Online Exclusives
Flint Group Sold to Goldman Sachs, Koch; Eyes Potential Takeover Targets
Company will emphasize growth through expansion of packaging business, acquisitions
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Consolidation and the Pigment Industry
The pigment industry has seen plenty of consolidation in recent years, whether it is their customers, its suppliers or the pigment industry itself. Speaking with pigment industry leaders, consolidation will continue to be a fact of life.
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Planning, Safety are Key Topics during NAPIM Convention
Attendees hear talk on military planning, see NAPIM’s new three-roll mill safety video
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NAPIM Convention Opens with Look at State of the Industry, Raw Materials
State of the Industry report shows improvement from 2012
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Regulatory Issues are Impacting Pigment Manufacturers
From REACH in Europe to increased environmental protection in the Asia-Pacific region, pigment suppliers are working to meet new regulatory concerns
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Upcoming events
  • April 24, 2014
    The Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA) April Meeting
    at The Iberia Peninsula Restaurant, 63 – 69 Ferry Street in Newark, NJ
  • April 27 - 30, 2014
    FTA 2014 Annual Forum and INFO FLEX
    Baltimore, MD
  • May 12 - 14, 2014
    RadTech UV & EB Technology Expo & Conference
    Hyatt Regency O'Hare Rosemont, IL
  • May 14 - 16, 2014
    Coating Expo Vietnam 2014, International Coating, Pigment and Ink Exhibition and Conference
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • May 18 - 24, 2014
    Southern Society for Coatings Technology 2014 Annual Technical Meeting
    Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa Hilton Head, SC
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