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NAPIM Presents 2014 Ault, Pioneer Awards The Resin Report Flint Group Sold to Goldman Sachs, Koch; Eyes Potential Takeover Targets Ipex 2014 Reflects Changes In the Printing Industry Flexible Packaging Flexes Its Muscles
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 >
The Resin Report

Resin manufacturers are working hard to balance their customers’ need for improved performance at a low cost. Read More >
Flint Group Sold to Goldman Sachs, Koch; Eyes Potential Takeover Targets

Company will emphasize growth through expansion of packaging business, acquisitions Read More >
Ipex 2014 Reflects Changes In the Printing Industry

The latest Ipex at ExCel, a London exhibition site, in late March confirmed that it has been drastically affected by the trend among major companies, not just in printing but in many other sectors, to move away from large exhibitions as a means of promoting their products. Read More >
Flexible Packaging Flexes Its Muscles

Flexible packaging makes up 18% of the $145 Billion U.S. Packaging Market Read More >
Features
Pigment Prices are on The Rise in Europe
Stricter environmental regulations on pigments,intermediates are the driving force for higher prices By Sean Milmo, European Editor
The Asia-Pacific Ink Market Continues to Grow
While the ink industry expands in the region, increased competition is likely to continue. By
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Online Exclusives
New Products Launched in the Metallic Pigment Market
Several companies introduce new products to the metallic market, including energy curable inks
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Inkjet Ink Manufacturers are Focusing on New Developments
New printing advances are driving opportunities for ink formulators
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Inkjet, Toner Manufacturers Take on Counterfeiting
Conducting raids, working with government officials to try to eliminate as much of the fake products as they can
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Latin America Ink Market Sees Growth in Its Forecast
Ink companies are reporting that their customers are enjoying growth, which is leading to some mergers in the region
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Consolidation and the Resin Industry
Mergers and acquisitions are a fact of life in the ink industry supply chain, and resin suppliers have seen their share.
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