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The worldwide ink business totals more than $13.5 billion, according to industry estimates. The major end use areas of printing inks can generally be split into two areas—publication/commercial and packaging. These two markets are generally evenly split, depending on the geographic region. There are also major growth opportunities in developing fields, including conductive inks, inkjet and energy curable inks.