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The Impact of Lower Crude Oil Costs on Printing Inks
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Declining crude oil costs don’t necessarily translate into lower prices for ink manufacturers. Here’s why.  Read More »
ID Codes Will Impact Pharma Packaging Sector in Europe
Sean Milmo, European Editor
May 20, 2015
Ink manufacturers are working on improving resolution, stability of their coding inks.  Read More »
The Packaging Inks Market
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor
May 20, 2015
The evolution of the packaging market is a boon for ink manufacturers.  Read More »
Inkjet Ink Manufacturers See More Opportunities Ahead
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Digital printing continues to expand, with gains being made in commercial, textiles, ceramics and labels.  Read More »
The 2015 Resin Report
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Resins are a key ingredient for inks, and suppliers report there are opportunities ahead for resin production.  Read More »
Waxes and Additives Market Report
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor
May 20, 2015
Despite unique challenges and fluctuating costs, this market remains as in-demand as ever.   Read More »
NAPIM Celebrates 100th Anniversary During Annual Convention
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Celebrates ‘Century of Success: Commitment to the Future’.  Read More »
George Sickinger Receives  NAPIM’s Ault Award
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Color Resolutions International founder and former NAPIM president selected for industry’s most prestigious honor.  Read More »
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
This year, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) honored nine industry leaders with its prestigious Printing Ink Pioneer Award. Below are brief features on each of the award recipients: • Jim Bailen, VP of engineer…  Read More »
Jim Bailen, INX International Ink Co.
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
INX International Ink prides itself in having world-class facilities. Jim Bailen, INX’s VP of engineering since 1999, plays a lead role in this success, having served as lead project engineer for every major facility expansion and equipment ins…  Read More »
Joon Choo, Shamrock Technologies
Dave Savasstano, Editor
May 20, 2015
In his 32 years at Shamrock Technologies, Joon Choo has continually earned the respect and friendship of his colleagues in the ink industry, leading to his receiving NAPIM’s Technical Associate Member Service Award in 2011 as well as this year&…  Read More »
Vivy DaCosta, hubergroup Canada Limited
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Vivy DaCosta, VP finance and administration for hubergroup Canada Limited, has made a huge mark on the North American ink industry, playing a key role in growing Hostmann-Steinerg’s then-small Canadian ink operation to the eighth largest ink ma…  Read More »
Sumathy Ganesh, Toyo Ink America
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
After receiving her chemistry degree in India, Sumathy Ganesh, technical manager for Toyo Ink America, came to the U.S. Through a staffing agency, she took a job as a lab technician for The Ink Company in Northbrook, IL. Although Ganesh was a novice…  Read More »
Herman Hockmeyer, Hockmeyer Equipment Company
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Milling equipment is critical to the successful manufacturing of printing ink. Herman Hockmeyer, president of Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation, has played a leading role in developing state-of-the-art mills for inks since he joined the industry when h…  Read More »
Kevin Kingman, Flint Group
Dave Savastano, Editor
May 20, 2015
Kevin Kingman is no stranger to receiving awards from the ink industry. In 2014, Kingman, technical director, heatset inks at Flint Group, received NAPIM’s 2014 Technical Achievement Award. This year, he added the Printing Ink Pioneer Award to…  Read More »