Features


  • Inkjet Inks and Toners
    The Inkjet Ink Market

    The Inkjet Ink Market

    As printing emerges from the recession, digital technologies are once again making inroads into conventional printing markets.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 07.26.11

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Packaging Gravure Inks | Sheetfed Inks
    EU Nations are Preparing Own Packaging Ink Regulations

    EU Nations are Preparing Own Packaging Ink Regulations

    The printing inks sector in Europe has taken a number of voluntary initiatives over the last few years to prevent the occurrence of ink migration in food packaging
    Sean Milmo, Ink World Associate Editor 07.26.11

  • The Top International Ink Companies

    The Top International Ink Companies

    As Recovery Continues, Raw Material Concerns Grow
    Dave Savastano, Editor 07.16.11

  • James Coleman Reflects on NAPIM's Role as He Heads Into Retirement

    From left, former NAPIM executive director James Sutphin and his wife, Louise; Sue and Jim Coleman; and Randi and Brad Bergey, who is succeeding Mr. Coleman as executive director of NAPIM. On April 30, 2011, James Coleman, ex…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.19.11

  • Brad Bergey Takes the Reins As NAPIM's Executive Director

    Brad Bergey Takes the Reins As NAPIM’s Executive Director By David Savastano Editor As the nature of printing evolves and economic and regulatory pressures continue, ink manufacturers are facing numerous challenges. The National Association o…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.19.11

  • NAPIM Convention Review

    NAPIM Convention Review

    Raw materials remain a major focus, while printing panels offer attendees insights into what the ink industry’s customers need
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.17.11

  • George Fuchs Named MNYPIA Man of the Year

    George Fuchs Named MNYPIA Man of the Year

    George Fuchs, director – environmental affairs and technology for the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), was honored by the club
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 05.17.11

  • Packaging Flexo Inks
    The Flexo Ink Market

    The Flexo Ink Market

    Flexo continues to be a dominant process in packaging, and flexo ink manufacturers enjoyed growth during the past year.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 05.17.11

  • Additives | Waxes
    The Additives Market

    The Additives Market

    Additives encompass a wide range of products, and most manufacturers have seen a recovery in the market, although raw materials are a serious concern.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.16.11

  • The Asia-Pacific Ink Report

    The Asia-Pacific Ink Report

    Economic expansion continues to drive growth in the printing and ink industries.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.16.11

  • Resins
    The Resin Report

    The Resin Report

    Major concerns over pricing and availability of key raw materials continue to impact resin manufacturers.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.16.11

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments
    Shortages of Pigments Impacting European Ink Companies

    Shortages of Pigments Impacting European Ink Companies

    Shortages of printing ink pigments have been getting so bad over the past year that doubts are beginning to be raised about the long-term sustainability of a supply system dependent on imports from Asi
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 05.16.11

  • NAPIM News

    NAPIM launched its BioRenewable Content (BRC) program in early 2009
    Staff 03.14.11

  • CPIPC Honors Frank Hannon, Joe Mele During 40th Anniversary Holiday Party

    CPIPC Honors Frank Hannon, Joe Mele During 40th Anniversary Holiday Party

    Frank Hannon, center, of Midwest Ink receives CPIPC Ink Man of the Year from CPIPC president John Sergeant and CPIPC awards chairman Henry Brooks. CPIPC Honors Frank Hannon, Joe Mele During 40th Anniversary Holiday Pa…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 03.14.11

  • Conductive Inks and Printed Electronics
    RFID and Conductive Inks

    RFID and Conductive Inks

    The market for RFID and conductive inks continues to expand, as new applications and opportunities continue to emerge.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 03.14.11

  • 2011 European Coatings Show

    2011 European Coatings Show

    A preview of the European Coatings Show and the European Coatings Congress scheduled for March 28-31.
    Tim Wright, Coatings World Editor 03.14.11

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments
    The Pigment Report

    The Pigment Report

    The pigment industry rebounded in 2010 as sales improved, but raw material price and supply issues remain serious concerns for 2011.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 03.11.11

  • The European Ink Report

    The European Ink Report

    Much of Europe’s printing ink industry faces a year of struggle in 2011 against static demand and the continued challenge of rising raw material costs
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 03.11.11

  • North American Top 20 Ink Industry Report

    North American Top 20 Ink Industry Report

    Company North American Ink Sales (in millions) 1. Sun Chemical – $1,500* 2. Flint Group – $1,000* 3. INX International – $325 4. Siegwerk – $260 5. CR/T – $235*4 6. Hostmann-Steinberg – $155 7. DuPont InkJet &ndas…
    03.01.11

  • Sheetfed Inks
    China is Going Green in Sheetfed Offset Inks

    China is Going Green in Sheetfed Offset Inks

    China has been very active in developing clean energy
    Jack Baarends, Bloit Printing Ink 01.20.11