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Ink Industry Faces Challenges In Determining Carbon Footprints
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
January 11, 2010
Carbon footprints are gaining in importance in the European printing industry  Read More »
Flint Group
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 8, 2010
Honored with the Printing Ink Pioneer Award from the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) during its 2009 Annual Convention  Read More »
The Year in Review
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 10, 2009
For ink companies, 2009 was a balancing act, as manufacturers dealt with the global recession, volatile raw material prices and a drop in demand. Still, ink industry leaders see some signs of improvement heading into 2010.  Read More »
Waxes and Additives
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 10, 2009
Manufacturers of waxes and additives are coming off of a challenging year, but there are signs that an economic rebound is now underway.  Read More »
The Market for Metallics
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 9, 2009
The global recession and volatile prices for metals combined to make 2009 a challenging year for metallic ink and pigment suppliers.  Read More »
UV Inks Continue to Make Gains In the European Marketplace
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
December 9, 2009
A major impetus behind the expansion of UV into new printing sectors is the growing acceptance of its safety and contribution to environmental compliance.  Read More »
Vehicles and Varnishes
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 11, 2009
Even as they face volatile raw material pricing and the impact of the global recession, vehicle and varnish manufacturers continue to introduce new technologies.  Read More »
NPIRI Conference Review
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
November 11, 2009
NPIRI's annual technical conference focused on 'Advancing Ink Technology in a Lean and Green Economy.'  Read More »
The Publication Ink Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 11, 2009
The publication printing market has suffered through the recession, and ink manufacturers anticipate that further challenges are in store in 2010.  Read More »
The UV/EB Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 11, 2009
While the global recession took its toll on some markets for UV and EB, energy curable technologies made gains in other segments, and UV and EB ink companies should benefit from the increasing emphasis on the environment.  Read More »
EuPIA, Swiss Government Collaborate On Food Packaging Ink Guidelines
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
November 11, 2009
There is speculation that the Swiss ordinance will effectively become the standard for food packaging inks in Europe  Read More »
Wink Faulkner, Markem Corporation
November 2, 2009
The introduction of Touch Dry Hot Melt Ink technology and DOD ink jet printing enabled high-definition and crisp, instantly dry prints using a solid, wax-resin-based ink block  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 2, 2009
The company has increased its visibility through the creation of a new corporate identity  Read More »
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
November 2, 2009
Capital investment in the European printing sector is recovering after a slump of a few years and is providing new opportunities for ink and other suppliers  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 2, 2009
When companies are acquired in the ink industry, the larger ink manufacturers are generally involved. By contrast, Wikoff Color Corporation, Fort Mill, SC, has never been known for purchasing ink companies. That changed in the last six months, as Wi…  Read More »