• Vehicles and Varnishes

    Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 19, 2010
    The recession and raw material volatility has impacted manufacturers of vehicles and varnishes, but there are signs that the market is improving.

  • The Top International Ink Companies

    The Top International Ink Companies

    Staff July 19, 2010
    Some signs of improvement after a challenging year

  • The Chinese Ink Market

    The Chinese Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 19, 2010
    Having recovered more quickly than other nations from the global recession, the Chinese ink market is enjoying growth, particularly in the packaging gravure and sheetfed offset markets.

  • The Inkjet Ink Report

    The Inkjet Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 19, 2010
    In spite of the recession, inkjet ink companies continued to increase sales, although that growth was not as large as in previous years.

  • The Market for Metallics

    The Market for Metallics

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor July 19, 2010
    The market for metallics is off to a strong start for the first half of 2010, and companies are cautiously optimistic that the upward trend will continue.

  • Digital Technologies are Front And Center at IPEX

    Digital Technologies are Front And Center at IPEX

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor July 19, 2010
    Digital technologies dominated this year’s IPEX printing exhibition at Birmingham, England – the second largest international printing show after drupa in Germany

  • End-Users Highlight Potential Of Printed Electronics at PE Europe 2010

    End-Users Highlight Potential Of Printed Electronics at PE Europe 2010

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 11, 2010
    There are clear signs that both the technical innovations and commercial possibilities that are the keys to PE's future are continuing to move forward

  • NAPIM 2010 Convention Review

    NAPIM 2010 Convention Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 11, 2010
    Focus on packaging offered ink manufacturers important insights into the needs of print buyers and converters

  • The Additives Market

    The Additives Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 11, 2010
    Additives manufacturers report that they are seeing a turnaround in the economy, and are cautiously optimistic about the future.

  • UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 11, 2010
    UV and EB raw material suppliers continued to do well in the past year

  • The Resin Report

    The Resin Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 10, 2010
    Even though printing has not recovered to pre-recession levels, there have been signs of economic improvement, and resin companies are seeing a rise in demand.

  • The Asian Ink Market

    The Asian Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 10, 2010
    For ink manufacturers, the Asia-Pacific region brought the most opportunities for growth during the past year, as the area recovered more quickly from the recession.

  • European Pigment Producers Focus Efforts on High-Performance Pigments

    European Pigment Producers Focus Efforts on High-Performance Pigments

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor May 10, 2010
    The decline of the European sector for standard printing ink pigments reached a new low when BASF announced in April it was drastically reducing staff and the product portfolio at its plant in Paisley, Scotland. The announcement…

  • Toyo Ink to Acquire Fluid Ink Technology's Assets

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor April 8, 2010
    In the past year, there has been M&A activity on the packaging ink side, as four mid-sized packaging ink manufacturers companies have been acquired. Last week, in keeping with this trend, Toyo Ink International Corp., a member of the Toyo Ink Gro…

  • Sun Chemical Performance Pigments

    Sun Chemical Performance Pigments' Maurice Carruthers Receives TAM Award

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor March 24, 2010
    Mr. Carruthers has excelled on the technical side prior to heading over to sales

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