03.01.11 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…
Barry Cullens, Hockmeyer Equipment || 01.20.11 Editor’s Note: “Introducing High Viscosity Immersion Mills – HCP ‘S’ Series” was presented during the 2010 National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) Technical Conference.
Hockmeyer has intr…
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || 01.20.11 The steady expansion of European printing equipment manufacturers into the ink sector is accelerating due to the current troubles of the print media stemming from the rapid rise of the internet
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Emilio Martin and Danny Visser, DSM NeoResins || 11.15.10 High gloss is a well-known property of 100% solids UV curable varnishes. Today, the market trend is towards matt finishes, especially for luxury packaging and high-end publishing.
Currently the only way to achieve a matt appearance in a 100% solids…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.15.10 Raw material pricing and supply remain major concerns for waxes and additives manufacturers, but the improvement in the economy has brought some good news.