• The Waxes and Additives Report

    The Waxes and Additives Report

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    The global waxes and additives business is a billion-dollar field.

  • Chinese Ink Industry Faces Pressures from Environmental  Protection and Economy

    Chinese Ink Industry Faces Pressures from Environmental Protection and Economy

    Arnold Wang, China Correspondent May 13, 2016
    Ink companies showed weak sales due to slower economic growth.

  • Ink Industry Leaders Head to drupa 2016

    Ink Industry Leaders Head to drupa 2016

    David Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    As the global printing industry converges on Messe Dusseldorf ink manufacturers will be showcasing their newest innovations.

  • European Pigment Production is on the Rise

    European Pigment Production is on the Rise

    Sean Milmo, European Editor May 13, 2016
    Ink manufacturers are moving away from traditional organic pigments in favor of customized colorants.

  • NAPIM’s 101st Annual Convention Focuses on Opportunities  Ahead for Printing

    NAPIM’s 101st Annual Convention Focuses on Opportunities Ahead for Printing

    David Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    Convention covers topics of flexible packaging, new markets and more.

  • Lisa Fine Receives NAPIM’s Ault Award

    Lisa Fine Receives NAPIM’s Ault Award

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    She is only the third person to receive the three highest honors in the North American printing industry.

  • Michael Keegan  – Toyo Ink America

    Michael Keegan – Toyo Ink America

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    A 25-year veteran of the ink industry, Mike Keegan, VP of sales, paste ink for Toyo Ink America, said he is constantly surprised that he has been in the printing industry for a quarter of a century.     “I still can’t bel…

  • Joe Kelly – Inx international ink Co.

    Joe Kelly – Inx international ink Co.

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    After 43 years in the ink industry, many would consider Joe Kelly, R&D director of liquid water-based inks for INX International Ink Co., an industry “survivor.” He believes the more appropriate term is “thriver.”  &…

  • Robert Lu – Ink Systems

    Robert Lu – Ink Systems

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    While he was in high school, Robert Lu, COO of Ink Systems, took a tour of Ink Systems’ plant. He was asked if he wanted to join the company, and he decided to “try it out.”          “…

  • Suresh Mahajan – Modern Printing Colors

    Suresh Mahajan – Modern Printing Colors

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    In 1995, Suresh Mahajan started his own company, Modern Printing Colors, under the guidance of Sant Rajinder Singh, a world renowned meditation and spiritual teacher. Now, 20 years later, Modern Printing Colors is successful, and NAPIM presented M…

  • Pete Notti – Ink Systems

    Pete Notti – Ink Systems

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    For Pete Notti, VP and technical director for Ink Systems, his interest in printing inks began to take shape when he watched Reflex Blue ink on an ink mill.   “I started in the ink industry part time at a friend’s father&rsquo…

  • Tom Rogers – Apollo Colors

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    For 52 years, Tom Rogers was a fixture in the ink and pigments industry. Aside from his leadership roles with Apollo Colors and CDR, among others, Rogers served for decades as a leader within NAPIM, the Color Pigment Manufacturers Association (CPMA)…

  • Greg Yoder - Flint Group

    Greg Yoder - Flint Group

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 13, 2016
    There are very few father-son combinations who have both been honored with NAPIM’s Printing Ink Pioneer Award. Larry Yoder received the 1999 Pioneer Award after a distinguished career at Flint Ink, and Greg Yoder has definitely maintained the f…

  • Top 20 North America Report

    Top 20 North America Report

    March 30, 2016
    For North American ink manufacturers, 2016 was in many ways similar to 2015. There were growth markets – packaging, digital and UV, to name three – and segments that are on the decline – publication and commercial. These changes hav…

  • The 2016  Pigment Report

    The 2016 Pigment Report

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor March 29, 2016
    Strong growth in the Asia-Pacific region and increased activity in developed regions will continue to drive demand.

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