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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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…