• The 2011 U.S. Ink Directory

    The 2011 U.S. Ink Directory

    Staff || 01.20.11
    3M Commercial Graphics Division P.O. Box 33220 St. Paul, MN 55144-1000 Tel: (800) 374-6722 Fax: (800) 686-9711 Internet: www.3Mgraphics.com Specialties: Solvent and UV Screen Inks, Solvent and UV Piezo Inkjet Inks Sales Contact: Jennife…

  • Printing Equipment Manufacturers See Ink Distribution as Opportunity

    Printing Equipment Manufacturers See Ink Distribution as Opportunity

    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

  • UV LED Curing Technologies are Poised for Growth

    UV LED Curing Technologies are Poised for Growth

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.17.10
    LED curing is one of the most intriguing areas in energy curing. In 2008, LED curable technologies debuted at drupa, with plenty of press and ink manufacturers showcasing the technology. LED curable technologies have made inroads in the inkjet fiel…

  • An Innovative Easy to Matt 100 Solids UV Curable Resin

    An Innovative Easy to Matt 100 Solids UV Curable Resin

    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…

  • The Publication Ink Market

    The Publication Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.15.10
    As is the case with their customers, the publication ink market is facing many challenges, from raw materials to a declining market.

  • NPIRI Technical Conference Looks At Change and Innovation

    NPIRI Technical Conference Looks At Change and Innovation

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.15.10
    Panel discussion on raw material costs and supply, new technology talks among the highlights of the 2010 NPIRI Technical Conference

  • Waxes and Additives

    Waxes and Additives

    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.

  • The UV/EB Report

    The UV/EB Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.15.10
    The energy curing ink industry continued to enjoy growth during the past year, particularly in the packaging segment, and technologies such as LED offer further opportunities in the coming years.

  • The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.15.10
    Having weathered the economic storm of the past few years, ink manufacturers are, for the most part, cautiously optimistic about 2011, although raw materials remain a serious concern.

  • REACH Adds to Ink Manufacturers Concerns Over Raw Material Supply

    REACH Adds to Ink Manufacturers Concerns Over Raw Material Supply

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || 11.15.10
    The raw materials squeeze in Europe could worsen due to the effects of the latest stage in the implementation of REACH

  • The Buyers

    The Buyers' Guide

    Staff || 09.23.10

  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 09.20.10
    The packaging ink segment showed growth in 2010, and ink manufacturers anticipate more good news ahead

  • The Raw Material Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 09.20.10
    For the past few years, raw material costs and supply for printing inks have been, in a word, volatile

  • Nanotechnology Offers New Opportunities for the Ink Industry

    Nanotechnology Offers New Opportunities for the Ink Industry

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || 09.20.10
    Nanotechnology is becoming a key source of scientific knowledge for the future of printing and printing inks

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 07.19.10
    The recession and raw material volatility has impacted manufacturers of vehicles and varnishes, but there are signs that the market is improving.

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