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
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…
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.
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.
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.