David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 07.19.10 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 || 07.19.10 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 || 07.19.10 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 || 05.10.10 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 || 05.10.10 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 || 05.10.10 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 || 04.08.10 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…