Features


  • Resins

    Neville Chemical's George Willock Receives NAPIM TAM Service Award

    Mr. Willock has become one of the leading authorities on resins in the industry
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.14.09

  • Nanotechnology is Impacting Inks, Pigments, Printing

    Nanotechnology is already starting to have an impact on printing, particularly on the development of printing material
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.14.09

  • Sheetfed Inks

    Gloss Dry-Back from Wet Trap Printing with Aqueous Coatings

    Editor’s Note: “Gloss Dry-Back from Wet Trap Printing with Aqueous Coatings” is an abridged version of the first-place recipient of the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) Lecture Series at NPIRI’s 46th An…
    Theresa Ruehle, H. Tom Mills, Sunil Jayasuriya, Paul Gloor, and Stephen A. Fischer, Johnson Polymer 10.14.09

  • Lisa Hahn Receives NAPIM's Award For Technical Achievement

    Lisa Hahn, founder and president of Flexo Tech, definitely earned this year’s award
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.14.09

  • Mexico's Ink Industry Anticipates Growth in 2003

    Growth in the Mexican market for all segments of printing inks should rise from an estimated value of $150 million in 2002 by about 3 percent in 2003
    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent 10.14.09

  • Ink Industry Showcases New Products at Print 09

    Ink Industry Showcases New Products at Print 09

    Print ‘09, organized by The Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), was held at McCormick Place in Chicago from Sept. 11-16. While attendance figures were not released as of press time, there was a feeling that the final figures would reflect the cur…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.13.09

  • Golfers Tee Off at MNYPIA Golf Outing

    Golfers Tee Off at MNYPIA Golf Outing

    Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on Sept. 23, 2009, when the Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA) held its ninth annual golf outing at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough, NJ. The event began with a one-hour lesson on the driving range…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.13.09

  • CHINACOAT 2009 Preview

    CHINACOAT 2009 Preview

    From Nov. 18-20, Shanghai will host CHINACOAT 2009, which has become the main attraction for companies looking to capitalize on China's growing market for coatings.
    Staff 10.13.09

  • Color Resolutions

    Color Resolutions' Jim Distler Receives NAPIM's Pioneer Award

    Vice president of specialty inks at Color Resolutions International receives prestigious honor
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.13.09

  • Conductive Inks and Printed Electronics | Specialty Inks
    The Specialty Inks Market

    The Specialty Inks Market

    Collaboration between Plextronics, Novaled on developing new solutions for OLED marketplace is another example of potential for conductive inks.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.13.09

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Packaging Gravure Inks
    The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    The global recession and volatile raw material prices are having a major impact on packaging ink manufacturers, but leading packaging ink companies are seeing some reasons for optimism for the coming year.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.13.09

  • The Chinese Ink Market

    The Chinese Ink Market

    Although the printing and ink markets in China felt the impact of the global recession on exports, there are signs that the economic recovery has begun.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.13.09

  • Inkjet Inks and Toners
    Digital Printing of Textiles Makes Gains in Europe

    Digital Printing of Textiles Makes Gains in Europe

    Digital printing processes, mainly based on inkjet systems, are making inroads into the textile printing sector
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.13.09

  • Additives | Energy-Curable Materials | Sheetfed Inks

    Performance of Acrylated Epoxies In UV Lithographic Inks

    Acrylated epoxy oligomers are commonly used in UV lithographic inks. These oligomers can be modified to achieve a wide range of performance. In this paper, the performance of acrylated epoxies including Bisphenol-A epoxies, fatty acid modified Bisphe…
    Rosalyn M. Waldo and David L. Schaich, UCB Chemicals Corporation 10.09.09

  • MNYPIA Panel Examines The Future of Printing Inks

    Last year, the Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA) held an impressive panel discussion on “The Future of Printing Inks.” Last year’s ambitious session featured Len DiLeo of Kohl & Madden, Jamie Sutphin of Micro Ink…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.09.09

  • NAPIM Manufacturing Symposium Examines Process and Variation

    Ideas such as Six Sigma, Total Predictive Maintenance, 5S process improvement, Lean Manufacturing and gage repeatability and reproducibility, have all become keys to reducing costs and becoming more efficient
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.09.09

  • Metallics and Special Effects Pigments

    Metallic and Special Effect Pigments for Ink

    Despite a sluggish start to the year the metallic and special effect ink market has experienced modest growth, with many companies optimistic that the coming year will bring increased growth and recovery. “The beginning of the year started slo…
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 10.09.09

  • Many European Printers are Delaying Capital Investment

    The current slowdown in the western European economy is delaying technological changes in the region’s printing industry as printers cut back their investment in new equipment and processes. For ink makers, these reductions in capital expendit…
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.09.09

  • Labelexpo 2002 Exceeds Expectations

    Ink companies find much interest as they launch new products for the market.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.09.09

  • Navigating the Challenges Of Color Management

    Color is the main test of quality in printed products. With a vast array of equipment, software and technical support available to printers on color matters, it has never been easier for them to avoid mistakes with color. The objective behind color…
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.09.09