David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 03.24.10 The past year was a challenging one for pigment manufacturers. Demand for pigments generally declined due to the recession, and customers also looked to cut inventories. As a result, the market shrank, leading to more competition.
Still, there were…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 12.10.09 For ink companies, 2009 was a balancing act, as manufacturers dealt with the global recession, volatile raw material prices and a drop in demand. Still, ink industry leaders see some signs of improvement heading into 2010.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || 12.09.09 A major impetus behind the expansion of UV into new printing sectors is the growing acceptance of its safety and contribution to environmental compliance.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 11.11.09 Even as they face volatile raw material pricing and the impact of the global recession, vehicle and varnish manufacturers continue to introduce new technologies.