• Dr. Richard Podhajny Receives NAPIM Award for Technical Achievement

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 16, 2009
    It is rare that one meets a person whose quest for knowledge has successfully led to the mastery of numerous fields. Dr. Rich Podhajny, manager of technology, NPD & QC for Colorcon No-Tox Products, is just such a person. Ever since he attended L…

  • NPIRI Technical Conference Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 16, 2009
    Conference focused on 'Innovation for a Changing Industry'

  • Dealing with Foam Generated During Printing Ink and Varnish Production

    Frank Kleinsteinberg and Susanne Struck, Tego Coating & Ink Additives, A Business Line of Degussa October 16, 2009
    Foam formation is a serious problem that can adversely affect the production of radiation-cured printing inks and overprint varnishes

  • Jeanette Truncellito receives NAPIM's Pioneer Award

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 16, 2009
    After 27 years at Sun Chemical, Jeannette Truncellito, director of the company’s packaging ink technology laboratory, was presented with a Pioneer Award

  • Sanchez S.A. Continues to Prosper

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent October 16, 2009
    Mexico’s Sanchez S.A. is consolidating its manufacturing capabilities and expanding its network for technical assistance to customers, to continue to hold – if not increase – its lead as the largest ink manufacturer in the country,…

  • The Future of EB

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 16, 2009
    While electron beam (EB) curing has not received the same interest as UV, it too has also grown over the years

  • KBA Looks to Jump-Start the Waterless Printing Industry

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 16, 2009
    Printers, ink makers and other suppliers will be closely watching the performance of the new Cortina waterless newspaper press of Koenig & Bauer-Albert (KBA) when it is launched commercially over the next several months

  • APCS Show: Another View

    October 15, 2009
    Editor’s Note: In our July issue, Ink World published a story on the Asia Pacific Coatings Show which inaccurately stated that attendees and exhibitors continued to decline this year. This was an inaccurate statement as the number of attendees…

  • Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks

    Sel Avci, Elementis Specialties October 15, 2009
    Editor’s Note: “Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks” was presented at the Eurocoat Inkmakers Forum during the 2nd European Congress on Printing Inks, held at Nüremberg, Germany April 9-10, 2003. Abstract: The vari…

  • Ink Industry Leaders Lead Discussions, Exhibit New Products at Info Flex

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 15, 2009
    It’s no surprise that attendance is down at practically every trade show in 2003. The stagnant U.S. economy continues to impact the number of attendees that companies send to these gatherings. Such is the case with the Foundation of the Flexog…

  • Jean Lavelle Receives NAPIM's Pioneer Award

    Robert Schwartz, Ink World Associate Editor October 15, 2009
    When Lehigh University had a staff opening in its National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI) in 1956, it did not have to look very far for the right person for the job. Help would come from right across town, when the dean of chemistry at Morav…

  • Testing and QC for UV Inks

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 15, 2009
    When it comes to manufacturing any product, being able to consistently meet specifications is absolutely essential to success. Such is also the case with printing ink, as testing and quality control (QC) play significant roles in the manufacturing pr…

  • Asia-Pacific Coatings Show Review

    David Savastano and Christine Canning Esposito October 15, 2009
    The number of attendees and exhibitors at APCS continued to decline this year, perhaps fueled by SARS fears. Will the 2004 event in Thailand fare any better? Trade shows have been on a downward trend during the past few years, but one of the bright…

  • Flint Ink's Roy Beagle Receives NAPIM's Pioneer Award

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 15, 2009
    Forty one years ago, Roy T. Beagle had just finished high school and was looking for a job when he found an opportunity at Flint Ink’s Jacksonville, FL plant. “I came out of high school and started making ink,” Mr. Beagle said. &…

  • European Coatings Show Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 15, 2009
    More than 2,000 inkies among the more than 16,000 attendees at this year's ECS.