• Lisa Hahn Receives NAPIM's Award For Technical Achievement

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 14, 2009
    || Lisa Hahn, founder and president of Flexo Tech, definitely earned this year’s award

  • Mexico's Ink Industry Anticipates Growth in 2003

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent October 14, 2009
    || 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

  • Ink Industry Showcases New Products at Print 09

    Ink Industry Showcases New Products at Print 09

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 13, 2009
    || 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…

  • Golfers Tee Off at MNYPIA Golf Outing

    Golfers Tee Off at MNYPIA Golf Outing

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 13, 2009
    || 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…

  • CHINACOAT 2009 Preview

    CHINACOAT 2009 Preview

    Staff October 13, 2009
    || 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.

  • Color Resolutions

    Color Resolutions' Jim Distler Receives NAPIM's Pioneer Award

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 13, 2009
    || Vice president of specialty inks at Color Resolutions International receives prestigious honor

  • The Specialty Inks Market

    The Specialty Inks Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 13, 2009
    || Collaboration between Plextronics, Novaled on developing new solutions for OLED marketplace is another example of potential for conductive inks.

  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 13, 2009
    || 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.

  • The Chinese Ink Market

    The Chinese Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 13, 2009
    || 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.

  • Digital Printing of Textiles Makes Gains in Europe

    Digital Printing of Textiles Makes Gains in Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 13, 2009
    || Digital printing processes, mainly based on inkjet systems, are making inroads into the textile printing sector

  • Performance of Acrylated Epoxies In UV Lithographic Inks

    Rosalyn M. Waldo and David L. Schaich, UCB Chemicals Corporation October 9, 2009
    || 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…

  • MNYPIA Panel Examines The Future of Printing Inks

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || 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…

  • NAPIM Manufacturing Symposium Examines Process and Variation

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || 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

  • Metallic and Special Effect Pigments for Ink

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 9, 2009
    || 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…

  • Many European Printers are Delaying Capital Investment

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 9, 2009
    || 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…

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