• Labelexpo 2002 Exceeds Expectations

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || Ink companies find much interest as they launch new products for the market.

  • Navigating the Challenges Of Color Management

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

  • INX's Joe DiChiarro honored by NAPIM with the Printing Ink Pioneer Award

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 9, 2009
    || Joseph DiChiarro Sr., INX International Ink Company’s vice president of operations for its newly-formed offset division,was recently honored by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) with its Pioneer Award for a career i…

  • Importance of Monomer Interfacial Tension for UV Curable Litho Inks Performance

    B. Magny, S. Pelletier and G. Albrighton; G. Eiselu00e9, Cray Valley and SICPA October 9, 2009
    || Editor’s Note: “Importance of Monomer Interfacial Tension for UV Curable Litho Inks Performance” was presented during the 2002 RadTech Technical Conference in Indianapolis, IN. ©2002, RadTech International North America, Inc.…

  • Inks May Play Key Role in Smart Labels

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 9, 2009
    || Smart labels and other similar ‘intelligent’ products using small chips or conductive polymer materials would appear to have little relevance to the general future of printing and inks. The majority of smart labels comprise electronic co…

  • Benchmarking DriLith W2: Sheetfed Offset Water-Washable Waterless Inks

    Emmanuel D. Dimotakis, Michihiko Toya and Anthony Cieri, Sun Chemical October 9, 2009
    || The DriLith W2 series of inks has received significant exposure in the printing industry, spurring inquiries from waterless printers around the world. Benchmarking of DriLith W2 inks has been carried out with both medium and high-end waterless print…

  • Hot off the press: A new Pantone guide for flexographers

    Jack Kenny, Label and Narrow Web Editor October 9, 2009
    || The first comprehensive Pantone color guide for flexographic printers in decades is coming off the presses at the Flexographic Trade School (FTS) in Charlotte, NC. The title is FTS Flexographic Color Application Guide in Popular PANTONE® Colors,…

  • Top 10 Reasons Not to Base Service Life Predictions Upon Accelerated Lab Light Stability Tests

    Eric T. Everett, Q-Panel Lab Products October 9, 2009
    || The popularity of personal computers and digital cameras has ushered in an exploding new market of digital images printed from consumer printers. There is an endless combination of ink jet inks and commercial photo papers currently available in the m…

  • CPMA Elects Board Members

    October 9, 2009
    || Membership gathers for annual meeting at The Greenbrier in West Virginia

  • Len Shaffer Honored by NAPIM with the Printing Ink Pioneer Award

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 9, 2009
    || Leonard Shaffer, director of global technology for Flint Ink, was recently honored by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) with its prestigious Pioneer Award for more than 30 years of dedicated service to the ink industry.…

  • NPIRI Technical Conference to Examine the Future

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || A look at the future will be the emphasis of this year’s National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) Annual Technical Conference, which will be held by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) Oct. 2-4 at the…

  • Testing Quality Control

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || Any ink maker can tell you how a certain test is performed. Testing for color? Use a spectrophotometer. Testing for viscosity? Use a viscometer. And so on. Every ink maker also knows why these tests are performed. If an ink doesn’t perform the…

  • Design for the Environment

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || U.S. EPA's comprehensive study on solvent-based, water-based and UV inks on wide web flexo applications offers insights.

  • Asia-Pacific Coatings Show

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 9, 2009
    || Held in Singapore, event also honors suppliers for environmental, marketing and product success.

  • Bob Gans Visits the MNYPIA

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    || Legendary industry leader regales attendees with story of his life, concerns about the future

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