• 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

  • Flint Ink's Leonard Walle Honored by NAPIM With the Printing Ink Pioneer Award

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 9, 2009
    Leonard Walle, director of new business development at Flint Ink, has been in the ink industry for more than 30 years. As a result of his hard work and industry experience he was recently honored by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufactur…

  • Latin American Report

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Contributing Editor October 9, 2009
    Ink officials look for growth in 2002 as markets are expected to track local GDP.

  • FFTA Forum 2002 Focuses on Customers, New Developments

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2009
    The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) held its annual Flexo Forum in Washington, D.C.’s Marriott Wardman Hotel from May 5-8. Titled “Capitol Ideas,” this year’s Forum put an emphasis on flexo’s…

  • New Generation of Inks for Rotogravure

    Alexandra Pekarovicova, James Atkinson, Jan Pekarovic and Viera Khunova October 8, 2009
    Editor’s Note: “New Generation of Inks for Rotogravure” was presented during the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s 45th Annual Technical Conference, Oct. 17-19, 2001 in Scottsdale, AZ. The environmental and health pr…

  • Discoloration of Printed Polyethylene Films

    Kent Shah, Color Converting Industries October 8, 2009
    There are a number of papers published which discuss the yellowing or pinking (discoloration) of white polyethylene films. However, there is no reference nor sufficient explanation on the role of printing ink in such discoloration. Research presented…

  • Looking Back on 56 Years

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 8, 2009
    Central Ink's Richard Breen has seen the ink industry and his company change dramatically

  • Pan-European Presence,Price Pressures Remain Issues in Packaging Ink Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 8, 2009
    Packaging in Europe has proved recently to be a more buoyant market for ink makers than other customer sectors. Last year, total packaging sales went up by an estimated 1 percent to 2 percent in the region, similar to the average rise in GDP. But th…

  • PIA/GATF Launches Print Awareness Campaign

    October 8, 2009
    On the heels of a major study by the British Printing Industries Federation which found that print media is not as well perceived as other media, the Printing Industries of America (PIA), the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) and the Printing…

  • Henri Dyner Looks Ahead

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 8, 2009
    Sun Chemical's former CEO anticipates 'graduating and branching out'

  • European Web Sites

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 7, 2009
    European ink companies are increasingly using their web sites to reach a global audience.

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