• 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.

  • Celebrating the Winter

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 7, 2009
    || More than 250 guests enjoy CPIPC’s Winter Interlude

  • Colloidal Science Also Serves Ink Industry

    Dr. Joy T. Kunjappu October 7, 2009
    || Matter exists in various forms such as gas, liquid and solid. Arrangement of atoms in these forms gives them their characteristic physical properties like density, shape and color. If we subdivide the solid state into fine particles until we reach mo…

  • Optimizing UV Coatings for Heatset Web Offset Printing

    Mark D. Latunski, Flint Ink October 7, 2009
    || Editor’s Note: “Optimizing UV Coatings for Heatset Web Offset Printing” was first presented at the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) 45th Annual Technical Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, in October 2001. The pre…

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 7, 2009
    || Developing products are key to creating new markets and spurring growth

  • NAPIM's 2002 Convention Will Examine State of Ink, Printing Industries

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 7, 2009
    || Fresh off of its successful National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI) 45th Annual Technical Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) is heading back to Arizona for its Annual Convention. NAP…

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