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The North American Top 20 Report
Staff
March 30, 2009
Leading ink manufacturers had a challenging year, as higher raw material prices dominated the first half of 2008, and the global recession heavily impacted sales at the end of the year.  Read More »
The Pigment Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 11, 2009
As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year.  Read More »
UV/EB and Printed Electronics
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 11, 2009
The benefits of energy-curable technologies are leading to new opportunities in photovoltaics and printed electronics.  Read More »
The European Ink Market
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
March 11, 2009
Although 2009 looks to be a difficult year for ink manufacturers, there are also new opportunities as well.  Read More »
The Additives Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 11, 2009
As the economic downturn continues, additive suppliers are prepared to provide ink manufacturers with products that will enhance their formulations.  Read More »
NAPIM
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 2, 2009
Like so many other industries, the printing ink industry has been buffeted by the slumping economy and rising raw material costs, primarily driven by higher crude oil costs. While oil costs have decreased, raw material prices are…  Read More »
The Milling Report
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
February 2, 2009
As a result of the economic downturn, milling and mixing manufacturers are further emphasizing the importance of service and new technologies.  Read More »
Printed Electronics USA 2008 Showcases Potential of New Technology
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 2, 2009
Opportunities for printed electronics continue to emerge, with companies ranging from BASF, DuPont, Nokia and Evonik to innovative manufacturers such as Soligie, Konarka, Kovio and Plextronics offering looks at what the future may hold.  Read More »
The U.S. Ink Directory
Staff
February 2, 2009
From 4ever Inks to Zeres, the U.S. Ink Directory offers a comprehensive list of addresses, contact information, products and key leaders for more than 210 U.S. printing ink manufacturers.  Read More »
The Year in Review
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 25, 2008
For ink manufacturers, 2008 finished on a difficult note, as the economy and the state of raw materials took its toll. Still, there is a sense of cautious optimism going into 2009, as �green� products and new technologies offer opportunities.  Read More »
The Metallic Market
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
November 25, 2008
Metallic inks, used to create eye-catching graphics, are becoming more popular in packaging to attract consumers and create differentiation on the shelf.  Read More »
With New Silicon-Based Inks, Kovio is Poised to Make Gains in PE
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 25, 2008
Kovio is one of the emerging success stories in the PE field. In October, the company announced the development of the world’s first silicon ink-based RFID tag and the company’s printed silicon RFID platform for item-level intelligence.  Read More »
Waxes, Solvents and Additives
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 25, 2008
The development of new environmentally friendly technologies is helping suppliers offset higher raw material costs and the economic downturn.  Read More »
NPIRI Conference Examines Sustainability and the Environment
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 5, 2008
Ink manufacturers, suppliers, printers and print buyers were on hand to discuss the sustainability and environmental issues during NPIRI�s annual technical conference.  Read More »
The Energy-Curable Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 5, 2008
Despite raw material pricing and supply issues, UV- and EB-curable inks and coatings enjoy growth in the marketplace, while LED-curable technologies offer new opportunities.  Read More »