• 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…

  • Mexico's Ink Market Anticipates Slight Growth in 2002

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent October 7, 2009
    The ink market in Mexico is poised for the start of growth, with recovery anticipated during second-quarter 2002, or during the third quarter at the latest, say several industry executives. The ink market performance should follow gross domestic pro…