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The Pigment Report
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor
March 1, 2014
For the most part, pigment manufacturers reported sales growth in 2013 and anticipate a strong year in 2014, although there are challenges ahead.  Read More »
EU’s Return to Economic Growth May Boost Printers, Ink Manufacturers
Sean Milmo, European Editor
March 1, 2014
Packaging, digital and LED-UV markets are bright spots for ink suppliers, but higher raw material costs remain a serious concern.  Read More »
The Growing Market for Conductive Inks
David Savastano, Editor
March 1, 2014
Conductive ink manufacturers are seeing more flexible and printed electronics systems reach pilot production and manufacturing stages.  Read More »
American Coatings Show and Conference Visitor Guide
March 1, 2014
This biennial exhibition and technical conference is considered to be the premier event for the North American paint and coatings industry.  Read More »
Micro Powders’ Warren Pushaw Reflects on Waxes and Additives Industry, Looks Ahead to Retirement
David Savastano, Editor
March 1, 2014
Notes that the waxes and additives industry has changed a lot since he joined Micro Powders in 1982  Read More »
Predicting Defoamer Performance in Graphic Arts Applications
Jeanine M. Snyder, Christine Louis, K. T. Griffin Lai, C. James Reader, Charles R. Hegedus, K. Michael Peck Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (USA) and Air Products Nederland B.V., Utrecht, the Netherlands
March 1, 2014
Formulating waterborne inks requires many critical steps to achieve optimal performance.  Read More »
UV Continues to Grow in Europe
Sean Milmo, European Editor
January 23, 2014
Gains in energy efficiency, highly reactive inks are helping to drive growth in energy-curing technologies  Read More »
The U.S. Ink Directory
January 23, 2014
Ink World’s annual U.S. Ink Directory provides comprehensive data on more than 200 U.S. ink manufacturers, from 3M to Zeres, including products and key contact information.  Read More »
The Milling And Mixing Report
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor
January 23, 2014
The market for milling and mixing equipment is expected to grow in 2014, with sales rising in areas such as liquid inks  Read More »
Printed Electronics in 2013: The Year in Review
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 23, 2014
The printed electronics (PE) industry has continued to make headway in the market place, as new products reach commercial success. While it appears that 2014 will be a landmark year, with the plans for Bemis Company to commercialize Thin Film Elect…  Read More »
The Year in Review
David Savastano, Editor
November 27, 2013
For printing ink manufacturers, 2013 has been a fairly good year, with packaging, inkjet and UV continuing to be highlights.   Read More »
The 2013 UV/EB Report
David Savastano, Editor
November 27, 2013
Energy curing technologies have been a growth area for ink manufacturers in recent years, particularly in packaging, narrow web and inkjet, driven by its production and performance advantages.  Read More »
The Waxes and Additives Report
Dave Savastano, Editor
November 27, 2013
Leading suppliers of waxes and additives said the past year saw improvements in sales, and they anticipate further growth in the coming year.  Read More »
The Publication Ink Market
David Savastano, Editor
November 27, 2013
Consolidations and acquisitions continue at the publishing and printing levels, and publication ink manufacturers are navigating these changes.   Read More »
High-End Textile Ink Market Is Growing in Europe
Sean Milmo, European Editor
November 27, 2013
Demand is expanding for premium, often specialty, inks for textile printing done locally to meet local and fast changing preferences.   Read More »