• Waxes and Additives Market Report

    Waxes and Additives Market Report

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor May 20, 2015
    || Despite unique challenges and fluctuating costs, this market remains as in-demand as ever.

  • NAPIM Celebrates 100th Anniversary During Annual Convention

    NAPIM Celebrates 100th Anniversary During Annual Convention

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || Celebrates ‘Century of Success: Commitment to the Future’.

  • George Sickinger Receives  NAPIM’s Ault Award

    George Sickinger Receives NAPIM’s Ault Award

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || Color Resolutions International founder and former NAPIM president selected for industry’s most prestigious honor.

  • 2015 NAPIM Printing Ink Pioneer Award Recipients

    2015 NAPIM Printing Ink Pioneer Award Recipients

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || This year, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) honored nine industry leaders with its prestigious Printing Ink Pioneer Award. Below are brief features on each of the award recipients: • Jim Bailen, VP of engineer…

  • Jim Bailen, INX International Ink Co.

    Jim Bailen, INX International Ink Co.

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || INX International Ink prides itself in having world-class facilities. Jim Bailen, INX’s VP of engineering since 1999, plays a lead role in this success, having served as lead project engineer for every major facility expansion and equipment ins…

  • Joon Choo, Shamrock Technologies

    Joon Choo, Shamrock Technologies

    Dave Savasstano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || In his 32 years at Shamrock Technologies, Joon Choo has continually earned the respect and friendship of his colleagues in the ink industry, leading to his receiving NAPIM’s Technical Associate Member Service Award in 2011 as well as this year&…

  • Vivy DaCosta, hubergroup Canada Limited

    Vivy DaCosta, hubergroup Canada Limited

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || Vivy DaCosta, VP finance and administration for hubergroup Canada Limited, has made a huge mark on the North American ink industry, playing a key role in growing Hostmann-Steinerg’s then-small Canadian ink operation to the eighth largest ink ma…

  • Sumathy Ganesh, Toyo Ink America

    Sumathy Ganesh, Toyo Ink America

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || After receiving her chemistry degree in India, Sumathy Ganesh, technical manager for Toyo Ink America, came to the U.S. Through a staffing agency, she took a job as a lab technician for The Ink Company in Northbrook, IL. Although Ganesh was a novice…

  • Herman Hockmeyer, Hockmeyer Equipment Company

    Herman Hockmeyer, Hockmeyer Equipment Company

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || Milling equipment is critical to the successful manufacturing of printing ink. Herman Hockmeyer, president of Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation, has played a leading role in developing state-of-the-art mills for inks since he joined the industry when h…

  • Kevin Kingman, Flint Group

    Kevin Kingman, Flint Group

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || Kevin Kingman is no stranger to receiving awards from the ink industry. In 2014, Kingman, technical director, heatset inks at Flint Group, received NAPIM’s 2014 Technical Achievement Award. This year, he added the Printing Ink Pioneer Award to…

  • William Neuberg, Shamrock Technologies

    William Neuberg, Shamrock Technologies

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || William Neuberg, chairman and technical director of Shamrock Technologies, is a scientist with an endless curiosity. “I don’t know what makes me tick, but I do kind of get fascinated by how things work,”  Neuberg said. Neuber…

  • Robert O’Boyle, Sun Chemical

    Robert O’Boyle, Sun Chemical

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || When Robert O’Boyle completed active duty in the Army, he looked to bring his knowledge in chemicals to the business world. He quickly found a home in the ink industry, where he has thrived for more than 35 years, and the choice proved to be a…

  • Ron Tarewicz, Colorcon No-Tox Products

    Ron Tarewicz, Colorcon No-Tox Products

    Dave Savastano, Editor May 20, 2015
    || In 2006, Ron Tarewicz was looking for a new challenge. He decided to join Colorcon No-Tox Products as manager of technical services/QC. By doing so, he utilized his 31 years of experience at American Inks & Coatings to work with Colorcon’s…

  • European Printers, Ink Suppliers Adjust to New Business Reality

    European Printers, Ink Suppliers Adjust to New Business Reality

    Sean Milmo, European Editor March 23, 2015
    || For some segments such as packaging, there are opportunities for growth ahead.

  • The 2015 Pigment Report

    The 2015 Pigment Report

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor March 23, 2015
    || Pigment manufacturers are enjoying strong sales, and are watching the impact of environmental regulations closely.

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