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  • NAPIM Convention Focuses On Growth, Innovation and Collaboration

    NAPIM Convention Focuses On Growth, Innovation and Collaboration

    For ink manufacturers, the relationship between suppliers and customers is critical. Ink manufacturers Joining Jeff Koppelman, fourth from left, this year’s Ault Award recipient, are past Ault Award honorees Michael Murphy, C…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 06.05.08

  • Energy-Curable Materials | Energy-Curing Equipment | UV and EB Inks
    RadTech 2008 Showcases UV, EB Technologies

    RadTech 2008 Showcases UV, EB Technologies

    The UV and EB markets have enjoyed excellent growth in recent years
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 06.04.08

  • The Asian Ink Market

    The Asian Ink Market

    As the Asia-Pacific region continues to enjoy economic expansion, led by China and India, printing ink manufacturers are enjoying strong growth throughout the region.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 06.04.08

  • Testing, Color and QC
    The Importance of Testing Equipment

    The Importance of Testing Equipment

    Testing equipment allows ink manufacturers to ensure quality and consistency in all facets of business, from incoming raw materials to the finished ink. As a result, ink companies rely on testing equipment manufacturers for expertise.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 06.04.08

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments
    Financial, Regulatory and Supply Issues In China Impact Pigment Industry

    Financial, Regulatory and Supply Issues In China Impact Pigment Industry

    It is a nervous time for ink producers and distributors in Europe due to the impact of the policies of China's government on the production of organic pigments and raw materials.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 06.04.08

  • Resins
    The Resin Report

    The Resin Report

    Higher raw material prices, led by crude oil, continue to impact resin manufacturers, but the surge in new product development is helping to drive sales growth.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.08.08

  • Ink Manufacturers Take to the Stage at drupa 2008

    Ink Manufacturers Take to the Stage at drupa 2008

    Global ink companies are preparing to showcase their new products and services to an estimated 400,000 attendees during drupa 2008.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.08.08

  • Conductive Inks and Printed Electronics
    The RFID Report

    The RFID Report

    The RFID market continues to enjoy excellent growth as adaptation of the technology expands rapidly, and some major ink manufacturers are well-positioned to grow within the conductive ink marketplace.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 05.08.08

  • Packaging Gravure Inks | Publication Gravure Inks
    The Gravure Report

    The Gravure Report

    Gravure must continue to improve turnaround times while remaining competitive on cost in order to expand market penetration.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 05.08.08

  • 2008 Companies to Watch

    Editor’s Note: There are a growing number of companies in the printing ink industry that deserve attention. Here, in alphabetical order, are a few of the companies that deserve notice: Braden Sutphin Ink Co. 3650 E. 93rd St. Clevelan…
    Staff 04.08.08

  • The North American Top 20 Report

    The North American Top 20 Report

    Despite higher raw materials and operational costs that continue to impact the printing ink industry, many North American ink companies were able to show some growth during 2007.
    Staff 04.07.08

  • Energy-Curable Materials
    UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    Rising energy costs and environmental regulations continue to drive the market for UV/EB technologies.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 04.04.08

  • UV and EB Inks
    UV/EB Inks are Enjoying Strong Growth Throughout Europe

    UV/EB Inks are Enjoying Strong Growth Throughout Europe

    UV/EB inks are growing much faster than conventional inks throughout Europe, as tighter regulatory controls, higher quality are driving growth.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 04.04.08

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments
    The Pigment Report

    The Pigment Report

    Although pigment companies generally noted that 2007 was a relatively good year for the industry, there are also numerous concerns for the future, including raw material costs, the economy, the elimination of the VAT in China and environmental mandates.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 03.10.08

  • Packaging Flexo Inks
    The Flexo Ink Market

    The Flexo Ink Market

    For flexo ink manufacturers, 2007 was a good year, as packaging continues to show growth and the interest in the environment draws attention to water-based and UV flexo inks.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 03.10.08

  • The European Ink Report

    The European Ink Report

    European ink manufacturers are bracing for a challenging year, although there are opportunities for growth in some regions and markets.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 03.10.08

  • CPIPC Honors INX

    CPIPC Honors INX's Roy Coyne, Handschy's Deven Parikh

    CPIPC Honors INX's Roy Coyne, Handschy's Deven Parikh The Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC) celebrated its 2008 Christmas Party during festivities held at The Pescatore Palace in Franklin Park, IL. In addition, the club present…
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 02.07.08

  • Inkjet Inks and Toners | UV and EB Inks
    The UV Inkjet Market

    The UV Inkjet Market

    Digital technologies continue to make gains in printing, and UV inkjet is particularly well positioned to increase its share of this growing market.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 02.04.08

  • Vehicles and Varnishes
    Vehicles and Varnishes

    Vehicles and Varnishes

    The role of vehicles and varnishes is a critical one, and suppliers are developing new technologies while also facing increasingly higher raw material costs.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 02.01.08

  • Mills and Mixers
    The Milling Report

    The Milling Report

    Milling equipment manufacturers are seeing particular interest in process improvements and new technologies, including nanotechnology.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 02.01.08