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The Gravure Report
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
May 8, 2008
Gravure must continue to improve turnaround times while remaining competitive on cost in order to expand market penetration.   Read More »
Staff
April 8, 2008
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…  Read More »
The North American Top 20 Report
Staff
April 7, 2008
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.  Read More »
UV/EB Raw Materials Market
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
April 4, 2008
Rising energy costs and environmental regulations continue to drive the market for UV/EB technologies.  Read More »
UV/EB Inks are Enjoying Strong Growth Throughout Europe
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
April 4, 2008
UV/EB inks are growing much faster than conventional inks throughout Europe, as tighter regulatory controls, higher quality are driving growth.  Read More »
The Pigment Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 10, 2008
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.  Read More »
The Flexo Ink Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 10, 2008
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.   Read More »
The European Ink Report
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
March 10, 2008
European ink manufacturers are bracing for a challenging year, although there are opportunities for growth in some regions and markets.  Read More »
CPIPC Honors INX
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 7, 2008
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…  Read More »
The UV Inkjet Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 4, 2008
Digital technologies continue to make gains in printing, and UV inkjet is particularly well positioned to increase its share of this growing market.  Read More »
Vehicles and Varnishes
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 1, 2008
The role of vehicles and varnishes is a critical one, and suppliers are developing new technologies while also facing increasingly higher raw material costs.  Read More »
The Milling Report
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
February 1, 2008
Milling equipment manufacturers are seeing particular interest in process improvements and new technologies, including nanotechnology.  Read More »
As Counterfeiting Grows, Security Inks Gain in Popularity
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
February 1, 2008
While sales of security inks are rising in Europe, many brand owners are still selecting less effective anti-counterfeiting products due to cost considerations.  Read More »
Sel Avci
January 4, 2008
Top 25 Chinese Ink Manufacturers 1. Tianjin Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. 2. Hangzhou TOKA Ink Chemical Co., Ltd. 3. Taiyuan Coates Lorilleux Inks Chemical Ltd. 4. Zhejiang Yongzai Chemical Co. Ltd. 5. Shenzhen-DIC Co. 6. Shanghai Peony Printing lnk Co.,Ltd.…  Read More »
Joshua X.Tieshu, Coatings & Ink China
January 4, 2008
The wrap-up information of the Ink Sub-Association of Chinese Daily-Use Chemical Industry shows that the increase in rates of ink consumption in China in years 2004, 2005 and 2006 are 9.4%, 10% and 9% respectively, of which the annual average increas…  Read More »