• The Pigment Report

    The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor March 11, 2009
    As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year.

  • UV/EB and Printed Electronics

    UV/EB and Printed Electronics

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor March 11, 2009
    The benefits of energy-curable technologies are leading to new opportunities in photovoltaics and printed electronics.

  • The European Ink Market

    The European Ink Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor March 11, 2009
    Although 2009 looks to be a difficult year for ink manufacturers, there are also new opportunities as well.

  • The Additives Market

    The Additives Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor March 11, 2009
    As the economic downturn continues, additive suppliers are prepared to provide ink manufacturers with products that will enhance their formulations.

  • NAPIM

    NAPIM's Annual Convention Focuses on 'Sustainable Business Strategies in a Petro-Centric World'

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor February 2, 2009
    Like so many other industries, the printing ink industry has been buffeted by the slumping economy and rising raw material costs, primarily driven by higher crude oil costs. While oil costs have decreased, raw material prices are…

  • The Milling Report

    The Milling Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor February 2, 2009
    As a result of the economic downturn, milling and mixing manufacturers are further emphasizing the importance of service and new technologies.

  • Printed Electronics USA 2008 Showcases Potential of New Technology

    Printed Electronics USA 2008 Showcases Potential of New Technology

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor February 2, 2009
    Opportunities for printed electronics continue to emerge, with companies ranging from BASF, DuPont, Nokia and Evonik to innovative manufacturers such as Soligie, Konarka, Kovio and Plextronics offering looks at what the future may hold.

  • The 2009 U.S. Ink Directory

    The 2009 U.S. Ink Directory

    Staff February 2, 2009
    From 4ever Inks to Zeres, the U.S. Ink Directory offers a comprehensive list of addresses, contact information, products and key leaders for more than 210 U.S. printing ink manufacturers.

  • The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 25, 2008
    For ink manufacturers, 2008 finished on a difficult note, as the economy and the state of raw materials took its toll. Still, there is a sense of cautious optimism going into 2009, as �green� products and new technologies offer opportunities.

  • The Metallic Market

    The Metallic Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor November 25, 2008
    Metallic inks, used to create eye-catching graphics, are becoming more popular in packaging to attract consumers and create differentiation on the shelf.

  • With New Silicon-Based Inks, Kovio is Poised to Make Gains in PE

    With New Silicon-Based Inks, Kovio is Poised to Make Gains in PE

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 25, 2008
    Kovio is one of the emerging success stories in the PE field. In October, the company announced the development of the world’s first silicon ink-based RFID tag and the company’s printed silicon RFID platform for item-level intelligence.

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 25, 2008
    The development of new environmentally friendly technologies is helping suppliers offset higher raw material costs and the economic downturn.

  • NPIRI Conference Examines Sustainability and the Environment

    NPIRI Conference Examines Sustainability and the Environment

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 5, 2008
    Ink manufacturers, suppliers, printers and print buyers were on hand to discuss the sustainability and environmental issues during NPIRI�s annual technical conference.

  • The Energy-Curable Market

    The Energy-Curable Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 5, 2008
    Despite raw material pricing and supply issues, UV- and EB-curable inks and coatings enjoy growth in the marketplace, while LED-curable technologies offer new opportunities.

  • The 2008 European Ink Directory

    The 2008 European Ink Directory

    Staff November 5, 2008
    This year's directory covers all of Europe, from the leading international ink companies to regional and local ink manufacturers, complete with contact and product information.

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