• The Growing Market for Solar Cells

    The Growing Market for Solar Cells

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 2, 2008
    Printing is playing a key role in the development of low-cost flexible thin-film solar cells, and ink companies are creating novel new technologies for this fast-growing market.

  • Proposed BASF – Ciba Merger May Foreshadow Further Consolidation

    Proposed BASF – Ciba Merger May Foreshadow Further Consolidation

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 2, 2008
    As companies struggle with higher raw materials costs, a struggling economy and increasing pressure on margins, more consolidation is likely throughout the supply chain.

  • The Publication Ink Report

    The Publication Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 2, 2008
    Publication ink manufacturers are trying to balance higher costs with the need for new products as they try to help their customers meet the demands of the changing marketplace.

  • Preparing for REACH

    Preparing for REACH

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 3, 2008
    As European ink companies and their suppliers continue the pre-registration phase of REACH, they also are considering the impact of the legislation on raw materials, formulations and the ink industry as a whole.

  • New Inkjet Technologies Take Aim at Sheetfed Offset Market

    New Inkjet Technologies Take Aim at Sheetfed Offset Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 3, 2008
    Having made major gains in the large format segment at the expense of screen printing, inkjet is now poised to make further inroads in the sheetfed market.

  • The Buyers

    The Buyers' Guide

    Staff September 2, 2008
    From adhesion promoters to zinc oxide, and attritors to waste management, Ink World's Annual Buyers' Guide has everything you may need, as well as key information on suppliers, distributors and trade associations.

  • A conversation with: Kunio Sakuma, Toyo Ink

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008
    During drupa, Kunio Sakuma, president and CEO of Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd. reflected on the Kunio Sakuma  nature of Toyo Ink’s business.   “Our business focus is divided into two parts,” Mr.…

  • A conversation with: Herbert Forker, Siegwerk

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008
    In the past 10 years, there has been much consolidation within the printing ink industry. Siegwerk has Herbert Forker been heavily involved in these moves and the company’s emphasis on higher-value markets such as packa…

  • A conversation with: Charles Knott, Flint Group

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008
    Having come on board as CEO of Flint Group in September 2007, Charles Knott said he is enjoying Charles Knott, third from right, with Flint Group’s Dr. Dirk Aulbert, Dr. Thomas Telser and Dennis Wolters.  the ink…

  • A conversation with: Rudi Lenz, Sun Chemical

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008
    For Rudi Lenz, president and CEO of Sun Chemical, 2008 marked the first time he has attended drupa Rudi Lenz as the leader of Sun Chemical, and he used the opportunity to its fullest by staying the entire 14-day run.  &n…

  • Drupa 2008 Review

    Drupa 2008 Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008
    Drupa 2008 was another huge show, with nearly 391,000 visitors from 138 countries checking out the 1,971 exhibits, and leading international ink manufacturers were well represented, showcasing innovative new products and services.

  • International Companies to Watch

    Staff August 7, 2008
    Editor's Note: Here, in alphabetical order, are a few additional leading international ink companies that deserve notice. Brancher Company        Parc d’activite du Saule 28170 Tremblay les villages, Fr…

  • The Top International Ink Companies

    The Top International Ink Companies

    Staff August 7, 2008
    For the leading global ink manufacturers, 2008 was a time of economic uncertainty, as raw material prices continued to rise and the U.S. dollar slumped. Still, ink industry leaders also see some opportunities ahead.

  • High-Performance Pigments

    High-Performance Pigments

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor August 6, 2008
    Despite pricing pressures and a challenging economic environment, demand for high performance pigments continues to increase.

  • Printed Electronics Make Gains, But There are Challenges Ahead

    Printed Electronics Make Gains, But There are Challenges Ahead

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor August 6, 2008
    The printed electronics industry in Europe is enjoying growth, but obstacles such as pricing and further technological improvements remain.

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