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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008 During drupa, Kunio Sakuma, president and CEO of Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd. reflected on the
nature of Toyo Ink’s business.
“Our business focus is divided into two parts,” Mr.…
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
been heavily involved in these moves and the company’s emphasis on higher-value markets such as packa…
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.
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
as the leader of Sun Chemical, and he used the opportunity to its fullest by staying the entire 14-day run.
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.
Staff August 7, 2008 Editor's Note: Here, in alphabetical order, are a few additional leading international ink companies that deserve notice.
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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.
After 43 years in the ink industry, many would consider Joe Kelly, R&D director of liquid water-based inks for INX International Ink Co., an industry “survivor.” He believes the more appropriate term is “thriver.”