• NAPIM Convention Focuses On Growth, Innovation and Collaboration

    NAPIM Convention Focuses On Growth, Innovation and Collaboration

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor June 5, 2008
    || 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…

  • RadTech 2008 Showcases UV, EB Technologies

    RadTech 2008 Showcases UV, EB Technologies

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor June 4, 2008
    || The UV and EB markets have enjoyed excellent growth in recent years

  • The Asian Ink Market

    The Asian Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor June 4, 2008
    || 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.

  • The Importance of Testing Equipment

    The Importance of Testing Equipment

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor June 4, 2008
    || 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.

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

    Financial, Regulatory and Supply Issues In China Impact Pigment Industry

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor June 4, 2008
    || 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.

  • The Resin Report

    The Resin Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 8, 2008
    || 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.

  • Ink Manufacturers Take to the Stage at drupa 2008

    Ink Manufacturers Take to the Stage at drupa 2008

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 8, 2008
    || Global ink companies are preparing to showcase their new products and services to an estimated 400,000 attendees during drupa 2008.

  • The RFID Report

    The RFID Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 8, 2008
    || 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.

  • The Gravure Report

    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.

  • 2008 Companies to Watch

    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…

  • The North American Top 20 Report

    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.

  • UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    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.

  • UV/EB Inks are Enjoying Strong Growth Throughout Europe

    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.

  • The Pigment Report

    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.

  • The Flexo Ink Market

    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.

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