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The Flexo Ink Market
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
March 13, 2007
Despite rising raw material costs, the flexo ink market had another strong year in 2006, driven in part by the introduction of new performance-based products in the flexible packaging market.  Read More »
The Pigment Report
March 13, 2007
Although 2006 was a year of improvement, pigment manufacturers are coping with a wide variety of challenges, including raw material pricing and supply issues and overcapacity.  Read More »
The European Ink Market
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
March 13, 2007
Sales of printing inks rose throughout Europe in 2006, but raw materials, REACH and the overall outlook for print media remain serious concerns.  Read More »
The Milling Report
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
January 26, 2007
Milling and mixing equipment manufacturers have reported that increasing interest in UV, digital and nanotechnology is creating new opportunities.  Read More »
Vehicles and Varnishes
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 26, 2007
Vehicles and varnishes play a critical role in ink, and terms such as 'guts' and 'heart of the ink' speak to their importance. Ink makers rely on their suppliers to help provide the critical characteristics that printers seek.  Read More »
Ink Manufacturers are Finding Opportunities in the Textile Market
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
January 26, 2007
Digital technologies and new environmental standards are providing ink companies with new possibilities in the textile segment.  Read More »
Toyo Ink Celebrates 100 Years, Looks Ahead to the Future
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 8, 2007
As Toyo Ink commemorates its 100th anniversary, the company continues to build on its core business and branch out into a wide range of related fields.  Read More »
The Sheetfed Ink Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 8, 2007
Sheetfed ink manufacturers had a solid year in 2006, and see opportunities for growth in 2007.  Read More »
Ink Manufacturers Prepare Themselves as REACH Legislation is Approved
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
January 5, 2007
With REACH scheduled to go into effect in June 2007, the ink industry and its suppliers have to determine how to cope with the new regulations.   Read More »
The UV Inkjet Ink Report
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
January 5, 2007
The UV inkjet market continues to be one of the brighter spots for the ink industry.  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 5, 2007
The field of printed electronics is fast becoming an area of interest for many companies large and small alike.  Read More »
The Year in Review
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 7, 2006
For the most part, ink manufacturers saw some sales growth in 2006, but consolidation, raw material prices and other concerns have industry officials cautiously optimistic about their business as they head into the new year.  Read More »
The Metallic Market
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
December 7, 2006
Despite escalating raw material prices, there is still a growing demand for metallic inks and pigments.  Read More »
Waxes, Solvents and Additives
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 7, 2006
For manufacturers of waxes, solvents and additives, 2006 was a year of mixed results, as business picked up but raw material prices remain a concern.  Read More »
Concerns Over Food Packaging are Leading Drive for Information
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
December 7, 2006
A health scare in Italy last year over traces of in infant milk products has focused unprecedented attention in Europe on the safety of food packaging inks.  Read More »