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The Specialty Ink Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 9, 2006
Colorcon and Chromatic Technologies, Inc. specialize in unique applications that showcase the capabilities of ink manufacturers and printers.  Read More »
UV Ink Sales Continue to Expand, Although Challenges Remain
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
October 9, 2006
Demand for UV ink is growing at two to three times the rate for conventional inks in some sectors of the European printing market. But some observers believe that if they could overcome technological difficulties, sales of UV inks in Europe could expand even faster.  Read More »
The Raw Material Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
September 11, 2006
Led by crude oil, prices for key ink ingredients across the spectrum are rising dramatically, leading companies to wonder when, and if, prices will eventually stabilize.  Read More »
The Buyers
Staff
September 11, 2006
From adhesion promoters to zinc oxide and attritors to viscometers, as well as detailed information on suppliers, distributors and trade associations, Ink World�s Annual Buyers� Guide has everything you may need.  Read More »
Ink Manufacturers See Color Management As an Opportunity for Growth
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
September 11, 2006
Ink companies are using their expertise in color to branch out into new services for their customers.  Read More »
High Performance Pigments
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
August 9, 2006
As a result of their outstanding performance, high performance pigments are being used in many new applications, and remain a bright spot for pigment manufacturers.  Read More »
Ink Dispensing Systems are Benefiting Printers
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
August 9, 2006
To best serve their customers, some ink manufacturers are offering ink dispensing systems, which help printers blend special colors at a moment's notice and also control inventory.  Read More »
Material Advances are Paving Way for Further Growth in Printed Electronics
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
August 9, 2006
Although the printed electronics market is taking off more gradually than initially thought, advancements in materials offer even greater possibilities.  Read More »
The Inkjet Ink Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
July 7, 2006
As inkjet printing continues its rapid growth, ink manufacturers are continually creating new technologies that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago. Will the commercial sheetfed market be the next major frontier for inkjet?  Read More »
Latin America Manages Growth Despite Obstacles
Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent
July 7, 2006
Ink manufacturers are optimistic, as economic expansion continues to spur growth in printing.   Read More »
Ink and Equipment Manufacturers See Good Opportunities in Digital Market
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
July 7, 2006
Demand for digital printing continues to grow in Europe, and many ink manufacturers are expanding their digital ink portfolios.  Read More »
e5 Attracts Record Number of Attendees, End-Users
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
June 1, 2006
The rapid growth of UV and EB are clearly illustrated by the record number of attendees, most notably end-users, who came to the show  Read More »
Despite Achieving Price Increases, Pigment Manufacturers Face Challenges
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
June 1, 2006
Despite improving economic conditions, pigment leaders have numerous concerns, including rising raw material costs and offshore competition.  Read More »
The Resin Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
June 1, 2006
Resin manufacturers have been facing the same pressures as the ink industry in the past few years, including higher raw material prices and tight competition.  Read More »
The Asia-Pacific Ink Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
June 1, 2006
For printing ink manufacturers, the Asia-Pacific region, led by China and India, continues to offer the greatest opportunities for growth.  Read More »