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Waxes, Solvents and Additives
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 27, 2007
Waxes, solvents and additives manufacturers enjoyed growth overall, as new technologies continue to emerge. However, higher raw material costs remain a major concern.  Read More »
Consolidation is Impacting the European Publication Printing Market
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
November 27, 2007
Europe’s publication printing sector seems to be entering a new phase of restructuring after the decision by Canada’s Quebecor World Inc. in November to divest all of its European printing operations.   &nbs…  Read More »
The Metallic Market
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
November 27, 2007
The metallic ink market is getting more and more competitive, driven by price, technology and innovation.  Read More »
The UV/EB Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 31, 2007
Driven by new technologies and applications, energy-curable inks and coatings continue to enjoy solid growth worldwide, with packaging and sheetfed being particularly strong areas.  Read More »
Environmental Issues are Impacting the Flexible Packaging Market
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
October 31, 2007
Flexible packaging has been one of the fastest growing printing sectors in Europe, but for ink producers, it is becoming one of the most challenging.  Read More »
The European Ink Directory
Staff
October 31, 2007
The European printing ink industry continues to be a vibrant mix of major international corporations and smaller, regional businesses. This year's directory features addresses, contact information and major product listings for more than 230 companies and branches.  Read More »
NPIRI Technical Conference Focuses on Inkmaker  Printer Relationship
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 10, 2007
The conference offered first-hand knowledge of the relationship between ink companies and printers.  Read More »
The Packaging Ink Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 10, 2007
As the packaging market continues to expand globally, packaging ink manufacturers are enjoying growth, although higher raw material prices and consolidation remain concerns.  Read More »
The Publication Ink Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 10, 2007
Publication printers and ink manufacturers are facing a wide variety of challenges, including a changing marketplace, higher costs and customer consolidation.  Read More »
Instability of Raw Material Prices, Supply is a Major Concern for Ink Manufacturers
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
October 10, 2007
Although ink companies appear likely to be able to pass along higher prices to their customers, there remain serious concerns about supply and pricing.  Read More »
Nanotechnology and the Ink Industry
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 10, 2007
The ink industry has opportunities for nanoparticles, most notably for the growing field of printed electronics.  Read More »
The Raw Material Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
September 11, 2007
In recent years, stable pigment prices have helped ink manufacturers weather surging crude oil prices. The elimination of the VAT refunds on pigments in China is changing all of that.  Read More »
Positioning Sun Chemical for the Future
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
September 11, 2007
Dr. David Hill, Sun Chemical's president and CEO, talks about the present state of the printing and ink industries as well as Sun Chemical, and what lies ahead.  Read More »
Ink and Pigment Manufacturers Weigh Their Options as REACH Nears
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
September 11, 2007
It is becoming evident that for certain ink makers and raw materials suppliers, the task may be more difficult and expensive than expected. There is even a danger that costs will be so high that certain ink materials may have to be taken off the market.  Read More »
The Buyers Guide
Staff
September 11, 2007
Ink World's Annual Buyers' Guide has everything you may need, from adhesion promoters to zinc oxide and attritors to viscometers, as well as key information on suppliers, distributors and trade associations.  Read More »