• A conversation with: Kunio Sakuma, Toyo Ink

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 7, 2008
    During drupa, Kunio Sakuma, president and CEO of Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd. reflected on the Kunio Sakuma  nature of Toyo Ink’s business.   “Our business focus is divided into two parts,” Mr.…

  • A conversation with: Herbert Forker, Siegwerk

    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 Herbert Forker been heavily involved in these moves and the company’s emphasis on higher-value markets such as packa…

  • A conversation with: Charles Knott, Flint Group

    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.  the ink…

  • A conversation with: Rudi Lenz, Sun Chemical

    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 Rudi Lenz as the leader of Sun Chemical, and he used the opportunity to its fullest by staying the entire 14-day run.  &n…

  • Drupa 2008 Review

    Drupa 2008 Review

    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.

  • International Companies to Watch

    Staff August 7, 2008
    Editor's Note: Here, in alphabetical order, are a few additional leading international ink companies that deserve notice. Brancher Company        Parc d’activite du Saule 28170 Tremblay les villages, Fr…

  • The Top International Ink Companies

    The Top International Ink Companies

    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.

  • High-Performance Pigments

    High-Performance Pigments

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor August 6, 2008
    Despite pricing pressures and a challenging economic environment, demand for high performance pigments continues to increase.

  • Printed Electronics Make Gains, But There are Challenges Ahead

    Printed Electronics Make Gains, But There are Challenges Ahead

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor August 6, 2008
    The printed electronics industry in Europe is enjoying growth, but obstacles such as pricing and further technological improvements remain.

  • The Inkjet Ink Report

    The Inkjet Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 1, 2008
    The growth of digital technologies was very much evident at drupa 2008, and inkjet ink manufacturers continue to find new growth opportunities.

  • CPMA

    CPMA's Annual Conference Showcases Why 'Color Matters'

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 1, 2008
    Color is a tremendously important aspect of our daily lives, and there are many challenges ahead for the pigment industry.

  • Latin American Ink Growth Tempered by U.S. Downturn

    Latin American Ink Growth Tempered by U.S. Downturn

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent July 1, 2008
    There are good opportunities for growth in Latin America, notably in packaging, but ink manufacturers are keeping an eye on the U.S. economy.

  • Q&A with Gans Ink & Supply

    Q&A with Gans Ink & Supply's Jeff Koppelman

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 1, 2008
    This year's Ault Award honoree offers his views on the changes occurring in the printing and ink industries, as well as the opportunities going forward.

  • Energy Efficiency, Sustainability are Key Topics at drupa 2008

    Energy Efficiency, Sustainability are Key Topics at drupa 2008

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor July 1, 2008
    With an eye toward the soaring cost of energy and the increasing interest in sustainability, exhibitors at drupa 2008 emphasized new technologies.

  • 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…

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