David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007 || Wikoff Color has been an impressive success story in recent years. Through organic growth,
innovative products and strategic acquisitions, the company has grown from an estimated $80 million four years ago to an…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007 || John Copeland, who was named president of Toyo Ink America in July 2007, brings to his new
position a wealth of experience. A 30-year veteran of the ink industry, Mr. Copeland has been involved in many different…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007 || After hubergroup acquired Micro Inks in late 2005, the task of integrating the North American
operations of Hostmann-Steinberg was given to Winfried Gleue, president and CEO of the company’s Canadian…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.