David Savastano, Ink World EditorOctober 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 EditorOctober 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.
StaffOctober 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 EditorOctober 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 EditorOctober 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 EditorOctober 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 EditorSeptember 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.
David Savastano, Ink World EditorSeptember 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.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European EditorSeptember 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.
StaffSeptember 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.
StaffAugust 7, 2007 || In light of the major changes in the printing ink industry in recent years, 2006 was a time of relative stability as ink manufacturers continued to increase their efforts into growing markets and regions.
David Savastano, Ink World EditorAugust 7, 2007 || For offset printers, emulsification, or ink/water balance, is a major challenge, and ink manufacturers are offering guidance to help customers run their presses as smoothly as possible.