• The Packaging Ink Report

    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.

  • The Publication Ink Report

    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.

  • Instability of Raw Material Prices, Supply is a Major Concern for Ink Manufacturers

    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.

  • Nanotechnology and the Ink Industry

    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.

  • The Raw Material Report

    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.

  • Positioning Sun Chemical for the Future

    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.

  • Ink and Pigment Manufacturers Weigh Their Options as REACH Nears

    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.

  • The Buyers Guide

    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.

  • The Top International Ink Companies

    The Top International Ink Companies

    Staff August 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.

  • The Challenge of Emulsification

    The Challenge of Emulsification

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor August 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.

  • High-Performance Pigments

    High-Performance Pigments

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor August 7, 2007
    As the market size grows and customers continue to demand more sophisticated technologies, the future for HPPs remains bright.

  • Colleagues Mourn Gordon MacQuaker

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 26, 2007
    Gordon R. MacQuaker, 93, of Boynton Beach, FL, passed away on July 16, 2007.     Mr. MacQuaker was among the key figures who built Sun Chemical Corporation into the largest company in the ink industry. He joined the ink industry in 193…

  • Food Packaging Comes Under Increased Scrutiny in Europe

    Food Packaging Comes Under Increased Scrutiny in Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor July 12, 2007
    Printers, ink manufacturers and other suppliers are preparing for regulations regarding food packaging.

  • The Inkjet Ink Report

    The Inkjet Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 12, 2007
    The inkjet ink market continues to enjoy excellent growth, and is poised to make additional gains as digital printing makes further inroads in areas ranging from sheetfed to packaging.

  • Print Suppliers Group Continues to Make Inroads

    Print Suppliers Group Continues to Make Inroads

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor July 11, 2007
    The ability to combine purchasing power, share technical knowledge and compete for and service national accounts gives Print Suppliers Group the opportunity to make gains in the marketplace.

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