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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
After 43 years in the ink industry, many would consider Joe Kelly, R&D director of liquid water-based inks for INX International Ink Co., an industry “survivor.” He believes the more appropriate term is “thriver.”