Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor January 3, 2008 European ink manufacturers are seeing increasing interest in environmentally friendly products. However, the cost of renewable resources is rising, and it will likely lead to higher prices.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007 For most ink manufacturers, 2007 was a good year, although there remains much uncertainty regarding raw material costs and consolidation among printers. Meanwhile, a number of new leaders took the helm during the year.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 27, 2007 On Sept. 1, 2007, Charles Knott assumed the role of CEO for Flint Group, succeeding Dave
Frescoln,who became deputy chairman of the company’s boards. Flint Group is continuing to expand its business, with…
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.