Features


  • Testing, Color and QC

    Color Matching and QC

    More and more printers are utilizing color matching equipment and software prior to press.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 10.21.05

  • Inkjet Inks and Toners

    Alliances are Changing the Ink Jet Ink Industry

    Partnerships between OEMs, printhead manufacturers and ink companies are among the important changes occurring in digital printing.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.21.05

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments

    High Performance Pigments

    Ink jet and flexible packaging are two of the strongest growth areas for ink manufacturers, and HPPs are an essential ingredient in many of the most successful applications.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.21.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Packaging Gravure Inks

    For Ink Manufacturers, Flexible Packaging Offers Opportunities and Challenges

    Expansions in printing on flexible packaging, particularly plastic, are opening up new opportunities for ink makers but are also offering technological challenges.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.10.05

  • News Inks | Publication Gravure Inks | Publication Offset Inks | Sheetfed Inks

    The Publication Ink Market

    Faced with escalating raw material and operational costs and demand for new technologies, ink industry leaders are seeking much-needed price increases.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Packaging Gravure Inks

    The Packaging Ink Report

    The expanding packaging market is providing ink companies with the opportunity to develop new technologies and differentiate their products and services.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Drupa 2004 Review

    Drupa 2004 drew nearly 400,000 attendees and showcased new technologies. As the printing industry evolves, the ink industry continues to change with the times.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Latin American Ink Market Recovers

    The overall Latin American ink market grew at least 3 percent in 2003, and indications are that 2004 will show even greater growth.
    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent 10.10.05

  • Inkjet Inks and Toners

    Ink Jet Inks are on the Rise

    As digital technologies make further inroads into printing, ink manufacturers are becoming more involved in developing hardware and software systems to meet new requirements.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Energy-Curable Materials | Energy-Curing Equipment | UV and EB Inks

    RadTech's e5 UV EB Expo

    Record-setting conference and exhibition participation bodes well for the energy curable industry.
    David Savastano, Christine Canning Esposito and Kerry Pianoforte 10.10.05

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments

    The European Pigment Market

    European pigment manufacturers are developing new product and software innovations to meet the increasing demand for color.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.10.05

  • Resins

    The Resin Report

    While 2004 brings renewed optimism, increasing raw material costs and continued economic challenges remain concerns for resin manufacturers.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Health Care Costs and the Ink Industry

    Ink manufacturers large and small alike are facing dramatic insurance increases, which are impacting their health care offerings and the bottom line.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • NAPIM Convention Review

    "Consolidation's Effects and Tomorrow's Roadmap," the theme of NAPIM's Annual Convention, offered attendees an effective look at where the industry may be heading in the coming years.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Packaging Gravure Inks

    The Gravure Report

    As technological advances continue to be made in the gravure packaging market, gravure is now able to compete with flexo.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 10.10.05

  • BCF Declares Ink Industry is Facing a Crisis

    The European ink sector is beginning to revolt against the way printers have shifted a sizeable proportion of their cost reductions to ink producers without adequate compensation.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 10.10.05

  • The Asian Ink Market

    2003 brought more growth to the Asia Pacific region, and ink companies continue to expand their operations into the area.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.10.05

  • Van Son, Regional Ink Companies Join Forces

    Van Son Holland Ink and more than a dozen regional ink manufacturers are working together to distribute Van Son�s new VS5 ink to the large sheetfed market.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 10.04.05

  • Energy-Curable Materials

    UV/EB Raw Materials

    The UV/EB cure market has fared well in 2003, and as the technology becomes more widely used in new markets, the potential for growth in 2004 is promising.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 09.30.05

  • The 2004 U.S Top 20

    While some ink manufacturers found 2003 to be another challenging year, some ink companies were able to generate strong growth. Meanwhile, the economic gains made in the fourth quarter of 2003 have ink companies optimistic about 2004.
    Staff 09.30.05