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…
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.
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.
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.
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.