• The Pigment Report

    The Pigment Report

    March 13, 2007
    Although 2006 was a year of improvement, pigment manufacturers are coping with a wide variety of challenges, including raw material pricing and supply issues and overcapacity.

  • The European Ink Market

    The European Ink Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor March 13, 2007
    Sales of printing inks rose throughout Europe in 2006, but raw materials, REACH and the overall outlook for print media remain serious concerns.

  • The Milling Report

    The Milling Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor January 26, 2007
    Milling and mixing equipment manufacturers have reported that increasing interest in UV, digital and nanotechnology is creating new opportunities.

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor January 26, 2007
    Vehicles and varnishes play a critical role in ink, and terms such as 'guts' and 'heart of the ink' speak to their importance. Ink makers rely on their suppliers to help provide the critical characteristics that printers seek.

  • Ink Manufacturers are Finding Opportunities in the Textile Market

    Ink Manufacturers are Finding Opportunities in the Textile Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor January 26, 2007
    Digital technologies and new environmental standards are providing ink companies with new possibilities in the textile segment.

  • Toyo Ink Celebrates 100 Years, Looks Ahead to the Future

    Toyo Ink Celebrates 100 Years, Looks Ahead to the Future

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor January 8, 2007
    As Toyo Ink commemorates its 100th anniversary, the company continues to build on its core business and branch out into a wide range of related fields.

  • The Sheetfed Ink Report

    The Sheetfed Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor January 8, 2007
    Sheetfed ink manufacturers had a solid year in 2006, and see opportunities for growth in 2007.

  • Ink Manufacturers Prepare Themselves as REACH Legislation is Approved

    Ink Manufacturers Prepare Themselves as REACH Legislation is Approved

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor January 5, 2007
    With REACH scheduled to go into effect in June 2007, the ink industry and its suppliers have to determine how to cope with the new regulations.

  • The UV Inkjet Ink Report

    The UV Inkjet Ink Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor January 5, 2007
    The UV inkjet market continues to be one of the brighter spots for the ink industry.

  • Printed Electronics USA 2006 Showcases Advances, Potential

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor January 5, 2007
    The field of printed electronics is fast becoming an area of interest for many companies large and small alike.

  • The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor December 7, 2006
    For the most part, ink manufacturers saw some sales growth in 2006, but consolidation, raw material prices and other concerns have industry officials cautiously optimistic about their business as they head into the new year.

  • The Metallic Market

    The Metallic Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor December 7, 2006
    Despite escalating raw material prices, there is still a growing demand for metallic inks and pigments.

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor December 7, 2006
    For manufacturers of waxes, solvents and additives, 2006 was a year of mixed results, as business picked up but raw material prices remain a concern.

  • Concerns Over Food Packaging are Leading Drive for Information

    Concerns Over Food Packaging are Leading Drive for Information

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor December 7, 2006
    A health scare in Italy last year over traces of in infant milk products has focused unprecedented attention in Europe on the safety of food packaging inks.

  • 2006 Top International Ink Companies

    2006 Top International Ink Companies

    Staff November 9, 2006
    The landscape of the international printing ink industry has changed greatly during the past year after the major acquisitions and consolidations that occurred in 2005.

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