Features


  • Sheetfed Inks

    The Offset Report

    Valued for its near-photographic quality, stochastic screening is becoming more widely used throughout the industry.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 09.12.05

  • New Leaders in the Ink Industry

    New executives from inside and outside the industry are having an impact on the ink business.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Packaging Gravure Inks

    Siegwerk Group Strengthens Its Global Presence

    The acquisition of CCI increases Siegwerk's position in the global packaging ink market.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Additives | Waxes

    Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    Most companies found that 2003 was a slight improvement over 2002.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Despite Modifications, REACH Remains a Concern

    Under pressure from industry and politicians, the European Commission has watered down its proposals for a new regulatory framework on chemicals and their downstream uses. However, industry leaders feel it needs to do more.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.12.05

  • The Year In Review

    After another challenging year, ink executives are cautiously optimistic as they look ahead to 2004
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • UV and EB Inks

    The UV Report

    The market for UV inks is expected to continue its strong growth as new technologies are developed.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Conductive Inks and Printed Electronics

    Potential is Tremendous for RFID, Smart Labels

    Radio frequency identification (RFID) and similar types of smart labels are predicted to create a massive new market for both printers and ink makers. The big question is how long will it take to arrive.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.12.05

  • The International Report 2003

    The international nature of the printing ink industry is ever more apparent, as the leading ink manufacturers span the globe from Japan, the U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, the U.K., Holland, India, France and Brazil.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Specialty Inks

    The Specialty Ink Report

    RFID and smart label technology is fueling demand for conductive inks.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 09.12.05

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

    The Publication Ink Report

    Publication ink sales have decreased during the first six months of 2003, and ink companies hope that improved printing forecasts signal better days ahead.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Publication Gravure Inks | Sheetfed Inks

    The Packaging Ink Market

    As the packaging industry continues to evolve, ink companies are working overtime to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • The Raw Material Report

    While the raw material market is showing some signs of beginning to correct itself as some price increases have been announced, the question of whether the ink industry can support such increases remains uncertain.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • The 2003 Buyers Guide

    Ink World's Annual Buyers' Guide has everything you may need, from adhesion promoters to zinc oxide, attritors to viscometers, as well as company listings, information on major trade organizations and distributors.
    Staff 09.12.05

  • Testing, Color and QC

    Printers Slowly Look Toward Ink Dispensing Systems

    While some printers look at ink management as a bit of a luxury, others are adapting new approaches to dispensing ink.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.12.05

  • Specialty Inks

    Colorcon Lives Up to a Higher Standard

    Colorcon�s No-Tox Products Division, a specialist in customized ink applications, particularly food packaging-related, is growing rapidly.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments

    High Performance Pigments

    Despite higher costs, improved properties are driving growth for high performance pigments in a variety of printing markets, including packaging, outdoor signage and non-impact printing.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.12.05

  • European Printing Market Continues to Struggle

    Ink makers went into 2003 knowing it would be a hard year. With printing still in the doldrums, they realize it is going to be tougher than they envisaged.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.12.05

  • Inkjet Inks and Toners

    The Ink Jet Ink Report

    Of all the segments for ink jet technologies, the wide format market offers the greatest opportunity for growth for ink manufacturers looking for areas to develop and market new ink jet inks.
    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor 09.12.05

  • Latin Ink Market Begins Recovery

    The troubled Latin American ink market is showing signs of improvements in some segments and in some countries.
    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent 09.12.05