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.
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.
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.
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.
In recent years, the raw material market has been extremely challenging for ink manufacturers and their purchasing executives, who found themselves dealing with dramatic shifts in pricing and availability. When the ingredient market did begin to show…