Features


  • Resins

    The 2002 Resin Report

    Resin suppliers are hopeful that the second half of 2002 will bring with it an increase in business.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • Cal Sutphin Wins the Ault Award

    Braden Sutphin Ink's president reflects on the importance of family and commitment after receiving NAPIM's Ault Award.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments

    European Pigment Makers Face Competition

    Although they believe the worst is over for the economy, European pigment manufacturers are concerned about the increase in imports.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.09.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks | Packaging Gravure Inks | Specialty Inks

    SICPA Makes Gains in North American Packaging Market

    The company's commercial inks business unit is making strides since its 2000 acquisition of Kromacorp.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • The Asian Ink Market

    The economic slump has taken its toll, but with markets such as China's expanding at an amazing rate, the future of the ink industry in Asia is a bright one indeed.
    Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor 09.09.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks

    The Flexo Report

    The flexo market has experienced modest growth in 2001 as a result of new innovations and increased efficiency.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • The U.S. Top 20

    While the slowdown in the U.S. economy kept sales flat at best for most companies, some ink manufacturers discovered opportunities to grow during 2001.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • Wes Lucas Takes Reins at Sun Chemical

    New CEO sees opportunities as the company concentrates efforts on value selling, Six Sigma and people development.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • Services Help Ink Companies Make Gains In Europe

    In the current period of low growth in the printing products market in Europe, ink makers have been desperately seeking ways to stem falling prices and cling to their margins. For many, an effective means of persuading customers to stop pressing for lower prices is improving or extending services.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.09.05

  • Argentina's Markets May Stabilize at Last

    The Argentine ink market finally may see renewed growth late this year, following the recent tumultuous changes in the nation.
    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent 09.09.05

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments

    The Pigment Report

    With very few exceptions, 2001 was a difficult year for pigment suppliers to the ink industry, as the slumping U.S. economy and increasing pressure on prices made 2001 a year that major pigment producers hope never to repeat.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • European Ink Review

    There are signs that the economic indicators may be turning around
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.09.05

  • Packaging Gravure Inks | Publication Gravure Inks

    The Gravure Report

    Printers, ink and equipment suppliers are working to make gravure a strong short-run alternative. It remains to be seen if gravure can overcome its image of being a high quality, large-run process and successfully reach out to the ever-increasing short-run marketplace.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • Mills and Mixers

    The Milling Report

    Ink companies are looking for greater productivity, more automation and improved diagnostics from their mills.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.09.05

  • Conductive Inks and Printed Electronics

    Electronic Ink Makes Gains in Europe

    New electronic display technologies using conductive polymers and electrically charged inks could soon have an impact on the large-format market.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.08.05

  • Specialty Inks

    Providing Security

    Printing ink manufacturers continue to develop innovative new products to help in the battle to thwart counterfeiters and provide additional security.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.08.05

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

    The 2002 Offset Report

    The offset market did not have a banner year in 2001, and industry insiders are cautious about what's coming in 2002.
    Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor 09.08.05

  • EC's White Paper Causes Concerns

    The European Commission's White Paper on the testing and evaluation of chemicals raises issues for downstream users.
    Sean Milmo, European Editor 09.08.05

  • NAPIM Manufacturing Seminar

    NAPIM hosts first Manufacturing Seminar during the ICE Show.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05

  • The Year in Review

    The U.S. economic downturn, combined with the tragic Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, has made 2001 a difficult year for the ink industry.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05