• 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.

  • NPIRI 2006 Conference Review

    NPIRI 2006 Conference Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 9, 2006
    NAPIM celebrates its 50th NPIRI Technical Conference with a program titled 'Looking Forward: Imagination, Communication, Accomplishment.'

  • The UV/EB Report

    The UV/EB Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 9, 2006
    Driven by productivity and superior performance characteristics, energy curable inks and coatings continue to make gains in the marketplace.

  • Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2006

    Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2006

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor November 9, 2006
    Graph Expo featured a wealth of products and services for the printing and graphic communications industry.

  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2006
    The packaging ink market continues to show growth, while ink price increases are helping to offset higher raw material costs.

  • The Publication Ink Report

    The Publication Ink Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 9, 2006
    As raw material costs continue to rise, publication ink manufacturers have finally been able to pass along some price increases.

  • The Specialty Ink Market

    The Specialty Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 9, 2006
    Colorcon and Chromatic Technologies, Inc. specialize in unique applications that showcase the capabilities of ink manufacturers and printers.

  • UV Ink Sales Continue to Expand, Although Challenges Remain

    UV Ink Sales Continue to Expand, Although Challenges Remain

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 9, 2006
    Demand for UV ink is growing at two to three times the rate for conventional inks in some sectors of the European printing market. But some observers believe that if they could overcome technological difficulties, sales of UV inks in Europe could expand even faster.

  • The Raw Material Report

    The Raw Material Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 11, 2006
    Led by crude oil, prices for key ink ingredients across the spectrum are rising dramatically, leading companies to wonder when, and if, prices will eventually stabilize.

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