• Despite Achieving Price Increases, Pigment Manufacturers Face Challenges

    Despite Achieving Price Increases, Pigment Manufacturers Face Challenges

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor June 1, 2006
    Despite improving economic conditions, pigment leaders have numerous concerns, including rising raw material costs and offshore competition.

  • The Resin Report

    The Resin Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor June 1, 2006
    Resin manufacturers have been facing the same pressures as the ink industry in the past few years, including higher raw material prices and tight competition.

  • The Asia-Pacific Ink Market

    The Asia-Pacific Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor June 1, 2006
    For printing ink manufacturers, the Asia-Pacific region, led by China and India, continues to offer the greatest opportunities for growth.

  • Jim Coleman Receives NAPIM

    Jim Coleman Receives NAPIM's Ault Award, MNYPIA's Man of the Year Honors

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 18, 2006
    Mr. Coleman received the Ault Award, the most prestigious honor in the ink industry, for his 42 years of service and leadership in the printing ink industry

  • NAPIM Convention Examines State of Ink, Printing Industries

    NAPIM Convention Examines State of Ink, Printing Industries

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 18, 2006
    Ink customers are coping with fundamental challenges, raw material and operational costs are rising and margins are becoming even tighter

  • ALTANA Chemie Makes Major Gains In Ink, Coatings Markets

    ALTANA Chemie Makes Major Gains In Ink, Coatings Markets

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 18, 2006
    Acquisitions of Eckart, Kelstar and Rad-Cure are key in ALTANA Chemie's surge in effect pigments, coatings and sealants segments.

  • RFID and Printed Electronics

    RFID and Printed Electronics

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor May 18, 2006
    Experts predict that RFID and printed electronics will grow into a $16 billion business within the next 10 years. What role will the ink industry have in that growth, and who is best positioned to take advantage of this opportunity?

  • UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor April 10, 2006
    UV/EB raw material suppliers are offering a number of new products to help meet their customers� needs in this growing market.

  • Increasing Domestic Demand, Exports Key Eastern European Printing Growth

    Increasing Domestic Demand, Exports Key Eastern European Printing Growth

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor April 10, 2006
    Eastern Europe’s printing market is beginning to take shape nearly 15 years after the collapse of Communism ushered in an era of radical economic change in the region. As a result, a completely new printing sector is being created which could…

  • Flint Group

    Flint Group's Future is Coming Into Focus

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor April 10, 2006
    As the integration of the Flint Group proceeds, its leaders look at what has been accomplished and what the potential is for the company.

  • The U.S. Top 20 Report

    The U.S. Top 20 Report

    Staff April 10, 2006
    Mergers and acquisitions and higher raw material costs were the major news in 2005, as ink manufacturers raised prices and worked to improve their margins.

  • The Pigment Report

    The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor March 14, 2006
    Pigment manufacturers are facing numerous challenges, including tighter margins, higher raw material and operating costs, overcapacity and offshore competition. How these challenges are met will determine which companies will ultimately succeed.

  • INX, Triangle Digital Create Triangle Digital INX Co.

    INX, Triangle Digital Create Triangle Digital INX Co.

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor March 14, 2006
    New venture formed by INX International and Triangle Digital will offer digital inks and services to key markets, particularly commercial sheetfed.

  • The Flexo Ink Market

    The Flexo Ink Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor March 14, 2006
    Despite the challenges of the sluggish economy and rising raw material costs, the flexo ink market fared well in 2005.

  • European Ink Review

    European Ink Review

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor March 14, 2006
    Consolidation, higher raw material costs and lower margins remain major topics heading into 2006 and beyond.

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