• Pigment Producers Look to Increase Prices, Improve Margins

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 25, 2005
    || Pigment producers are, with mixed results, pressing for higher prices in Europe in the wake of increases in their raw material costs.

  • Latin America Struggles to Hold Market Gains

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent October 25, 2005
    || As regional growth slows to 4.2 percent and raw material costs rise, ink executives anticipate mixed results for the coming year.

  • The Resin Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || Higher raw material costs, short supply of some key ingredients and tighter margins continue to be serious issues for ink and resin manufacturers alike.

  • NAPIM Convention Examines Raw Materials, Pricing

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || The National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers' recent annual convention focused on profitability and raw material prices and availability.

  • The UV/EB Raw Materials Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || Growth of radiation curing continues, but raw material price pressures and shortages remain major concerns.

  • The Gravure Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || The growth of flexible packaging has been a bright spot for gravure printers and ink manufacturers, as technological advances are improving turnaround and lowering costs.

  • Digital Markets Explosive Growth is Leading to More OEMs, Ink Alliances

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 25, 2005
    || To meet demand for greater ink variety, digital equipment manufacturers are working more closely with more ink suppliers.

  • Technological Improvements are Creating Opportunities for UV and EB

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 25, 2005
    || Demand for radiation-curing inks and coatings is increasing relatively quickly in Europe, although there are challenges to be overcome.

  • The Asian Ink Market

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 25, 2005
    || Continued economic growth and improved living standards in the Asia-Pacific region will drive printing demand.

  • The U.S. Top 20 Report

    Staff October 25, 2005
    || While most ink manufacturers saw sales growth in 2004, globalization, rising raw material costs and subsequent ink price increases were key topics in 2004.

  • The Flexo Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || The flexo ink market continues to grow, with solvent-based and UV flexo inks having particularly strong results in recent years.

  • Challenges, Opportunities Abound for European Ink Manufacturers

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 25, 2005
    || As the European economy picks up in 2005, there are opportunities for ink manufacturers who are looking for ways to improve their margins amid the raw material price increases.

  • The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || In a year dominated by rising raw material prices and an improving economy, many pigment manufacturers were able to get much-needed price increases.

  • The Milling Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || Process improvement and greater efficiency, reliability and repeatability are among the qualities milling manufacturers are emphasizing.

  • Color Resolutions International's Risk is Paying Off

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    || The decision by executives to acquire the division from Borden in 2001 was a daring one. Now, with three years of success and their new plant in place, CRI's leaders continue to move forward.

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