Features


  • 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

  • German Ink Companies Look to the Future

    The major German ink companies look to expand their horizons through increased efforts in exports.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.06.05

  • NPIRI Conference Review

    Blend of new features, old favorites make for a valuable time for attendees.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05

  • Packaging Flexo Inks

    Making a Difference at EIC

    Ed Redman made a decision to stay in North Carolina and develop his own ink company, and the results have been exceptional.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05

  • Europe's Economic Slowdown Hits Ink, Printing Industries Hard

    The European ink sector is going through tough times at the moment, but amid the gloom there are bright spots.
    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor 09.06.05

  • Print 01 Overshadowed by Tragedy, Economy

    Even before the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, Print 01 was a disappointment for most ink companies.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05

  • UV and EB Inks

    The UV Report

    Hybrid inks, a combination of UV and conventional ink, has become an increasingly popular product for the printing industry.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05

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

    Publication Ink Market

    With print advertising down nearly 10 percent this year due to the economic downturn in the U.S., printing ink manufacturers are finding the market to be ever more challenging.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05

  • Flushed Colors and Pigments | Resins

    The Raw Material Report

    Uncertain crude oil prices, economic conditions have raw material suppliers concerned about the future.
    David Savastano, Ink World Editor 09.06.05