• Fujifilm

    Fujifilm's Acquisitions of Sericol, Avecia Show Changes in Digital Business

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor February 6, 2006
    Fujifilm's takeover of Avecia's business in inkjet inks at the end of last year demonstrates how rapidly the structure of key parts of the digital printing sector is moving towards a vertically integrated structure.

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor February 6, 2006
    When it comes to vehicles and varnishes, ink manufacturers are looking for innovation at an affordable price.

  • The Milling Report

    The Milling Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor February 6, 2006
    With the ink industry showing some growth in 2005, mill manufacturers have seen some improvement in terms of capital expenditures.

  • A 'Win-Win' Situation for NAPIM, FVTC

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor January 13, 2006
    Holding NPIRI's introductory and advanced courses at Fox Valley is providing attendees with hands-on printing experience.

  • The UV Inkjet Ink Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor January 13, 2006
    The market for UV inkjet is continuing to expand, and ink manufacturers are finding new opportunities for growth.

  • The Sheetfed Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor January 13, 2006
    Sheetfed printers are facing numerous challenges, and ink manufacturers are working to help their customers thrive in the changing marketplace.

  • Metallic and Special Effect Inks

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor December 12, 2005
    Although price increases continue to affect the metallic and special effect ink market, suppliers focus on innovation to drive growth.

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor December 12, 2005
    Raw material pricing pressures continue, while supply issues have stabilized.

  • Modifications of REACH Have Ink Makers Breathing Sigh of Relief

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor December 12, 2005
    Ink producers and their suppliers in Europe gave a collective sigh of relief in November when the European Parliament voted in favor of changes to new European Union (EU) legislation on a controversial scheme on the safety of chemicals

  • The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor December 12, 2005
    Mergers and acquisitions, which have been scarce in recent years, dominated the news in 2005.

  • NPIRI Conference Review

    NPIRI Conference Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 16, 2005
    Attendees gather in Las Vegas to examine 'Future Directions in Printing Ink'

  • The UV/EB Report

    The UV/EB Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor November 16, 2005
    UV and EB cured inks offers printers high quality and fast turn-around.

  • Top International Companies

    Top International Companies

    Staff November 16, 2005
    The past year was one of tremendous changes, as major acquisitions such as the merger of Flint Ink and XSYS Print Solutions, Siegwerk Group's acquisition of SICPA Packaging Ink Division and Huber Group's acquisition of a majority share in Micro Inks dramatically reshaped the ink industry.

  • The Canadian Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    The Canadian ink industry remains quite vibrant, even though consolidation, currency rates and costs have impacted business.

  • The Ink Jet Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    As new applications continue to emerge, ink jet ink manufacturers are developing new inks and complete systems that are creating further opportunities.

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