David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 10, 2005 Ink manufacturers large and small alike are facing dramatic insurance increases, which are impacting their health care offerings and the bottom line.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 10, 2005 "Consolidation's Effects and Tomorrow's Roadmap," the theme of NAPIM's Annual Convention, offered attendees an effective look at where the industry may be heading in the coming years.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || October 10, 2005 The European ink sector is beginning to revolt against the way printers have shifted a sizeable proportion of their cost reductions to ink producers without adequate compensation.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 4, 2005 Van Son Holland Ink and more than a dozen regional ink manufacturers are working together to distribute Van Son�s new VS5 ink to the large sheetfed market.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || September 30, 2005 The UV/EB cure market has fared well in 2003, and as the technology becomes more widely used in new markets, the potential for growth in 2004 is promising.
Staff || September 30, 2005 While some ink manufacturers found 2003 to be another challenging year, some ink companies were able to generate strong growth. Meanwhile, the economic gains made in the fourth quarter of 2003 have ink companies optimistic about 2004.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 19, 2005 As the price of oil derivatives and other key raw materials continues to increase and availability of some products remain a concern, ink manufacturers anticipate further challenges in the coming year.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 19, 2005 When the subject of pigments comes up, the talk usually centers on price. Yet in speaking with ink industry executives, particularly leaders at smaller niche companies, properties and consistent quality are also of great importance.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 12, 2005 As the economy improves, vehicle and varnish manufacturers are hopeful that the printing ink industry will see improvement. However, rising crude oil prices are a serious concern.