• 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.

  • Gravure Makes Gains in Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 25, 2005
    New toluene ruling and investments are spurring growth in packaging and publication gravure.

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    Although there generally were signs of improvement in 2004, vehicle and varnish suppliers are watching raw material pricing and profitability closely in 2005.

  • UV Ink Jet Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 25, 2005
    There has been significant interest in UV ink jet printing, with the recent introduction of hybrid UV-curable chemistries and its ability to adhere to a wide variety of substrates.

  • The Sheetfed Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 25, 2005
    Ink manufacturers saw some improvement in the sheetfed market, as packaging in particular showed growth, but increasing costs are creating serious concerns.

  • Rising Raw Material Costs Drive Ink Price Increases

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 25, 2005
    Ink makers are stepping up their drive to persuade customers to accept higher selling prices to offset hikes in raw material costs.

  • Metallic and Special Effect Pigments and Inks

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 24, 2005
    A renewed interest in eye-catching packaging has led to a positive year for the metallic ink market.

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 24, 2005
    Increased raw material costs and supply issues are leading to serious concerns over pricing.

  • The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 24, 2005
    While 2004 was generally a better year for ink manufacturers, raw material pricing and supply pressures remain a significant concern heading into 2005.

  • NPIRI Conference Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 24, 2005
    This year's NPIRI Technical Conference blended technology and manufacturing perspectives.

  • UV/EB Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 24, 2005
    With more printers converting conventional presses to combination presses, UV/EB printing continues to grow.

  • CVC's Acquisition of BASF, ANI Signals Changes

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 24, 2005
    The merger of BASF and ANI creates a powerful new force in the printing ink industry.

  • The 2004 International Report

    Staff October 24, 2005
    As our International Top Companies Report illustrates, the ink industry is international in its scope, with Japan, U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, U.K., Holland, India, Mexico, France and Brazil home for the world�s top ink manufacturers.

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