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.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 21, 2005 While pricing of key ingredients remains a concern, availability is becoming a serious issue for the ink industry, as the supply of key raw materials such as acrylic acid is not keeping up with demand.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 21, 2005 Ink jet and flexible packaging are two of the strongest growth areas for ink manufacturers, and HPPs are an essential ingredient in many of the most successful applications.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor October 10, 2005 Expansions in printing on flexible packaging, particularly plastic, are opening up new opportunities for ink makers but are also offering technological challenges.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2005 Faced with escalating raw material and operational costs and demand for new technologies, ink industry leaders are seeking much-needed price increases.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2005 The expanding packaging market is providing ink companies with the opportunity to develop new technologies and differentiate their products and services.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2005 Drupa 2004 drew nearly 400,000 attendees and showcased new technologies. As the printing industry evolves, the ink industry continues to change with the times.
After 43 years in the ink industry, many would consider Joe Kelly, R&D director of liquid water-based inks for INX International Ink Co., an industry “survivor.” He believes the more appropriate term is “thriver.”