• The Flexo Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 10.25.05
    The flexo ink market continues to grow, with solvent-based and UV flexo inks having particularly strong results in recent years.

  • Challenges, Opportunities Abound for European Ink Manufacturers

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || 10.25.05
    As the European economy picks up in 2005, there are opportunities for ink manufacturers who are looking for ways to improve their margins amid the raw material price increases.

  • The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.25.05
    New toluene ruling and investments are spurring growth in packaging and publication gravure.

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.25.05
    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 || 10.24.05
    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 || 10.24.05
    Increased raw material costs and supply issues are leading to serious concerns over pricing.

  • The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor || 10.24.05
    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 || 10.24.05
    This year's NPIRI Technical Conference blended technology and manufacturing perspectives.

  • UV/EB Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || 10.24.05
    With more printers converting conventional presses to combination presses, UV/EB printing continues to grow.

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