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.
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.
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.
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.
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.