• The Gravure Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor October 10, 2005
    As technological advances continue to be made in the gravure packaging market, gravure is now able to compete with flexo.

  • BCF Declares Ink Industry is Facing a Crisis

    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.

  • The Asian Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 10, 2005
    2003 brought more growth to the Asia Pacific region, and ink companies continue to expand their operations into the area.

  • Van Son, Regional Ink Companies Join Forces

    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.

  • UV/EB Raw Materials

    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.

  • The 2004 U.S Top 20

    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.

  • The Raw Material Report

    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.

  • Major Acquisitions are Transforming The European Printing Ink Industry

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 19, 2005
    The European printing ink sector has been going through yet another bout of consolidation

  • The European Ink Market

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 19, 2005
    While there are signs of an economic upturn in the printing industry, ink manufacturers remain wary.

  • Ink Manufacturers Talk about Pigment Purchasing

    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.

  • The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 13, 2005
    Prices and worldwide overcapacity remain major concerns, but pigment manufacturers are somewhat optimistic about the prospects for 2004.

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    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.

  • The Milling Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    As 2004 opens, mill manufacturers are waiting to see if the economic recovery in the U.S. will lead to greater capital expenditures.

  • The Flexo Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor September 12, 2005
    Valued as an economical process, flexo continues to dominate the packaging industry, while making inroads into new applications.

  • The Offset Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor September 12, 2005
    Valued for its near-photographic quality, stochastic screening is becoming more widely used throughout the industry.

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