David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 9, 2005 As our Annual International Top Companies Report illustrates, the printing ink industry is international in its scope, with Japan, U.S., Germany, Switzerland, U.K., Sweden, Holland, India, Belgium, Brazil and France home for the world�s top ink manufacturers.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 9, 2005 The past few years have been difficult for printing ink manufacturers and their customers, as key segments in the publication market have slumped. Industry leaders are cautiously optimistic that a turnaround may occur in the near future.
Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor || September 9, 2005 Thermochromic and photochromic inks have shown great potential to make important documents safer from counterfeiters and protect the integrity of security institutions.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || September 9, 2005 The packaging ink market is constantly evolving and growing more sophisticated, and ink makers must work ever more closely with their customers.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || September 9, 2005 At a time when advertising expenditures in Europe have been slipping with little sign yet of an upturn, the direct marketing sector is doing relatively well.
John Braddock, Akzo Nobel Resins || September 9, 2005 UV/EB Corner, a new feature created in conjunction with RadTech and written by its members, highlights what’s new and exciting in the field of graphic arts.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || September 9, 2005 As printing ink manufacturers are challenged to offer newer color choices and higher performance options, they are turning to high performance and special effect pigments to meet this need.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || September 9, 2005 The digital ink marketplace, where at one stage traditional ink producers seemed destined to remain outsiders, now seems to be offering new opportunities for growth for ink companies.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 9, 2005 Opportunities for the ink jet market are tremendous for printing ink manufacturers, who are utilizing their experience in UV, screen and conventional inks as they make inroads into the industrial ink jet market.