• A New Day at Central Ink

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Led by chairman and CEO Richard Breen and new president Jack Ackerman, Central Ink makes an entrance into sheetfed and energy curing.

  • The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || 2002 was essentially a flat year for pigment companies, but global politics, raw material supply and cost uncertainties, increasing competition and pricing pressures are among the concerns that are facing pigment manufacturers in 2003.

  • European Ink Market Faces Another Challenging Year in 2003

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    || European ink producers are preparing themselves for a period of tough market conditions in 2003.

  • Vehicles and Varnishes

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || While pricing pressures continue, manufacturers look for ways to differentiate their products.

  • The Milling Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Equipment manufacturers are hopeful that the gains they saw in capital expenditures at the end of 2002 will continue into 2003.

  • The Flexo Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || The outlook for the flexo ink market continues to look strong as flexo makes further inroads in the packaging industry and new applications are being developed.

  • The Offset Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor September 9, 2005
    || The offset market has seen a slowdown as a result of the economy, but there is reason for optimism in 2003.

  • In Search of Continuous Improvement

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Ink companies and suppliers alike are utilizing Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management and other process improvement systems to improve all aspects of their business.

  • Eastern Europe Offers Opportunities

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    || The European Union invitation to 10 new states, most of them from Eastern Europe, to join will have a significant impact on printers.

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || While 2002 offered some slight improvement in the market, 2003 remains a time of uncertainty. Still, an increasing interest in value-added products provides some possibilities.

  • The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || The ink industry showed some growth in 2002, but uncertainty over the economy and raw materials remains a concern for 2003.

  • An Industry Giant Retires

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || After more than 40 years at Sun Chemical, Edward E. Barr is stepping down as chairman.

  • NPIRI Conference Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Increased attendance indicates that program improvements over the years have made the NPIRI Technical Conference a much more essential program, and this year�s conference offered more value to its attendees.

  • UV/EB Update

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Despite the economic downturn, the radiation-curing industry continues to flourish, and many new opportunities for UV and EB are being developed.

  • International Top Companies

    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.

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