• 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.

  • New Leaders in the Ink Industry

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    New executives from inside and outside the industry are having an impact on the ink business.

  • Siegwerk Group Strengthens Its Global Presence

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    The acquisition of CCI increases Siegwerk's position in the global packaging ink market.

  • Waxes, Solvents and Additives

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    Most companies found that 2003 was a slight improvement over 2002.

  • Despite Modifications, REACH Remains a Concern

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 12, 2005
    Under pressure from industry and politicians, the European Commission has watered down its proposals for a new regulatory framework on chemicals and their downstream uses. However, industry leaders feel it needs to do more.

  • The Year In Review

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    After another challenging year, ink executives are cautiously optimistic as they look ahead to 2004

  • The UV Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    The market for UV inks is expected to continue its strong growth as new technologies are developed.

  • Potential is Tremendous for RFID, Smart Labels

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 12, 2005
    Radio frequency identification (RFID) and similar types of smart labels are predicted to create a massive new market for both printers and ink makers. The big question is how long will it take to arrive.

  • The International Report 2003

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    The international nature of the printing ink industry is ever more apparent, as the leading ink manufacturers span the globe from Japan, the U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, the U.K., Holland, India, France and Brazil.

  • The Specialty Ink Report

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor September 12, 2005
    RFID and smart label technology is fueling demand for conductive inks.

  • The Publication Ink Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    Publication ink sales have decreased during the first six months of 2003, and ink companies hope that improved printing forecasts signal better days ahead.

  • The Packaging Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005
    As the packaging industry continues to evolve, ink companies are working overtime to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers.

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