• 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.

  • The Publication Ink Report

    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.

  • Specialty Inks

    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.

  • Packaging Ink Market

    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.

  • Raw Material Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    As the economy continues to struggle, printing ink companies are looking toward their suppliers for support.

  • Direct Mail is Facing New Challenges

    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.

  • UV Curable Ink Jet Inks - A New Energy Cure Development

    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.

  • High Performance Pigments

    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.

  • Embracing Six Sigma

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    Sun Chemical embarks on ambitious quality program.

  • Officials Debate Future of Gravure

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    While some see a brighter future built on quality, others see solvent issues leading to further decline.

  • Opportunities are Springing Up in Ink Jet Ink

    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.

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