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.
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.
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.
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.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005 While the raw material market is showing some signs of beginning to correct itself as some price increases have been announced, the question of whether the ink industry can support such increases remains uncertain.
Staff September 12, 2005 Ink World's Annual Buyers' Guide has everything you may need, from adhesion promoters to zinc oxide, attritors to viscometers, as well as company listings, information on major trade organizations and distributors.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 12, 2005 Despite higher costs, improved properties are driving growth for high performance pigments in a variety of printing markets, including packaging, outdoor signage and non-impact printing.