• The U.S. Top 20

    Staff September 9, 2005
    In spite of the continued economic challenges they are facing, some ink companies were able to find opportunities for growth in 2003.

  • Bill Miller Leads Flint Ink North America

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    With his new team in place, the company�s new division president prepares for the future.

  • Paper, Ink Suppliers Work Closer Together

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    Paper companies are devoting more effort to learning about the relationship between the surface of paper and inks

  • 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.

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