• European Pigment Makers Face Competition

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    || Although they believe the worst is over for the economy, European pigment manufacturers are concerned about the increase in imports.

  • SICPA Makes Gains in North American Packaging Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || The company's commercial inks business unit is making strides since its 2000 acquisition of Kromacorp.

  • The Asian Ink Market

    Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor September 9, 2005
    || The economic slump has taken its toll, but with markets such as China's expanding at an amazing rate, the future of the ink industry in Asia is a bright one indeed.

  • The Flexo Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || The flexo market has experienced modest growth in 2001 as a result of new innovations and increased efficiency.

  • The U.S. Top 20

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || While the slowdown in the U.S. economy kept sales flat at best for most companies, some ink manufacturers discovered opportunities to grow during 2001.

  • Wes Lucas Takes Reins at Sun Chemical

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || New CEO sees opportunities as the company concentrates efforts on value selling, Six Sigma and people development.

  • Services Help Ink Companies Make Gains In Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    || In the current period of low growth in the printing products market in Europe, ink makers have been desperately seeking ways to stem falling prices and cling to their margins. For many, an effective means of persuading customers to stop pressing for lower prices is improving or extending services.

  • Argentina's Markets May Stabilize at Last

    Charles Thurston, Ink World Correspondent September 9, 2005
    || The Argentine ink market finally may see renewed growth late this year, following the recent tumultuous changes in the nation.

  • The Pigment Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || With very few exceptions, 2001 was a difficult year for pigment suppliers to the ink industry, as the slumping U.S. economy and increasing pressure on prices made 2001 a year that major pigment producers hope never to repeat.

  • European Ink Review

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 9, 2005
    || There are signs that the economic indicators may be turning around

  • The Gravure Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Printers, ink and equipment suppliers are working to make gravure a strong short-run alternative. It remains to be seen if gravure can overcome its image of being a high quality, large-run process and successfully reach out to the ever-increasing short-run marketplace.

  • The Milling Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 9, 2005
    || Ink companies are looking for greater productivity, more automation and improved diagnostics from their mills.

  • Electronic Ink Makes Gains in Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor September 8, 2005
    || New electronic display technologies using conductive polymers and electrically charged inks could soon have an impact on the large-format market.

  • Providing Security

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor September 8, 2005
    || Printing ink manufacturers continue to develop innovative new products to help in the battle to thwart counterfeiters and provide additional security.

  • The 2002 Offset Report

    Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor September 8, 2005
    || The offset market did not have a banner year in 2001, and industry insiders are cautious about what's coming in 2002.

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