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2013 U.S. Ink Directory
Staff
January 18, 2013
From 3M to Zeres, Ink World’s annual U.S. Ink Directory provides comprehensive information on more than 200 U.S. ink manufacturers, including major products and key contacts.   Read More »
Converters, Brand Owners Slow to Utilize Low Migration Inks
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
January 18, 2013
European ink producers have been expanding their portfolios of low migration inks in response to continued public anxiety about contamination of food products by chemicals used in packaging. Leading ink manufacturers in Europe like Sun Chemical, Fli…  Read More »
How Green Will My Planet Be
Dr. Gilles Catherin, Siegwerk
November 16, 2012
To turn “Anthropocene” into a green era When the Nobel Prize chemist Paul Crutzen popularized ‘Anthropocene” as a geological term that serves to mark the evidence and extent of human activities that have had a significant im…  Read More »
Ink Manufacturers Showcase Innovations at Labelexpo 2012
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 16, 2012
Labelexpo Americas 2012 offered plenty of new developments for the label and narrow web market, and ink manufacturers were on hand to showcase new products and meet with attendees. Sun Chemical introduced a wide range of solutions for the narrow web…  Read More »
NPIRI Technical Conference Examines Future Opportunities
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 16, 2012
Past NPIRI award honorees gathered to honor Jonathan Graunke and Rick Krause after they received their awards during the NPIRI Technical Conference: from left, Maurice Carruthers, Rich Bradley, Lisa Fine. Joe Cichon, Rick Krause, D…  Read More »
The Waxes and Additives Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 16, 2012
Ink manufacturers are looking to waxes and additives suppliers to help them improve performance.  Read More »
The Publication Ink Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 16, 2012
The Internet and the economy have impacted the publication field, as publishers try to find the balance between printed and online content.  Read More »
The UV/EB Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 16, 2012
Energy curing technologies continue to enjoy growth, particularly on the packaging side, and ink manufacturers are developing new technologies to meet the needs of their customers.  Read More »
The Year in Review
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
November 15, 2012
Ink manufacturers report that 2012 brought higher sales, but concerns over publication and commercial printing and the overall economy remain.  Read More »
Ink Companies Ally with Equipment, Software Suppliers on Color Systems
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
November 15, 2012
More high powered branding, changes in shopping patterns and new regulations in sectors like pharmaceuticals are accelerating the need for even more effective color management in packaging in Europe  Read More »
The Buyers
Staff
September 27, 2012
From adhesion promoters to zinc oxide and attritors to waste management services, Ink World’s Annual Buyers’ Guide has everything you may need, as well as important information on suppliers, distributors and trade associations.  Read More »
The Chinese Ink Market
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
September 24, 2012
The Chinese printing ink industry continues to enjoy growth, driven by packaging and increased opportunities for environmentally friendly products.  Read More »
The Raw Material Report
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
September 24, 2012
While the costs and availability of many raw materials have stabilized during 2012, there remain reasons for concern for prices and supply during the coming year.  Read More »
Economic Conditions are Helping Push Sustainability Forward
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
September 24, 2012
Sluggish economic growth in Europe, with many European countries currently experiencing double-dip recessions, is hampering progress toward greater sustainability  Read More »
Ink Industry Highlights Innovations during drupa 2012
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
August 6, 2012
Digital technologies take center stage as ink manufacturers showcase their newest products  Read More »