• Union Ink: A Small Family Company with Global Reach

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor December 2, 2009
    Union Ink Company, Inc. has focused on manufacturing innovative screen printing inks since its founding in 1931. For more than 70 years, Union Ink has continued to develop new inks for the screen printer. Union Ink Company was founded in 1931 by Benj…

  • Service, Quality are Three Dimensional Chemical’s Trademarks

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor December 2, 2009
    Many years ago, small family-owned ink manufacturers flourished, relying on quality and service to survive. Times have changed, though, and many of these companies have been acquired or gone out of business. Now, there are only a handful of these sm…

  • Vorbeck Materials Makes Inroads in Graphene Technology

    Vorbeck Materials Makes Inroads in Graphene Technology

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 11, 2009
    Vorbeck Materials Makes Inroads in Graphene Technology

  • Thompson Supply Aims to Provide Printers with Full Service

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 2, 2009
    The idea of providing customers with all of the supplies it needs has long been a goal for manufacturers. This is also true for the printing industry. After all, whether it is offset, screen or wide format ink jet, printers need a variety of goods to…

  • Service, Innovation are A/R Ink & Supply’s Recipe for Success

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 2, 2009
    For many people, owning a business is the dream of any entrepreneur. Having the chance to use one’s talents to create products or services and ultimately succeed in the marketplace is an opportunity that is well worth taking. For Rick Redwine,…

  • Cudner & O’Connor’s Expertise Reaches Unique Markets

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 2, 2009
    Printing ink sometimes appears in many places where people would least expect it. For example, people outside the industry would never expect that ink would be used in automotive applications such as mirror defrosters, simulated wood grain paneling,…

  • R&D, Commitment Drive C&A’s Growth

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor November 2, 2009
    While there are a few recipes for success for manufacturers in any industry, being able to create technologies that will help customers succeed is the most certain approach. If a company can consistently develop products that make a difference for th…

  • Printers Ink & Supply’s Innovations Pave Way for Success

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 30, 2009
    More than 50 years ago, Buford G. Sirles, a longtime printer, decided that he had seen enough of printing ink to know that he could make a better product. After a short stint with Sinclair & Valentine, Mr. Sirles was ready to take the next step.…

  • Pröll KG Prides Itself on Service and Innovation

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 30, 2009
    In 1938, Herman Proell entered the screen printing ink industry, and established the first plant specializing in manufacturing screen printing inks in Nuremberg, Germany. Since then, Pröll KG has become a leader in the screen and pad printing i…

  • CCV Finds Opportunities in Coatings Industry

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 30, 2009
    It is the dream of any entrepreneur to be able to start up a successful business. For Ken Smith and Chris Blackburn, the opportunity to begin a specialty coatings company that can compete with major suppliers has become a dream come true. While work…

  • CCV Finds Opportunities in Coatings Industry

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 30, 2009
    It is the dream of any entrepreneur to be able to start up a successful business. For Ken Smith and Chris Blackburn, the opportunity to begin a specialty coatings company that can compete with major suppliers has become a dream come true. While work…

  • Balkan Printers Have A Friend in Druckfarben Hellas SA

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 29, 2009
    Printing is very much an international business, with tremendous work being done throughout the world. For printers, having ink suppliers who can help them to meet their ever-increasing challenges is an absolute necessity. For printers in Greece and…

  • Bakers Ink Prides Itself on Service and Providing Value

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 29, 2009
    For some ink makers, formulating inks to meet customers’specific needs is one of the best parts of the business. That definitely holds true for Bruce Baker, president of Bakers Ink, who decided to go into business on his own in part tobe able t…

  • Spectrum Inks & Coatings’ Experience Benefits Gravure Printers

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 29, 2009
    For suppliers, having a background in their customers’ business is always a benefit. It gives them a clear understanding of the challenges their customer faces, and a knowledge of how their processes work. For Eugene Mitchell, president of Spe…

  • Dedication to Service Keys Grand Rapids Printing Ink’s Growth

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor October 28, 2009
    In many ways, the sheetfed ink market is fairly unique compared to other offset ink segments. Because of the diversity of unique jobs that sheetfed printers run, sheetfed ink manufacturing is an area that requires a strong commitment to customer serv…

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