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David Savastano, Ink World Editor
July 7, 2011
Latin America has been a bright spot for the ink industry, as the printing industry has enjoyed growth in recent years. The past year saw further gains for ink manufacturers in the region, led by growth in Brazil and Mexico. “In 2010, the Braz…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
June 16, 2011
The Printing Ink Pioneer Award is presented by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) to honor individuals who have served the ink industry and their companies with distinction. Up until this year, the Pioneer Award was only p…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
June 2, 2011
In the late 1980s, the varnish industry largely consisted of large-scale suppliers shipping out truck loads of products. The idea of a supplier of vehicles and varnishes creating small, customized orders was considered to be unique. However, Mike Ge…  Read More »
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
May 26, 2011
The National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI) is holding its 2011 Summer Course  Read More »
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
May 13, 2011
Although the flexo ink market has shown improvement over this past year, it has still yet to reach pre-recession levels. Flexo ink manufacturers Ink World spoke with expressed cautious optimism that this trend will continue in 2011. “The North…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
April 27, 2011
The printing ink industry is clearly evolving, and it is interesting to hear the perspective of people who have long been involved in the field. From time to time, Ink World will interview some of the leaders in the field, and present their viewpoint…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
April 14, 2011
John Copeland, John Edelbrock, Matt McClure and Kotaro Morita receive Pioneer Awards  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
April 7, 2011
The Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC) recently enjoyed a talk by Dr. Eugene V. Sitzmann, technical marketing team – photoinitiators for BASF Corporation, who gave a presentation on “Photoinitiators and In-Can Stabilizers for En…  Read More »
A Look at the Ink Industry: Ink World
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
April 6, 2011
The printing ink industry is clearly evolving, and it is interesting to hear the perspective of people who have long been involved in the field. From time to time, Ink World will interview some of the leaders in the field, and present their viewpoint…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 31, 2011
Environmental issues are one of the concerns facing offset printers today. The ability to print without volatile organic compounds (VOCs) would make life easier for printers in terms of press runnability as well as environmental paperwork. However, a…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 23, 2011
Energy curable technologies such as UV and EB have successfully gained prominence in a wide variety of graphic arts and coatings markets. The advantages, such as the ability to instantly cure the ink or coating with little to no volatile organic co…  Read More »
Cannedwater4kids Brings Clean Drinking Water to Developing Countries
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
March 17, 2011
INX International's Greg Stromberg uses his industry know-how to form charitable organization  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
March 3, 2011
In 2003, Buhler Group acquired Draiswerke GmbH, Germany, a key move that brought with it strong technology and personnel. At the time, Draiswerke, Inc’s North American operations remained separate from the deal. At the end of 2010, Buhler Grou…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 17, 2011
Commercial sheetfed printers have faced difficult times in recent years. The market has been impacted by the recession, which took its toll on advertising, as well as the Internet. As a result, consolidation and plant closures have further eroded the…  Read More »
NAPIM Honors Adrian Polman with the TAM Service Award
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 9, 2011
Suppliers play an extremely important role in the ink industry. With that in mind, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) presents the Technical Associate Member (TAM) Service Award each year to a supplier who has provided d…  Read More »