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David Savastano, Editor
June 6, 2013
For wide format, industrial and screenprinting, FESPA is one of the top trade shows, and this year’s program, which runs from June 25-29 at the ExCel London Exhibition Centre in London, is likely to be a highlight. FESPA …  Read More »
David Savastano, Editor
May 30, 2013
In 2005, Printing Ink Partners (PiP), a water-based flexo and gravure ink and coatings specialist, opened its doors in Middletown, OH. Placing an emphasis on customer service - the company’s motto is “Today’s Technology and…  Read More »
David Savastano, Editor
May 16, 2013
William Neuberg, chairman and technical director of Shamrock Technologies, was honored May 15, 2013 as the Metro New York Printing Ink Association’s (MNYPIA) Man of the Year, at a dinner held at the Iberia Peninsula restaurant in Newar…  Read More »
David Savastano, Editor
May 9, 2013
Throughout the world, the market for packaging remains strong  Read More »
David Savastano, Editor
May 2, 2013
There has been much talk in recent years about consolidation within the ink industry. Most of the discussion has been centered on the largest international ink manufacturers, but the only sizable acquisitions have been of medium-sized pac…  Read More »
David Savastano
April 11, 2013
Bundles Arez’s resin, Alvar’s vehicle capabilities   Read More »
David Savastano, Editor
April 11, 2013
NAPIM honors 13 ink industry, supplier leaders with Pioneer Awards   Read More »
David Savastano, Editor
March 28, 2013
Understanding your customers’ needs is critical for any business, and the printing ink industry is no exception. The printing industry is changing, and printers are looking for innovations that can help them gain business. With that in mind, t…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
February 7, 2013
When it comes to printing shows, drupa is obviously the leader. Typically a 14-day show with more than 400,000 attendees converging on Messe Dusseldorf, drupa showcases everything there is about printing. Interestingly, drupa 2012 showed a significa…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 31, 2013
The Brazilian printing industry is one of the most vibrant growth markets in the world today. For domestic and international ink manufacturers alike, it is a market of tremendous interest, and numerous multinational ink companies have set up shop in…  Read More »
Coatings, Ink Industries Mourn Charles Hoover III
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
January 24, 2013
Charles E. (Chuck) Hoover III, president of Hoover Color, passed away at his home in Blacksburg, VA, on Jan. 17, 2013, just shy of his 78th birthday. Charles E. (Chuck) Hoover III “Chuck,” as he was known to frie…  Read More »
January 4, 2013
  The Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC) recently held its Annual Christmas Party at the Pescatore Palace, Franklin Park, IL. Nearly 200 people were on hand for the dinner, which featured the awards for Ink…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 20, 2012
The printing ink industry has seen its share of struggles in recent years. The economic downturn that started in 2008 hurt the printing industry, which, in turn, impacted ink manufacturers and their suppliers. Raw material pricing dramatically increa…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
December 18, 2012
The printing ink industry is clearly changing, 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 »
Terry Mitchell, Director of Marketing, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division
November 7, 2012
When creating sales samples and display pieces, the more “pop” you can get, the better your chances of grabbing people’s attention. Fujifilm’s Chicago Technology Center, a demonstration center located in Hanover Park, IL, firs…  Read More »