• CPIPC Hosts Successful Golf Outing

    David Savastano July 11, 2013
    || Golf outings are a great tradition, a place where friends gather and enjoy a day on the course as well as a night of festivities. The Chicago Printing Ink Production Club’s (CPIPC) Annual Golf Outing is always a major event, and this y…

  • Ink Manufacturers, Suppliers Prepare for REACH

    David Savastano, Editor July 4, 2013
    || REACH, or Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals, is a topic of great interest in Europe and globally. REACH went into effect in the European Union (EU) in June 2007 after much debate, with the goal of regulating and classif…

  • The Sheetfed Press Market Continues to Change

    David Savastano, Editor June 27, 2013
    || When I attended my first drupa in 2000, it is fair to say the show was heavily tilted toward sheetfed printing, with numerous exhibitors on hand running their presses. With drupa occurring every four years, the changes in the printing market…

  • BCM Inks Adds Award-Winning PCR Black to Its Environmentally Friendly Inks

    BCM Inks Adds Award-Winning PCR Black to Its Environmentally Friendly Inks

    David Savastano , Editor June 20, 2013
    || Saying that a company is environmentally friendly is one thing, but actually putting the financial and personnel resources behind it is another. Not many companies are dedicated to finding ways to improve the environment as part of their eve…

  • NAPIM’s Summer Course Offers Opportunities for Learning

    Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor June 13, 2013
    || Every year, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) holds its comprehensive 2013 National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) Printing Ink Technology Course. This year’s course will be held July 14-19…

  • Digital Ink Manufacturers Prepare for FESPA 2013

    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 …

  • Emphasis on Service Spurs Printing Ink Partners’ Growth

    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…

  • William Neuberg Honored as 2013 MNYPIA Man of the Year

    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…

  • The 2013 Flexo Ink Market

    David Savastano, Editor May 9, 2013
    || Throughout the world, the market for packaging remains strong

  • Toyo Ink Acquires Arets International

    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…

  • Alvar Acquires Arez LLC, Forms Alrez

    David Savastano April 11, 2013
    || Bundles Arez’s resin, Alvar’s vehicle capabilities

  • William Miller of Flint Group Receives NAPIM’s Ault Award

    David Savastano, Editor April 11, 2013
    || NAPIM honors 13 ink industry, supplier leaders with Pioneer Awards

  • NAPIM Convention to Focus on Innovation and Customers

    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…

  • The Decline of the Large Conventional Printing Shows

    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…

  • Cromos S.A. Tintas Graficas Dedication to Brazilian Printers Earns Company 2012 Fernando Pini Award

    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…