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A Year of Change in the Printing Ink Industry
David Savastano, Editor
December 23, 2013
The printing ink industry and its suppliers have had a relatively quiet year on the M&A front. In terms of personnel moves and new facilities, though, there has been more news.  Read More »
With New Facility, INX Expands Solvent Ink Capabilities
David Savastano, Editor
December 19, 2013
INX International Ink has broken ground on its newest solvent ink manufacturing plant, located in Lebanon, OH, near Cincinnati.  Read More »
All Aboard: The 3D Revolution is Spreading Around the World
Andrea Kuhn, Butel Graphic Communication
December 18, 2013
Messe Düsseldorf and the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) announce launch of the 3D fab+print brand.  Read More »
Flint Group’s Centre for Technical Excellence Adds Capabilities with New Nilpeter Press
David Savastano, Editor
December 12, 2013
Flint Group Narrow Web has invested in a new Nilpeter combination printing press, which will be located in the company’s Centre of Technical Excellence (CTE) in Trelleborg, Sweden.  Read More »
Braden Sutphin Ink Celebrates 100th Anniversary
David Savastano, Editor
December 5, 2013
Braden Sutphin Ink Company, headquartered in Cleveland, OH, recently celebrated its 100th year in business.   Read More »
Mergers and Acquisitions in the Printing Supply Chain
David Savastano, Editor
November 27, 2013
There are transactions occurring all the time in the printing supply chain, particularly on the printing level, as printers and key suppliers continue to merge.  Read More »
RR Donnelley, Quad/Graphics and Consolidated Graphics Remain Profitable
David Savastano, Editor
November 14, 2013
Consolidation within the publication and commercial printing industry can be expected; the question becomes whether these larger companies will ultimately be profitable  Read More »
Globalpowerbrands’ New Electric Drill Utilizes Peratech’s QTC Materials
David Savastano, Editor
November 7, 2013
QTC nanotechnology is making inroads into touch screens and other applications  Read More »
RR Donnelley’s Planned Acquisition of Consolidated Graphics is of Much Interest to Ink Manufacturers
David Savastano, Editor
October 31, 2013
Indicates that mergers and acquisitions among the customer base are not over yet  Read More »
Arpro M-Tec, LLC Continues to Grow in Special Effect Ink Market, Expands Into New HQ
David Savastano, Editor
October 24, 2013
Arpro M-Tec, LLC has found its niche in the water-based special effects inks for flexo and gravure  Read More »
Ink World
October 17, 2013
Charles Ross & Son Company 710 Old Willets Path Hauppauge, NY 11788 Phone: (631) 234-0500 Fax: (631) 234-0691 Web: www.mixers.com Email: mail@mixers.com Ross Inline High Shear Mixer…  Read More »
Siegwerk’s Center for Printing Excellence Offers Customers On-Press Testing Capabilities
David Savastano, Editor
October 17, 2013
Ink manufacturers are emphasizing the importance of collaborating with their customers, through formulating their inks and coatings and making sure these formulations work well on press. Siegwerk Canada and USA (CUSA) has taken an extra step…  Read More »
Western Coatings Symposium Preview
Kerry Pianoforte, Coatings World Editor
October 17, 2013
This three-day event features technical presentations, tabletop exhibits and panel discussions from experts in the paint and coatings industry.   Read More »
Energy Curing Technologies Take Center Stage at uv.eb East 2013
David Savastano
October 10, 2013
Energy curable technologies are finding new applications, and the advantages of UV and EB curing can enhance product performance and improve efficiency and production costs. uv.eb East 2013, held Oct. 1-2 in Syracuse, NY, showcased some of the la…  Read More »
NPIRI’s Closing Session Focuses on New Technology Innovations
David Savastano
October 10, 2013
See Photos From the Event! The National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) annual National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI) Technical Conference concluded its successful program on Oct. 4, with a lo…  Read More »