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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 Person o…  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 »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 25, 2012
Labelexpo Americas 2012 offered plenty of new developments for the label and narrow web market, and ink manufacturers were on hand to showcase new products and meet with attendees. Sun Chemical introduced a wide range of solutions for the narrow web…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
October 17, 2012
The National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) honored Jonathan Graunke, INX International Ink Compnany’s vice president, energy curable technology, and Rick Krause, business director, Printing & Packaging - North America…  Read More »
Staff
October 4, 2012
Buhler Inc. 40 Whitney Road Mahwah, NJ 07430 Tel: (201) 847-0600 Fax: (201) 847-0606 www.buhlergroup.com E-mail: rene.eisenring@buhlergroup.com Bühler provides unique expertise in the field of wet grinding and dispersion technology. With its ne…  Read More »
Kerry Pianoforte, Coatings World Editor
October 4, 2012
Steve Guntner, a coatings and ink industry veteran, passed away Sept. 28, 2012 after a brief illness. Mr. Guntner, 63, was well known and highly regarded in the coatings and ink industries, with a career spanning more than 30 years. Mr. Guntner star…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
September 27, 2012
The printing ink market is in a time of transition. Some of the long-standing markets, such as newspapers and magazines, are in decline, while packaging remains steady. Meanwhile, new markets such as digital and conductive inks are emerging. Knowing…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
August 23, 2012
Chris Whiston, a longtime pigment industry leader, passed away in his sleep last week. Mr. Whiston’s career in the pigment industry spanned many decades, most prominently with Ciba. He also worked at Fabricolor, and retired from Toyo Ink&rsquo…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
August 9, 2012
Back in 1988, when I had just started as the editor of Ink World, I had the opportunity to attend the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) Summer Course, which was held at Lehigh University. I learned a lot about the industry,…  Read More »
Arez LLC Opens in Crossett, AR
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
July 19, 2012
The North American printing ink industry has had more than its share of challenges in terms of raw materials, and pricing and availability of resins are one of those key concerns. Attendees celebrate Arez LLC's grand opening r…  Read More »
David Savastano, Ink World Editor
July 12, 2012
In recent years, there has been movement in the ink industry in terms of mergers and acquisitions and major capital investments. So far, though, 2012 has been relatively quiet in terms of expenditures, although there are plenty of rumors floating aro…  Read More »