David Savastano, Editor || January 9, 2014 Hoover Color Corporation, an industry leader in the field of iron oxide-based pigments, just celebrated its 90th anniversary, and continues to operate by holding fast to its family values and strong work ethic.
Sean MIlmo, European Editor || May 1, 2013 It is a difficult time for many manufacturers and distributors of pigments to printing ink producers in Europe, not only because of poor demand due to an economic slowdown in the region but also increasing regulatory pressures.
At the same time,…
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || May 10, 2010 The decline of the European sector for standard printing ink pigments reached a new low when BASF announced in April it was drastically reducing staff and the product portfolio at its plant in Paisley, Scotland.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || March 14, 2006 Pigment manufacturers are facing numerous challenges, including tighter margins, higher raw material and operating costs, overcapacity and offshore competition. How these challenges are met will determine which companies will ultimately succeed.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || September 9, 2005 As printing ink manufacturers are challenged to offer newer color choices and higher performance options, they are turning to high performance and special effect pigments to meet this need.