David Savastano, Editor || November 19, 2012
The resin market has been, to choose a word, volatile in recent years. Dramatic price swings for important raw materials have become the new normal, making planning difficult for resin suppliers and their ink custom…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || May 10, 2010 Even though printing has not recovered to pre-recession levels, there have been signs of economic improvement, and resin companies are seeing a rise in demand.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || May 28, 2009 Even as they are buffeted by the global recession and higher raw material costs, resin manufacturers continue to develop innovative products for the ink industry.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 25, 2005 Higher raw material costs, short supply of some key ingredients and tighter margins continue to be serious issues for ink and resin manufacturers alike.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 25, 2005 Although there generally were signs of improvement in 2004, vehicle and varnish suppliers are watching raw material pricing and profitability closely in 2005.
After 43 years in the ink industry, many would consider Joe Kelly, R&D director of liquid water-based inks for INX International Ink Co., an industry “survivor.” He believes the more appropriate term is “thriver.”