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Published January 11, 2007
International Paper has signed two definitive agreements related to the sales of its beverage packaging and Arizona Chemical businesses for combined proceeds of approximately $985 million. The transactions are both subject to certain adjustments and… Read More »
Published January 11, 2007
The global markets for the raw materials required to manufacture printing inks have for quite some time been dominated not only by continuously rising prices but also by a growing shortage of these resources.      Despite stagnating… Read More »
Toyo Ink Celebrates 100 Years, Looks Ahead to the Future
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published January 8, 2007
As Toyo Ink commemorates its 100th anniversary, the company continues to build on its core business and branch out into a wide range of related fields. Read More »
The Sheetfed Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published January 8, 2007
Sheetfed ink manufacturers had a solid year in 2006, and see opportunities for growth in 2007. Read More »
Ink Manufacturers Prepare Themselves as REACH Legislation is Approved
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published January 5, 2007
With REACH scheduled to go into effect in June 2007, the ink industry and its suppliers have to determine how to cope with the new regulations. Read More »
The UV Inkjet Ink Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published January 5, 2007
The UV inkjet market continues to be one of the brighter spots for the ink industry. Read More »
Published December 15, 2006
Sun Chemical has developed an innovative range of brand-enhancing inks and lacquers, known as Tactile, that can be applied to packaging to give characteristics that add value through touch and feel. The principle behind the gravure option is a pro… Read More »
Published December 13, 2006
Cognis Corporation announced that Christopher Toomey has been promoted to regional vice president of the company’s Functional Products division.      Mr. Toomey’s responsibilities include general management oversight of… Read More »
Published December 13, 2006
Hexion Specialty Chemicals introduced three new UV-curable ink sets for inkjet printing applications. The new inks are tailored to provide superior end user properties such as adhesion to difficult substrates, high flexibility and low-dose curing.… Read More »
Published December 13, 2006
Sun Chemical has signed a license agreement with DataLase, formerly known as Sherwood Technology, to sell DataLase inks. The DataLase process allows brand manufacturers to write data directly on packaging materials, and has won awards for innovation… Read More »
Published December 13, 2006
Siegwerk announced the appointment of Jimmy Garnier as managing director of the UK business based in Haydock. This move is the next logical step in Siegwerk’s strategy to underline the company's commitment to the UK and priority to optimize ope… Read More »
Published December 13, 2006
The worldwide demand for energy and chemical raw materials continues to rise unabated, which is restricting the supply of basic ingredients used by the printing ink manufacturing industry. For example, the price for crude oil has more than doubled si… Read More »
Published December 13, 2006
EFI, the world leader in color digital print servers, superwide format inkjet printers and inks and print management solutions, has completed its acquisition of Jetrion LLC, a subsidiary of Flint Group, for approximately $40 million in cash. The acqu… Read More »
The Year in Review
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published December 7, 2006
For the most part, ink manufacturers saw some sales growth in 2006, but consolidation, raw material prices and other concerns have industry officials cautiously optimistic about their business as they head into the new year. Read More »
Concerns Over Food Packaging are Leading Drive for Information
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published December 7, 2006
A health scare in Italy last year over traces of in infant milk products has focused unprecedented attention in Europe on the safety of food packaging inks. Read More »
Published December 7, 2006
Suppliers Corner Noveon Offers Carbobond 2862 Copolymer Carbobond 2862 copolymer from Noveon offers excellent adhesion to a variety of printed substrates. Ideal for blister-pack and heat-seal coating applications, Carbobond 2862 copoly… Read More »
Published November 28, 2006
The global markets for the raw materials required to manufacture printing inks have for quite some time been dominated not only by continuously rising prices but also by a growing shortage of these resources. Despite stagnating or even temporaril… Read More »
Published November 17, 2006
The worldwide demand for energy and chemical raw materials continues to rise unabated, which is restricting the supply of basic ingredients used by the printing ink manufacturing industry. For example, the price for crude oil has more than doubled si… Read More »
Published November 16, 2006
ALTANA AG announced the sale of ALTANA Pharma AG and its entire pharmaceuticals business to Nycomed for approximately €4.5 billion ($5.7 billion). The completion of the transaction is subject to approval by the competent antitrust authorities in… Read More »
Published November 14, 2006
INX International Ink Co. has earned the Orion Environmental Stewardship Award presented by Orion Energy Services, for new energy-efficient lighting at its Charlotte, NC, facility. The award recognizes significant reductions in power through usage… Read More »
2006 Top International Ink Companies
By Staff
Published November 9, 2006
The landscape of the international printing ink industry has changed greatly during the past year after the major acquisitions and consolidations that occurred in 2005. Read More »
The UV/EB Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 9, 2006
Driven by productivity and superior performance characteristics, energy curable inks and coatings continue to make gains in the marketplace. Read More »
Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2006
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published November 9, 2006
Graph Expo featured a wealth of products and services for the printing and graphic communications industry. Read More »
Published November 6, 2006
EFI, the world leader in color digital print servers, superwide format inkjet printers and inks, and print management solutions, announced Oct. 31, 2006 it has completed its acquisition of Jetrion LLC, a subsidiary of Flint Group, for approximately $… Read More »
Published October 31, 2006
Ashland Inc. announced that it signed a definitive agreement Oct. 27 to purchase the assets of Northwest Coatings of Oak Creek, WI, a formulator and manufacturer of adhesives and coatings employing ultraviolet and electron beam (UV/EB) polymerization… Read More »
Published October 10, 2006
To meet the rising demand for environmentally friendly high-performance rheology additives, Cognis has now consolidated the European production of its DSX range of rheology additives at its site in Castellbisbal, near Barcelona.     … Read More »
Published October 10, 2006
BASF Corporation announced plans to relocate the emulsion and resin production activities of recently acquired Johnson Polymer to Wyandotte, MI, from its current location in Sturtevant, WI. The company will also move the business, pilot plant and R&a… Read More »
The Packaging Ink Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 9, 2006
The packaging ink market continues to show growth, while ink price increases are helping to offset higher raw material costs. Read More »
UV Ink Sales Continue to Expand, Although Challenges Remain
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published October 9, 2006
Demand for UV ink is growing at two to three times the rate for conventional inks in some sectors of the European printing market. But some observers believe that if they could overcome technological difficulties, sales of UV inks in Europe could expand even faster. Read More »
Published September 27, 2006
EFI, the world leader in digital controllers, superwide format inkjet printers and inks, and print management solutions, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Jetrion LLC, a subsidiary of Flint Group, for approximately $40 mi… Read More »
Published September 21, 2006
ALTANA AG announced the sale of ALTANA Pharma AG and its entire pharmaceuticals business to Nycomed for approximately €4.5 billion ($5.7 billion). The completion of the transaction is subject to approval by the competent antitrust authorities in… Read More »
Published September 13, 2006
RadTech-The Association for UV and EB technology, has announced dates for uv.eb WEST 2007, a two-day conference and table top exhibition, March 6-7, 2007 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at LAX in Los Angeles, CA. Presentations and demonstrations by lea… Read More »
Published September 13, 2006
Sun Chemical has been named a recipient of the 2006 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award for its Liberty sheetfed inks, an environmentally-friendly ink technology designed to produce outstanding print while reducing waste and dramatically shortening p… Read More »
Published September 8, 2006
BASF Corporation announced plans to relocate the emulsion and resin production activities of recently acquired Johnson Polymer to Wyandotte, MI, from its current location in Sturtevant, WI. The company will also move the business, pilot plant and R&a… Read More »
Published September 6, 2006
EXFO Life Sciences and Industrial Division and Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. announced today they have combined their leading-edge technologies to develop a world-class solution that will benefit the ultraviolet (UV) printing industry. Tests co… Read More »
Published August 28, 2006
Dover Corporation announced that its Dover Technologies subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Markem Corporation. The deal is expected to close in late September 2006. With annualized sales of about $290 million, Markem will repo… Read More »
Published August 16, 2006
Most ink manufacturers point with pride (and rightfully so) at ongoing efforts to not only meet, but exceed environmental regulations … to reduce or eliminate toxic substances … to develop low- or VOC-free inks and coatings, soy-based i… Read More »
Published August 11, 2006
Cytec Industries Inc. announced plans for a new production unit to manufacture Radcure epoxy and urethane acrylates at the company’s Fengxian site production facility near Shanghai, China. The additional capacity should shorten the supply chain… Read More »
Ink Dispensing Systems are Benefiting Printers
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published August 9, 2006
To best serve their customers, some ink manufacturers are offering ink dispensing systems, which help printers blend special colors at a moment's notice and also control inventory. Read More »
Published August 3, 2006
Ciba Specialty Chemicals has acquired a majority share in the company MetalFX, creator of an innovative, versatile and cost-effective print concept that allows thousands of metallic effects to be produced accurately in one run on a five-color press.… Read More »
Published July 26, 2006
Sun Chemical has been named a recipient of the 2006 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award for its Liberty sheetfed inks, an environmentally-friendly ink technology designed to produce outstanding print while reducing waste and dramatically shortening p… Read More »
Published July 12, 2006
Aellora Digital, a MARKEM company, has introduced its new SureFire 65 Digital Print Engine for piezo drop-on-demand (DOD) ink jet printing. The SureFire 65 is a fully integrated industrial ink jet print engine for jetting solvent-less, hybrid UV-cura… Read More »
Published July 12, 2006
Five of the seven U.S. members of the 2006 – 2008 International Newspaper Color Quality Club (INCQC) use US Ink’s RealColor, according to US Ink. Only 50 of the world’s newspapers are chosen every two years to be members of INCQC.… Read More »
Published July 12, 2006
Sun Chemical and Heidelberg are investigating new opportunities of working together in a move that will bring further benefits to customers of these two leading global companies.      Sun Chemical is linking up with Heidelberg on new… Read More »
Published July 10, 2006
Cytec Industries Inc. announced plans for a new production unit to manufacture Radcure epoxy and urethane acrylates at the company’s  Fengxian site production facility near Shanghai, China. The additional capacity should shorten the supply… Read More »
The Inkjet Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published July 7, 2006
As inkjet printing continues its rapid growth, ink manufacturers are continually creating new technologies that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago. Will the commercial sheetfed market be the next major frontier for inkjet? Read More »
Ink and Equipment Manufacturers See Good Opportunities in Digital Market
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published July 7, 2006
Demand for digital printing continues to grow in Europe, and many ink manufacturers are expanding their digital ink portfolios. Read More »
Published July 7, 2006
Membrana Offers Radial Flow SuperPhobic Membrana now offers the SuperPhobic 2 x 6 Membrane Contactor, an all polyolefin degassing device that is resistant to many aggressive ink and coating solutions and various solvents.     … Read More »
Published June 13, 2006
BASF Aktiengesellschaft announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Engelhard Corporation, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF. “Together with the Engelhard team we have started the integration process in which our cus… Read More »
Published June 9, 2006
Aellora Digital, a MARKEM company, has introduced its new SureFire 65 Digital Print Engine for piezo drop-on-demand (DOD) ink jet printing. The SureFire 65 is a fully integrated industrial ink jet print engine for jetting solvent-less, hybrid UV-cura… Read More »