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The Specialty Ink Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 12, 2005
RFID and smart label technology is fueling demand for conductive inks. Read More »
The Packaging Ink Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 12, 2005
As the packaging industry continues to evolve, ink companies are working overtime to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers. Read More »
Published September 12, 2005
Recognizing the market demand for consistent, high quality products delivered to suit specific needs, Akzo Nobel Inks (www.aninks.com) has invested in new fully automated UV manufacturing facilities in Minnesota, California and Pennsylvania. These fa… Read More »
Published September 12, 2005
Xaar plc and Sericol Imaging have launched a new high-performance pigment-based UV ink – the Xaar 770. The ink has been specially developed to work with Xaar’s XJ126 printheads for wide format graphics and scanning applications.  &n… Read More »
Printers Slowly Look Toward Ink Dispensing Systems
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published September 12, 2005
While some printers look at ink management as a bit of a luxury, others are adapting new approaches to dispensing ink. Read More »
Published September 12, 2005
Environmental Inks and Coatings Corporation (EIC), Morganton, NC (www.envinks.com), has signed an agreement to acquire Arcar Graphics, a subsidiary of Flint Ink North America Corporation. The transaction is expected to close the end of August 2003.… Read More »
Published September 12, 2005
SICPA North America, Inc.’s (www.sicpa.com) Prescott, Ontario packaging inks manufacturing facility has been audited and registered in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000. According to the company, benefits to customers include:… Read More »
High Performance Pigments
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 12, 2005
Despite higher costs, improved properties are driving growth for high performance pigments in a variety of printing markets, including packaging, outdoor signage and non-impact printing. Read More »
European Printing Market Continues to Struggle
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published September 12, 2005
Ink makers went into 2003 knowing it would be a hard year. With printing still in the doldrums, they realize it is going to be tougher than they envisaged. Read More »
Published September 12, 2005
Latran Technologies has appointed Peter Daciuk as area sales manager for the northeast region. Mr. Daciuk, former channel manager at Ricoh, will manage a sales region that covers New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Eastern C… Read More »
The Ink Jet Ink Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 12, 2005
Of all the segments for ink jet technologies, the wide format market offers the greatest opportunity for growth for ink manufacturers looking for areas to develop and market new ink jet inks. Read More »
Working to Modify REACH Proposals
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published September 12, 2005
European ink and chemical manufacturers are adding their input into the European Commission's REACH legislation. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
OM Group, Inc. has announced two new management appointments within its base metals business.      Wayde Yeoman has been named to the newly created position of director, cobalt metal sourcing and marketing, reporting to Todd Romance,… Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Sartomer Company, Exton, PA, has expanded its Asian market leadership by appointing Steve Edwards business and marketing development manager for the Asia-Pacific region.      Mr. Edwards assumes the business and marketing responsibi… Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Sun Chemical and Coates USA (www.sunchemical.com) introduced a variety of new ink lines during the recent CMM International in Chicago, IL.      Sun Chemical developed Spectrum gravure inks and Fidelity flexo inks to meet the n… Read More »
Ink Jet Inks Make Gains in Textiles
By Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Traditionally, textile printing has been the realm of screen printing, but ink Read More »
The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Suppliers are banking on new technologies and cost efficiencies to help overcome rising raw material costs and the continued economic downturn. Read More »
Pigment Producers Rely on Innovation, Cooperation to Move Forward
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published September 9, 2005
European producers are having to step up their technological efforts to ensure they hang on to key specialty segments. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
UVitec Printing Ink, Lodi, NJ, has introduced a scanning varnish (#14147-17) for letterpress applications that the company said produces a higher degree of brilliance and readability than conventional scanning varnishes.      Develo… Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
During the last few years, American Ink Jet Corporation (AIJC), Billerica, MA, has invested significant resources into equipment and labor for the development of a variety of UV curable ink jet inks.      AIJC believes that energy c… Read More »
The Asian Ink Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
China and India are the main drivers in this fast-growing region, which is drawing increased attention from ink companies Read More »
The Gravure Update
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Despite a tough economic year, the gravure market has managed some growth, with better things expected for the future. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Flint Ink Corporation, Ann Arbor, MI, and the SICPA Group, Lausanne, Switzerland, have finalized several business transactions in which Flint Ink has acquired SICPA’s worldwide heatset and coldset ink business and SICPA has acquired Flint Ink&r… Read More »
The U.S. Top 20
By Staff
Published September 9, 2005
In spite of the continued economic challenges they are facing, some ink companies were able to find opportunities for growth in 2003. Read More »
Bill Miller Leads Flint Ink North America
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
With his new team in place, the company�s new division president prepares for the future. Read More »
Paper, Ink Suppliers Work Closer Together
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Paper companies are devoting more effort to learning about the relationship between the surface of paper and inks Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
UVitec Printing Ink, Lodi, NJ, has established OPTI-Press, a press evaluation service that provides combination, offset, flexo, rotary screen and letterpress printers with comprehensive analysis of all facets of their UV printing operation, fro… Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Flint Ink Latin America has developed a focused customer service program to provide customer support tailored to address the specific regional needs of graphic communications professionals in Central and South America.      The new… Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Xaar plc, Cambridge, U.K., has teamed up with Sericol Imaging to launch a new fast-drying solvent ink set – the Color+ XA ink series – for the graphic arts printing market.      The Color+XA ink series was specifically de… Read More »
The Pigment Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
2002 was essentially a flat year for pigment companies, but global politics, raw material supply and cost uncertainties, increasing competition and pricing pressures are among the concerns that are facing pigment manufacturers in 2003. Read More »
European Ink Market Faces Another Challenging Year in 2003
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published September 9, 2005
European ink producers are preparing themselves for a period of tough market conditions in 2003. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Sawgrass Technologies Inc., the U.S.-based developer of digital transfer inks, and BASF have reached a comprehensive settlement of the patent litigation between the two parties. BASF will take a product license under the Sawgrass patents.  &nbs… Read More »
Vehicles and Varnishes
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
While pricing pressures continue, manufacturers look for ways to differentiate their products. Read More »
The Milling Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Equipment manufacturers are hopeful that the gains they saw in capital expenditures at the end of 2002 will continue into 2003. Read More »
The Flexo Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
The outlook for the flexo ink market continues to look strong as flexo makes further inroads in the packaging industry and new applications are being developed. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Markem Corporation, Keene, NH, a provider of identification systems, software, supplies and services for product coding and marking, has added a new ink to its Touch Dry family.      The addition of the 5005 ink, available in b… Read More »
The Offset Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 9, 2005
The offset market has seen a slowdown as a result of the economy, but there is reason for optimism in 2003. Read More »
In Search of Continuous Improvement
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Ink companies and suppliers alike are utilizing Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management and other process improvement systems to improve all aspects of their business. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Sun Chemical Corporation has acquired a 50 percent interest in Assemblage Intermoleculaire en Chimie Organique (AIC), a special effect pigments, additives and inks company based in Libourne, France.       AIC manufactures high-… Read More »
Waxes, Solvents and Additives
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
While 2002 offered some slight improvement in the market, 2003 remains a time of uncertainty. Still, an increasing interest in value-added products provides some possibilities. Read More »
The Year in Review
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
The ink industry showed some growth in 2002, but uncertainty over the economy and raw materials remains a concern for 2003. Read More »
An Industry Giant Retires
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
After more than 40 years at Sun Chemical, Edward E. Barr is stepping down as chairman. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Flint Ink Corporation, Ann Arbor, MI, and the SICPA Group, Lausanne, Switzerland have reportedly agreed in principle to several business transactions by which Flint Ink will acquire SICPA’s worldwide heatset and coldset inks business and SICPA… Read More »
UV/EB Update
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
Despite the economic downturn, the radiation-curing industry continues to flourish, and many new opportunities for UV and EB are being developed. Read More »
International Top Companies
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
As our Annual International Top Companies Report illustrates, the printing ink industry is international in its scope, with Japan, U.S., Germany, Switzerland, U.K., Sweden, Holland, India, Belgium, Brazil and France home for the world�s top ink manufacturers. Read More »
The Publication Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
The past few years have been difficult for printing ink manufacturers and their customers, as key segments in the publication market have slumped. Industry leaders are cautiously optimistic that a turnaround may occur in the near future. Read More »
Packaging Ink Market
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 9, 2005
The packaging ink market is constantly evolving and growing more sophisticated, and ink makers must work ever more closely with their customers. Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
Troy Corporation announced that its Newark, NJ manufacturing facility has achieved ISO 14001 certification. According to the company, the awarding of this certification is a recognition of its environmentally conscious manufacturing practices.  … Read More »
Published September 9, 2005
During last year’s International Coatings Expo (ICE) held by the Federation of Societies of Coatings Technology (FSCT), the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) sponsored a symposium that focused on manufacturing principle… Read More »
Raw Material Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 9, 2005
As the economy continues to struggle, printing ink companies are looking toward their suppliers for support. Read More »