When it comes to testing new inks, finding the time to run the ink in an actual pressroom setting is difficult at best. Customers usually don’t have enough free time to set aside presses for test runs.
Sericol has also run… Read More »
For many years, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) has looked for a way to present a forum to discuss manufacturing issues. This year, that goal will be accomplished as NAPIM hosts its first Manufacturing Symposium during… Read More »
Bethesda, MD-based RadTech International North America has released a new CD-ROM that provides a basic overview of UV/EB technology. According to the association, “Introduction to UV/EB-Curing” addresses a range of topics including the hi… Read More »
Representatives from three leading suppliers to the UV curing market, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Fusion UV Systems and UCB Chemicals, recently sponsored “Discover the Light,” a free one-day seminar highlighting the benefits of UV curable p… Read More »
ExxonMobil Chemical’s world-scale Singapore chemical plant on Jurong Island is operating. The highly-integrated complex is now supplying petrochemical products to the marketplace, thus further establishing ExxonMobil Chemical as a leading provi… Read More »
Two rulings recently issued by California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) have recognized UV/EB curing technologies as environmentally-friendly alternatives to traditional industrial processes.
In th… Read More »
Bayer Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, has expanded the list of e-business options available to its polymers and chemicals business customers to include eXtensible Mark-up Language (XML) transmissions for receiving and processing customer purchase… Read More »
Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc., Conoshoken, PA, has been named distributor for the Creanova Inc.’s products in the mid-Atlantic region. Among the products to be distributed by Van Horn, Metz & Company are Vestanat aliphatic isocyanates,… Read More »
Manufacturers of flexographic inks have a lot to smile about. More printers are embracing flexography, and in a wider range of end-use segments. Demand also continues to rise for UV, EB and water-based flexo inks. Read More »
Although there is considerable opposition building against OSHA's standard, it could be approved and implemented as early as 2001. Do you know what the standard says and how it will affect your business and the industry? Read More »
Flexographic printing is continuing to notch up fast growth rates in the European packaging sector. But as it continues to gain a larger share of the market, mainly at the expense of litho offset, it is facing tougher challenges which could slow down its fast expansion. Read More »
While accepting that sales will rise, many ink makers believe they will struggle even to maintain what they perceive as existing low margins, let alone stop them from declining even further. Read More »
A weak Canadian dollar hasn’t prevented Canadian ink companies from reaping the benefits of a growing industry. Companies are reporting strong gains across the industry, whether it be flexo, sheetfed, litho, gravure or specialty inks. Read More »