David Savastano, Ink World Editor || November 15, 2010 The energy curing ink industry continued to enjoy growth during the past year, particularly in the packaging segment, and technologies such as LED offer further opportunities in the coming years.
Sel Avci, Elementis Specialties || October 15, 2009 Editor’s Note: “Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks” was presented at the Eurocoat Inkmakers Forum during the 2nd European Congress on Printing Inks, held at Nüremberg, Germany April 9-10, 2003.
Abstract: The vari…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 9, 2009 Any ink maker can tell you how a certain test is performed. Testing for color? Use a spectrophotometer. Testing for viscosity? Use a viscometer. And so on.
Every ink maker also knows why these tests are performed. If an ink doesn’t perform the…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 12, 2005 The international nature of the printing ink industry is ever more apparent, as the leading ink manufacturers span the globe from Japan, the U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, the U.K., Holland, India, France and Brazil.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 9, 2005 While the slowdown in the U.S. economy kept sales flat at best for most companies, some ink manufacturers discovered opportunities to grow during 2001.