Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor || October 30, 2009 Distribution of inks in Europe is going through a period of radical change which is raising questions about what will be the future role of distributors
Staff || August 7, 2007 In light of the major changes in the printing ink industry in recent years, 2006 was a time of relative stability as ink manufacturers continued to increase their efforts into growing markets and regions.
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…
Staff || November 16, 2005 The past year was one of tremendous changes, as major acquisitions such as the merger of Flint Ink and XSYS Print Solutions, Siegwerk Group's acquisition of SICPA Packaging Ink Division and Huber Group's acquisition of a majority share in Micro Inks dramatically reshaped the ink industry.
October 25, 2005 The Huber Group has agreed to form an alliance with Micro Inks Ltd. The transaction is expected to be completed by early 2006. Once this transaction is completed, the Huber Group will have consolidated annual sales of $900 million.
The Huber Group…
Staff || October 24, 2005 As our International Top Companies Report illustrates, the ink industry is international in its scope, with Japan, U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, U.K., Holland, India, Mexico, France and Brazil home for the world�s top ink manufacturers.
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.”