David Savastano, Editor || April 3, 2014 The pigment industry has seen plenty of consolidation in recent years, whether it is their customers, its suppliers or the pigment industry itself. Speaking with pigment industry leaders, consolidation will continue to be a fact of life.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || October 9, 2009 Despite a sluggish start to the year the metallic and special effect ink market has experienced modest growth, with many companies optimistic that the coming year will bring increased growth and recovery.
“The beginning of the year started slo…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || March 11, 2009 As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 25, 2005 In a year dominated by rising raw material prices and an improving economy, many pigment manufacturers were able to get much-needed price increases.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || October 21, 2005 Ink jet and flexible packaging are two of the strongest growth areas for ink manufacturers, and HPPs are an essential ingredient in many of the most successful applications.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || September 9, 2005 As printing ink manufacturers are challenged to offer newer color choices and higher performance options, they are turning to high performance and special effect pigments to meet this need.