The ink industry is evolving. Many of the changes are due to the way people get their information (the growth of the Internet vs. decline of newspapers) and new technologies that can create more personalized content (gains in inkjet). This is nothing… Read More »
The issue of crude oil prices came up a lot during the recent National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) Annual Convention. Ink industry executives are finding themselves explaining to their printing customers that the drop in the cos… Read More »
Like any industry, the printing industry is facing growing pains as technologies change. Today, inkjet, UV and packaging are expanding. A decade or two ago, offset printing for publication and commercial projects held the largest share of the printin… Read More »
The conventional printing ink industry is going through changes. These changes are clear. The packaging market continues to grow worldwide, and inkjet is expanding into new areas. Meanwhile, the publication and commercial printing markets ha… Read More »
Every September, Ink World publishes our annual Buyers’ Guide, the industry’s most comprehensive listing of raw materials, equipment and services, as well as key data and contact information for allied suppliers. In addition to our Septem… Read More »
In recent years, the primary concern for purchasing executives at ink companies has centered around pricing. In order to keep some level of profitability during tight economic conditions, ink companies kept pressure on suppliers to keep prices as low… Read More »
One of the nightmares that any company can face is a visit from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). When OSHA makes a call, an unprepared company may find itself facing, at the very least, fines and potentially more visits.
Wha… Read More »