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. Read More »
While some ink manufacturers found 2003 to be another challenging year, some ink companies were able to generate strong growth. Meanwhile, the economic gains made in the fourth quarter of 2003 have ink companies optimistic about 2004. Read More »
As the price of oil derivatives and other key raw materials continues to increase and availability of some products remain a concern, ink manufacturers anticipate further challenges in the coming year. Read More »
With its newly developed ink series ZWPT 76 for paper and tissue, the Siegwerk Group has introduced a product that meets the high demands of the printers as well as the consumers. The new water-based ink series for flexographic printing is characteri… Read More »
Siegwerk Group of Siegburg, Germany, has signed an agreement to acquire CCI Color Converting Inc., based in Des Moines, IA. The acquisition, which will extend the presence of Siegwerk Group in North America and strengthen its overall global position… Read More »
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. Read More »
Dr. Ansgar Nonn has been appointed to the board of directors of Siegwerk Druckfarben AG, taking over the management of the print media business unit which chairman of the board Herbert Forker had co-managed previously.
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The Siegwerk Group International, headquartered in Siegburg near Cologne, Germany, has closed its acquisition of the packaging ink activities of Swiss group SICPA Holding SA. This agreement took place on Sept. 8 in London, after approval from the rel… Read More »
As our Annual International Top Companies Report illustrates, the printing ink industry is international in its scope, with Japan, U.S., Germany, Switzerland, U.K., Sweden, Holland, India, Belgium, Brazil and France home for the world�s top ink manufacturers. Read More »
In the current period of low growth in the printing products market in Europe, ink makers have been desperately seeking ways to stem falling prices and cling to their margins. For many, an effective means of persuading customers to stop pressing for lower prices is improving or extending services. Read More »
Printers, ink and equipment suppliers are working to make gravure a strong short-run alternative. It remains to be seen if gravure can overcome its image of being a high quality, large-run process and successfully reach out to the ever-increasing short-run marketplace. 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 »
The Siegwerk Group, Siegburg, Germany, plans to acquire the packaging ink division of SICPA Holding SA. A corresponding purchase agreement was signed in London on June 16, 2005. With consolidated total net sales of 613 million euro in the packaging i… Read More »
Dr. Wolfgang Josten has been appointed to the position of managing director of ACTEGA Colorchemie GmbH in Büdingen. ACTEGA Colorchemie is a member of the graphic arts business line of ACTEGA, a division of specialty chemicals group ALTANA.
Dr… Read More »