Ink Big Co., a Euclid, OH-based innovator and manufacturer of nano-technology digital ink and protective coatings for the digital graphic arts market, was the featured “Innovative Manufacturer” in the Small Business Administration’s… Read More »
Continuing to support the development of high-quality approved inks for the digital ink jet market, Xaar plc and ink partner Sericol have introduced the Xaar Color+ XV Ink Series, a range of high-performance pigmented solvent-based inks which have be… 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 »
Xaar plc’s ink partner, Intech Digital Technology Limited, has recently developed customized versions of its Blackjet Opal series for use with Xaar’s new ‘Hi-Res’ printheads.
These pigmented solvent-base… Read More »
Soluol, Inc. has acquired Noveon’s solvent-based polyurethane resin products. These products are used in the graphic arts, paint and coatings and textile industries. Soluol and Noveon will work closely together during the next several months to… 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 »
SICPA has created a new gravure/ flexo ink manufacturing plant at Bornem, Belgium as its primary manufacturing site for packaging and industrial inks for European customers.
All steps of the manufacturing process at Bornem, Belg… Read More »
Of all the segments for ink jet technologies, the wide format market offers the greatest opportunity for growth for ink manufacturers looking for areas to develop and market new ink jet inks. Read More »
Sun Chemical and Coates USA (www.sunchemical.com) introduced a variety of new ink lines during the recent CMM International in Chicago, IL.
Sun Chemical developed Spectrum gravure inks and Fidelity flexo inks to meet the n… Read More »
UVitec Printing Ink, Lodi, NJ, has introduced a UV flexo matte coating with very low gloss that has the flexibility to be used on a variety of substrates, including most paper, film and foil materials used for labels, book covers, packaging and cups… 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 »
To support UV users or those making the switch from solvent-based to UV curing inks, Sericol, a world leader in UV ink technology, has published “The Sericol Guide to UV Screen Printing.”
The guide gives comprehensiv… Read More »
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. Read More »
Opportunities for the ink jet market are tremendous for printing ink manufacturers, who are utilizing their experience in UV, screen and conventional inks as they make inroads into the industrial ink jet market. Read More »
The reengineering of INX International has transformed the company from a decentralized geographical oriented company to a centralized company based upon product lines.
“In 2001, our standardization and centralization initia… Read More »
The Packaging Ink Company, Pine Bluff, AR, has acquired the stock and business of American Inks and Coatings, Valley Forge, PA, effective April 16.
The new company, which will retain the name American Inks and Coatings, will co… Read More »
Xaar plc and Hilord Chemical Corporation, a leading OEM manufacturer of solvent-based electrostatic and piezo ink jet inks, have made public their ink partnership agreement.
Under the agreement, Hilord has been working closely w… 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 »
Nazdar has expanded its screen printing distribution within China which is already being serviced by Grace Screen Supplies Limited in Shenzhen, P.R.C. through the addition of Sam Wo International Printing Equipment, Ltd.
Sam Wo… Read More »
Printers continue to seek inks with improved performance properties, particularly because of the growth of industrial printing applications. High performance pigments might be just the answer. Read More »
Manufacturers of flexographic inks have a lot to smile about. More printers are embracing flexography, and in a wider range of end-use segments. Demand also continues to rise for UV, EB and water-based flexo inks. Read More »