Increased attendance indicates that program improvements over the years have made the NPIRI Technical Conference a much more essential program, and this year�s conference offered more value to its attendees. 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 »
Flint Ink (www.flintink.com) will be highlighting energy curable ink systems at Graph Expo/Converting Expo 2002, Oct. 6-9, at McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL.
In particular, Flint Ink will be focusing on its new X… Read More »
A new UV curable ink jet ink designed specifically for use on non-porous substrates was launched at IPEX 2002 by Xaar plc and SunJet, following an extensive joint development program. Providing almost instant curing of the ink film following exposure… 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 »
UVitec Printing Ink, Inc., Lodi, NJ, has introduced the 87 series of UV flexographic inks that was developed using a proprietary process that results in the inks having outstanding press performance and cured film properties. The quality of the 87 se… 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 »
Coates Screen has rounded out its display product offering with its new COR CoroFlute single-package UV ink system. COR has been formulated for printing onto Coroplast and other fluted, corona-treated polyolefin substrates.
Coro… Read More »
Environmental Inks and Coatings Corporation, Morganton, NC, has opened a new 12,000 square foot facility in Morganton for the development and production of UV inks and coatings.
EIC’s growing UV business necessitated the… Read More »
Flexographic printing is continuing to notch up fast growth rates in the European packaging sector. But as it continues to gain a larger share of the market, mainly at the expense of litho offset, it is facing tougher challenges which could slow down its fast expansion. 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 »
Flint Ink North America has announced price increases for a variety of ink products. The increases come in response to the rising costs of raw materials, transportation, energy, and environmental compliance that are integral to printing inks.
Pric… Read More »