Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor || March 12, 2010 The 49th annual NPIRI Summer Course, which will be held by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM)from July 11-16 at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, will again be offered in a modular format. The Summer Course f…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || November 11, 2009 Even as they face volatile raw material pricing and the impact of the global recession, vehicle and varnish manufacturers continue to introduce new technologies.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || February 1, 2008 The role of vehicles and varnishes is a critical one, and suppliers are developing new technologies while also facing increasingly higher raw material costs.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || January 26, 2007 Vehicles and varnishes play a critical role in ink, and terms such as 'guts' and 'heart of the ink' speak to their importance. Ink makers rely on their suppliers to help provide the critical characteristics that printers seek.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor || September 12, 2005 As the economy improves, vehicle and varnish manufacturers are hopeful that the printing ink industry will see improvement. However, rising crude oil prices are a serious concern.