Packaging inks continue to be a growth area for printers and ink manufacturers, with particularly strong opportunities in low migration inks for food packaging, flexible packaging, energy curing and narrow web and label. Read More »
The wrap-up information of the Ink Sub-Association of Chinese Daily-Use Chemical Industry shows that the increase in rates of ink consumption in China in years 2004, 2005 and 2006 are 9.4%, 10% and 9% respectively, of which the annual average increas… Read More »
Zeres, Inc., Bowling Green, OH, a manufacturer of flexographic printing inks for both wide web and shipping container applications, has introduced a pH neutral water-based ink.
Spectrastat, new from Zeres, remains pH and viscosi… 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 »