Prices for all heatset ink products, including process, special, spot color, metallic, fluorescent inks and overprint varnishes, have increased by 6 percent. Color ink prices for newspaper and coldset commercial printers have also increased by 6 percent. These price increases were effective April 1.
In addition, prices for UV ink products, for both sheetfed and web printing, and prices for liquid packaging ink products will increase by 6 percent. This includes solvent-based and water-based inks and radiation curable inks and coatings for flexo and gravure packaging printers and converters. These price increases took effect on May 1.