Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||November 2, 2009
From RFID tags to tamper-evident chromatic inks, Smart Packaging 2004 offered a wealth of information on smart and intelligent packaging solutions and applications.
Bonnie Bedolla, Flint Ink||October 15, 2009
Low odor and extractables levels can make UV flexo a more attractive option for a variety of markets
Dr. Sandro Leuenberger, SICPA Group||October 14, 2009
This article describes, from an international perspective and a practical standpoint, the applicable stipulations and the obligations and responsibilities of the ink manufacturer and the packaging printer
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 13, 2009
The global recession and volatile raw material prices are having a major impact on packaging ink manufacturers, but leading packaging ink companies are seeing some reasons for optimism for the coming year.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||October 8, 2009
Packaging in Europe has proved recently to be a more buoyant market for ink makers than other customer sectors. Last year, total packaging sales went up by an estimated 1 percent to 2 percent in the region, similar to the average rise in GDP. But th…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 6, 2009
Most people in the packaging ink industry will tell you that packaging’s use closely mirrors what is happening in the economy.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||June 17, 2009
Graphic Packaging has sold certain assets and liabilities of Handschy inks, coatings and varnishes business to Sun Chemical.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 31, 2009
For ink manufacturers, flexo remained solid, thanks to the relative strength of the packaging industry.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 2, 2008
Higher raw material costs and the weakening economy have impacted the packaging market, although there are also opportunities for growth.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 10, 2007
As the packaging market continues to expand globally, packaging ink manufacturers are enjoying growth, although higher raw material prices and consolidation remain concerns.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||July 12, 2007
Printers, ink manufacturers and other suppliers are preparing for regulations regarding food packaging.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||March 13, 2007
Despite rising raw material costs, the flexo ink market had another strong year in 2006, driven in part by the introduction of new performance-based products in the flexible packaging market.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||December 7, 2006
A health scare in Italy last year over traces of in infant milk products has focused unprecedented attention in Europe on the safety of food packaging inks.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 9, 2006
The packaging ink market continues to show growth, while ink price increases are helping to offset higher raw material costs.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||March 14, 2006
Despite the challenges of the sluggish economy and rising raw material costs, the flexo ink market fared well in 2005.
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