Packaging

  • The Structure and Performance Property Relationship in UV Inks

    Zubair Khan, Environmental Inks and Coatings||November 2, 2009
    Ink manufacturers and their raw material suppliers have been evolving new technologies to meet these demands by providing new polymers, oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators, pigments and inks


  • Smart Packaging 2004

    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.


  • Improving Properties of UV Flexo Inks By Curing Under Nitrogen

    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


  • Good Manufacturing Practice with Food Packaging

    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


  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    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.


  • Pan-European Presence,Price Pressures Remain Issues in Packaging Ink Market

    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…


  • The Packaging Report

    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.


  • Acquisition of Handschy Industries Strengthens Sun Chemical

    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.


  • The Flexo Ink Market

    The Flexo Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 31, 2009
    For ink manufacturers, flexo remained solid, thanks to the relative strength of the packaging industry.


  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    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.


  • The Packaging Ink Report

    The Packaging Ink Report

    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.


  • Food Packaging Comes Under Increased Scrutiny in Europe

    Food Packaging Comes Under Increased Scrutiny in Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||July 12, 2007
    Printers, ink manufacturers and other suppliers are preparing for regulations regarding food packaging.


  • The Flexo Ink Market

    The Flexo Ink Market

    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.


  • Concerns Over Food Packaging are Leading Drive for Information

    Concerns Over Food Packaging are Leading Drive for Information

    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.


  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    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.