Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||May 13, 2016
Growing economies, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, are increasing global demand for flexible packaging.
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||May 20, 2015
The evolution of the packaging market is a boon for ink manufacturers.
Dave Savastano, Editor||January 23, 2015
From 3M to Zeres, Ink World’s annual U.S. Ink Directory provides comprehensive information on more than 190 U.S. ink makers.
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor||May 1, 2014
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.
January 23, 2014
Ink World’s annual U.S. Ink Directory provides comprehensive data on more than 200 U.S. ink manufacturers, from 3M to Zeres, including products and key contact information.
David Savastano, Editor||November 27, 2013
For printing ink manufacturers, 2013 has been a fairly good year, with packaging, inkjet and UV continuing to be highlights.
David Savastano , Editor||May 1, 2013
The market for packaging inks remains strong, with water-based, solvent-based, sheetfed and UV/EB inks all having their areas of growth.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||January 18, 2013
European ink producers have been expanding their portfolios of low migration inks in response to continued public anxiety about contamination of food products by chemicals used in packaging. Leading ink manufacturers in Europe like Sun Chemical, Fli…
Dr. Gilles Catherin, Siegwerk||November 16, 2012
To turn “Anthropocene” into a green era When the Nobel Prize chemist Paul Crutzen popularized ‘Anthropocene” as a geological term that serves to mark the evidence and extent of human activities that have had a significant i…
David Savastano, Editor||November 16, 2012
Labelexpo Americas 2012 offered plenty of new developments for the label and narrow web market, and ink manufacturers were on hand to showcase new products and meet with attendees. Sun Chemical introduced a wide range of solutions for the narrow w…
David Savastano, Editor||August 6, 2012
Digital technologies take center stage as ink manufacturers showcase their newest products
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||May 31, 2012
Flexible packaging and narrow web remain strong areas, and ink manufacturers continue to see opportunities for growth
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||January 23, 2012
A renewed controversy in Europe about the danger of the contents of printing inks migrating into packaged food is increasing pressure on ink producers and their customers
Sean Milmo, Ink World Associate Editor||July 26, 2011
The printing inks sector in Europe has taken a number of voluntary initiatives over the last few years to prevent the occurrence of ink migration in food packaging
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||May 17, 2011
Flexo continues to be a dominant process in packaging, and flexo ink manufacturers enjoyed growth during the past year.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 20, 2010
The packaging ink segment showed growth in 2010, and ink manufacturers anticipate more good news ahead
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||April 8, 2010
In the past year, there has been M&A activity on the packaging ink side, as four mid-sized packaging ink manufacturers companies have been acquired. Last week, in keeping with this trend, Toyo Ink International Corp., a member of the Toyo Ink Gro…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||January 20, 2010
EB curable inks are free of solvents and volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||November 11, 2009
There is speculation that the Swiss ordinance will effectively become the standard for food packaging inks in Europe
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 2, 2009
When companies are acquired in the ink industry, the larger ink manufacturers are generally involved. By contrast, Wikoff Color Corporation, Fort Mill, SC, has never been known for purchasing ink companies. That changed in the last six months, as Wi…
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