Packaging

  • The Packaging Inks Market

    The Packaging Inks Market

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||May 20, 2015
    The evolution of the packaging market is a boon for ink manufacturers.


  • The 2015 U.S. Ink Directory

    The 2015 U.S. Ink Directory

    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.


  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    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.


  • The 2014 U.S. Ink Directory

    The 2014 U.S. Ink Directory

    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.


  • The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    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.


  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    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.


  • Converters, Brand Owners Slow to Utilize Low Migration Inks

    Converters, Brand Owners Slow to Utilize Low Migration Inks

    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…


  • How Green Will My Planet Be

    How Green Will My Planet Be

    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…


  • Ink Manufacturers Showcase Innovations at Labelexpo 2012

    Ink Manufacturers Showcase Innovations at Labelexpo 2012

    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…


  • Ink Industry Highlights Innovations during drupa 2012

    Ink Industry Highlights Innovations during drupa 2012

    David Savastano, Editor||August 6, 2012
    Digital technologies take center stage as ink manufacturers showcase their newest products


  • The Packaging Ink Report

    The Packaging Ink Report

    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


  • Packaging Converters are Looking To Phase Out Mineral Oils in Inks

    Packaging Converters are Looking To Phase Out Mineral Oils in Inks

    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


  • EU Nations are Preparing Own Packaging Ink Regulations

    EU Nations are Preparing Own Packaging Ink Regulations

    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


  • The Flexo Ink Market

    The Flexo Ink Market

    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.


  • The Packaging Ink Market

    The Packaging Ink Market

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 20, 2010
    The packaging ink segment showed growth in 2010, and ink manufacturers anticipate more good news ahead