David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 15, 2010
Raw material pricing and supply remain major concerns for waxes and additives manufacturers, but the improvement in the economy has brought some good news.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 20, 2010
For the past few years, raw material costs and supply for printing inks have been, in a word, volatile
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||May 11, 2010
Additives manufacturers report that they are seeing a turnaround in the economy, and are cautiously optimistic about the future.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||December 10, 2009
Manufacturers of waxes and additives are coming off of a challenging year, but there are signs that an economic rebound is now underway.
William R. Doughery, Sartomer Company||October 29, 2009
Editor’s Note: “A Novel Pigment Dispersant and Surfactant For Radiation Curable Waterborne Ink Jet Inks” was presented at NIP 19. Reprinted with permission of IS&T: The Society of Imaging Science and Technology. The developme…
Lisa Hahn, Flexo Tech||October 29, 2009
When incorporated into water, surfactants strive to reduce their surface energy by isolating their hydrophobic segments from the aqueous phase
Sel Avci, Elementis Specialties||October 15, 2009
Editor’s Note: “Rheological Additive Selection for Printing Inks” was presented at the Eurocoat Inkmakers Forum during the 2nd European Congress on Printing Inks, held at Nüremberg, Germany April 9-10, 2003. Abstract: The vari…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 7, 2009
A look at what's new and what's in store in the waxes, solvents and additives markets
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 11, 2009
As the economic downturn continues, additive suppliers are prepared to provide ink manufacturers with products that will enhance their formulations.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 27, 2007
Waxes, solvents and additives manufacturers enjoyed growth overall, as new technologies continue to emerge. However, higher raw material costs remain a major concern.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||December 7, 2006
For manufacturers of waxes, solvents and additives, 2006 was a year of mixed results, as business picked up but raw material prices remain a concern.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||December 12, 2005
Raw material pricing pressures continue, while supply issues have stabilized.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 24, 2005
Increased raw material costs and supply issues are leading to serious concerns over pricing.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 21, 2005
While pricing of key ingredients remains a concern, availability is becoming a serious issue for the ink industry, as the supply of key raw materials such as acrylic acid is not keeping up with demand.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 12, 2005
Most companies found that 2003 was a slight improvement over 2002.
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