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.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 9, 2005
While 2002 offered some slight improvement in the market, 2003 remains a time of uncertainty. Still, an increasing interest in value-added products provides some possibilities.
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