David Savastano, Editor||11.21.16
Suppliers are seeing growth in the packaging market, although regulations are an increasing challenge.
Dave Savastano, Editor||05.13.16
The global waxes and additives business is a billion-dollar field.
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||05.20.15
Despite unique challenges and fluctuating costs, this market remains as in-demand as ever.
David Savastano, Editor||11.01.14
Waxes and additives suppliers are paying close attention to food packaging rules that are impacting ink makers.
David Savastano, Editor||05.01.14
Additives come in many forms, and the right ingredients can make a major difference in how an ink performs.
Jeanine M. Snyder, Christine Louis, K. T. Griffin Lai, C. James Reader, Charles R. Hegedus, K. Michael Peck Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (USA) and Air Products Nederland B.V., Utrecht, the Netherlands||03.01.14
Formulating waterborne inks requires many critical steps to achieve optimal performance.
Dave Savastano, Editor||11.27.13
Leading suppliers of waxes and additives said the past year saw improvements in sales, and they anticipate further growth in the coming year.
David Savastano, Editor||05.01.13
There are a number of areas of growth for ink manufacturers, and additives suppliers are delivering products that will help their customers meet their needs.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||11.16.12
Ink manufacturers are looking to waxes and additives suppliers to help them improve performance.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||05.31.12
Additives manufacturers are reporting that 2012 is going quite well, particularly on the packaging side
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||11.10.11
Suppliers are working hard to strike a balance between higher raw materials costs and availability concerns and providing the innovations that their ink customers are seeking.
Jeanine M. Snyder, C. James Reader, Charles R. Hegedus, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.||09.16.11
Choosing the proper defoamer can eliminate foam from waterborne printing inks without causing detrimental effects to the finished print
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||09.16.11
Continually higher pricing and supply concerns over the key raw materials necessary for formulating inks continue to worry printing ink manufacturers
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||05.16.11
Additives encompass a wide range of products, and most manufacturers have seen a recovery in the market, although raw materials are a serious concern.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||11.15.10
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||09.20.10
For the past few years, raw material costs and supply for printing inks have been, in a word, volatile
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||05.11.10
Additives manufacturers report that they are seeing a turnaround in the economy, and are cautiously optimistic about the future.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||12.10.09
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||10.29.09
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||10.29.09
When incorporated into water, surfactants strive to reduce their surface energy by isolating their hydrophobic segments from the aqueous phase
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