Sean Milmo, European Editor||05.13.16
Ink manufacturers are moving away from traditional organic pigments in favor of customized colorants.
Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||03.29.16
Strong growth in the Asia-Pacific region and increased activity in developed regions will continue to drive demand.
Sean Milmo, European Editor||07.31.15
A rising proportion of higher-margin pigments are being developed, formulated and manufactured in Europe.
David Savastano, Editor||01.14.15
M&A activity, Latin America and new inks for packaging, labels and inkjet printing top articles from 2014.
Sean Milmo, European Editor||08.01.14
Stricter environmental regulations on pigments,intermediates are the driving force for higher prices
David Savastano, Editor||04.03.14
The pigment industry has seen plenty of consolidation in recent years, whether it is their customers, its suppliers or the pigment industry itself. Speaking with pigment industry leaders, consolidation will continue to be a fact of life.
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor||03.01.14
For the most part, pigment manufacturers reported sales growth in 2013 and anticipate a strong year in 2014, although there are challenges ahead.
David Savastano, Editor||01.09.14
Hoover Color Corporation, an industry leader in the field of iron oxide-based pigments, just celebrated its 90th anniversary, and continues to operate by holding fast to its family values and strong work ethic.
Sean MIlmo, European Editor||05.01.13
It is a difficult time for many manufacturers and distributors of pigments to printing ink producers in Europe, not only because of poor demand due to an economic slowdown in the region but also increasing regulatory pressures. At the same time,…
David Savastano , Editor||03.03.13
While leading pigment manufacturers saw improvements in sales in 2012, executives say they expect more changes to come in 2013.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||05.31.12
Demand for printing ink pigments in Europe has been falling in many sectors over the past year, particularly in the traditional commodity segments
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||03.13.12
For pigment manufacturers, 2011 brought some growth in the printing ink market, and they remain optimistic for 2012 in spite of concerns over the economy and raw materials.
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
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||05.16.11
Shortages of printing ink pigments have been getting so bad over the past year that doubts are beginning to be raised about the long-term sustainability of a supply system dependent on imports from Asi
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||03.11.11
The pigment industry rebounded in 2010 as sales improved, but raw material price and supply issues remain serious concerns for 2011.
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
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||05.10.10
The decline of the European sector for standard printing ink pigments reached a new low when BASF announced in April it was drastically reducing staff and the product portfolio at its plant in Paisley, Scotland. The announcement…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||03.24.10
The past year was a challenging one for pigment manufacturers. Demand for pigments generally declined due to the recession, and customers also looked to cut inventories. As a result, the market shrank, leading to more competition. Still, there were…
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||10.28.09
The trend toward greater use of color will also present technological and cost challenges for ink formulators and pigment manufacturers
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