Edwin B. Faulkner, Sun Chemical Corporation u2013 Colors Group||10.14.09
the factors that have affected the organic pigment industry over the last year will be examined and a look will be taken at what’s in store for 2003
Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor||10.14.09
Approximately 70 members of the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) battled the worst snowstorm of the millennium to travel to Washington D.C. for CPMA’s two-day conference, titled “The Changing Face of the Color Pigments Indu…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||03.11.09
As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||08.06.08
Despite pricing pressures and a challenging economic environment, demand for high performance pigments continues to increase.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||06.04.08
It is a nervous time for ink producers and distributors in Europe due to the impact of the policies of China's government on the production of organic pigments and raw materials.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||03.10.08
Although pigment companies generally noted that 2007 was a relatively good year for the industry, there are also numerous concerns for the future, including raw material costs, the economy, the elimination of the VAT in China and environmental mandates.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||08.07.07
As the market size grows and customers continue to demand more sophisticated technologies, the future for HPPs remains bright.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||06.06.07
Chinese pigment producers, gains in pigment dispersants and REACH are among the key issues facing European pigment manufacturers.
Although 2006 was a year of improvement, pigment manufacturers are coping with a wide variety of challenges, including raw material pricing and supply issues and overcapacity.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||08.09.06
As a result of their outstanding performance, high performance pigments are being used in many new applications, and remain a bright spot for pigment manufacturers.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||06.01.06
Despite improving economic conditions, pigment leaders have numerous concerns, including rising raw material costs and offshore competition.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||03.14.06
Pigment manufacturers are facing numerous challenges, including tighter margins, higher raw material and operating costs, overcapacity and offshore competition. How these challenges are met will determine which companies will ultimately succeed.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||10.25.05
Pigment producers are, with mixed results, pressing for higher prices in Europe in the wake of increases in their raw material costs.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||10.25.05
In a year dominated by rising raw material prices and an improving economy, many pigment manufacturers were able to get much-needed price increases.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||10.21.05
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||10.21.05
Ink jet and flexible packaging are two of the strongest growth areas for ink manufacturers, and HPPs are an essential ingredient in many of the most successful applications.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||10.10.05
European pigment manufacturers are developing new product and software innovations to meet the increasing demand for color.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||09.19.05
When the subject of pigments comes up, the talk usually centers on price. Yet in speaking with ink industry executives, particularly leaders at smaller niche companies, properties and consistent quality are also of great importance.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||09.13.05
Prices and worldwide overcapacity remain major concerns, but pigment manufacturers are somewhat optimistic about the prospects for 2004.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||09.12.05
Despite higher costs, improved properties are driving growth for high performance pigments in a variety of printing markets, including packaging, outdoor signage and non-impact printing.
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