Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor||March 29, 2016
Strong growth in the Asia-Pacific region and increased activity in developed regions will continue to drive demand.
Sean Milmo, European Editor||July 31, 2015
A rising proportion of higher-margin pigments are being developed, formulated and manufactured in Europe.
Sean Milmo, European Editor||August 1, 2014
Stricter environmental regulations on pigments,intermediates are the driving force for higher prices
Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor||March 1, 2014
For the most part, pigment manufacturers reported sales growth in 2013 and anticipate a strong year in 2014, although there are challenges ahead.
Sean MIlmo, European Editor||May 1, 2013
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||March 3, 2013
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||May 31, 2012
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||March 13, 2012
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||September 16, 2011
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||May 16, 2011
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||March 11, 2011
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||September 20, 2010
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||May 10, 2010
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||March 24, 2010
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||October 28, 2009
The trend toward greater use of color will also present technological and cost challenges for ink formulators and pigment manufacturers
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