Features

The U.S. Top 20 Report

By David Savastano, Ink World Editor | September 6, 2005

It was an active year for the printing ink industry. Companies raised prices and prepared for the future by developing new products.

Each year, Ink World compiles its comprehensive look at the top ink manufacturers in the U.S. and throughout the world. The top 20 U.S. companies are listed below (the complete report is available in our April 2004 issue):
 
The Top 20 Rankings
Rank
Company
Ink Sales (in millions) Last year
1 Sun Chemical $3,000 1
2 Flint Ink $1,400 2
3 INX International $300 3
4 CCI/Siegwerk $130 4
5 SICPA $110 5
6 DuPont Ink Jet $105 14
7 Toyo Ink America $82 7
8 Wikoff Color $80 6
9 Markem/Aellora $75 New
10 Central Ink $71 9
11 Micro Inks $67 12
12 Nazdar $65 10
13 Superior $65 8
14 Van Son $64 11
14 Sericol $60 12
16 Sensient Technologies $50 14
17 Color Resolutions $47 16
17 Ink Systems $44.2 20
19 Environmental Inks $44 17
20 Braden Sutphin Ink $41 17
20 Handschy $41 19
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