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By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 2, 2011
The overall strength of the North American packaging market has led to a series of acquisitions of liquid ink companies during the past year. Along these lines, Mosley Holdings announced the acquisition of Graphic Sciences, a water-based packaging in… Read More »
EU Nations are Preparing Own Packaging Ink Regulations
By Sean Milmo, Ink World Associate Editor
Published July 26, 2011
The printing inks sector in Europe has taken a number of voluntary initiatives over the last few years to prevent the occurrence of ink migration in food packaging Read More »
Standard Register's Expertise in Specialty Inks and Coatings Provides Benefits to Customers
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 17, 2011
Business printing is a complex field. Company reputations are a major concern, and inks and coatings play a key role in protecting and advancing business reputations. For nearly a century, Standard Register (SR) has been a major force in business pr… Read More »
The Flexo Ink Market
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published May 17, 2011
Flexo continues to be a dominant process in packaging, and flexo ink manufacturers enjoyed growth during the past year. Read More »
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published May 13, 2011
Although the flexo ink market has shown improvement over this past year, it has still yet to reach pre-recession levels. Flexo ink manufacturers Ink World spoke with expressed cautious optimism that this trend will continue in 2011. “The North… Read More »
Dedication to Service, Quality Drives Liberty Printing Ink's Growth
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published March 14, 2011
Dedication to Service, Quality Drives Liberty Printing Inks' Growth Read More »
Food Packaging and Ink
By Dr. Don P. Duncan, Director of Research, Wikoff Color Corporation
Published October 13, 2010
Food packaging has gotten to be a lot less fun in the last three to four years. After a couple of instances in Europe where local, sub-optimal ink formulations were used and ink components were found to have migrated into food consumed by children, a… Read More »
The Packaging Ink Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 20, 2010
The packaging ink segment showed growth in 2010, and ink manufacturers anticipate more good news ahead Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published April 22, 2010
The global recession has taken its toll on printers, but flexo packaging converters have fared reasonably well. For flexo ink manufacturers, the past year has been relatively stable. “The European and North American flexo market had somewhat o… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published April 8, 2010
In the past year, there has been M&A activity on the packaging ink side, as four mid-sized packaging ink manufacturers companies have been acquired. Last week, in keeping with this trend, Toyo Ink International Corp., a member of the Toyo Ink Gro… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published February 18, 2010
The announcement on Feb. 12 that Flint Group will acquire Torda Ink AB, a leading packaging ink supplier in parts of Europe and the Middle East, strikes me as a clear sign of the times. The transaction is expected to close by the end of March 2010, s… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published December 3, 2009
Perseverance Pays Off for Brewer’s Printing Ink of Georgia By David Savastano For a company to reach its 25th anniversary,it usually has had to navigate some difficult times in order to reach that milestone. For Brewer’s Pri… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published December 2, 2009
On the surface, it would seem that there could be little doubt that this is a tough time for entrepreneurs to start up ink companies. However, the reality is that there are opportunities for people who know what customers are hungry for – namel… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published December 2, 2009
The printing ink industry has many successful family-owned businesses, and J.M. Fry Printing Inks, a Richmond, VA-based specialist in water-based and offset inks, is among the most successful. In the case of J.M. Fry Printing Inks, family means a wh… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published December 2, 2009
In any industry, small regional companies rely on their ability to best serve their customers in order to make a good living. The ink industry is no different in this regard; a company has to work closely with its customers in order to be successful.… Read More »