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The Packaging Ink Market
By Bridget Klebaur, Associate Editor
Published May 1, 2014
Packaging inks continue to be a growth area for printers and ink manufacturers, with particularly strong opportunities in low migration inks for food packaging, flexible packaging, energy curing and narrow web and label. Read More »
The Packaging Ink Market
By David Savastano , Editor
Published May 1, 2013
The market for packaging inks remains strong, with water-based, solvent-based, sheetfed and UV/EB inks all having their areas of growth. Read More »
Braden Sutphin Ink Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published January 18, 2013
For Braden Sutphin Ink, 2013 offers a time to look back on its accomplishments over the years, as well as to look ahead to many more years to come. Read More »
Converters, Brand Owners Slow to Utilize Low Migration Inks
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published January 18, 2013
European ink producers have been expanding their portfolios of low migration inks in response to continued public anxiety about contamination of food products by chemicals used in packaging. Leading ink manufacturers in Europe like Sun Chemical, Fli… Read More »
Ink Manufacturers Showcase Innovations at Labelexpo 2012
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 16, 2012
Labelexpo Americas 2012 offered plenty of new developments for the label and narrow web market, and ink manufacturers were on hand to showcase new products and meet with attendees. Sun Chemical introduced a wide range of solutions for the narrow web… Read More »
The Packaging Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 31, 2012
Flexible packaging and narrow web remain strong areas, and ink manufacturers continue to see opportunities for growth 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 »
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 »
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 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 November 2, 2009
When companies are acquired in the ink industry, the larger ink manufacturers are generally involved. By contrast, Wikoff Color Corporation, Fort Mill, SC, has never been known for purchasing ink companies. That changed in the last six months, as Wi… Read More »
By Zubair Khan, Environmental Inks and Coatings
Published November 2, 2009
Ink manufacturers and their raw material suppliers have been evolving new technologies to meet these demands by providing new polymers, oligomers, monomers, photoinitiators, pigments and inks Read More »
By Dennis Butcher and Dr. Iuliana Nita, Noveon, Inc.
Published October 29, 2009
When water-based inks were first introduced, we thought this meant that the products were “safe.” But the material safety data sheets (MSDS) from the manufacturers showed many of the inks to contain up to 20 percent glycol ether solvents.… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 29, 2009
Receives TLMI's first Supplier of the Year Award Read More »
By Bonnie Bedolla, Flint Ink
Published October 15, 2009
Low odor and extractables levels can make UV flexo a more attractive option for a variety of markets Read More »