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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 »
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 »
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 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 »
Emphasis on Environment Leads AMGRAPH, IdeOn to Develop EB Curable Gravure Inks
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published January 20, 2010
EB curable inks are free of solvents and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) 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 »
The Packaging Ink Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 13, 2009
The global recession and volatile raw material prices are having a major impact on packaging ink manufacturers, but leading packaging ink companies are seeing some reasons for optimism for the coming year. Read More »
By Alexandra Pekarovicova, James Atkinson, Jan Pekarovic and Viera Khunova
Published October 8, 2009
Editor’s Note: “New Generation of Inks for Rotogravure” was presented during the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s 45th Annual Technical Conference, Oct. 17-19, 2001 in Scottsdale, AZ. The environmental and health pr… Read More »
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published October 8, 2009
Packaging in Europe has proved recently to be a more buoyant market for ink makers than other customer sectors. Last year, total packaging sales went up by an estimated 1 percent to 2 percent in the region, similar to the average rise in GDP. But th… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 6, 2009
Most people in the packaging ink industry will tell you that packaging’s use closely mirrors what is happening in the economy. Read More »
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published June 24, 2009
The Future of Ink on Packaging featured presentations on the latest developments in ink and printing techniques to achieve shelf impact and brand image Read More »
The Gravure Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published June 17, 2009
New technological innovations on the press are allowing gravure to be economically competitive on shorter runs. Read More »