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By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 9, 2009
There have been many recent announcements of new ink technologies that may revolutionize the printing industry. In some cases, these new inks find success in the market; some remain ideas on the drawing board. For the past two years, Midwest Ink Com… Read More »
By Emmanuel D. Dimotakis, Michihiko Toya and Anthony Cieri, Sun Chemical
Published October 9, 2009
The DriLith W2 series of inks has received significant exposure in the printing industry, spurring inquiries from waterless printers around the world. Benchmarking of DriLith W2 inks has been carried out with both medium and high-end waterless print… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 8, 2009
Starting a company in an industry as competitive as printing ink is a daunting venture. It takes a combination of good ideas, hard work and service to thrive in the marketplace. In 1991, Jack Hurst, founder of Hurst Printing Inks, set out to create… Read More »
By Mark D. Latunski, Flint Ink
Published October 7, 2009
Editor’s Note: “Optimizing UV Coatings for Heatset Web Offset Printing” was first presented at the National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) 45th Annual Technical Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, in October 2001. The pre… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 7, 2009
For any manufacturer, having experience in your customers’ field can make a major impact. In the ink industry, having people with backgrounds in printing provides an extra edge for both the ink company and its customers. Mallard Ink Company, a… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 7, 2009
When it comes to ink, service is critical to printers. There are certainly other key aspects, including high quality, consistency, color strength and price, that are important factors, but service can make or break a printer’s ability to succes… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 2, 2009
At a time when large corporations dominate certain segments of the printing ink industry, it can be a challenge for new ink companies to find a niche in which to thrive. Barney Lenhart, owner and president of JK&M Ink, decided a few years ago to… Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 2, 2009
Offset ink manufacturers use a wide array of testing equipment to check the physical properties of their products. Read More »
Interink Brings Excellent Support, Technology to Thailand Printers
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published June 25, 2009
Interink Brings Excellent Support, Technology to Thailand Printers Read More »
Quantum Ink Emphasizes Importance of Quality, Service
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published June 9, 2009
Quantum Ink Emphasizes Importance of Quality, Service Read More »
Cranfield Colours is Committed to Quality Products and Support
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published June 5, 2009
Cranfield Colours is Committed to Quality Products and Support Read More »
The Publication Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 2, 2008
Publication ink manufacturers are trying to balance higher costs with the need for new products as they try to help their customers meet the demands of the changing marketplace. Read More »
The Publication Ink Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 10, 2007
Publication printers and ink manufacturers are facing a wide variety of challenges, including a changing marketplace, higher costs and customer consolidation. Read More »
The Challenge of Emulsification
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published August 7, 2007
For offset printers, emulsification, or ink/water balance, is a major challenge, and ink manufacturers are offering guidance to help customers run their presses as smoothly as possible. Read More »
The Publication Ink Report
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published October 9, 2006
As raw material costs continue to rise, publication ink manufacturers have finally been able to pass along some price increases. Read More »