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An Overview of Overt and Covert Security Inks
By Vinod Jyothikumar, PhD, George Washington University
Published August 1, 2014
Unmasking the criminal frauds and forgeries for anti-counterfeiting product authentication Read More »
High-End Textile Ink Market Is Growing in Europe
By Sean Milmo, European Editor
Published November 27, 2013
Demand is expanding for premium, often specialty, inks for textile printing done locally to meet local and fast changing preferences. Read More »
The Metallic Pigment Market
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published August 6, 2012
Metallic pigment manufacturers reported growth in 2011 and are cautiously optimistic for the coming year. 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 Jorg Mannig and Ray Verderber, ECKART America
Published October 28, 2009
Metallic inks have long been used to enhance the value and convey quality of the printed piece Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 16, 2009
It is rare that one meets a person whose quest for knowledge has successfully led to the mastery of numerous fields. Dr. Rich Podhajny, manager of technology, NPD & QC for Colorcon No-Tox Products, is just such a person. Ever since he attended L… Read More »
The Specialty Inks Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 13, 2009
Collaboration between Plextronics, Novaled on developing new solutions for OLED marketplace is another example of potential for conductive inks. Read More »
By Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor
Published October 5, 2009
Specialty ink makers can't afford to cut back on product development due to fears about the economy. Read More »
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published October 5, 2009
The launch of the new currency is taking place amid controversy about whether the European Central Bank (ECB) has done enough to avoid confusion among European consumers. Read More »
Interest in Security Inks Grows  Due to Brand Protection, Bank Notes
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published May 29, 2009
Despite the recession, demand for security inks and systems is strong due to increased interest in brand protection and bank notes. Read More »
Colorcon's Michael Gettis Receives NAPIM's Printing Ink Pioneer Award
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 29, 2009
NAPIM's past president surprised by prestigious honor Read More »
As Counterfeiting Grows, Security Inks Gain in Popularity
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published February 1, 2008
While sales of security inks are rising in Europe, many brand owners are still selecting less effective anti-counterfeiting products due to cost considerations. Read More »
Ink Manufacturers are Finding Opportunities in the Textile Market
By Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor
Published January 26, 2007
Digital technologies and new environmental standards are providing ink companies with new possibilities in the textile segment. Read More »
The Specialty Ink Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 9, 2006
Colorcon and Chromatic Technologies, Inc. specialize in unique applications that showcase the capabilities of ink manufacturers and printers. Read More »
By Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor
Published September 12, 2005
RFID and smart label technology is fueling demand for conductive inks. Read More »