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The 2014 Raw Material Report
By David Savastano, Editor
Published September 1, 2014
For the most part, raw material costs and supply remained stable during 2014, but there are areas of concern such as the pigment market going forward. Read More »
The Additives Report
By David Savastano, Editor
Published May 1, 2014
Additives come in many forms, and the right ingredients can make a major difference in how an ink performs. Read More »
Predicting Defoamer Performance in Graphic Arts Applications
By Jeanine M. Snyder, Christine Louis, K. T. Griffin Lai, C. James Reader, Charles R. Hegedus, K. Michael Peck Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (USA) and Air Products Nederland B.V., Utrecht, the Netherlands
Published March 1, 2014
Formulating waterborne inks requires many critical steps to achieve optimal performance. Read More »
The Waxes and Additives Report
By Dave Savastano, Editor
Published November 27, 2013
Leading suppliers of waxes and additives said the past year saw improvements in sales, and they anticipate further growth in the coming year. Read More »
The Additives Market
By David Savastano, Editor
Published May 1, 2013
There are a number of areas of growth for ink manufacturers, and additives suppliers are delivering products that will help their customers meet their needs. Read More »
The Waxes and Additives Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 16, 2012
Ink manufacturers are looking to waxes and additives suppliers to help them improve performance. Read More »
The Buyers' Guide
By Staff
Published September 27, 2012
From adhesion promoters to zinc oxide and attritors to waste management services, Ink World’s Annual Buyers’ Guide has everything you may need, as well as important information on suppliers, distributors and trade associations. Read More »
The Additives Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 31, 2012
Additives manufacturers are reporting that 2012 is going quite well, particularly on the packaging side Read More »
Waxes and Additives
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 10, 2011
Suppliers are working hard to strike a balance between higher raw materials costs and availability concerns and providing the innovations that their ink customers are seeking. Read More »
By Staff
Published September 22, 2011
Ink World's Annual Buyers' Guide has everything you may need, from adhesion promoters to zinc oxide and attritors to waste management services, as well as important information on suppliers, distributors and trade associations. Read More »
The Art of Breaking Bubbles
By Jeanine M. Snyder, C. James Reader, Charles R. Hegedus, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Published September 16, 2011
Choosing the proper defoamer can eliminate foam from waterborne printing inks without causing detrimental effects to the finished print Read More »
The Raw Material Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 16, 2011
Continually higher pricing and supply concerns over the key raw materials necessary for formulating inks continue to worry printing ink manufacturers Read More »
The Additives Market
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 16, 2011
Additives encompass a wide range of products, and most manufacturers have seen a recovery in the market, although raw materials are a serious concern. Read More »
Waxes and Additives
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published November 15, 2010
Raw material pricing and supply remain major concerns for waxes and additives manufacturers, but the improvement in the economy has brought some good news. Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published September 20, 2010
For the past few years, raw material costs and supply for printing inks have been, in a word, volatile Read More »