Sean Milmo, European Editor||March 13, 2012
The slowing European economy and higher raw material prices are serious concerns for ink manufacturers in 2012.
Dave Savastano, Editor||March 1, 2012
In recent years, the North American printing ink industry has faced a wave of challenges.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||January 30, 2012
The Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC) recently hosted its Annual Christmas Party at Pescatore Palace, Franklin Park, IL. Among the highlights were the presentation of the Ink Person of the Year and Ink Supp…
Staff||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.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 16, 2011
Continually higher pricing and supply concerns over the key raw materials necessary for formulating inks continue to worry printing ink manufacturers
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||May 16, 2011
Shortages of printing ink pigments have been getting so bad over the past year that doubts are beginning to be raised about the long-term sustainability of a supply system dependent on imports from Asi
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 11, 2011
The pigment industry rebounded in 2010 as sales improved, but raw material price and supply issues remain serious concerns for 2011.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 20, 2010
For the past few years, raw material costs and supply for printing inks have been, in a word, volatile
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||May 10, 2010
The decline of the European sector for standard printing ink pigments reached a new low when BASF announced in April it was drastically reducing staff and the product portfolio at its plant in Paisley, Scotland. The announcement…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 24, 2010
The past year was a challenging one for pigment manufacturers. Demand for pigments generally declined due to the recession, and customers also looked to cut inventories. As a result, the market shrank, leading to more competition. Still, there were…
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||October 28, 2009
The trend toward greater use of color will also present technological and cost challenges for ink formulators and pigment manufacturers
Heidemarie Menzel and Dr. Hans-Tobias Macholdt, Clariant||October 16, 2009
Ink jet technology is increasingly accepted for wide format printing on materials such as paper, card, glass and plastics
Edwin B. Faulkner, Sun Chemical Corporation u2013 Colors Group||October 14, 2009
the factors that have affected the organic pigment industry over the last year will be examined and a look will be taken at what’s in store for 2003
Mike Agosta, Ink World Associate Editor||October 14, 2009
Approximately 70 members of the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA) battled the worst snowstorm of the millennium to travel to Washington D.C. for CPMA’s two-day conference, titled “The Changing Face of the Color Pigments Indu…
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 11, 2009
As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year.
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