David Savastano, Ink World Editor||June 4, 2012
This year, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) honored 11 industry leaders with the prestigious Printing Ink Pioneer Award. Below are brief features on each of the award recipients; t…
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||May 31, 2012
Demand for printing ink pigments in Europe has been falling in many sectors over the past year, particularly in the traditional commodity segments
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 13, 2012
For pigment manufacturers, 2011 brought some growth in the printing ink market, and they remain optimistic for 2012 in spite of concerns over the economy and raw materials.
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
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