David Savastano, Ink World Editor||06.04.12
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||05.31.12
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||03.13.12
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||03.13.12
The slowing European economy and higher raw material prices are serious concerns for ink manufacturers in 2012.
Dave Savastano, Editor||03.01.12
In recent years, the North American printing ink industry has faced a wave of challenges.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||01.30.12
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…
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||09.16.11
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||05.16.11
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||03.11.11
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||09.20.10
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||05.10.10
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||03.24.10
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||10.28.09
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||10.16.09
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||10.14.09
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||10.14.09
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||03.11.09
As the worldwide economic downturn continues to impact the printing ink industry, pigment manufacturers are preparing for numerous challenges in the coming year.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||08.06.08
Despite pricing pressures and a challenging economic environment, demand for high performance pigments continues to increase.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||07.01.08
Color is a tremendously important aspect of our daily lives, and there are many challenges ahead for the pigment industry.
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