Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||August 6, 2008
Despite pricing pressures and a challenging economic environment, demand for high performance pigments continues to increase.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||July 1, 2008
Color is a tremendously important aspect of our daily lives, and there are many challenges ahead for the pigment industry.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||June 4, 2008
It is a nervous time for ink producers and distributors in Europe due to the impact of the policies of China's government on the production of organic pigments and raw materials.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 10, 2008
Although pigment companies generally noted that 2007 was a relatively good year for the industry, there are also numerous concerns for the future, including raw material costs, the economy, the elimination of the VAT in China and environmental mandates.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||September 11, 2007
It is becoming evident that for certain ink makers and raw materials suppliers, the task may be more difficult and expensive than expected. There is even a danger that costs will be so high that certain ink materials may have to be taken off the market.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||August 7, 2007
As the market size grows and customers continue to demand more sophisticated technologies, the future for HPPs remains bright.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||June 6, 2007
CPMA's 2007 International Conference focused on the importance of color in the ink, coatings and cosmetics industries.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||June 6, 2007
Chinese pigment producers, gains in pigment dispersants and REACH are among the key issues facing European pigment manufacturers.
March 13, 2007
Although 2006 was a year of improvement, pigment manufacturers are coping with a wide variety of challenges, including raw material pricing and supply issues and overcapacity.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||September 11, 2006
Led by crude oil, prices for key ink ingredients across the spectrum are rising dramatically, leading companies to wonder when, and if, prices will eventually stabilize.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor||August 9, 2006
As a result of their outstanding performance, high performance pigments are being used in many new applications, and remain a bright spot for pigment manufacturers.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||June 1, 2006
Despite improving economic conditions, pigment leaders have numerous concerns, including rising raw material costs and offshore competition.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 14, 2006
Pigment manufacturers are facing numerous challenges, including tighter margins, higher raw material and operating costs, overcapacity and offshore competition. How these challenges are met will determine which companies will ultimately succeed.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 25, 2005
Pigments provide the color we see in so many products, whether its paint, ink, cosmetics, plastics or so many other parts of our daily lives.
Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||October 25, 2005
Pigment producers are, with mixed results, pressing for higher prices in Europe in the wake of increases in their raw material costs.
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