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The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 31, 2012
Resin manufacturers have faced numerous challenges during the past few years, but are relatively optimistic about 2012 and beyond. Read More »
The European Ink Report
By Sean Milmo, European Editor
Published March 13, 2012
The slowing European economy and higher raw material prices are serious concerns for ink manufacturers in 2012. Read More »
North American Top 20 Ink Industry Report
By Dave Savastano, Editor
Published March 1, 2012
In recent years, the North American printing ink industry has faced a wave of challenges. 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 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 Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 16, 2011
Major concerns over pricing and availability of key raw materials continue to impact resin manufacturers. 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 »
The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 10, 2010
Even though printing has not recovered to pre-recession levels, there have been signs of economic improvement, and resin companies are seeing a rise in demand. Read More »
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published October 14, 2009
Mr. Willock has become one of the leading authorities on resins in the industry Read More »
By Bob Cook, Lawter International, Inc.
Published October 2, 2009
Over the years, resin and vehicle manufacturers tested a product’s solubility using the traditional titration method. This method provides information as to the percent solids at kick out or differences in solubility using various oils or solve… Read More »
By Dr. Joy T. Kunjappu, Yeshiva University
Published October 2, 2009
Polymeric materials constitute an integral ingredient in any ink composition. Read More »
Plays So Well with Others: New Dispersing Resin Technology Offers Viscosity Control, Compatibility, Efficiency and Higher Pigment Loading
By Kay Sanborn, Rohm & Haas
Published June 9, 2009
For printers, it’s never business as usual. Higher strength inks must roll onto ever finer line screens. Presses speed up as substrates diversify. Large runs split into smaller jobs that require different equipment settings. And through it all,… Read More »
The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 28, 2009
Even as they are buffeted by the global recession and higher raw material costs, resin manufacturers continue to develop innovative products for the ink industry. Read More »
The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published May 8, 2008
Higher raw material prices, led by crude oil, continue to impact resin manufacturers, but the surge in new product development is helping to drive sales growth. Read More »
The Resin Report
By David Savastano, Ink World Editor
Published June 4, 2007
Providing strong product development and expertise is helping resin manufacturers make gains in the marketplace. Read More »