With the ink industry showing some growth in 2005, mill manufacturers have seen some improvement in terms of capital expenditures.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor02.06.06
Capital expenditures is a key indicator of whether the ink industry is moving forward. From all accounts, 2005 was a mixed year for the ink industry. Sales were up slightly, but margins were impacted by higher raw material and energy costs.
Above, Premier Mill’s AP discs.
Below, Charles Ross & Son’s MegaShear Inline High Shear Mixer.
With the printing ink industry showing some growth in the past year, mill manufacturers saw improvement in terms of capital expenditures in the ink industry.
“We have experienced an increase in equipment sales for standard equipment as well as sales for our patented Axial Pin Disks,” said Stewart Rissley, national sales manager for Premier Mill Operation of SPX Process Equipment.
“Our unit sales were approximately double in 2005 compared to 2004,” said Christine Angos, application engineer at Charles Ross & Son.
The reason for increased expenditures are most li
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