Providing strong product development and expertise is helping resin manufacturers make gains in the marketplace.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor06.04.07
The resin market enjoyed growth during the past year, although raw material prices and profitabilityconcerns continue to be serious issues. However, new product developments are driving improving sales.
“Noveon did well in 2006,” said Carol Durgan, tactical marketing manager, Noveon Resins and Polymers. “We introduced several new products during the year and look forward to another successful year in 2007.”
“2006 was a successful year for Rohm and Haas, with moderate growth across all product lines and customer segments,” said Holly J. Anderson, senior sales executive, graphic arts for Rohm and Haas Company.
“BASF Resins experienced a robust first half of 2006 reflecting the underlying strength of the U.S. economy and printing/packaging industry; the second half of 2006 reflected slower growth,” said Rick Krause, business manager for BASF Resins. “Like the ink industry, volume
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