David Savastano, Ink World Editor09.26.12
Every September, Ink World publishes our annual Buyers’ Guide, the printing ink industry’s most comprehensive listing of raw materials, equipment and services, as well as important data and contact information for suppliers, distributors and trade associations. In addition to our September/October issue, our Buyers’ Guide information can also be found on the web at www.inkworldmagazine.com.
As has been the case for the past several years, the topic of raw materials continues to be of major importance to the ink industry. Ink manufacturers have been faced with the twin challenges of dramatically higher prices and supply concerns, as some important ingredients for ink have become scarcer. In particular, the ink industry often finds itself competing with larger industries for the same raw materials. This leads to the ink industry having to pay a premium for its supply.
In my Raw Material Report, there is some good news. Ink executives noted that for the most part,
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