As digital printing expands into new applications and gains market share in existing segments, inkjet ink suppliers are enjoying growth
David Savastano , Editor05.01.13
The digital printing sector continues to expand, as inkjet gains market share in areas it already is strong in, while moving into new printing segments. For inkjet ink manufacturers, business continues to grow as well.
EFI reached a major milestone in 2012, when the company surpassed the million liter sales mark.
“We had another record year for ink sales in 2012,” said Stephen Emery, vice president, ink business, EFI. “EFI hit a milestone when, for the first time, the company shipped more than a million liters of digital UV ink in less than 12 months. This represents a significant amount of the total market for ink in the industries we serve.”
Dr. Christophe Bulliard, commercial director for Sensient Imaging Technologies SA, said that Sensient is concentrating its developments in industrial inkjet printing applications.
“As a leader in sublimation inkjet inks, we are taking advantage of all the driving forces operating in this segment: the strong in
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