Leading suppliers of waxes and additives said the past year saw improvements in sales, and they anticipate further growth in the coming year.
Dave Savastano, Editor11.27.13
For ink manufacturers, waxes and additives are a relatively small portion of ink formulations, but these products drive performance. Leading suppliers of waxes and additives said the past year saw improvements in sales, and they anticipate further growth in the coming year.
“The additives business for Shamrock fared well in 2013,” said Craig Baudendistel, director of sales at Shamrock Technologies. “We had a number of new product developments that were introduced in late 2012 and early 2013 that gained traction throughout the year.”
“Micro Powders’ domestic industrial wax additive sales started off a bit soft in early 2013, but we have seen a marked recovery into the second half of the year,” said Gary Strauss, president and COO of Micro Powders. “We anticipate that our domestic sales will surpass 2012 based on current sales projections. On the international side, we continue to encounter pricing pressures, especially in less de
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