For ink manufacturers, growing along with their customers is essential.
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The printing industry is evolving. New technologies are driving this change, either within printing itself (digital printing) or how people get their information (the Internet). Some regions are growing (Asia-Pacific, Latin America), while others have stagnated. Some sectors are doing well (packaging and UV), while others are declining (publication and commercial). Consolidation is also changing the shape of the printing industry.
For ink manufacturers, growing along with their customers is essential. During the past year, leading international ink manufacturers have made their own strategic calculations. In response to the growth in digital printing, T&K Toka and Wikoff Color have added inkjet to their portfolio. DIC Corporation and Flint Group acquired Latin American ink manufacturers. DIC (Turkey), Toyo Ink (Vietnam and Brazil), Sakata INX (Japan, UK and U.S.), Siegwerk (Colombia) and others added new manufacturing pl
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