David Savastano, Editor05.13.16
In recent years, printing ink manufacturers have enjoyed their best results in two markets: packaging and inkjet. The packaging ink market continues to expand, with new technologies such as flexible packaging driving growth. Meanwhile, digital printing is also growing quickly and reaching new markets.
In our May/June 2016 issue, associate editor Catherine Diamond and I take a look at these two segments. In “Packaging Inks,” starting on page 20, Diamond talks with leading packaging ink suppliers, who talk about the latest trends. Low migration inks are a critical topic for converters and brand owners alike, and ink companies are working closely to meet industry needs.
In my report on inkjet inks, which begins on page 24, digital printing ink executives report on some of the growth areas they are seeing, including packaging. Considering how inkjet printing has become a leading technology in many segments in recent years, it is certain that digital printing of personaliz
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