The global waxes and additives business is a billion-dollar field.
Dave Savastano, Editor05.13.16
For ink manufacturers, the additives market is a wide ranging area, encompassing key ingredients that impart critical performance properties to the inks. Whether it is waxes, defoamers, surfactants or so many more, inks and many other products would not be the same without these additives.
As a result, additives are a sizable market. In its report “Ink Additives Market by Type (Rheology Modifier, Slip/Rub Material, Defoamers, Dispersants), by Process (Flexographic, Lithographic, Gravure, Digital), by Application (Flexible Packaging,
Publication, Corrugated, Promotion) - Global Forecasts to 2019,” Markets and Markets, a global research and consulting firm, predicts that the international market for waxes and additives will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.78% through 2019.
Markets and Markets further estimated global market value of the ink additives market was estimated to $629.02 million in 2013 and is projected grow at a CAGR of around 5.78% between 2014
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