Ink manufacturers are seeing growth in the region, with India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand among the rapidly expanding.
Dave Savastano, Editor07.29.16
The Asia-Pacific region is the largest producer of ink worldwide; Ink World estimates the Asia-Pacific ink market at $6.5 billion of the $20 billion global ink business. DIC Corporation, Toyo Ink Group, Sakata INX, T&K Toka and Tokyo Printing Ink – five of the eight largest international ink companies – are headquartered in Japan. hubergroup, the sixth-largest ink manufacturer, is the largest ink producer in India.
The Asia-Pacific region is driven by the economies of China, India, Japan and other growing nations. China has the largest economy in Asia-Pacific, and will be the focus of a separate report in Ink World’s September-October 2016 issue.
For ink manufacturers, the Asia-Pacific region continues to expand. In particular, ink executives noted that India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand have shown excellent growth.
“The Asia-Pacific region showed moderate growth despite growing uncertainty over the outlook for the global economy, as the sp
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