David Savastano, Editor07.27.20
As we pass the halfway point of 2020, the world is a very different place from when the year began. The tragic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world so much. In the Top International Ink Companies Report, industry executives detail what they are seeing now, and what they anticipate in the coming months. Not surprisingly, packaging and digital printing continue to expand.
Interest in digital printing of clothing and other textiles is a bright spot for printers and ink companies. In a major acquisition, DIC and Sun Chemical acquired Sensient Imaging Technologies from Sensient in June. Sensient Imaging was the 15th largest North American ink company, according to our Top 20 Report in the March/April 2020 issue, with estimated sales of $70 million annually. Sensient Imaging specializes in a range of markets, including textile inks, which will add to Sun Chemical’s portfolio.
“Digital Textile Printing Segment Sees Rapid Growth,” showcases how digi
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