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Printing Inks - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018

Dublin, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Printing Inks - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018 - Lithographic, Flexographic, Gravure, Letterpress, Digital, and Other Inks

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c55tlj/printing_inks) has announced the addition of the "Printing Inks - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Printing Inks in US$ Million and Thousands of Tons by the following Product Segments: Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Letterpress Inks, Digital Inks, and Other Inks. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 195 companies including many key and niche players such as Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd., DIC Corporation, Sun Chemical Corp., Flint Group, Sakata Inx Corporation, INX International Ink Co., SAKATA Inx (INDIA) Limited, Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA, T & K Toka Co. Ltd., and Tokyo Printing Ink Mfg., Co.Ltd.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Lithographic Inks I-3
  • Flexographic Inks I-4
  • Gravure Inks I-4
  • Digital Printing Inks I-4
  • Other Inks I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • Printing Inks Industry: A Preface II-1
  • Current Scenario: Optimism Tempered by Uncertainty II-1
  • Rising Raw Material Prices: The Major Cause of Worry for Printing Ink Manufacturers II-2
  • Supply Gets Tighter II-3
  • Future Growth Prospects II-4
  • Current & Future Analysis II-4
  • Value Analysis II-4
  • Volume Analysis II-5
  • Developed Markets: Losing Sheen II-5
  • Future Prospects: Down but Not Out II-6
  • Developing Markets to Uncover True Potential II-6
  • Rising Global Profile of the Printing Ink Industry II-7
  • Challenges of Going Global II-7

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-8

  • Synthetic Alternatives: Order of the Day II-8
  • R&D Witnesses Buoyant Growth amid Economic Vagaries II-8
  • New Technologies to Reinvigorate Sales II-8
  • Nanographic Printing II-8
  • Graphene conductive packaging ink II-9
  • Waterless printing II-9
  • High-fidelity Color Control II-9
  • Thermal inkjet printing II-9
  • Modern Innovations: the Industry's Saving Grace II-9
  • UV-Curable Ink: Changing the Market's Revenue Quotient II-10
  • LED Curing: Gaining Widespread Popularity II-10
  • UV and EB Inks: The Bucks Start Here II-11
  • Printer Ink Refills Market: An Overview II-11
  • Environment-Friendly Packaging and Printing inks: Gaining Momentum II-12
  • Biodegradable Inks- The Way to Go II-12
  • EX-IM Data for Inks II-13

3. SEGMENT-WISE ANALYSIS II-14

  • Lithography Inks II-14
  • Recession Throws Commercial Sheetfed Printing into Distress II-14
  • Flexography Inks II-14
  • Flexography Makes Inroads into Other Inks' Share II-14
  • Impact of Recession on Flexo Ink Market II-14
  • UV and EB Inks-Unaffected by the Recession II-15
  • Growth Prospects for Flexo Technology II-15
  • Gravure Inks II-15
  • Mature Growth on the Cards for Gravure Inks II-15
  • Gravure Inks: A Regional Perspective II-16
  • Gravure Printers Hit by Recession II-16
  • Digital Inks II-16
  • A Focus on Inkjet Inks II-16
  • Inkjet Printing Market: Going Strong II-16
  • Challenges II-17
  • Opportunities II-17
  • Trends in the Ink-Jet Printing Market II-17
  • Wide-Format Markets - Emerging Sector II-17
  • UV Curable Inks - Gaining New Interest II-18
  • Digital Photography - Creating Significant Impact II-18
  • Corrugated Industry - Another Prospective Market II-18
  • Textiles - Provide Exciting Opportunities II-18
  • Future Prospects: Bright and Bountiful II-19
  • Market Highlights II-19
  • Trends in Digital Printing inks II-19
  • Water-Based Inks II-20
  • Solvent-Based Inks II-20
  • Eco-Ethyl Ink II-20
  • Sublimation Ink II-20
  • Corporate Alliances in the Inkjet Business II-20

4. END- USE MARKETS II-21

  • Publication & Commercial Printing Industry: Slowing Down II-21
  • Publication Ink Market at a Glance II-21
  • The Magazine Segment II-21
  • The Newspaper Segment II-22
  • Recession Casts its Spell on Publication Ink Market II-22
  • Asia: The Lone Region Posting Strong Growth II-22
  • Packaging Industry: Pepping Up II-23
  • Packaging Ink Market: A Review II-23

5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE II-24

  • Major Market Participants II-24
  • World Printing Inks Industry: Key Products of Leading Printing Ink Companies II-24
  • Consolidation Activity II-25
  • Select Key Acquisitions in the Global Printing Inks Industry: 2007-2012 II-25

6. PRINTING INDUSTRY - A PRIMER II-26

  • Current Scenario II-26
  • Impact of Recession in Retrospect II-26
  • Recession Turns the Market Price-Sensitive II-27
  • Packaging Printing Sector: The Sole Bright Spot amid the Gloom II-27
  • Novel Strategies Emerge During Recession II-27
  • Other Noteworthy Trends and Issues II-27
  • Incorporation of Hybrid Printing II-28
  • Digitization of Workflow II-28
  • Demand Shift towards Digital Print Media II-28

7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS II-29

  • Evolution of Printing in Relief II-29
  • Components of Printing Inks II-29
  • Classification of Inks by Process II-29
  • End-Use Applications II-30
  • Packaging Industry II-30
  • Commercial Printing Industry II-30
  • Publication Ink: Battling Lethargy II-31
  • What's Ailing the Publication Industry? II-31
  • Increasing Ad Spends: The Only Ray of Hope II-31
  • Newspaper Industry Makes a Last Ditch Effort to Rise above the Crises II-31
  • Innovations in Publication Ink Bodes the Promise of a Revival II-31
  • Detailed Insight into Ink Segments II-31
  • A. Lithographic Inks II-31
  • Description II-31
  • Lithographic Presses and Printing II-32
  • Unit-Design II-32
  • Common Impression Cylinder Design II-32
  • Blanket-to-Blanket Design II-32
  • Sub-Processes in Lithography II-32
  • Sheetfed Offset Process II-33
  • Heatset Web Offset Process II-33
  • Non-Heatset Web Offset II-33
  • The Process II-33
  • Plates Use in Lithographic Printing II-34
  • Surface Plates II-34
  • Deep-etch Plates II-34
  • Bi-Metal Plates II-34
  • B. Flexographic Inks II-34
  • Definition II-34
  • Advantages II-35
  • Types II-35
  • Solvent Inks II-35
  • Water-Based Inks II-35
  • Other Types II-36
  • Laminating Inks II-36
  • Energy-Curable Inks II-36
  • UV Flexo II-37
  • Advantages II-37
  • Electron Beam Inks II-37
  • The Process II-37
  • Platemaking II-37
  • Presses and Printing II-38
  • Central Impression Cylinder (CIC) II-38
  • In-line Flexography Presses II-38
  • Newspaper Flexographic Presses II-38
  • Commercial Publication Flexographic Presses II-38
  • C. Gravure Inks II-39
  • Description II-39
  • Types of Gravure Inks & their Applications II-39
  • The Process II-39
  • Gravure Presses and Printing II-40
  • Gravure Cylinder Making (Gravure) II-40
  • Types of Etching for Different Purposes II-41
  • Types of Gravure Printing Based on Substrate II-41
  • Publication Gravure II-41
  • Packaging Gravure II-42
  • Product Gravure II-42
  • Applications of Gravure Inks II-42
  • End-Use Markets II-43
  • Folding Cartons II-43
  • Flexible Packaging II-43
  • Specialty Sector II-43
  • Rotogravure Inks II-43
  • Types of Rotogravure Inks II-43
  • Intaglio II-44
  • D. Digital Printing Inks II-44
  • Definition II-44
  • Overview II-45
  • Who Makes Inkjet Printing Inks II-45
  • E. Others II-45
  • Letterpress Printing Inks II-45
  • The Process II-45
  • Letterpress Platemaking II-46
  • Original Plates II-46
  • Duplicate Plates II-46
  • Letterpress Presses and Printing II-46
  • Platen Presses II-46
  • Flat-Bed Presses II-47
  • Rotary Presses II-47
  • Special Types of Inks II-47
  • Solvent-Based Evaporating Inks II-47
  • Two-Part or Reactive (Catalyst Curing) Inks II-48
  • Oxidation-Drying Inks II-48
  • Baking Inks II-48
  • Sublimation Inks II-48
  • Ceramic and Glass Thermoplastic Inks II-49
  • Other Categories of Specialty Inks II-49
  • Metallic Inks II-49
  • Watercolor Inks II-49
  • Cold-Set Inks II-50
  • Magnetic Inks II-50
  • Invisible Inks II-50
  • Specialty Inks in Packaging II-51
  • Drawbacks II-51
  • Hybrid Inks II-51
  • Benefits II-52
  • Evolution of Hybrid Inks II-52
  • Use of Hybrid Inks in Plastics II-53
  • Vegetable Oil Based Inks II-53
  • Soy-Based Printing Inks II-53
  • Benefits II-53
  • Applications II-53
  • In Lithographic Printing II-53
  • In Flexographic Printing II-54
  • Newsprint Recycling II-54
  • Different Series of Oil Based Inks II-54
  • Imagelith 1NK II-54
  • Imagelith II-54
  • Imagelith Plus II-54
  • Energy Curable Inks II-55
  • UV Cured Inks II-55
  • Flexmate Line of Ultraviolet Curable Inks II-55
  • An Overview of Printing Processes II-55
  • Lithography II-55
  • Gravure II-56
  • Flexography II-56
  • Other Plateless Printing Processes II-56
  • Prepress Operations: An Introduction II-56
  • Typesetting and Composition II-56
  • Copy Assembly and Process Photography II-56
  • Image Carrier Preparation II-57
  • Relief Printing II-57
  • Planographic Printing II-57
  • Intaglio Printing II-57
  • Screen Printing II-57
  • Plateless Processes II-57
  • Image carrier preparation is mainly done through two processes II-58
  • Image Carrier Preparations II-58
  • Press Operations II-58
  • Postpress Operations II-58
  • Binding II-58
  • Screen Printing Inks II-58
  • Applications II-59
  • Product Categories II-59

8. RAW MATERIAL OVERVIEW II-60

  • Pigments II-60
  • A Key Constituent Used in Printing Inks II-60
  • Primary Makers of Pigments II-60
  • Organic Pigments II-60
  • Market Participants II-60
  • Organic Pigment Powders II-61
  • Synthetic Organic Pigments II-61
  • Types of Organic Pigments Based on Quality II-61
  • Flush Quality II-61
  • Dispersion Quality II-61
  • Microencapsulated Quality II-61
  • Press Cake Quality II-61
  • Toner Quality Powder II-61
  • Classification of Organic Pigments Based on Color II-61
  • Fluorescent Organic Pigments II-62
  • Inorganic Pigments II-62
  • Physical Properties II-62
  • Types of Inorganic Pigments II-62
  • Carbon Black II-62
  • Frankfurt Black II-63
  • Extenders and Fillers II-63
  • Metallic Pigments II-63
  • Luminescent Type Pigments II-63
  • Pearlescent Pigments II-63
  • Industry Trends II-64
  • Resins II-64
  • Overview II-64
  • Potential Market II-64
  • Polyvinyl Butyral Resins Family II-64
  • Sulfopolyester Resins II-65
  • Applications II-65
  • Features of Pre and Post Metallization Primers II-65

9. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES II-66

  • Need to Reduce Usage of Solvents in Inks II-66
  • Role of EPA in Regulating the Use of Flexo Inks II-66
  • Waste Ink Dilemma II-67
  • Oil Retention in Inks: A Crucial Issue II-67
  • Drive Towards Controlling VOC Emissions II-67

10. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-68

  • Videojet Technologies Unveils WLK660072 Ink for Wolke Thermal Ink Jet and 8510 Printer Ranges II-68
  • INX International Ink Introduces AquaTech IONTM Label Ink Systems II-68
  • Haydale UnveilsHDPlas™ Graphene Based Inks Range II-69
  • Sun Chemical Introduces Madden Triumph Lithographic Inks II-69
  • Pulse Roll Label Products to Launch Range of Varnishes and Inks II-69
  • Inkstream to Introduce Range of UVM Flexo Inks II-70
  • Frimpeks Introduces Expleo UV Flexo Ink Range II-70
  • SunJet Unveils EtiJet LM UV Ink Range II-70
  • Sun Chemical Launches SunLit® Crystal Ink Solution II-70
  • Seiko I Infotech to Introduce Neon Inks II-71
  • Sepiax Ink Technology Launches Aquares 3.0 Resin Ink Technology II-71
  • Sun Chemical Unveils Streamline Range of Inks II-71
  • Xennia Technology Introduces Zircon Digital Ink Set II-72
  • Bordeaux Digital Printink Rolls Out PRDS Wide-Format Inkjet Solutions II-72
  • Jay Chemical Industries Introduces Antelos Digital Textile Printing Inks II-72
  • Domino Printing Sciences Launches 299BK Black Ink for A-Series CIJ Printers Range II-73
  • Flint Group Introduces New PluriTech Shrink-U Ink System II-73
  • NuSil Technology Launches New Medical Grade Silicone Inks Series II-73
  • Videojet Technologies Launches V492-C Light Blue and V402 Dark Gray Inks II-73
  • Superior Printing Ink Introduces Water-based Flexographic Ink Program II-74
  • Ricoh Unveils Photo-Curable Inkjet Ink II-74
  • Sun Chemical Unveils SunUno Solimax Ink System II-75
  • GJS Machinery Introduces M-TT Water Based Modified Pigment Inks II-75
  • Intrinsiq Materials Develops Copper Ink for Paper Substrate II-75
  • Trident Launches New Inkjet Printhead and Ink II-75
  • Xennia Develops New Reactive Dye Ink XenInx Amethyst II-76
  • SouthWest Nano Technologies Launches Carbon Nanotube Ink II-76
  • Global Imaging Launches Panoply Inks II-76
  • Color-Logic Launches BEST Silver Ink II-76
  • Mimaki Announces Addition of New Clear Ink to LH-100 series II-76
  • Sawgrass Rolls out Three Ink Shades for EPSON 4880 Printers II-77
  • AT Inks Launches New Eco Solvent Inks II-77
  • Flint Unveils New Range of Inks with Low Migration Properties II-77
  • BASF Launches New Technology Ink for Food Packaging II-77
  • Toyo Ink Develops Environment Friendly Vantean Eco Lio Inks II-77
  • INX Digital Extends TRIANGLE® Brand with PDQ Inks II-78
  • Pulse Roll Label Products Introduces UV Curable Combi SF for Rotary Screen Printing II-78
  • Arrow Digital Launches UV Curable Virtu Ink Series II-78
  • Sun Chemical to Expand its Streamline Portfolio of Digital Inks II-79
  • Videojet Launches LC-Pro UV-Curable Ink II-79
  • Sun Chemicals Unveils an Extensive Range of Coating Products and Inks II-79
  • Flint Group Introduces the PremoFilm ETS Ink System for Merchandise Bags II-80
  • INX International Launches Two Novel Metal Decorating Inks II-80
  • Hybrid Services Launches Clear Ink for Wide-Format Printers II-80
  • Bordeaux to Showcase Novel Ink Solutions for Wide-Format Inkjet Printers II-81
  • HP Malaysia Launches Ink Advantage II-81
  • Sun Chemical Unveils a Comprehensive Array of Ink Solutions for Metal Decoration II-81
  • Domino Printing Sciences Unveils BK107 Black Ink for G-Series TIJ Printers Range II-81
  • Jaysynth Dyestuffs Introduces Digifix Inks II-82
  • Nazdar Unveils Lyson 213 Series Inks II-82
  • Electronics For Imaging and 3M Introduce Co-Branded UV Ink II-83
  • Flint Group Unveils Flexocure ANCORA Ink Range II-83
  • Flint Group Launches BioCure F UV Flexo Ink System II-83
  • International Coatings Launches an Innovative Special-effects Ink II-84
  • Sun Chemical Launches CXX Array of Formable Inks Meant for 3D Appliqués II-84
  • Nazdar Launches Novel Lyson Digital Inks II-84
  • Standard Coating Enters Inkjet Domain with the Launch of Direct-to-Garment T-Print Ink II-85
  • Flint Group Launches New Water-based Series of Flexo Inks II-85
  • GSB Launches White Ink for HP5500 Indigo Press II-85
  • Pulse Launches a New Series of High-Performance Metallic Inks II-86
  • Intrinsiq Materials Introduces Innovative Copper Ink for Inkjet Printers II-86
  • Xennia Introduces XenInx Onyx, a Metallic Ink for Decorative Digital Applications II-86
  • Sawgrass Technologies Launches MxF Ink for Printing Nylon Banners and Flags II-86
  • Green Ink Practices Environment Saving Production Process II-87
  • Van Son Holland Ink Adds New Vs1 Ink to the Vs Series II-87
  • Mimaki Adds Silver Ink to ES3 Ink Portfolio II-87
  • Kodak Releases New Red Fluorescing Dry Ink II-88
  • Bayer Unveils Conductive Inks II-88
  • International Coatings Launches Centris Range of Non-Phthalate Inks II-89
  • INX Digital Unveils Range of ECO Solvent Inks II-89
  • Squid Ink Launches SI-PZ1800 II-89
  • Xennia Technology Releases XenInx Diamond II-90
  • Reprographic Technology Launches Alternative Inks II-90
  • Sun Chemical to Introduce a Wave of Innovative Products II-91
  • SunRay Scientific Introduces NANOGLOW™ II-92
  • Bayer Showcases Conductive Inks for Use in Printed Electronics II-92
  • Flint Rolls Out New Bio-Renewable Printing Products II-93
  • Graphics One Launches the Versatile SEPIAX Ink in the American Region II-93
  • SIGNiX Integrates Digital Signature Technology into zipForm of zipLogix II-93
  • INX Digital to Showcase AXB BIO Formulated Ink II-93
  • Agfa Graphics Unveils a New Range of Inkjet Press Inks II-94
  • Van Son Unveils an Offset Litho Ink Range II-94
  • Kornit Digital Launches Direct-On-Garment Printer II-94
  • INX Digital International Launches Triangle™ Brand HPS Inks II-95
  • INX Digital International Launches Triangle™ JVS Inks II-95
  • INX Digital International Launches Triangle™ Brand Aqueous Inks II-95

11. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST- A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-96

  • Cytec Launches a New Resin for UV Inks Formulation II-96
  • FLINT GROUP Launches FORCE UV-Flexographic Printing Inks II-96
  • Matthews Marking Products Launches New Range of Black Inks II-96
  • Nazdar Introduces W500 Series Ink II-96
  • Actega Rhenania Unveils PUR Adhesives II-96
  • DSM NeoResins+ Launches NeoRez U-430) II-97
  • Oxea Unveils Novel Chemical di-octyladipate II-97
  • Tirupati Inks Introduces EcoAquva and EcoImpex Inks II-97
  • Sun Chemical Introduces New Range of Sheetfed Offset Inks II-97
  • Sun Chemical Launches SolarFlex® Nova II-97
  • Chisso Develops Photocurable and Polyimide Dielectric Inks II-98
  • Nazdar Releases Uniform Labeling System II-98
  • Sakata Rolls Out XJS Series II-98
  • Sun Chemical Introduces Sunguard II-98
  • Sun Chemical Releases Optima Digital Solvent Inks II-99
  • INX International Ink Launches EcoTech™ Brand Color Inks II-99
  • Siegwerk Switzerland Launches LED-UV Label Printing Ink Systems II-99
  • Toyo Ink Manufacturing America Launches LIOJET™ Inkjet Inks II-99
  • Toyo Ink Manufacturing America Launches AquaLiona™ Flexo Lamination Inks II-99
  • Flint Group Unveils PolarTek Laminating Ink II-100
  • Flint Group to Launch PremoKing Heatset Inks II-100
  • Van Son Expands Vs Series Ink Product Line II-100
  • Ink Technologies Introduces Next-generation Eco Solvent Ink "EVOSol" II-101
  • Superior Printing Launches Biolocity Sheetfed Inks II-101
  • Sun Chemical Launches Color-Change Ink Series "Sunlase" II-101
  • Megaink Digital Launches 4th generation BioMG Inks II-102
  • HP Unveils New Ink Formulations for Low Solvent Printers II-102
  • Zeller+Gmelin's New Uvalux U3 Offers Enhanced Capabilities II-102
  • MGI Digital Plans to Launch Range of Digital Presses and Inkjet Products II-103
  • Hexion Specialty Introduces HexiStretch™ UV-Curable Inkjet Inks II-103
  • Sartomer Unveils 'CN9167US' Aromatic Urethane Acrylate II-103
  • Kohl & Madden Introduce Earth Series Sheetfed Inks II-103
  • Sun Chemical Rolls Out Diamond Inks II-104
  • Superior Printing Announces Upgraded Portfolio of UV Sheetfed Inks II-104
  • Nazdar Unveils Lyson TX6500 Series Water-Based Digital Dye Sublimation Inks II-104
  • Sun Chemical Introduces New Commercial Sheetfed Inks and Other Products II-105
  • Sun Chemical Plans to Unveil New Innovative Technologies II-105
  • US Ink Launches Aqua News® Spectra Black™ II-105
  • Ciba Unveils Ciba® IRGASTAR™ GF Inks II-105
  • Dow Corning Unveils Ink Technology, Silicone-Based Inks, " Smart" Textile II-105
  • Sun Introduces Suncure Lazer II-106
  • SunJet Unveils UV Cured Inks II-106
  • Superior Printing Ink Rolls out EVOLOCITY II-106
  • Sun Chemical Unveils Pioneering 'Eco-friendly' UV Ink II-106
  • INX International Launches Belle Color™ II-107
  • RUCO Druckfarben Unveils 935UV Ink Line II-107
  • RUCO Druckfarben Launches Opaque White Inks for Blue-Ray Discs II-108
  • Toyo Ink Unveils 3 Additions of Kaleido Ink™ Series II-108
  • Ciba Rolls Out New Range of Stylings II-109
  • Sun Chemical Announces Novel Ink Solutions for Digital, Screen Printers II-109
  • Sun Chemical Introduces Water-based Inks II-110
  • Cytec Industries Announces the Launch of Novel Adhesives and Coatings II-110
  • Sakata Inks Introduces Fast Drying Offset Printing Inks II-110
  • KMA Global Solutions Offers Dual-color Capability to DUALTag Products II-111
  • Chisso Corp Develops Inks for Insulation Purposes II-111
  • Tego Coating Additives & Specialty Resins Introduces Unique Polyurethane Polyols II-111
  • RUCO Exhibits Printing Ink Series II-111
  • RUCO Exhibits Unique Three-in-one Combination Series II-112

12. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-113

  • Toyo Ink Merges Toyo Ink Mfg. America with Toyo Ink America II-113
  • Merck Inks Agreement with Seiko Epson II-113
  • Suzhou Kingswood Printing Inks Takes Over Brancher II-114
  • Rutland Holdings Takes Over Sociedad Quimica Alemana II-114
  • Tech8 to Merge with Colorific II-114
  • Superior Printing Ink Takes Over Ink Makers II-114
  • DIC to Acquire Pacific Inks II-114
  • ALTANA to Acquire Color Chemie II-115
  • Xennia Technology Signs Partnership Agreement with Ynvisible II-115
  • InkTec and Sawgrass Technologies Ink License Deal for Sublimation Technology II-115
  • RR Donnelley Enters into Technology Partnership with KBA II-116
  • Plextronics and Sanyo Chemical Industries Sign OLED Lighting Distribution Agreement II-116
  • Showa Denko to Produce and Market NovaCentrix's Conductive Inks II-116
  • Yissum Research Development Signs Licensing and Research Deal with Vaxan Steel II-117
  • Bordeaux Digital PrintInk Signs Distribution Agreement with LFDP II-117
  • Mosley Holding Takes Over Graphic Sciences II-117
  • Resinall Rütgers Resins Acquires Neville Chemical Europe II-117
  • Rutland Plastic Technologies Forms Joint Venture with Dhaval Colour Chem II-118
  • Hapa Takes Over Gottscho Printing Systems II-118
  • Canon, Océ to Merge their Printer Divisions II-119
  • Consolidated Graphics to Acquire RT Associates II-119
  • Siegwerk Takes Over Environmental Inks and Coatings II-119
  • Xennia Signs OEM Agreement with Tecno Italia II-119
  • Xaar Selects Colorobbia Espana and Colorobbia Italia II-120
  • Pelikan Collaborates with Linoprint II-120
  • Dow Corning Collaborates with Vapor Apparel, M&R Equipment and Lon Winters II-120
  • Sun Chemical Signs Distribution Agreement with Ultrachem II-121
  • Flint Group Takes Over Torda II-121
  • Dorf Ketal Chemicals Takes over DuPonts Specialty Catalysts Business II-122
  • Toyo Ink Technologies to Acquire Fluid Ink Technology Assets II-122
  • ChemChina Inks Agreement with Cabot II-122

13. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-123

  • Sun Chemical Takes Over Handschy II-123
  • Videojet Technologies Acquires Wolke Inks II-123
  • Ruetgers and Resinall Establishes Joint Venture II-123
  • Triangle Digital to Collaborate with Anteprima and Megaink II-123
  • Sakata Inx Establishes New Manufacturing Facility II-123
  • HP and R.R. Donnelley to Collaborate II-124
  • DIC Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Dai Nippon and the Inctec II-124
  • INX International Establishes New Field Operations Office II-124
  • Altana Acquires Water Ink Technologies II-125
  • Sun Chemical Establishes New Color Manufacturing Facility II-125
  • Sun Chemical Unveils Global Brand Names for Sheetfed Inks II-125
  • BASF Acquires Ciba Holding II-126
  • Sakata Inks Agreement with Megaink Digital II-126
  • Peter Mulheran Acquires Sani-Blast II-126
  • INX International Commences UV Ink Production in Bangkok II-126
  • Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Becomes DIC Corporation II-126
  • DIC Plans to Establish a New Printing Facility in India II-126
  • Nazdar Announces Global Digital Ink Partnership with Xaar II-127
  • Flint Group Unveils a New Flexographic Products Division II-127
  • Sakata International Plans Merger of Water-based Printing Inks II-127
  • XSYS Print Solutions Renames as Flint Group Narrow Web II-128
  • Ciba to Acquire Lamberti Group II-128
  • INX International Takes Over Innovative Solutions II-128
  • Micro Solutions Acquires Greenman Group II-128
  • Micro Inks Takes Over USA's Huber Group II-128
  • RDS Acquisition Corp Takes Over Rapid Refill Ink International for US$1.5 million II-129
  • EPI Acquires Stake in ICI II-129
  • Evonik Takes Over the Remaining Stake in Degussa II-129
  • Altana Acquires Wolstenholme for 24 million Euros II-129
  • OM Group in US Acquires Lanxess's Borchers unit II-129
  • Flint Group Invests in a Novel Printing press II-130
  • Toyo Ink Enters into a Joint Venture with TechNova II-130
  • Spinks India Ties up with Global Partners to Sell Printing Products II-130
  • Sakata Inx Plans to Increase Printing Ink capacity in India II-130
  • Sakata Inx Announces Initiation of Information-sharing Among Asian Units II-130
  • Applied DNA Sciences Enters into an Agreement with Printcolor II-130
  • Atrion International Signs a Multi-year Agreement with Flint Group II-131
  • Sinopec Partners with BP PLC to Start Constructing Facility at Nanjing II-131
  • Sun Chemical Starts a New Gravure Printing Ink Facility in Rochdale II-131

14. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-132

  • Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-132
  • DIC Corporation (Japan) II-132
  • Sun Chemical Corp. (US) II-133
  • Flint Group (Luxembourg) II-133
  • Sakata Inx Corporation (Japan) II-134
  • INX International Ink Co. (US) II-135
  • SAKATA Inx (INDIA) Limited II-135
  • Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA (Germany) II-136
  • T & K Toka Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-136
  • Tokyo Printing Ink Mfg. Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-137

15. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-138

III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

7. LATIN AMERICA

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 195 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 234)

  • The United States (71)
  • Japan (14)
  • Europe (105)
  • - France (6)
  • - Germany (24)
  • - The United Kingdom (27)
  • - Italy (18)
  • - Spain (9)
  • - Rest of Europe (21)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (38)
  • Latin America (2)
  • Africa (2)
  • Middle-East (2)

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Sector: Laboratory Testing

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