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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 PERSPECTIVEBUILDER II-96Cytec Launches a New Resin for UV Inks Formulation II-96FLINT GROUP Launches FORCE UV-Flexographic Printing Inks II-96Matthews Marking Products Launches New Range of Black Inks II-96Nazdar Introduces W500 Series Ink II-96Actega Rhenania Unveils PUR Adhesives II-96DSM NeoResins+ Launches NeoRez U-430) II-97Oxea Unveils Novel Chemical di-octyladipate II-97Tirupati Inks Introduces EcoAquva and EcoImpex Inks II-97Sun Chemical Introduces New Range of Sheetfed Offset Inks II-97Sun Chemical Launches SolarFlex® Nova II-97Chisso Develops Photocurable and Polyimide Dielectric Inks II-98Nazdar Releases Uniform Labeling System II-98Sakata Rolls Out XJS Series II-98Sun Chemical Introduces Sunguard II-98Sun Chemical Releases Optima Digital Solvent Inks II-99INX International Ink Launches EcoTech™ Brand Color Inks II-99Siegwerk Switzerland Launches LED-UV Label Printing Ink Systems II-99Toyo Ink Manufacturing America Launches LIOJET™ Inkjet Inks II-99Toyo Ink Manufacturing America Launches AquaLiona™ FlexoLamination Inks II-99Flint Group Unveils PolarTek Laminating Ink II-100Flint Group to Launch PremoKing Heatset Inks II-100Van Son Expands Vs Series Ink Product Line II-100Ink Technologies Introduces Next-generation Eco Solvent Ink"EVOSol" II-101Superior Printing Launches Biolocity Sheetfed Inks II-101Sun Chemical Launches Color-Change Ink Series "Sunlase" II-101Megaink Digital Launches 4th generation BioMG Inks II-102HP Unveils New Ink Formulations for Low Solvent Printers II-102Zeller+Gmelin's New Uvalux U3 Offers Enhanced Capabilities II-102MGI Digital Plans to Launch Range of Digital Presses andInkjet Products II-103Hexion Specialty Introduces HexiStretch™ UV-Curable Inkjet Inks II-103Sartomer Unveils 'CN9167US' Aromatic Urethane Acrylate II-103Kohl & Madden Introduce Earth Series Sheetfed Inks II-103Sun Chemical Rolls Out Diamond Inks II-104Superior Printing Announces Upgraded Portfolio of UV SheetfedInks II-104Nazdar Unveils Lyson TX6500 Series Water-Based Digital DyeSublimation Inks II-104Sun Chemical Introduces New Commercial Sheetfed Inks andOther Products II-105Sun Chemical Plans to Unveil New Innovative Technologies II-105US Ink Launches Aqua News® Spectra Black™ II-105Ciba Unveils Ciba® IRGASTAR™ GF Inks II-105Dow Corning Unveils Ink Technology, Silicone-Based Inks, "Smart" Textile II-105Sun Introduces Suncure Lazer II-106SunJet Unveils UV Cured Inks II-106Superior Printing Ink Rolls out EVOLOCITY II-106Sun Chemical Unveils Pioneering 'Eco-friendly' UV Ink II-106INX International Launches Belle Color™ II-107RUCO Druckfarben Unveils 935UV Ink Line II-107RUCO Druckfarben Launches Opaque White Inks for Blue-Ray Discs II-108Toyo Ink Unveils 3 Additions of Kaleido Ink™ Series II-108Ciba Rolls Out New Range of Stylings II-109Sun Chemical Announces Novel Ink Solutions for Digital,Screen Printers II-109Sun Chemical Introduces Water-based Inks II-110Cytec Industries Announces the Launch of Novel Adhesives andCoatings II-110Sakata Inks Introduces Fast Drying Offset Printing Inks II-110KMA Global Solutions Offers Dual-color Capability to DUALTagProducts II-111Chisso Corp Develops Inks for Insulation Purposes II-111Tego Coating Additives & Specialty Resins Introduces UniquePolyurethane Polyols II-111RUCO Exhibits Printing Ink Series II-111RUCO 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 DuPont's 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-123Sun Chemical Takes Over Handschy II-123Videojet Technologies Acquires Wolke Inks II-123Ruetgers and Resinall Establishes Joint Venture II-123Triangle Digital to Collaborate with Anteprima and Megaink II-123Sakata Inx Establishes New Manufacturing Facility II-123HP and R.R. Donnelley to Collaborate II-124DIC Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Dai Nippon and the Inctec II-124INX International Establishes New Field Operations Office II-124Altana Acquires Water Ink Technologies II-125Sun Chemical Establishes New Color Manufacturing Facility II-125Sun Chemical Unveils Global Brand Names for Sheetfed Inks II-125BASF Acquires Ciba Holding II-126Sakata Inks Agreement with Megaink Digital II-126Peter Mulheran Acquires Sani-Blast II-126INX International Commences UV Ink Production in Bangkok II-126Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Becomes DIC Corporation II-126DIC Plans to Establish a New Printing Facility in India II-126Nazdar Announces Global Digital Ink Partnership with Xaar II-127Flint Group Unveils a New Flexographic Products Division II-127Sakata International Plans Merger of Water-based Printing Inks II-127XSYS Print Solutions Renames as Flint Group Narrow Web II-128Ciba to Acquire Lamberti Group II-128INX International Takes Over Innovative Solutions II-128Micro Solutions Acquires Greenman Group II-128Micro Inks Takes Over USA's Huber Group II-128RDS Acquisition Corp Takes Over Rapid Refill InkInternational for US$1.5 million II-129EPI Acquires Stake in ICI II-129Evonik Takes Over the Remaining Stake in Degussa II-129Altana Acquires Wolstenholme for 24 million Euros II-129OM Group in US Acquires Lanxess's Borchers unit II-129Flint Group Invests in a Novel Printing press II-130Toyo Ink Enters into a Joint Venture with TechNova II-130Spinks India Ties up with Global Partners to Sell PrintingProducts II-130Sakata Inx Plans to Increase Printing Ink capacity in India II-130Sakata Inx Announces Initiation of Information-sharing AmongAsian Units II-130Applied DNA Sciences Enters into an Agreement with Printcolor II-130Atrion International Signs a Multi-year Agreement with FlintGroup II-131Sinopec Partners with BP PLC to Start Constructing Facilityat Nanjing II-131Sun Chemical Starts a New Gravure Printing Ink Facility inRochdale 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-138A. Volume Analytics II-138Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forPrinting Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, andLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualVolume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 6: World Historic Review for Printing Inks by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand

Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-139

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140Printing Inks Market by Product Segment II-141Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forLithographic Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, andLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualVolume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 9: World Historic Review for Lithographic Inks by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand

Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithographic Inks byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Flexographic Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and


   







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