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Table 33: World Historic Review for Gravure Inks by

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

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

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-166

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Gravure Inks byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-167

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

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

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

Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-168

Table 36: World Historic Review for Digital Inks byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-169

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Digital Inks by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,

2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-170

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forOther Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-171

Table 39: World Historic Review for Other Inks by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-172

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Inks byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar 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-173III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Trends & Issues III-2

Current Scenario: Uncertainty Reigns High III-2

Impact of Recession in Retrospect on the US Printing Ink

Industry III-2

US Printing Ink Market: Fraught with Challenges III-2

New Printing Technologies Alter Industry Landscape III-3

Soaring Raw Material Prices in North America Affects Ink

Manufacturers III-3

Acrylic Acids III-3

Titanium Dioxide III-4

Natural Gas and Crude Oil III-4

Rosin III-4

Carbon Black III-4

Nitrocellulose III-4

Organic Colored Pigments III-4

Vegetable Oils III-5

Unavailability of Raw Material Hinders Flexo Ink Market

Growth III-5

Lithographic Inks: The Largest Segment III-5

Radiation-Curable Inks: Poised for Growth III-5

Rising Popularity of Digital Inks III-6

Digital Printing Eclipses Traditional Methods III-6

Battling Challenges, North American Flexo Market Gears for

Further Growth III-7

Petroleum Based Inks Fight Back III-7

Letterpress Faces Massive Decline III-8

Shift from Solvent to Water-Based Ink Technology III-8

Technological Advancements Drive Market Growth III-8

Environmental Regulations Affect Industry's Prospects III-8

Eco-Friendly Ink Products Make Inroads III-9

Increasing Popularity of organic Solvents and Inks III-9

Vegetable Oil based Inks: Insight Into North America's

Winning Formula III-9

TAP: A Strong Science Base in North America III-10

Finer Points of Functionality Offered by Vegetable-Based

Inks III-11

Public Policies: A Prime Growth Stimulant III-11

Reaching Out to Newer Turfs III-11

Competitive Landscape III-13

Table 41: Leading Players in US Printing Inks Market

(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Sun

Chemical, Flint Group, INX, CR/T, Hostmann-Steinberg,

Siegwerk and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 42: Leading Manufacturers of Flexographic PrintingInks in the US (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Salesfor Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Sakata/INX Internationaland Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 43: Leading Manufacturers of Lithographic Printing

Inks in the US (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value

Sales for Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Sakata/INX

International and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 44: Leading Manufacturers of Gravure Inks in the US(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for SunChemical/DIC, Flint Group, Siegwerk and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-14Strategic Acquisitions Lead to Consolidation III-14Export/Import Scenario III-15Table 45: US Printing Inks (Black) Exports by Destination(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value forSingapore, Canada Mexico, Japan, The UK and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15


   







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