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Ink Ingredients

Ink Ingredients

This report analyzes the US market for Ink Ingredients in Thousand Metric Tons, and US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed are Conventional Ink Ingredients, and Digital-Based Ingredients. The sub-segments analyzed for Conventional Ink Ingredients are Solvent-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives), Water-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives), Oil-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives), and UV-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives). The sub-segments analyzed for Digital Ink Ingredients are Solvent-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives), Water-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives), UV-Based Ingredients (Colorants, Vehicles, Additives). Annual forecasts are provided for for the period of 2000 through 2015. The report profiles 165 companies including many key and niche players such as BASF Corporation, Performance Chemicals, Cabot Corporation, Carbon Black Division, Ciba Holding Inc., Clariant Corporation, Color Resolutions International LLC, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Environmental Inks and Coatings Corporation, Flint Group, Flint Group Pigments, Nazdar Company, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments, and Toyo Ink America LLC. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

  • I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions
    • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
    • Disclaimers
    • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
    • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
    • Colorants
    • Vehicles
    • Additives
    • Digital Ink Ingredients
    • Solvent-Based Ink Ingredients
    • Radiation Cure-Based Ink Ingredients
  • II. A US Market Report
    • 1.Industry Overview
      • Growing Profile of the Ink Ingredients Industry
      • Challenges of Globalization
      • Market Overview
      • Market Structure
      • Major Market Participants
      • Outlook
    • 2.Factors Influencing the Market
      • Analysis of Ink Ingredient Prices
      • Escalating Ink Ingredient Costs Shake Printing Ink Industry
      • Digital Inks - The Fastest Growing Sector
      • Manufacturers Resort to Price Hikes
      • Technological Innovations: Industry's Saving Grace
      • UV-Curable Ink Ingredients: Changing the Market's Profit Ratio
      • Shift from Solvent to Water-Based Ink Technology
      • Environmental Regulations Affect Market Scenario
      • Eco-Friendly Ingredients Make Inroads
      • Rising Demand for Quality Ingredients Upholds Market Growth
      • Economic Pressure Abstain Manufacturers from Price Hikes
      • Harmonizing Supply-Demand Equation Crucial for Market Success
      • UV and EB Ink Ingredients: Poised to Grow
      • Printing inks - Promising Market Growth
      • Strategic Acquisitions Lead to Consolidation
      • Shift to Inexpensive Production Bases Hampers Growth
      • New Applications Expedite Ink Ingredients Market
    • 3.Product Overview
      • Ink Ingredients: An Overview
      • Solvent-Based Ink Ingredients
      • Radiation Cure-Based Ink Ingredients
      • Hybrid Inks
      • Conventional Ink Components
      • Colorants
      • Pigments
      • An Overview
      • A Key Constituent Used in Inks
      • Primary Producers of Pigments
      • Organic Pigment Powders
      • Synthetic Organic Pigments
      • Types of Organic Pigments Based on Quality
      • Flush Quality
      • Dispersion Quality
      • Microencapsulated Quality
      • Press Cake Quality
      • Toner Quality Powder
      • Classification of Organic Pigments Based on Color
      • Fluorescent Organic Pigments
      • Inorganic Pigments
      • Physical Properties
      • Types of Inorganic Pigments
      • Carbon Black
      • Frankfurt Black
      • Extenders and Fillers
      • Specialty Pigments
      • Metallic Pigments
      • Luminescent Type Pigments
      • Pearlescent Pigments
      • Dyes
      • Industry Trends
      • Colorants in Diverse Ink Systems
      • Water-Based Colorants
      • Colorants in Solvent-Based Inks
      • Colorants - Essential Oil-Based Ink Ingredients
      • Colorants in UV-Cure Inks
      • Vehicles - A Brief Sketch
      • Resins
      • Overview
      • Applications of Resins
      • Potential Market
      • Polyvinyl Butyral Resins Family
      • Sulfopolyester Resins
      • Applications
      • Vehicles in Different Ink Systems
      • Vehicles in Water-Based Inks
      • Vehicles - Excellent Oil-based Ink Ingredients
      • Vehicles in Solvent-Based Inks
      • Vehicles as UV-Cure Ink Ingredients
      • Soybean Oil - An Essential Vehicle
      • Additives
      • Additives and their Functions
      • Waxes
      • Surface Modifying Additives and Anti-Skinning Agents
      • Driers and Distillates
      • Biocides and Extenders
      • Additives in Various Ink Systems
      • Water-Based Additives
      • Additives in Solvent-Based Inks
      • Additives in Oil-Based Inks
      • Additives in UV-Cure Inks
      • Stabilizers
      • Rheology Modifiers
      • Adhesion Promoters
      • Oxygen Inhibitors
      • Digital Ink Ingredients
      • Continuous Ink Jet
      • Drop-on-Demand Ink Jet
      • Potential Market
      • Colorant - A Vital Digital Ink Ingredient
      • Vehicles in Digital Inks
      • Digital UV-Cure Based Additives
    • 4.Issues Impacting the Ink Ingredients Industry
      • Need to Cut down Use of Solvents in Inks
      • Waste Ink Dilemma
      • Oil Retention in Inks: A Crucial Issue
      • Drive towards VOC Emissions Control
    • 5.Technological Innovations
      • Dainippon Creates Ink for all Types of Paper
      • Toyo develops Edible Ink for Printing on Eggs
      • Dainippon Releases Fountain Solution Additive
      • Sun Chemical Develops Ink range with Little Migration
      • Individual Efforts in Ink Ingredients Innovation
      • Inkjet Ink with Particulate Additive
      • New York Inventors Develop Aqueous Ink Compositions
      • Minnesota Developers Create Ink-Receptive Substrate
      • New System Handles Printing Ink Film
      • Pigmented Ink for Inkjet Printers
      • Non-Pigmented Ink Composition for Inkjet Printing
      • California Creators Invent Pigment-Based Ink Systems
      • Pigmented Inks to Enhance Ink Performance
    • 6.Product Innovations/Introductions
      • Ciba Rolls out New Screen Printing Ink
      • Flint Group Europe Launches New Solvent Based Inks
      • Flint Group Unveils Ecologically Friendly Sheetfed Ink Series
      • Flint Group Europe Launches Premo Concept
      • Superior Printing Ink Rolls out Enhanced Portfolio of Sheetfed Inks
      • Nazdar Launches LYSON 2100 Series Inks
      • Nazdar Rolls out New UV Curable Digital Ink Series
      • Ciba Launches Conducive Inks for High-Speed Applications
      • Sun Chemical Unveils Synergy UV Inks
      • Sun Chemical Launches New EXPRESS Process Ink
      • DuPont Introduces Artistri 3320 Digital Printing Solution
      • Sun Chemical Introduces Triton Process Inks
      • DuPont Unveils Software for Artistri Printing
      • Sun Chemical Launches WetFlex Printing Process
      • SunJet Launches Crystal UV Curable Inks
      • Ethox Launches New Line of Dispersants
      • Nazdar Unveils New Series of UV Screen Inks
      • SunJet Launches UV-Curable Inkjet Inks
      • Sunbelt Expands Colorants for Solvent-Based Inks
      • Ciba Introduces New Dyes for Inkjet Prints
      • Xaar Launches New Quick Dry Ink
      • Tego Unveils New Emulsion
      • Tego Introduces Hydrophobing Resins
    • 7.Recent Industry Activity
      • Label Makers Selects Sun Chemical Solaris Colorsat
      • INX to Produce UV Ink in Thailand
      • DuPont Digital Printing to Sell Digital Textile Inks through OEMs
      • Nazdar to Acquire Lyson Ltd
      • DuPont Announces Partnership with Kothari Info-Tech
      • INX Merges with Triangle Digital
      • Hexion Acquires Azko's Inks & Adhesives Resin Operations
      • Ferro Establishes New Plants in Spain
      • BASF Collaborates with Stork to Develop Pigment Ink Solution
      • Superior Sets up New Manufacturing Unit in the US
      • BASF to Acquire Engelhard
      • Wikoff Enters into an Agreement to Acquire Frontier Printing Inks
      • XSYS Prints and Flint Ink Forms New Company
      • Sun Chemical Hikes Ink Prices
      • Sunbelt Enhances Production
      • Tego Inks an Agreement with D.B. Becker
      • Dainippon Divests Reichhold
      • Eastman Plans Closure of Acrylic Emulsions Operations
      • Dainippon Sets up New Manufacturing Unit in China
      • Flint Ink Combines Asian Facilities
      • Rockwood Pigments Acquires Johnson Matthey
      • Akzo Nobel Inks Changes Name to ANI Printing Inks
      • CRI Inaugurates New Production Facility
      • Flint Ink to Establish Fluid Ink Production Plant in China
    • 8.Focus on Select US Players
      • BASF Corporation
      • Performance Chemicals
      • Cabot Corporation
      • Carbon Black Division
      • Ciba Holding Inc.
      • Clariant Corporation
      • Color Resolutions International LLC
      • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
        • Environmental Inks and Coatings Corporation
        • Flint Group.
        • Flint Group Pigments
        • NazdarCompany...
        • Sun Chemical Performance Pigments
        • Toyo Ink America LLC
    • 9.US Market Perspective
  • III. Competitive Landscape
  • List of Tables
    • Table 1: Leading Players in the US Ink Ingredients Market for 2004: Percentage Breakdown for Sun Chemical, Flint Ink, Clariant Corporation, Bayer Chemicals and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Ink Ingredients by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: US Long Term Projections for Ink Ingredients by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Colorants, Vehicles and Additives Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: US Long Term Projections for Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Colorants, Vehicles and Additives Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: US 10-year Perspective for Ink Ingredients by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012
    • Table 7: US 10-year Perspective for Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Colorants, Vehicles and Additives for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Conventional Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Colorants, Vehicles and Additives Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: US Long Term Projections for Conventional Ink Ingredients by Product Type Colorants, Vehicles and Additives Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Conventional Ink Ingredients by Ink System - Solvent-Based Ingredients, Water-Based Ingredients, Oil-Based Ingredients and UV-Based Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: US Long Term Projections for Conventional Ink Ingredients by Ink System - Solvent-Based Ingredients, Water-Based Ingredients, Oil-Based Ingredients and UV-Based Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: US 10-year Perspective for Conventional Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Colorants, Vehicles and Additives for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: US 10-year Perspective for Conventional Ink Ingredients by Ink System - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Solvent-Based Ingredients, Water-Based Ingredients, Oil-Based Ingredients and UV-Based Ingredients for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Colorants, Vehicles and Additives Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: US Long Term Projections for Digital Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Colorants, Vehicles and Additives Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Ink Ingredients by Ink System - Solvent- Based Ingredients, Water-Based Ingredients, and UV-Based Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: US Long Term Projections for Digital Ink Ingredients by Ink System - Solvent-Based Ingredients, Water-Based Ingredients, and UV-Based Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: US 10-year Perspective for Digital Ink Ingredients by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Colorants, Vehicles and Additives for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: US 10-year Perspective for Digital Ink Ingredients by Ink System - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Solvent-Based Ingredients, Water-Based Ingredients and UV-Based Ingredients for the Years2003, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Colorants by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: US Long Term Projections for Colorants by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: US 10-year Perspective for Colorants by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012
    • Table 23: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Vehicles by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: US Long Term Projections for Vehicles by Product Segment -Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: US 10-year Perspective for Vehicles by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012
    • Table 26: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Additives by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: US Long Term Projections for Additives by Product Segment - Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: US 10-year Perspective for Additives by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012

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