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Printing Inks - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 338628
  • March 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 858 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

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
- 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.
- Tokyo Printing Ink Mfg.Co.Ltd.

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PRINTING INKS - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

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
Table 1: Prices of Select Raw Materials (In US$/Mt) for Years
2008-2012 II-3
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
Table 2: Leading Exporters of Printing, Writing or Drawing
Inks Worldwide (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value
by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 3: Leading Importers of Printing, Writing or Drawing
Inks Worldwide (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value
by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 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
Table 4: Leading Manufacturers of Printing Inks Worldwide
(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for DIC, Flint
Group, Toyo Ink SC HD, Sakata Inx, Siegwerk Group, Huber
Group and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 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
A. Volume Analytics II-138
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 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 by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 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-140
Printing Inks Market by Product Segment II-141
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 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 by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 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-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
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144

Table 12: World Historic Review for Flexographic 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-145

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Flexographic Inks by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 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-146

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Gravure 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 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147

Table 15: 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 Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-148

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Gravure Inks by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 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-149

Table 17: 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
Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-150

Table 18: World Historic Review for Digital 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-151

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Digital Inks by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 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-152

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Other 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 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-153

Table 21: 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 Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-154

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Inks by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume 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-155
B. Dollar Analytics II-156
Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing 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-156

Table 24: 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 Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-157

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Printing 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-158
Printing Inks Market by Product Segment II-159
Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lithographic 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-159

Table 27: 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 Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithographic 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-161

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Flexographic 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-162

Table 30: World Historic Review for Flexographic 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-163

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Flexographic 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-164

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-165

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 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-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 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-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 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 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 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-173

III. 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 Printing
Inks in the US (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
for Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Sakata/INX International
and 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 Sun
Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Siegwerk and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Strategic Acquisitions Lead to Consolidation III-14
Export/Import Scenario III-15
Table 45: US Printing Inks (Black) Exports by Destination
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for
Singapore, Canada Mexico, Japan, The UK and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 46: US Printing Inks (Black) Imports by Country of
Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
for Singapore, Japan, The UK, Germany, Canada and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 47: US Printing Inks (Other than Black) Exports by
Destination (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value for Canada, Singapore, Mexico, Japan, Brazil and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 48: US Printing Inks (Other than Black) Imports by
Country of Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Import Value for The UK, Singapore, Israel, Japan, Mexico
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16
End-User Profile III-16
Packaging: Largest End-User III-16
Publication Inks: Intensely Competitive III-16
News Ink Printers: Striving to Regain Readership III-17
Historical Evolution of Printing Inks III-17
Evolution of Letterpress Printing III-17
Emergence of Stone Printing or Lithography III-17
Evolution of Heatset Inks III-18
Aniline Printing III-18
Product Introductions/Innovations III-18
Recent Industry Activity III-31
Key Regional Players III-35
B.Market Analytics III-37
Volume Analytics III-37
Table 49: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 50: US Historic Review for Printing Inks by Product
Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 51: US 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39
Dollar Analytics III-40
Table 52: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 53: US Historic Review for Printing Inks by Product
Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 54: US 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

2. CANADA III-43
A.Market Analysis III-43
Outlook III-43
Canadian Printing Inks Industry- Going Strong III-43
Export/Import Scenario III-44
Table 55: Canadian Printing Inks (Black) Exports by
Destination (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value for The US, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Cuba and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 56: Canadian Printing Inks (Black) Imports by Country
of Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
Value for The US, Ireland, China, Singapore, Israel and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 57: Canadian Printing Inks (Other than Black)
Exports by Destination (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown
of Export Value for US, Guyana, Chile, Dominican Republic,
Australia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 58: Canadian Printing Inks (Other than Black) Imports
by Country of Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Import Value for US, Singapore, Switzerland, UK, Israel
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Volume Analytics III-46
Table 59: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 60: Canadian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 61: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48
Dollar Analytics III-49
Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 64: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

3. JAPAN III-52
A.Market Analysis III-52
Outlook III-52
Current Scenario III-52
Japan Cracks the Whip on VOC Emissions III-52
Product Introductions/Innovations III-53
Recent Industry Activity III-55
Key Regional Players III-56
B.Market Analytics III-59
Volume Analytics III-59
Table 65: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 66: Japanese Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 67: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61
Dollar Analytics III-62
Table 68: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 69: Japanese Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 70: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

4. EUROPE III-65
A.Market Analysis III-65
Outlook III-65
Value Analysis III-65
Volume Analysis III-65
Market Trends and Issues III-65
Spiraling Raw Material Costs and Supply Constraints
Continue to Impact Ink Producers III-65
Growth Tempered by Uncertainty III-66
Factors Impeding Growth III-66
Recession Hampers the European Printing Ink Industry III-67
Packaging Sector-The ‘Savior' of Printing Inks Industry III-67
Price Sensitive Printing Market Stalemates Producers III-68
European Print Media: Hope Sprouts III-68
Short Product Sizzlers III-68
Inkjet Printing Overtakes Toner Printing in Digital Sector III-69
Increasing Preference of Low Migration Inks III-69
A Peek into the Regulatory Framework Concerning Low
Migration Inks in Europe III-69
The Emergence of EuPIA III-70
The Impact of REACH: A Fierce Tug At the Market's Purse
Strings III-70
Implications for Ink Manufacturers in a Nutshell III-71
Market Participants Question the Need for REACH III-71
Challenges Ahead for Ink Industry III-72
Competitive Landscape III-72
Best Sales Prospects III-72
Flexographic Inks III-72
Lithographic/Offset Inks III-72
Gravure Inks III-72
Letterpress Inks III-72
UV Inks III-72
Cationic and Free Radical UV Inks III-73
B.Market Analytics III-74
Volume Analytics III-74
Table 71: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 72: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 73: European 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 74: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 75: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 76: European 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79
Dollar Analytics III-80
Table 77: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 78: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 79: European 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 80: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 81: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 82: European 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

4a. FRANCE III-86
A.Market Analysis III-86
Outlook III-86
Strategic Corporate Development III-86
B.Market Analytics III-87
Volume Analytics III-87
Table 83: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 84: French Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 85: French 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89
Dollar Analytics III-90
Table 86: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 87: French Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 88: French 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

4b. GERMANY III-93
A.Market Analysis III-93
Mastering the Art of Survival III-93
Current & Future Analysis III-93
Product Introductions/Innovations III-93
Recent Industry Activity III-95
Key Regional Players III-96
B.Market Analytics III-97
Volume Analytics III-97
Table 89: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 90: German Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 91: German 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99
Dollar Analytics III-100
Table 92: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

Table 93: German Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

Table 94: German 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

4c. ITALY III-103
A.Market Analysis III-103
Outlook III-103
Competition III-103
Recent Industry Activity III-103
B.Market Analytics III-105
Volume Analytics III-105
Table 95: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 96: Italian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-106

Table 97: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107
Dollar Analytics III-108
Table 98: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

Table 99: Italian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-109

Table 100: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-111
A.Market Analysis III-111
Outlook III-111
Growth Drivers and Issues III-111
Increased Newspaper Circulation Improves Market for Inks III-111
Improvement in Customer Service III-111
Trends in Product/Technology III-111
Automation Creeping into Flexo Ink Technology III-111
Trend towards Vegetable Oils Based Inks III-112
Factors Hindering Growth III-112
Regulations Governing Industry III-112
Product Introductions/Innovations III-113
Recent Industry Activity III-116
B.Market Analytics III-118
Volume Analytics III-118
Table 101: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 102: UK Historic Review for Printing Inks by Product
Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-119

Table 103: UK 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-120
Dollar Analytics III-121
Table 104: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-121

Table 105: UK Historic Review for Printing Inks by Product
Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 106: UK 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-123

4e. SPAIN III-124
Market Analysis III-124
Volume Analytics III-125
Table 107: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-125

Table 108: Spanish Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-126

Table 109: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-127
Dollar Analytics III-128
Table 110: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-128

Table 111: Spanish Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-129

Table 112: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-130

4f. RUSSIA III-131
Market Analysis III-131
Volume Analytics III-132
Table 113: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-132

Table 114: Russian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-133

Table 115: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-134
Dollar Analytics III-135
Table 116: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-135

Table 117: Russian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-136

Table 118: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-137

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-138
A.Market Analysis III-138
Outlook III-138
Factors Influencing Market for Pigments III-138
Product Introductions/Innovations III-139
Strategic Corporate Developments III-141
Key Players III-142
B.Market Analytics III-143
Volume Analytics III-143
Table 119: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-143

Table 120: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic
Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-144

Table 121: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-145
Dollar Analytics III-146
Table 122: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-146

Table 123: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-147

Table 124: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-148

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-149
A.Market Analysis III-149
Outlook III-149
Value Analysis III-149
Volume Analysis III-149
2012: A Year in Review III-150
Impact of Recession on the Asia-Pacific Printing Inks
Market in Retrospect III-150
Post Recession Scenario III-151
Going Ahead III-151
China to Prefer Bio Inks Over UV Curing and Water-Based Inks III-151
Companies to Increase Consumption, Low New Equipment
Acquisition III-152
Australia III-152
Market Landscape III-152
Table 125: Leading Manufacturers of Flexo and Gravure
(Liquid) Inks in Australia (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues for SICPA, Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint
Group, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-152
China III-152
Overview of China's Printing Ink Market III-152
The Dragon Breathes Fire III-153
Recession and Beyond III-153
China's Printing Ink Industry on High Growth Path III-154
Growth Drivers III-154
Major Trends III-154
New Trends and Patterns Set the Course for Chinese
Printing Industry's Growth III-155
China Echoes the World's Environmental Concerns III-155
Green Ink: the Way to Go III-156
A Peek into the Government Initiatives to Promote Eco-
Friendliness III-156
Growth Drivers for Manufacturers III-157
Foreign Investment: It's Not All Fund & Games III-157
End-Use Scenario III-157
Packaging Industry: The Unsung Hero of the Market III-158
Boom in the Publishing Industry Echoes into the Printing
Ink Market III-158
Production Scenario III-158
Areas Requiring Greater Focus III-159
Raw Materials Scenario III-159
Solvents III-160
India III-160
Racing to Keep Pace III-160
Rise in Printing Inks Production III-160
Indian Market Scenario in 2011 III-161
Publication Industry: Gaining Momentum III-161
Strategic Analysis of Indian Printing Inks Industry by
End-Use III-161
Singapore III-161
Overview III-161
Product Introductions/Innovations III-162
Recent Industry Activity III-164
Key Players III-165
B.Market Analytics III-167
Volume Analytics III-167
Table 126: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Geographic Region - China,
India, Australia and Rest of Asia-Pacific Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-167

Table 127: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printing Inks
by Geographic Region - China, India, Australia and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-168

Table 128: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Geographic Region - China, India, Australia and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-169

Table 129: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-170

Table 130: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-171

Table 131: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-172
Dollar Analytics III-173
Table 132: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-173

Table 133: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-174

Table 134: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-175

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-176
A.Market Analysis III-176
Overview III-176
Outlook III-176
Product Introductions/Innovations III-176
B.Market Analytics III-177
Volume Analytics III-177
Table 135: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-177

Table 136: Middle East Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-178

Table 137: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-179
Dollar Analytics III-180
Table 138: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-180

Table 139: Middle East Historic Review for Printing Inks by
Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-181

Table 140: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-182

7. LATIN AMERICA III-183
A.Market Analysis III-183
Outlook III-183
A Market Primer III-183
Market by End-Use Segment III-184
Table 141: Latin America Printing Inks Market by End-Use
Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
Publishing, Packaging, Commercial and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-184
Impact of Recession on the Market III-184
Product Introductions/Innovations III-185
Strategic Corporate Development III-186
B.Market Analytics III-187
Volume Analytics III-187
Table 142: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-187

Table 143: Latin America Historic Review for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-188

Table 144: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-189
Dollar Analytics III-190
Table 145: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-190

Table 146: Latin America Historic Review for Printing Inks
by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-191

Table 147: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Printing
Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-192

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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