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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Colorants.....I-4
Vehicles.....I-4
Additives.....I-4
Digital Ink Ingredients.....I-4
  
   Solvent-Based Ink Ingredients.....I-5
Radiation Cure-Based Ink Ingredients.....I-5
  
   Growing Profile of the Ink Ingredients Industry.....II-1
Challenges of Globalization.....II-1
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   Market Overview.....II-2
Market Structure.....II-2
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   Major Market Participants.....II-3
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).....II-3
Outlook .....II-3
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   Analysis of Ink Ingredient Prices.....II-4
Escalating Ink Ingredient Costs Shake Printing Ink Industry.....II-4
Digital Inks – The Fastest Growing Sector.....II-4
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   Manufacturers Resort to Price Hikes.....II-5
Technological Innovations: Industry’s Saving Grace.....II-5
UV-Curable Ink Ingredients: Changing the Market’s Profit Ratio.....II-5
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   Shift from Solvent to Water-Based Ink Technology.....II-6
Environmental Regulations Affect Market Scenario.....II-6
Eco-Friendly Ingredients Make Inroads.....II-6
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   Rising Demand for Quality Ingredients Upholds Market Growth.....II-7
Economic Pressure Abstain Manufacturers from Price Hikes.....II-7
Harmonizing Supply-Demand Equation Crucial for Market Success.....II-7
UV and EB Ink Ingredients: Poised to Grow.....II-7
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   Printing inks – Promising Market Growth.....II-8
Strategic Acquisitions Lead to Consolidation.....II-8
Shift to Inexpensive Production Bases Hampers Growth.....II-8
New Applications Expedite Ink Ingredients Market.....II-8
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   Ink Ingredients: An Overview.....II-9
Solvent-Based Ink Ingredients.....II-9
Radiation Cure-Based Ink Ingredients.....II-9
Hybrid Inks.....II-9
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   Conventional Ink Components.....II-10
Colorants.....II-10
Pigments.....II-10
An Overview.....II-10
A Key Constituent Used in Inks.....II-10
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   Primary Producers of Pigments.....II-11
Organic Pigment Powders.....II-11
Synthetic Organic Pigments.....II-11
Types of Organic Pigments Based on Quality.....II-11
Flush Quality.....II-11
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   Dispersion Quality.....II-12
Microencapsulated Quality.....II-12
Press Cake Quality.....II-12
Toner Quality Powder.....II-12
Classification of Organic Pigments Based on Color.....II-12
Fluorescent Organic Pigments.....II-12
Inorganic Pigments.....II-12
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   Physical Properties.....II-13
Types of Inorganic Pigments.....II-13
Carbon Black.....II-13
Frankfurt Black.....II-13
Extenders and Fillers.....II-13
Specialty Pigments.....II-13
Metallic Pigments.....II-13
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   Luminescent Type Pigments.....II-14
Pearlescent Pigments.....II-14
Dyes .....II-14
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   Industry Trends.....II-15
Colorants in Diverse Ink Systems.....II-15
Water-Based Colorants.....II-15
Colorants in Solvent-Based Inks.....II-15
Colorants – Essential Oil-Based Ink Ingredients.....II-15
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   Colorants in UV-Cure Inks.....II-16
Vehicles – A Brief Sketch.....II-16
Resins.....II-16
Overview.....II-16
Applications of Resins.....II-16
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   Potential Market.....II-17
Polyvinyl Butyral Resins Family.....II-17
Sulfopolyester Resins.....II-17
Applications.....II-17
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   Vehicles in Different Ink Systems.....II-18
Vehicles in Water-Based Inks.....II-18
Vehicles – Excellent Oil-based Ink Ingredients.....II-18
Vehicles in Solvent-Based Inks.....II-18
Vehicles as UV-Cure Ink Ingredients.....II-18
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   Soybean Oil – An Essential Vehicle.....II-19
Additives.....II-19
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   Additives and their Functions.....II-20
Waxes.....II-20
Surface Modifying Additives and Anti-Skinning Agents.....II-20
Driers and Distillates.....II-20
Biocides and Extenders.....II-20
Additives in Various Ink Systems.....II-20
Water-Based Additives.....II-20
Additives in Solvent-Based Inks.....II-20
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   Additives in Oil-Based Inks.....II-21
Additives in UV-Cure Inks.....II-21
Stabilizers.....II-21
Rheology Modifiers.....II-21
Adhesion Promoters.....II-21
Oxygen Inhibitors.....II-21
Digital Ink Ingredients.....II-21
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   Continuous Ink Jet.....II-22
Drop-on-Demand Ink Jet.....II-22
Potential Market.....II-22
Colorant – A Vital Digital Ink Ingredient.....II-22
Vehicles in Digital Inks.....II-22
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   Digital UV-Cure Based Additives.....II-23
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   Need to Cut Down Use of Solvents in Inks.....II-24
Waste Ink Dilemma.....II-24
Oil Retention in Inks: A Crucial Issue.....II-24
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   Drive Towards VOC Emissions Control.....II-25
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   Dainippon Creates Ink for all Types of Paper.....II-26
Toyo develops Edible Ink for Printing on Eggs.....II-26
Dainippon Releases Fountain Solution Additive.....II-26
Sun Chemical Develops Ink range with Little Migration.....II-26
Individual Efforts in Ink Ingredients Innovation.....II-26
Inkjet Ink with Particulate Additive.....II-26
New York Inventors Develop Aqueous Ink Compositions.....II-26
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   Minnesota Developers Create Ink-Receptive Substrate.....II-27
New System Handles Printing Ink Film.....II-27
Pigmented Ink for Inkjet Printers.....II-27
Non-Pigmented Ink Composition for Inkjet Printing.....II-27
California Creators Invent Pigment-Based Ink Systems.....II-27
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   Pigmented Inks to Enhance Ink Performance.....II-28
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   Ciba Rolls out New Screen Printing Ink.....II-29
Flint Group Europe Launches New Solvent Based Inks.....II-29
Flint Group Unveils Ecologically Friendly Sheetfed Ink Series.....II-29
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   Flint Group Europe Launches Premo® Concept.....II-30
Superior Printing Ink Rolls out Enhanced Portfolio of Sheetfed Inks.....II-30
Nazdar Launches LYSON® 2100 Series Inks.....II-30
Nazdar Rolls out New UV Curable Digital Ink Series.....II-30
Ciba Launches Conducive Inks for High-Speed Applications.....II-30
Sun Chemical Unveils Synergy™ UV Inks.....II-30
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   Sun Chemical Launches New EXPRESS™ Process Ink.....II-31
DuPont Introduces Artistri™ 3320 Digital Printing Solution.....II-31
Sun Chemical Introduces Triton™ Process Inks.....II-31
DuPont Unveils Software for Artistri™ Printing.....II-31
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   Sun Chemical Launches WetFlex™ Printing Process.....II-32
SunJet® Launches Crystal® UV Curable Inks.....II-32
Ethox Launches New Line of Dispersants.....II-32
Nazdar Unveils New Series of UV Screen Inks.....II-32
SunJet Launches UV-Curable Inkjet Inks.....II-32
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   Sunbelt Expands Colorants for Solvent-Based Inks.....II-33
Ciba Introduces New Dyes for Inkjet Prints.....II-33
Xaar Launches New Quick Dry Ink.....II-33
Tego Unveils New Emulsion.....II-33
Tego Introduces Hydrophobing Resins.....II-33
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   Label Makers Selects Sun Chemical Solaris Colorsat.....II-34
INX to Produce UV Ink in Thailand.....II-34
DuPont Digital Printing to Sell Digital Textile Inks through OEMs.....II-34
Nazdar to Acquire Lyson Ltd.....II-34
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   DuPont Announces Partnership with Kothari Info-Tech.....II-35
INX Merges with Triangle Digital.....II-35
Hexion Acquires Azko’s Inks & Adhesives Resin Operations.....II-35
Ferro Establishes New Plants in Spain.....II-35
BASF Collaborates with Stork to Develop Pigment Ink Solution.....II-35
Superior Sets Up New Manufacturing Unit in the US.....II-35
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   BASF to Acquire Engelhard.....II-36
Wikoff Enters Into an Agreement to Acquire Frontier Printing Inks.....II-36
XSYS Prints and Flint Ink Forms New Company.....II-36
Sun Chemical Hikes Ink Prices.....II-36
Sunbelt Enhances Production.....II-36
Tego Inks an Agreement with D.B. Becker.....II-36
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   Dainippon Divests Reichhold.....II-37
Eastman Plans Closure of Acrylic Emulsions Operations.....II-37
Dainippon Sets Up New Manufacturing Unit in China.....II-37
Flint Ink Combines Asian Facilities.....II-37
Rockwood Pigments Acquires Johnson Matthey.....II-37
Akzo Nobel Inks Changes Name to ANI Printing Inks.....II-37
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   CRI Inaugurates New Production Facility.....II-38
Flint Ink to Establish Fluid Ink Production Plant in China.....II-38
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   BASF Corporation.....II-39
Performance Chemicals.....II-39
Cabot Corporation.....II-39
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   Carbon Black Division.....II-40
Ciba Holding Inc......II-40
Clariant Corporation.....II-40
Color Resolutions International LLC.....II-40
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   E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.....II-41
Environmental Inks and Coatings Corporation.....II-41
Flint Group......II-41
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   Flint Group Pigments.....II-42
Nazdar Company........II-42
Sun Chemical Performance Pigments.....II-42
Toyo Ink America LLC.....II-42
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   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).....II-43

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).....II-43
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   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).....II-44

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).....II-44
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   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.....II-45

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).....II-45
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   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).....II-46

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).....II-46
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   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).....II-47

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).....II-47
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   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).....II-48

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).....II-48
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   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).....II-49

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).....II-49
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   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).....II-50

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).....II-50
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   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).....II-51

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).....II-51
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   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).....II-52

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).....II-52
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   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.....II-531$200
   Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Vehicles by Product Segment – Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-54

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).....II-54
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   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.....II-551$200
   Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Additives by Product Segment – Conventional Ink Ingredients and Digital Ink Ingredients Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-56

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).....II-56
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   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.....II-571$200
    
 
 


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