On. Oct 3, 2013, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) presented the prestigious Technical Achievement Award to Gerald Napiecek of Colorcon, No-Tox Products, and Technical Associate Member Service Award to Greg Webb of Mead Westvaco, during the NPIRI Technical Conference.
Mr. Napiecek is area technical manager for Colorcon, No-Tox Products, as well as serving as vice president of NPIRI Board of Directors. He has been a major contributor in the development of FDA compliant inks and coatings for the food, pharmaceutical and medical industries, as well as a dedicated supporter of NAPIM.
Mr. Webb is the product development manager, publication ink resins at MeadWestvaco. Prior to joining MeadWestvaco 14 years ago, Mr. Webb was branch manager/chemist at Hostmann-Steinberg from 1997-99, and branch manager/operations manager and chemist and senior varnish chemist at Flint Ink from 1986 to 1997.