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National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM)
15 Technology Parkway South
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 209-7289
Fax: (678) 680-4920
Web: www.napim.org
Executive Director: Brad Bergey
Director of Regulatory Affairs and Technology: George Fuchs
President: John Copeland, Toyo Ink America
Vice President: Patrick Carlisle, Joules Angstrom U.V. Printing Inks Corp.
Treasurer: Charles Murray, Sun Chemical
Secretary: Brad Bergey

National Directors (three-year terms):
Patrick Carlisle, Joules Angstrom UV Printing Inks
Rick Clendenning, INX International Ink
John Copeland, Toyo Ink
Vivy DaCosta, Hostmann-Steinberg
Michael Gettis, Colorcon, No-Tox Products
David Hiserodt, Siegwerk U.S.A. Inc.
Urban Hirsch III, Ink Systems
Jeffrey Koppelman, Gans Ink & Supply
Jim LaRocca, Superior Printing Ink
Jim Leitch, Braden Sutphin Ink
Bill Miller, Flint Group
Jerry Mosley, American Inks & Coatings
Charles Murray, Sun Chemical
George Sickinger, Color Resolutions International

Directors-at-Large (one-year terms):
Tony Ameo, ECKART America
Pam Carney, MeadWestvaco
John Jilek, Inksolutions LLC
Michael Gerkin Jr., Kustom Group
Tom Gwizdalski,Resolute Oil

National Printing Ink
Research Institute (NPIRI)

15 Technology Parkway South
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 209-7289
Fax: (678) 680-4920
Web: www.napim.org

Board of Directors:
President: Lisa Fine, Joules Angstrom
Vice President: Gerald Napiecek, Colorcon, No-Tox Products
Rod Balmer, Flint Group
Dave Campbell, BASF
Dan DeLegge, Inksolutions
Joseph Cichon, INX International Inc.
Pete Notti, Ink Systems
Steve Postle, Sun Chemical NA Inks
Joe Schlinkert, Color Resolutions International

European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA)
Avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse, 6
BE - 1160
Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)2 676 7480
Fax: +32 (0)2 676 7490
E-mail: eupia@cepe.org
Web site: www.eupia.org
Chairman: Herbert Forker, Siegwerk Group AG
Vice Chairman: Dirk Aulbert, Flint Group.
Executive Manager: Martin Kanert,Verband der Mineralfarbenindustrie

Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC)
E-mail: info@cpipc.org
Web site: www.cpipc.org
President: Kim Turelli, Kustom Group
Vice President: Dave Vogelsang, Calument Specialty
Treasurer: Kris Johansen, Toyo Ink America
Secretary: Mike Stoltz, Flint Group
Sergeant-at-Arms: Brian Chwierut, Sun Chemical
President Pro Tem: Kane Henneke, Keystone Aniline Corp.
Golf Chairman: John Jilek Jr., Inksolutions
Golf Co-Chairman: Dan DeLegge, Inksolutions
Christmas Party: Luigi Ribaudo, Sun Chemical
Awards: Amy Radostits, Radchem Corp.
Education: Dean Roeing, Regulatory Consultant
Scholarship: Tim Cox, Lubrizol
Membership: Luigi Ribaudo, Sun Chemical


c/o Kustom Group
3 Carbon Way
Richwood, KY 41094
Contacts: David Koenig
(859) 282-0648;
Michael P. Gerkin
(859) 485-8600 ext. 43

Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA)
c/o NAPIM
15 Technology Parkway South
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: (770) 209-7289
Fax: (678) 680-4920
Web: www.mnypia.org
President: John Rutledge, United Mineral & Chemical
First Vice President: Dan Shevkun, Superior Printing Ink
Treasurer: Tony Mauriello
Secretary: Bill Teto, BASF
Past Presidents:
Nick Vertucci, BASF
Michael Brice, INX International Ink
Bill Teto, BASF
Membership Chair:
Tony Mauriello
Publicity Chair: Dale Pritchett, Ink World
Golf Outing Chair: Dan Shevkun, Superior Printing Ink

Philadelphia Printing Ink Production Club
c/o Dave Siegler
INX International Ink
2983 Sheffield Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 272-8605
President: Dave Siegler,
INX International
Vice President and Treasurer:
Mike Flannery,
Sun Chemical

Ontario Section of the Oil & Colour Chemists’ Association
www.occacanada.org
Chair: John Ambury, Shire Materials
Immediate Past Chair:
Darrin Colquhoun, Dominion Colour Corporation
Vice Chair: Vacant
Educational Chair:
Mike Miller, Siegwerk Canada Inc.
Secretary: Vacant
Treasurer: Judson Lew, Brenntag
Canada Representative on Council:
Mike Miller, Siegwerk Canada
Membership Officer:
Peter Simpson, Hostmann Steinberg
Honorary Auditor: Rod Paterson
Communications and Information Officer: Arnold Stevenson,
Programs Officer: Martin Habekost, Ryerson University
Symposium Chair: Vacant
Golf Tournament Chair: Bruce Clatworthy, Dominion Colour Corp.
General Committee Members:
Dave Hammett, John Ambury, Derek Laming


The Buyers’ Guide • Associations


American Coatings Association (ACA)
1500 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington DC 20005
(202) 462-6272
Fax: (202) 462-8549
E-mail: members@paint.org
Web: www.paint.org

Color Pigments Manufacturers Association (CPMA)
300 North Washington St.,
Suite 105
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-4044
Fax: (703) 684-1795
E-mail: cpma@cpma.com
Web: www.pigments.org

European Flexographic Industry Association
(EFIA)
P.O. Box 311
Leeds, UK LS16 0FL
Phone: 01792 606768
e-mail - debbie@avant-tout.com (executive director); les@efia.uk.com (traning and technical)
Web: www.efia.uk.com

European Rotogravure Association (E.R.A.) e.V.
Swakopmunder Str. 3
81827 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (89) 439 5051
Fax: +49 (89) 439 4107
E-mail: info@era.eu.org
Web: www.era.eu.org

FESPA
Bancroft Place
10 Bancrof Road, Reigate
Surrey, RH2 7RP, UK
Phone: + 44 1737 240788
Fax: + 44 1737 233734
E-mail: info@fespa.com
Web: www.fespa.com

Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)
971 Corporate Blvd., Suite 403
Lithicum, MD 21090
Phone: (410) 694-0800
Fax: (410) 694-0900
E-mail: fpa@flexpack.org
Web: www.flexpack.org

Flexographic Technical Association (FTA)
3920 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 9,
Bohemia, NY 11716
Phone: (631) 737-6020
Fax: (631) 737-6813
E-mail: memberinfo@
flexography.org
Web: www.flexography.org

Gravure Association of America (GAA)
P.O. Box 25617
Rochester, NY 14625
Phone: (201) 523-6042
Fax: (201) 523-6048
E-mail: gaa@gaa.org
Web: www.gaa.org

International Waterless Printing Association
5 Southside Dr., Unit 11-328
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: (518) 557-2981
Fax: (518) 310-2383
E-mail: info@waterless.org
Web: www.waterless.org

National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL)
One Meadowlands Plaza,
Suite 1511
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Phone: (201) 634-9600;
(800) 642-6275 Toll-free
Fax: (201) 634-0324
E-mail:
naplmemberservice@napl.org
Web: www.napl.org

Paperboard Packaging Council
1350 Main Street,
Suite 1508
Springfield, MA 01103-1628
Phone: (413) 686-9191
Fax: (413) 747-7777
E-mail: ben@ppcnet.org
Web: www.ppcnet.org

Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR)
1899 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Phone: (703) 264-7200
Fax: (703) 620-0994
E-mail: info@primir.org
Web: www.primir.org

Printing Industries of America (PIA)/
Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)

200 Deer Run Rd.
Sewickley, PA 15143-2600
Phone: (412) 741-6860;
(800) 910-4283
Fax: (412) 741-2311
E-mail: printing@printing.org
Web: www.printing.org

RadTech Europe
P.O. Box 85612. NL 2508CH
The Hague, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)70-312 39 20
Fax: +31 (0)70-363 63 48
E-mail:
mail@radtech-europe.com
Web: www.radtech-europe.com

RadTech International North America
7720 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 208
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (240) 497-1242
Fax: (240) 209-2340
E-mail:
uveb@radtech.org
Web: www.radtech.org
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
10015 Main St.
Fairfax, VA 22031-3489
Phone: (703) 385-1335
Fax: (703) 273-0456
E-mail: sgia@sgia.org
Web: www.sgia.org

Society of the Plastics Industry
1667 K Street NW, Suite 100
Washington DC 20006
Phone: (202) 974-5200
Fax: (202) 296-7005
E-mail: office@tlmi.com
Web: www.plasticsindustry.org

Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI)
1 Blackburn Center
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: (978) 282-1400
Fax: (978) 282-3238
Web: www.tlmi.com

Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA)
200 Deer Run Road
Sewickley, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 741-6860
Fax: (412) 741-2311
E-mail: printing@printing.org
Web: www.taga.org

UV LED Curing Association
E-mail: info@uvledcuring.org
Web: www.uvledcuring.org
 

NAPIM Affiliates


Brazilian Ink Association
Associacao Brasileira das Industrias de Tintas Para Impressao

Av. Paulista,
1313-13˚ Andar,
Conjunto 131
CEP 01311, Sao Paulo SP
Phone: + 55-11-251-1179
E-mail: airtor@abitim.org.br
Web: www.abitm.org.br

Canadian Printing Ink Manufacturers Association
1532 Greenridge Circle
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
L6M-2J4
Phone: (905) 556-1808
Fax: (905) 647-439-1572
E-mail: mconnolly@cpima.org
Web: www.cpima.org

Japan Printing Ink Manufacturers Association
Tokyo Club Building
2-6, 3 Chome,
Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-Ku
Tokyo 100 Japan
Phone: + 81 33 580 0876
Fax: + 81 33 580 0857

Mexican Paint and Ink Association
Asociacion Nacional
de Fabricantes
de Pinturas y Tintas, A.C.
Gabriel Mancera No. 309,
Col. Del Valle
C.P. 03100 Mexico, D.F.
 

CEPE and Affiliates


CEPE
Avenue E Van Nieuwenhuyse,
6 BE - 1160
Brussels, Belgium
Phone: + 32 (0)2 676 7480
Fax: + 32 (0)2 676 7490
E-mail:
secretariat@cepe.org
Web: www.cepe.org

Austrian Paint and Ink Association
FCIÖ
Fachverband der Chemischen Industrie Österreichs
Mag.jur. Klaus Schaubmayr
Wiedner Hauptstrasse 63
AT - 1045 Wien, Austria
Phone: +43 (0)5 90 900 3340
Fax: +43 (0)5 90 900
E-mail: schaubmayrk@fcio.wk.or.at
Web: www.fcio.at

Belgian Paint and Ink Association
Diamant Building
Bd A. Reyers 80
1030 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: + 3224162170
Fax: + 3224162179
E-mail: ivp@ivp-coatings.be
Web: www.ivp-coatings.be

British Coatings Federation
Riverbridge House, Guildford Road
Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 9AD
Phone: 01372 365989
Fax: 01372 365979
Web: www.coatings.org.uk


Danish Paint and Ink Association
DFL – Danmarks Farve-og Limindustri

Hannemanns Allé 25
DK- 2300 Kobemhavn S, Denmark
+45 33 77 30 64
E-mail: thd@di.dk
Web: www.fdlf.dk

Finnish Paint and Ink Association
Painoväriyhdistys r.y.
Väriteollisuushdistys r.y. (PVY/VTY)

Etelaranta 10; PO Box 4
FI - 00131 Helsinki, Finland
Phone: + 358 9 172 84 320
Fax: + 358 9 630 225
E-mail: aimo.kastinen@kemia.ttliitot.fi

French Paint and Ink Association
Association des Fabricants d’Encre d’Imprimerie (AFEI)

42 Avenue Marceau
FR - 75008 Paris, France
Phone: + 33 1 53 23 00 00
Fax: + 33 1 47 20 90 30
E-mail: fipec@fipec.org
Web: www.fipec.org

German Paint and Ink Associations
VdMI (Printing Ink)
Verband der Mineralfarbenindustrie

Karlstrasse 21
DE - 60329
Frankfurt AM 1
Germany
Phone: + 49 69 25 56 13 51
Fax: + 49 69 25 30 8
E-mail: vdl@vci.de
Web: www.druckfarbe-vdmi.de

Greek Paint and Ink Association
Hellenic Coatings Association

Lagoumitzi Street 23
GR - 176 71 Kallithea,
Athens, Greece
+30 210 921 9683
Fax: +30 210 924 9389
E-mail: grpaints@otenet.gr
Web: www.hellenicpaints.gr

Hungary Paint and Ink Association
MAFEOSZ c/o AkzoNobel
PF 135, HU - 3581, Tiszaújváros, Hungary
+36 49 521 674
Faz:  +36 49 321 932
E-mail: varadi.tibor@t-online.hu

Italian Paint and Ink Association
AVISA Associazione Vernici, Inchiostri, Adesivi e Sigillanti

Giovanni de Procida
IT - 20131 Milano, Italy
Phone: + 39 02 3456 5341
Fax: + 39 02 3456 5350
E-mail:
avisa@federchimica.it
Web: www.avisa.federchimica.it

Netherlands Paint and Ink Association (VVVF)
Vereniging van Verf en Drukinktfabrikanten

Postbus 241
NL - 2260 AE Leischendam, The Netherlands
Phone: + 31 70 444 06 80
Fax: + 31 70 444 06 84
E-mail: info@vvvf.nl
Web: www.vvf.nl

Norwegian Paint and Ink Association
Industriens Hus
Oscars Gate 20, P.O. Box 2072
NO -0306, Oslo, Norway
+47 22 59 01 10

Portugese Paint and Ink Association
APFTV
Associaçao Portuguesa dos Fabricantes de Tintas e Vernizes

Rua de Filipa
PT - 1000 Lisboa, Portugal
Phone: + 351 1 793 28 38
Fax: + 351 1 795 09 52
E-mail: geral@aptintas.pt
Web: www.aptintas.pt

Spanish Paint and Ink Association
ASEFAPI Associacion Española de Fabricantes de Pinturas y Tintas de Imprimir

Calle Hermosilla 64
ES - 28046 Madrid
Spain
Phone: + 34 91 575 7605
Fax: + 34 91 576 5512
E-mail: asefapi@asefapi.es
Web: www.asefapi.es

Swedish Paint and Ink Association
SVEFF - Sverige Färgfabrikanters Förening
Box 5501, Storgatan 19, SE - 114 85, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 783 82 40
Fax: +46 8-783- 82-38
E-mail: sveff.info@ktf.se
Web: www.sveff.se

Swiss Paint and Ink Association
VSLF/USVP
Rudolf Strasse 13, 8400 Winterhur, Switzerland
Phone: + 41 52 202 8471
Fax: + 41 52 202 8472
E-mail: info@vslf.ch
Web: www.vslf.ch.