The growth of digital technologies was the focus of this year's convention.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor05.07.07
The printing ink industry has seen many changes in recent years. Perhaps the most dramatic has been
Rick Clendenning, second from left, the 2007 Ault Award honoree, is joined by fellow Ault Award recipients, from left, Michael Murphy of Joules Angstrom U.V. Printing Inks; Cal Sutphin of Braden Sutphin Ink; Urban Hirsch III of Ink Systems; and James Coleman of NAPIM.
the rapid growth of inkjet, which has taken a sizable share from the screen printing market and appears poised to make further inroads in other markets.
For ink manufacturers, the continued emergence of inkjet is both an opportunity and a challenge. With that in mind, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) 2007 Annual Convention, held at The Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda from March 25-28, analyzed the changes that are ahead in “Digital vs. Conventional: The Opportunities for the Ink Maker.”
The conference, chair
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