New NAPIM president discusses opportunities for ink manufacturers, benefits of trade association.
David Savastano, Editor06.11.15
The printing ink industry is clearly changing, and it is interesting to hear the perspective of people who have long been involved in the field. From time to time, Ink World will interview some of the leaders in the field, and present their viewpoints. This week, we spoke with Pat Carlisle, president of Joules Angstom U.V. Printing Inks, as well as the new president of the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM).
After years of learning the ink industry with mentors such as Pete Jacobs of Continental Inks, Carlisle started Joules Angstrom from nothing in 1999, working out of his parents’ basement. Carlisle has continued to grow Joules Angstrom to the profitable business it is today, employing more than 50 people in its state-of-the-art headquarters in Etna, OH, and becoming a leader in the UV litho ink field.
A strong believer in the ink industry and in NAPIM, Joules Angstrom joined NAPIM in 2000, one year after opening the business. This was
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