John Hrdlick, president and CEO of INX International Ink Co., talks about the evolution of the printing and ink industries.
David Savastano, Editor08.28.19
The world of printing is rapidly evolving, and ink industry leaders are working to keep up with the needs of their customers. John Hrdlick, president and CEO of INX International Ink Co., has had a front row seat to these changes.
After a brief period at Sinclair & Valentine, Hrdlick joined Acme Printing Ink in Milwaukee in 1978 as a third-shift worker. Acme would become part of INX International Ink in 1988, and he moved up through the ranks over the years, from the lab to branch manager and becoming SVP and COO in 2012. In 2018, Hrdlick is named president and CEO of INX, succeeding longtime INX leader Rick Clendenning. Hrdlick takes some time to discuss the changes he has seen in the industry, as well as his thoughts on the future.
Ink World: What are your thoughts on your years at INX, and now becoming president and CEO of INX?
John Hrdlick: My career at INX has been very rewarding and I’ve had the opportunity to lear
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