Conference looks at major trends, including sustainability, regulatory and technical issues and new technologies.
David Savastano, Editor10.16.19
Sustainability, regulatory and technical issues and new technologies are at the forefront of concerns for the ink industry and its suppliers, and the 63nd Annual National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) Technical Conference, hosted by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), offered attendees a comprehensive look at these and many other issues.
Before the conference started on Oct. 15 at The Drake Hotel in Oak Brook, IL, NAPIM held its “Intro to Ink Formulation and Manufacturing,” a 3.5 hour short course on ink basics led by Les Watkins, Lisa Fine, Jerry Napiecek, James Ford and Joe Cichon. From there, a variety of speakers from the ink, printing, raw materials, equipment and regulatory industries offered their insights into may key topics of the day.
The NPIRI Conference formally began in the afternoon. Dr. Juanita Parris of Sun Chemical, NPIRI's president, served as the moderation of the session, which began with the Keynote Sp
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