Education is key when it comes to the ink industry.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor10.14.09
Keeping informed about the latest technology and formulations is key to staying ahead in the complex world of the ink industry. Luckily, there are a variety of ink education courses out there to help. From the press operator who needs to understand how certain types of inks will run on a particular press to the chemist who wants to learn the latest in ink formulation to the sales person who needs to have a basic understanding of the entire process, education is of the utmost importance.
NPIRI Summer Course
For more than 30 years, the National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI), an arm of the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), has held “Intro to Printing Ink Technology” in the Sinclair Memorial Laboratory at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. This course is attended by “highly educated, highly motivated professionals,” according to Rich Incontro, technical coordinator for NAPIM.
Scheduled this year for July 20-25, the focus of
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