Celebrates ‘Century of Success: Commitment to the Future’.
Dave Savastano, Editor05.20.15
One hundred years ago, a group of U.S. ink manufacturers decided to form a printing ink association. The group, which would eventually become the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), held its first convention in Atlantic City, NJ.
Now, a century later, NAPIM continues to serve the ink industry. The theme of this year’s convention, which was held March 20-23 at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra, FL, was “Century of Success: Commitment to the Future,” and present industry leaders as well as many alumni gathered to learn what the future has in store for ink makers as well as their customers.
“We have a lot of good energy here,” said NAPIM president John Copeland, president and COO of Toyo Ink America. “People are telling me this is one of the best conventions they have ever attended. We just finished our first 100 years, and this is the launch for our next 100 years.”
The Annual Convention also featured a part
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