Food packaging issues, new technologies are among key topics the ink industry is facing.
Dave Savastano, Editor11.30.15
Ink manufacturers and their suppliers are facing plenty of regulatory issues, ranging from migration in food packaging, dust collection, HazCom labels and more. During the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) National Printing Ink Research Institute’s (NPIRI) 2015 Technical Conference, the focus was on “Trends and Directions in Graphic Arts,” with a long look at these topics.
NPIRI president Jerry Napiecek of Colorcon chaired the Technical Conference, which was held at the Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center in Oak Brook, IL. The conference opened with a short course, GHS Implementation – First Wave After the Tsunami, presented by Denese Deeds, Industrial Health & Safety Consultants, Inc., and Jonathan Hellerstein of WestRock.
Al Marquardt of Kimberly-Clark formally opened the conference with his keynote talk, “Addressing Color in a CPC’s World,” a look at the importance of color to brand owners.
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