David Savastano, Editor07.31.18
The idea of working closer to home was key to Mark Hill’s decision to joining the ink industry in 1991.
“During my job search post-college, I was looking to get back to the Fox Valley area of Wisconsin,” said Hill, VP and assistant director of R&D for INX International Ink Co. “I worked at a company in Madison, WI at the time called Marquip (Barry Wehmiller now). They made equipment that was used in the corrugated box industry. I saw my first flexo press working for this company. They were single color machines designed to print GCMI 90 Black on a completed box. However, I knew very little about them.
“There was a job posting in the local paper looking for a chemist for an ink company at that time,” Hill added. “The company was Acme Printing Ink in Appleton. I quickly interviewed and got the job.”
At Acme Printing Ink and INX, Hill has been a leader in solvent-based inks, developing new ink technologies for
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