#1 conference for printing and ink manufacture

Why Attend?

You'll get maximum educational and networking opportunities with a minimal time commitment. Return to your job with new ideas, methods and best practices that you can apply immediately

What Will You Learn?

Learn the latest develops in key issues affecting the Ink Industry. Benefit from information exchange, professional networking and a wide variety of educational and networking opportunities in an informal, relaxed environment.

Program Highlights

Technical and Regulatory Sessions, Keynote, New Technology, Table Top Exhibit, Awards Dinner, Golf, EHS Update, Market Trends

About NPIRI

 

 

What is the NPIRI Technical Conference?

The National Printing Ink Research Institute Technical Conference is the preeminent venue for technical training, information exchange and professional networking in the graphic arts disciplines. The NPIRI Technical Conference offers a wide variety of educational and networking opportunities in an informal, relaxed environment.

 

When

October 25-27, 2016

 

Where

Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference 

3500 Midwest Rd, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Reservations 630-850-5555 (Reference NPIRI)

 

Expect

Technical Sessions 

Technical presentations on topics of interest to graphic arts raw material suppliers and vendors, ink manufacturers, printers and brand owners are the mainstay of this event. The topics are carefully selected annually by a committee of experts from the NAPIM membership. These sessions typically covers areas like graphic arts raw material supply issues, overall graphic arts industry issues (e.g. market growth, size, etc.), regulatory developments and state of the art technical presentations. Attendees will be exposed to a wide array of issues that are not covered in any other seminars.

The NPIRI Technical Conference is specifically designed to allow for maximum educational and networking opportunities with a minimal time commitment. The topics selected for this conference will insure that Conference attendees will take with them a current, accurate and more comprehensive understanding of the important technical, market and regulatory issues facing our industry. Become a more valuable employee – attend the NPIRI Technical Conference!

Tabletop and Industry Supplier Spotlights 

This evening event occurs after the opening session of the conference. Tabletop displays are provided by suppliers of all types of graphic arts raw materials and services at a two and half hour hosted evening reception. Concurrent with the Tabletop displays, mini-promotional presentations (10-12 minutes) are conducted by suppliers and vendors. This is an unparalleled networking opportunity

NPIRI Bulletin

Safety for Ink Manufacturing Equipment

Thu, 18 May 2017 11:01:34 +0000

Safe design and operation of three roll mills and  vertical post  mixers are critically important issues for all ink manufacturers.   Visit these pages on the NAPIM Members  Resources website for more information.  Three Roll Mills;  Vertical  Post Mixers.

Category: Regulatory

OSHA eReporting July 1, 2017 Deadline to be Delayed

Thu, 18 May 2017 10:57:50 +0000

The Occupational Safety and  Health Administration has indicated that the upcoming eReporting for occupational illnesses/injuries may be  extended.   Read more in the OSHA Compliance page on the NAPIM Member Resources website.

Category: Regulatory

New EPA Administrator Confirmed

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:37:19 +0000

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed as EPA Administrator with a Senate vote of 52 to 46 last Friday, February 17, 2017.   U.S. Senate Committee Environment and  Public Works Press Release.

Category: Regulatory
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