#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


Now Accepting Nominations!

Nominations are now open for NAPIM’s Award for Technical Achievement. Ink companies and raw materials suppliers are invited to submit their completed nominations to the NAPIM office. 

Nomination Deadline: September 8, 2017

Technical Achievement Award

The enclosed brochure gives more information on the rules, history and past winners of the award.  Technical Achievement Award Nomination form.

TAM Service Award

This award is open to suppliers to the printing ink industry that have made significant contributions to the well-being of the printing ink industry.  TAM Service Award Nomination form.

Awards Dinner

These prestigious awards will be presented during the Annual NPIRI Technical Conference in order that the recipient may be honored before his or her peers.

Wednesday October 11, 2017
Ballroom E
Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center

Reception: 5:30 – 6:30pm
Dinner and Awards Program: 6:00pm – 10:00pm.


NPIRI Bulletin

Direct Mail Resurgence

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:47:33 +0000

Source: https://www.xerox.com/en-us/digital-printing/direct-mail-printing?mc_cid=e477987358&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d&mc_cid=e477987358&mc_eid=d28c9b7cb7 The Resurgence of Direct Mail If the ultimate objective of any marketing effort is to motivate action, then printed direct mail is the gold standard. Consider for a moment the number of marketing messages consumers are exposed to … Continue reading

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Power of Print

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:42:45 +0000

Source: https://digitalprinting.blogs.xerox.com/2018/03/27/the-new-power-of-printed-catalogs/?mc_cid=f18ee2c43a&mc_eid=d28c9b7cb7#.Wsqyjo-cHVI The New Power of Printed Catalogs By Carro Ford|Mar 27, 2018|Books and Manuals, catalog, Cross-Media, Direct Mail, Grow Your Business, Thought Leadership|0 Comments Guest post by Shelley Sweeney, Vice President/General Manager Service Bureau/Direct Marketing @shelleysweeney  Direct mail isn’t … Continue reading

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Raw Materials Data Handbook Vol. 4 Pigments

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:26:19 +0000

The  National Printing Ink Research  Institute has partnered with the Color  Pigments Manufacturers Association in updating the Raw Materials  Data  Handbook Volume 4 Pigments  3rd Edition.   This invaluable reference source provides an  unequalled depth of technical data and information on organic … Continue reading

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