#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

Exhibit & Sponsorship

The 61st NPIRI Technical Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago / Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center on October 10-12. 2017. This year's Conference will feature extended hours for exhibitors and a limited number of Technology Spotlight "mini-presentations"

Exhibit - Present - Sponsor

Current Sponsors and Exhibitors:


Tabletop Exhibits

Exhibits will be held on Tuesday, October 10

Exhibit Hours

Opening Session Lunch (Noon - 1:15pm)

Evening Reception (5:00 - 7:30pm)

Exhibitors will be limited to one table and no more than two representatives [*one representative must be registered for the 2017 Technical Conference].

The exhibit’s purpose is to provide ink companies’ technical people an additional opportunity to interface with their technical counterparts, from raw material suppliers to instrument and equipment manufacturers.

Technology Spotlights

Technology Spotlights will run as part of the Technical Program on Tuesday and Wednesday Afternoons. The presentation [7-10 minutes maximum] should be focused on new or novel technology which is significant for ink manufacturers. It can highlight a product or series of products within your portfolio of sales offerings. An LCD projector/screen and laptop computer will be provided.


Increase your exposure in front of the ink industries best by combining your Tabletop with a Sponsorship.

Click here for a downloadable PDF form that you may return to bhopper@napim.org

NPIRI Bulletin

May 2018 – Supply Disruption for Important Photoinitiator for UV Inks and Coatings

Thu, 10 May 2018 12:47:23 +0000

A  plant manufacturing an essential precursor for the production  of a critically important photoinitiator is causing major  problems for the inks and coatings industry.  Read detailed information in Ink World’s blog post on this issue:

Category: Business/Market

The Power of Print

Tue, 01 May 2018 17:53:16 +0000

The power of print – an infographic High resolution version available here:

Category: Business/Market

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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