#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

U.S. Manufacturing Ramps Up in 2017

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:38:30 +0000

FROM:  The National Association of Manufacturers: According to new data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, manufacturing was one of the larger contributors to real GDP growth in the second quarter, adding 0.36 percentage points to top-line growth of 3.1 … Continue reading

Category: Business/Market

2017 Weather Events – Impacts on the Oil and Gas Industry

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:15:00 +0000

The printing ink industry relies strongly on the oil and gas industry and recent  weather events have the  potential to have an  impact on supply and availability of many of the petroleum hydrocarbon-based raw materials.   This report September 6, … Continue reading

Category: Business/Market

OSHA Removes Volks Rule from CFR

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 20:42:00 +0000

May 3, 2017 –  OSHA revoked the Volks Rule,” which would have amended the recordkeeping regulations in 29 C.F.R. Part 1904 – Read more in the OSHA Reporting section of the NAPIM Members area.

Category: Regulatory
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