#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 60th NPIRI Technical Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago / Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center on October 25-27. 2016. 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 25

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 2016 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. A 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

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

NPIRI Bleaching White – Now Available

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:00:44 +0000

The spectrophotometrically controlled NPIRI Bleach White – X-1025 IT10 NPIRI Universal Bleaching White (containing by weight 60% zinc oxide and approximately 40% of hydrogenated methyl rosinate) specified in  ASTM D2066 -07(2012)  is available from Colorcon, No-Tox® Products 171 New Britain Boulevard … Continue reading

Category: Technical

Mineral Oils: Exposure, Toxicity, etc. 2017

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:49:22 +0000

FYI, a new scientific study has recently been released that compares accumulation of mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons (MOSH) in rats to humans; findings imply that current acceptable daily intake for MOSH may be set too high and current human exposure … Continue reading

Category: Regulatory
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