#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

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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