#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


Monday, October 24

1:00 – 4:00pm - NPIRI Board Meeting

5:00 - 6:30pm - NPIRI Board Reception (for Board Members, Moderators, Co-Moderators and Speakers)

Tuesday, October 25

7:30am - Golf

8:30 - 11:30am - Short Course - Communicating Color 

12:00 - 1:00pm - Buffet Lunch

1:00 - 2:00pm - Keynote Address: Tak Oharu, former ink company senior executive

2:00 - 5:15pm - Opening Session Program

5:00 - 7:30pm - Reception in Exhibit Area

Wednesday, October 26

8:00am - 12:00pm - Technical Session

12:00 - 1:00pm - Lunch

12:00 - 4:00pm - NAPIM Board of Directors Lunch and Meeting 

1:00pm - 3:00pm - NAPIM Board Meeting 

1:00 - 5:00pm - Regulatory Session

5:30 - 6:30pm - Reception

6:30 - 10:00pm Awards Dinner

Thursday, October 27

8:00am - 12:00pm - New Technology Innovations

12:00pm - Conference closes.

1:00pm - 3:00pm - Food Packaging & EHS Committee Meeting


NPIRI Bulletin

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

EU Commission Asks Germany to Postpone Ink Ordinance

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 17:48:16 +0000

The EU Commissioner informed Germany that in 2018 the Commission intends to adopt new Union legislation on printed food contact materials, including printing inks and commonly printed materials such and paper and board.  Read more in the  NAPIM  Members Food … Continue reading

Category: Business/Market
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