#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

Regulatory Session

Wednesday, October 26
1:00 - 5:00pm

This session covers the ever evolving regulatory world from a state, federal and global perspectives.

(Program subject to change.  Check back here often for updates.)

1:00 - 1:45pm
T11 REACH Discussion,
 Rich Johnson, Penn Color 
Registration, Evaluation, Authorization of Chemicals (REACH), the European Union broad chemical regulatory structure continues to move along its implementation timeline. This session will provide you with an up-to-date understanding of what you need to do today to comply with these requirements.

1:45 - 2:30pm
T12 OSHA eReporting Rule, 
Saundra Harris -MS, CIH, CSP, CET, STSC
Safety and Industrial Hygiene Instructor

On May 12, 2016, OSHA published its long-awaited electronic recordkeeping rule. This final rule creates numerous new recordkeeping obligations and additional administrative burdens for employers.   This session, by a representative from the American Industrial Hygiene Association, will prepare you and your company to comply with the new requirements.

2:30 - 2:45pm - Break

2:45 - 3:30pm
T13 FMSA & FSVP, 
Kathryn Skaggs, Keller Heckman LLP 
FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act and Foreign Supplier Verification Program have impacts down the food packaging supply chain.   This session will bring you up to speed on the latest requirements and interpretations.

3:30 - 4:15pm
T14 NAPIM Food Packaging Guidance Document, 
Gregory Pace, Sun Chemical Corporation

4:15 - 5:00pm
T15 Prop65 Developments, 
Kathryn Skaggs, Keller Heckman LLP
California’s Proposition 65 has recently undergone significant revisions that broadly impact the graphic arts supply chain.   This session will explain how these chains affect our industry.

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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