Attend the #1 Conference for Printing and Ink Manufacture

Attend NPIRI's 2016 Fall Technical Conference, October 25-27, and keep up-to-date on the latest industry developments, regulations, technology, trends and products. No other industry event will give you the focused educational and networking opportunities with a minimal time commitment.  

Program includes:

Keynote Address: "Operation Tomodachi" Speaker Tak O'Haru, former ink company senior executive's will share his inspiring story about perseverance and leadership during Japan's catastrophic tsunami.  

Opening Sessions

  • Food Packaging Safety Market Study: EU versus US Regulatory Comparison, Catherine Nielsen, Keller & Heckma
  • Supporting Industry Innovation: Collective Management of Information and Outreach, Steve Sides, American Coatings Association
  • 2016 State of the Industry, Jim Leitch, Braden Sutphin Ink Company, and John Jillek Jr., Ink Solutions
  • Supplier Showcase

New Technology Sessions

  • Digital Ink Update, Jim Lambert, INX
  • BASF Presentation
  • Drupa Update, Dave Savastano, Ink World Magazine
  • New Technological Developments in Press Technology, Walter Chmura, KBA
  • Printed Electronics, Erika Rebrosova, Sun Chemical

Technical Sessions

  • Update on Substrates, Mike Libby, SAPPI
  • Color Management, Socrates Rettos, PhotoType
  • Measuring Brilliance of Metallic Inks, Veronika Lovell, Sun Chemical North American Inks
  • BASF Presentation
  • Low Energy LED Curing, IGM Resins

Regulatory Sessions

  • REACH Discussion, Rich Johnson, Penn Color
  • OSHA eReporting Rule, American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • FMSA & FSVP, Kathryn Skaggs, Keller Heckman
  • NAPIM Food Packaging Guidance Document
  • Prop65 Developments, Kathryn Skaggs, Keller Heckman 

Tabletop Exhibit and Technology Spotlight

Meet Your Clients and Gain New Prospects! A limited number of Tabletop Exhibit spaces and Technology Spotlight "mini-presentations" are still available to companies wishing to interface with their technical counterparts or give 7-10 minute focused presentations on new or novel technology. Learn more.

Current Exhibitors and Sponsors:

  • Allnex
  • BASF
  • Eastman
  • EMI Mills
  • Evonik
  • Keim Additec
  • Shamrock
  • Specialty Polymers 

Learn more about NPIRI’s Fall Technical Conference.



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