Category Archives: Technical

NPIRI Bleaching White – Now Available

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

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TSCA Reform Legislation Passes

The Senate passed HR 2576 (TSCA Reform Bill) via voice vote.  Please note that Senator Udall specifically thanked the American Alliance for Innovation (AAI),  the lobbying group of which  NAPIM has been a member since 2008, in his closing remarks … Continue reading

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2015 NAPIM/NPIRI Summer Course – Registration Now Open

The 2015 NPIRI/NAPIM Summer Course is scheduled for July 12 -17, 2015 at Fox Valley Technical Conference in Appleton, WI. We anticipate strong interest in this year’s course – Get your registration in as early as possible. Complete information is … Continue reading

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State of Washington – PCB’s in Colorants/Inks

December 2014 Washington State legislation would provide Department of Ecology (DOE) with legal authority to conduct alternatives assessments for PCB’s in pigments used for printing inks and architectural coatings.    Read more about this in the NAPIM members’ area

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Jack Gallagher – Shamrock Technologies Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we report that our friend Jack Gallagher of Shamrock Technologies has passed away. John J. “Jack” Gallagher Age 71 Millstone Jack Gallagher, 71, of Millstone, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 12, … Continue reading

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2014 NPIRI Technical Conference Finishes in Lincolnshire, IL

The 2014 NPIRI Technical Conference completed another successful year at the Lincolnshire Marriott in Lincolnshire, IL.  This year’s conference attracted over 150 attendees for the Tabletop displays, Supplier Spotlights, Short Courses, Technical presentations and Awards Banquet. Alan Kalmikoff of AIK … Continue reading

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July 2014 Films Market Data Released – NAPIM Members Site

The July 2014 plastic substrate is now available on the Business/Marketing page NAPIM Member Resources website.

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2014 NPIRI Summer Course Attendance Increases

The 2014 NPIRI Summer Course at Fox Valley Technical College concluded another successful year on Friday afternoon July 18th.   Attendance at this year’s course showed a dramatic increase over the last few years with 53 registrations.    The Summer … Continue reading

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Flint Group Release 2013 Sustainability Report

Flint Group’s first external sustainability report is now available. 

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2014 NPIRI Technical Conference – Call for Presentations

2014 NPIRI Technical Conference October 7-9, Lincolnshire, IL Call for Presentations The National Printing Ink Research Institute Technical Conference is the preeminent venue for technical training, information exchange and professional networking in the graphic arts disciplines. The NPIRI Technical Conference … Continue reading

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