2012 Technical Conference – Review

The 2012 NAPIM/NPIRI Technical Conference marked its 56th successful year at the Eaglewood Resort and Spa in Itasca, IL.

This year’s conference was attended by 140+ ink manufacturers and suppliers and featured short courses, tabletop exhibits/supplier spotlights and cutting edge technical and regulatory presentations.    This year’s conference also featured the Open Board and Annual Awards Dinner on October 17th which was attended by over 150 people.

2012 Technical Awards

Jon Graunke of INX International received the 2012 Technical  Achievement Award and Rick Krause of BASF Corporation was honored with the TAM Service Award.  Please visit the 2012 Technical Awards page on the NAPIM website for more information.

2012 NPIRI Lecture Series Awards

The NPIRI Lecture Series,  which is sponsored by Lawter Incorporated,  awards were also presented at the October 17th, 2012 Open Board/Awards Dinner at this year’s conference.   The first place winning paper was presented by Charlie Hsu of BASF in the Wednesday morning session.

Gene Cassidy of Lawter International presented the first place prize to Charlie Hsu and Rick Grandke of BASF Corp.  The second place award was presented to Matt Carroll of Evonik Corp.


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