Currently the vice president of R&D--director of Energy Curable Systems, he has developed a strong team to help make Energy Curable technology one of the largest growth areas at INX.Jon is a frequent speaker on the subject at NPIRI Conferences and summer technical courses, in addition to being a RadTech board member.
Mark's technical expertise in the flexible packaging market has made him a valuable resource with customers, in addition to his contributions to NPIRI. He's also an active member of the GAA and FTA associations.
The 2019 NPIRI
Summer Course will be held July 14-19 at the Sonoco Institute at Clemson University.
Caption: On hand for the NPIRI
planning session are, from left, James Ford of Flint Group; Evan Benbow of Wikoff Color; Mary Ellen Maxwell of Flint Group; Kris Johansen of Toyo Ink America; Greg Pace of Sun Chemical; John Copeland of NAPIM; Jo Ann Arceneaux of Allnex; George Fuchs of NAPIM; Lisa Buckley of Arkema; Duane Ness of INX International; Dr.
Having already received the NAPIM Printing Ink Pioneer Award during the NAPIM Convention in April, Hill was honored with NAPIM's Technical Achievement Award at this year's NPIRI
Hosted by the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), the first two days of the 2018 NPIRI
Conference covered a wide range of issues, from the packaging needs of brand owners and the many challenges faced by purchasing executives to tariffs and new regulations.
After Lehigh I was always eager to volunteer for activities with NAPIM and NPIRI
, and the upper management at our company always supported these activities."
"Our attendance is growing, and shows the priority our companies place on keeping informed," said NPIRI
president Dan Delegge of inksolutions.
In 1985, he attended NPIRI
's Summer Printing Ink course at Lehigh University, "where I received my first in-depth training regarding printing inks." He has since been a fixture at the summer courses, having taught many hundreds of students about carbon black.
9-12, 2017 2017 NPIRI
Technical Conference Oak Brook, IL
* July 11-16: 2016 NPIRI
Summer Course, Fox Valley College, Appleton, WI, USA
A holder of eight patents, Fine has been a leader with National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI
) for more than two decades, including two terms as NPIRI
president from 2011-14.