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Greetings ink industry members,

What a wonderful year it has been for NAPIM. Three events have come to a close, and we are gearing up for our 2002 Fall Technical Conference October 18-20, 2022, in Oak Brook, Illinois. If you have never participated in a NAPIM event, this is a great time to reap the benefits of end-of-year education, networking, and relationship building.

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2022 Fall Technical Conference

October 18–20, 2022
Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center • Oak Brook, IL 

There are only 5 weeks left until NAPIM’s Annual Fall Technical Conference. From October 18–20, 2022, ink professionals will come together to discuss the future of ink and color formulation, advances in automation, new technology, and more. See the complete lineup of educational sessions and program highlights

Recognize and celebrate those who have contributed significantly to the industry by nominating them for either a Technical Achievement Award or a TAM Service Award. Two awards will be bestowed to individuals who have made a difference and because of their efforts, the printing ink industry has become what it is today.

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X-Rite, Pantone and Sun Chemical Release New
Eco-Kraft Corrugated Packaging Library for PantoneLIVE

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X-Rite Incorporated, Pantone LLC, and Sun Chemical announce a new Eco-Kraft corrugated board dependent color library for PantoneLIVE™, a cloud-based digital color standard ecosystem. The new library enables converters to set achievable expectations to produce Pantone color standards on corrugated board made from recycled materials.

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Kraton Corporation Announces Expansion Project
for Its Taiwan HSBC Manufacturing Facility

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Kraton Corporation, a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers, and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces an expansion project for its HSBC Joint Venture manufacturing facility in Mailiao, Taiwan.

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 Worldwide Digital Textile Printing Industry
is Projected to Reach $6.6 Billion by 2030

The global digital textile printing market size is projected to reach USD 6.65 billion by 2030, according to this new report. The market is expected to witness a CAGR of 12.1% from 2022 to 2030.Any design or pattern designed digitally can be printed on clothes, fabric rolls, and other textile items such as accessories, bedsheets, curtains, carpets, etc. The designs are generated with the aid of software. Printing techniques in digital textile printing are direct-to-garment (DTG) printing and roll-to-roll/direct-to-fabric printing. Pre-treating the fabric is essential in digital printing as it ensures that the fabric retains the ink effectively and allows the use of a broad set of colors on the textile.

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