Sewickley, Pennsylvania, October 17, 2012— The Print and Graphic Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is honored to be the recipient of $25,000 to establish an endowed scholarship in the name of EFI, a world leader in customer-focused printing and packaging industry innovation.
“An educated workforce is critical to our industry, and providing scholarships to help students in our field is important to everyone at EFI,” said Jeff White, general manager of EFI Monarch and PGSF board member. “EFI and PGSF staunchly believe that students who have chosen a career in our industry should have the full support of the industry, and one way to provide that support is by making education more affordable.”
“PGSF is dedicated to promoting careers in print and graphics, and we are happy that EFI shares our commitment to providing financial assistance to graphic communications students,” said Larry Kroll, vice president of development for PGSF. “EFI’s creation of an endowed scholarship is further proof that the company is dedicated to advancing our industry.”
PGSF is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communication careers. Individuals, companies, and associations provide both annual and endowed scholarship funds to PGSF, which administers the scholarship and fellowship programs for the industry. For information regarding tax-deductible contributions, establishing a scholarship, or about PGSF, the largest national independent scholarship effort for the graphic arts industry, please contact PGSF at 412-259-1740 or visit www.printing.org/pgsf.
EFI™ (www.efi.com) is a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging. Based in Silicon Valley, with offices around the globe, the company's powerful integrated product portfolio includes digital front-end servers; superwide, wide-format, label and ceramic inkjet presses and inks; production workflow, web to print, and business automation software; and office, enterprise and mobile cloud solutions. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information in an easy and effective way, and enable businesses to increase their profits, productivity, and efficiency.
For more information about EFI, visit www.efi.com or contact 800-875-7117.
About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of thousands of member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.