Pittsburgh, Pa., February 17, 2009 -- In recent years, Printing Industries of America has seen an increase in the number of requests for sample sales contracts from graphic communications firms. Printing Industries Press is pleased to provide this much needed information in its latest release - Printing Sales Contracts: Samples from the Industry, compiled by the Printing Industries of America Human Relations Department.
As jobs within the industry, ownership of materials, legal requirements, and case law have grown more complex, firms often encounter many troublesome and time-consuming challenges. Printing Sales Contracts: Samples from the Industry is organized for easy reference to aid in contract preparation and to help avoid costly mistakes. Various types of contracts can be found within this collection, including:
- Fulfillment agreements
- Commercial agreements
- Magazine agreements
- Book agreements
- Confidentiality agreements
"Today, clients are more sophisticated and the jobs more complex. Many clients are offering or even demanding contracts for their jobs. That's why we collected sample contracts from across the industry and assembled them in a new book, Printing Sales Contracts: Samples from the Industry," explains Jim Kyger, Human Relations Director at Printing Industries of America.
According to Kyger, while readers are cautioned to refrain from using these samples on an "as-is" basis, this resource can be extremely valuable in providing practical ideas that can be customized to fit a company's needs. Additionally, readers are encouraged to utilize Business Practices (formerly known as Trade Customs) in conjunction with the sample sales contracts. This resource has been successfully utilized for this purpose in the past and because of its supplemental value, Printing Industries of America is expecting to publish an updated version later this year.
This is the newest title in Printing Industries of America's "samples" series; others include: Best Practices of the Best Workplaces in the Americas, 2006 and 2007 editions; Incentive, Bonus, and Recognition Programs in the Printing Industry; Sales Compensation and Incentive Plans; and Sample Union Contract Language Manual.
Printing Sales Contracts: Samples from the Industry, 114 pages, (Item No. 1829, ISBN 987-0-88362-653-5) is available to Printing Industries of America members for $80 and to nonmembers for $160. These and all of Printing Industries Press's nearly 200 publications are available online at www.printing.org or by phone (toll-free 800-910-4283 or 412-259-1770), or mail (Printing Industries of America Orders, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143).