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Book of the Month
Printing Industries Press strives to give you the most up-to-date and useful industry information. In doing so, Printing Industries Press now features a Book of the Month. Our goal is to showcase a publication or title each month that will give you all the industry information you need to continue to be more successful.
Each month, we will feature a new title that is geared toward a different area in the industry. Be sure to stay current with the Book of the Month to learn more about the featured title and the discount that is provided throughout the month as well.
Current Featured Book
The New PrintScape: A Crash Course in Graphic Communications
Author: Daniel G. Wilson
About The Title
The New PrintScape is designed to provide an orientation for new employees and students seeking to learn about the graphic communications industry, and it takes them on a guided tour of our vital and dynamic industry. Filled with statistics, charts, and graphics, it provides a comprehensive overview of today’s printing, or graphic communications, industry—from its terminology and history to its practices, people, and future. Designed to allow maximum flexibility in learning and instruction, The New PrintScape training may take place on a tablet or computer for self-paced learning, or in the classroom with trainer/teacher-led instruction.
- Title: Instructor's Package
- Item Number: 91513SET
- List price: $250
- Member price: $150
- Title: Student Workbook
- Item No. 91503
- List price: $45
- Member price: $30
- Title: Self-Study Package
- Item No. 91503SET
- List price: $70
- Member price: $50
Enjoy a 15% discount when purchasing this title before 11/30/2013. Use the discount code NEWPRINT at checkout.
For more on this topic, read the guest blog post from Daniel G. Wilson, Quality Management...for Education?
2013 Previous Featured Books
August/September 2013 Books of the Month
Work Right, Live Right
Robert C. Tapella and T.J. Tedesco
For more on this topic, check out the Seven-Minute Solutions: The Importance of Transparency and Accountability.
June/July 2013 Books of the Month
Color Printing Excellence
April/May 2013 BOM
HR Recruiting Templates: For Finding Qualified Employees in the Graphic Communications Industry
Printing Industries of America Human Relations Department
Sales Compensation Plans: Samples from the Industry, 2013 Edition
Printing Industries of America Human Relations Department
February/March 2013 Book of the Month
The Future of Print Sales: The Renewal of Print Manufacturing through New Product Development
By Ken Macro
For more on this topic, read the Q&A session with Ken Macro, or check out the Seven Minute Solutions White Paper for more on the process of new product development.
2012 Previous Featured Books
The Value of Print Flip-Book
JDF Workflow: A Guide to Automation in the Graphic Communications Industry, by Thomas Hoffmann-Walbeck and Sebastian Riegel
Click here to read a Q&A session with CIP4’s Executive Director, James Harvey, about the state of automation in the printing industry, important aspects JDF Workflow: A Guide to Automation in the Graphic Communications Industry, and its relevance to today’s printers.
Inkjet! Second Edition: Everything You Need to Know about Inkjet History, Technology, Markets, and Products, by Frank J. Romano
Click here to read our Q&A with the author, Frank Romano, or view the Seven-Minute Solutions: Understanding Manufacturer Speed Ratings for Inkjet Presses
Direct Mail Pal 2012: A Direct Mail Production Handbook, written by T.J. Tedesco and Charley Howard
2011 Sheetfed Productivity Benchmarks (PDF),Compiled by Printing Industries of America Economic and Market Research Department.
- Data for this title was collected in 2011 and just posted in January 2012! Click here to read what Ed Gleeson has to say about putting this information to use.
2011 Previous Featured Books
Social Media Field Guide: A Resource for Graphic Communicators, Written by Julie Shaffer and Mary Garnett
Competing for Print’s Thriving Future: Understanding and Taking Advantage of Emerging Economic and Industry Forces, By Ronnie H. Davis, Ph.D.
- Read our Q & A with Ronnie Davis in which he shares some insights, highlights, and background information on the analysis and features within his new book.
Adding Value to Print: A Survey of Novel Products, Finishing Techniques, and Materials Options, by Manfred Breede
- Learn more about this title by reading our interview with author Manfred Breede.
The Basics of Print Production, 2nd Edition, by Mary Hardesty Kuhn
Sustainability Studies in Print: Five Printers Discuss Their Journeys to SGP Certification,by Joe Deemer.
Setup Reduction for Printers: A Practical Guide for Reducing Makeready Time in Print Manufacturing,by Malcolm G. Keif and Kevin Cooper.
For more information on these titles and all of our titles, visit www.printing.org/store. Order online or place your order with a Member Central Representative at email@example.com, 800-910-4283 ext. 770, or 412-259-1770.
Browse Before You Buy
Don’t forget, members can browse samples from many publications online before making the final purchase by visiting our free downloads page at www.printing.org/freedownloads (member login required).
Published on Monday, April 2, 2012 (updated 10/01/2013)