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Kodak Expands Global Literacy Program in 2018

June 5, 2018

Kodak is expanding its Print for Good literacy program this year, creating a volunteer printer network that will produce thousands of children's books and school supplies in 2018 to benefit some of the world's most disadvantaged populations, using sustainable Kodak printing products, such as KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates. "It's wonderful to see printers signing up across the globe to participate in Kodak's Print for Good program," said... Read More

PRINT Named One of the Top 25 Fastest-Growing Trade Shows in Overall Attendance

May 24, 2018

PRINT Named One of the Top 25 Fastest-Growing Trade Shows in Overall Attendance Building on the honor of having been named one of the top 100 U.S. Trade Shows by Trade Show News Network (TSNN), the Association for Print Technologies (APTechSM) announced that its signature event, PRINT, has ranked in the top 25 fastest-growing events in attendance. The award, presented by TSNN and its parent company, Tarsus Media Group, recognizes trade shows... Read More

New App Lets You Control your CTP Devices Remotely

May 17, 2018

We can now use mobile devices to start our cars, adjust the temperature of our homes, and even find our misplaced keys. Why shouldn't you have the same convenience at work? Kodak is pleased to announce that now you can, at least when it comes to your CTP device and plate making operation. The new KODAK Mobile CTP Control App lets you monitor and control up to 10 CTP devices from wherever you are. The app will alert you immediately when a CTP... Read More

U.S. and Canadian Winners of the 2017 SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award Recognized in Rochester, NY

April 12, 2018

On February 28, 2018, Kodak executives presented the 2017 SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award to winners from the U.S. and Canada at the Kodak headquarters in Rochester, NY. The award recognizes printers that are leaders in sustainability initiatives in the print industry and is named for KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates, known for yielding dramatic environmental and economic benefits for customers without sacrificing quality and output.... Read More

InterTech Advancements Through History

InterTech Advancements Through History

April 11, 2018

For 40 years the InterTech(tm) Technology Awards program has been recognizing groundbreaking technologies in the print and graphic arts industry. Get a glimpse of just a few of the technologies that have set the stage for change over the past four decades by clicking the button below.  Entries for the 2018 InterTech Technology Awards are being accepted now until June 1, 2018. Learn about entering. View the PDF of the Timeline

Taking Print Way Further: Kodak Has Changed the Print Industry

April 3, 2018

Author: Brad Kruchten On February 28, Kodak hosted approximately 220 guests in the company's Rochester headquarters for its first ever Taking Print Further event. Printers, industry analysts, media, and influencers from around the world convened for a two-day forum featuring the latest Kodak technology innovations that are pushing what's possible in the process free, digital, and functional printing categories. Two fantastic keynote speakers... Read More

5 Tips for InterTech Technology Award Hopefuls

5 Tips for InterTech Technology Award Hopefuls

March 21, 2018

    Printing Industry of America is currently seeking the next wave of print and graphic arts technologies for the 2018 InterTech(tm) Technology Awards. If your company has a truly innovative technology set to impact the printing industry, here are five tips to help you optimize your entry:   Highlight Innovation Relevancy The InterTech(tm) Technology Awards focus on honoring those technologies considered to make a significant advancement in... Read More

Could your business use a checkup?

Could your business use a checkup?

February 23, 2018

Just like your physical health, it's important to keep your business in good health as well. A Financial Performance Assessment (FPA) from the Center for Print Economics and Management is a way to do just that. Unlike a trip to the doctor, the FPA is painless for you--simply fill out a confidential questionnaire, then our team will get to work behind the scenes, building a report customized for your business. Your personalized FPA will examine... Read More

Empowering Education with eLearning

Empowering Education with eLearning

January 24, 2018

Corporate eLearning has grown 900% in the past 18 years, largely driven by the continual need to keep workers on top of rapidly changing standards and innovation across a variety of industries. This shift is no stranger to the print industry and requires reliable, on-demand knowledge just a few clicks away. PIA recently relaunched our iLearning Center, an included member benefit for all Printing Industries of America printers. Offering... Read More

Spoilage - My Thoughts

Spoilage - My Thoughts

November 16, 2017

I recently received a poll from Printing Industries of America that touches a subject I'm very passionate about--spoilage. Because of my interest in this subject, I wanted to take the opportunity to re-post that poll here and then add some of my own thoughts. Spoilage: Are you lagging or leading? When it comes to spoilage, chances are it's not at the top of your mind every day. However, spoilage numbers are actually a key factor in running a... Read More

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