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PRINTING United Alliance Plays Key Role in Roundtable Discussion Held to Address Critical Supply Chain Issues and Paper Shortages
In an effort to raise awareness about the severe paper supply shortage, state and local officials and leaders in paper and printing met in Washington to discuss issues affecting the industry, particularly ballot paper availability for upcoming elections
Shop Floor Success: Setting up Effective Apparel Decoration Workflows
Whether a shop is a one-employee home-based business, or massive operation employing 200 people, it won’t enjoy success unless its process is set up correctly.
The Current Landscape of Antimicrobial Fabrics
Interest in antimicrobial fabrics and coatings surged at the start of the pandemic, but what is the state of this market today?
When the Customer Relationship Isn’t Right
Part of business is navigating what can be complex customer dynamics, and when it's in the best interest of both parties to maintain the relationship or let go.
Inkcups Welcomes Bobby Grauf as First Managing Director of Europe
With over 20 years of printing industry experience, Bobby Grauf will deliver Inkcups’ vision and aspirations for the company in Europe, accelerating growth and expanding into new markets.
PRINTING United Alliance Opens 2022-23 Student Scholarship Program
Scholarship Program will award up to 25 students studying graphic communications, granting a total of $50,000 in educational assistance for the 2022-23 academic year.
Printing Occupational Injury/Illness Rate Posts Another Low
Workplace injury and illness rates for manufacturing facilities declined once again in 2020. This is a positive trend that has been occurring over the past decade. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), private industry employers reported 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses …
PRINTING United Alliance Supports Virginia’s Move to Withdraw COVID-19 Rule
Virginia was the first state to implement its own workplace health and safety regulation addressing COVID-19. This was a response to the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) decision to not issue a workplace standard to address COVID-19. Virginia first issued a temporary …
Roland DGA Announces New Demo Days Roadshow Schedule for 2022
At present, the schedule includes visits to nine different authorized Roland DGA dealerships nationwide, with more locations to be added later in the year.
Inkcups Launches Automated Artwork Preparation Software for Digital Printing
Inkcups' ArtPrep automatically prepares artwork for digital printing through a flexible user interface that is adaptable to any workflow.
PRINTING United Alliance Praises the Senate for the Passage of the Major Postal Service Reform Act of 2022
Passed Tuesday evening, the bill awaits signature from President Biden to be signed into law, marking the first piece of major postal reform legislation that has been passed in more than 15 years.
CDC Relaxes Mask Guidance
There is positive news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic fight. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its guidance on wearing masks. The announcement was issued on Friday, February 25, 2022.
Roland DGA Launches New TrueVIS VG3 and SG3 Large-Format Printer/Cutters
The VG3 and SG3 printer/cutters, Roland DG’s most intuitive, efficient, and versatile TrueVIS machines ever, are ideal for a wide range of applications.