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Zünd Launches Redesigned Website
The new site is highly responsive and has a cleaner, more modern look and feel.
EPA Eases Requirements for Aerosol Cans
In December 2019, EPA issued a new rule that reduces the regulatory requirements for waste aerosol cans. The new rule is aimed at improving recycling and reducing the cost and burden of aerosol can management by imposing less stringent regulatory requirements on the cans.
President Trump Signs USMCA
On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, President Trump signed into law the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA is an updated version of the of the nearly 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The USMCA won’t be finalized until Canada ratifies it. Read more for a dive …
UK Leaves the EU Today, January 31, 2020
After numerous delays, the United Kingdom (UK) will formally leave the European Union (EU) at midnight on Jan. 31, 2020 (Brussels time). There are implications regarding implementation of the EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation and its application …
Zünd Digital Cutter Enhances Florida Printing Company’s Customer Commitment
Zund America recently partnered with Orlando-based SunDance to enhance the printing company’s cutting capabilities with the Zünd G3 Digital Cutter.
Fisher Textiles Boosts F7 Lineup with Nirvana Purity® Innovative Soft Signage Fabric
DD 4420 Nirvana Purity® is a treated version of Fisher’s award-winning GF4020.
SGIA Opposes Chemical Safety Board Chemical Release Reporting Rule
SGIA joined forces with the US Chamber of Commerce in the submission of comments opposing many provisions in its proposed regulation on chemical release reporting. The comments requested the CSB to align their requirements with those currently established by EPA. On behalf of an Industry Coalition, Con …
Printing Industry Dropped from OSHA’s Amputation Prevention Enforcement Program
After years of being on OSHA’s list of high hazard industries for amputations, the printing industry has been dropped from the list of targeted industries. The printing industry had previously been on the NEP for many years going back to at least 2006. The new National Emphasis Program came up with 75 …
SGIA’s Congress of Committees Sets the Course for 2020
Representatives from across the printing industry met to discuss strategies, trends, and opportunities for the industry for the coming year.
OSHA Increases Penalties For 2020
On January 15, 2020, Federal OSHA announced an increase to the maximum penalty an employer can be issued for violations. The new penalty levels will apply to all violations occurring after January 15, 2020. See inside for a comparison of 2019 vs. 2020 penalty rates.
SGIA Opens 2020 Safety Recognition Award Program
Annual program runs from January 1 - December 31, and encourages SGIA members to integrate health and safety into standard business practices.
Former Xaar CEO Doug Edwards Joins EFI as Chief Technology Officer
Edwards replaces longtime technology leader Ghilad Dziesietnik, who recently retired after nearly 25 years with EFI.
SGIA Named to EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee
After a meticulous selection process, SGIA was named to participate in EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC). The purpose of the CAAAC is to develop a diverse representative group to advise EPA on a variety of important air quality issues.
SGIA Joins Louisville, KY Workgroup on Air Pollution Emission Reductions
SGIA has joined the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District’s (APCD) Multipollutant Stakeholder Group (MPSG). This group will discuss current air pollution challenges and make recommendations for next steps to improve local air quality and reduce health impacts from air pollution. The MPSG will …