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SGIA Participates in Spokane Workshop on Inadvertent PCBs in Pigments
SGIA accepted an invitation to speak at the Inadvertently Produced PCBs in Inks and Pigments Workshop in Spokane, WA. The goal of the workshop was to explore actions to keep PCBs from entering the Spokane River from printed products produced using inks that contain inadvertent PCBs. No final approaches …
US Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Regulations – Effective Jan. 1, 2020
The US Department of Labor has issued a final rule establishing new overtime regulations. The rule states, that unless specifically exempted, employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must receive pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than one and one-half …
SGIA Works with Ohio EPA Guidance on Ink Being Classified as a Universal Waste
Near the end of 2017, Ohio EPA amended their Universal Waste regulations to include several wastes that are commonly generated by businesses. When Ohio EPA proposed to add paint and paint-related wastes to the state regulated list, SGIA along with the Printing Industries of Ohio and Northern Kentucky …
Karibu Sets New Benchmark in Roll-to-Roll Printing
Stiefel Digitalprint GmbH in Lenting, Germany, recently became the first customer to begin operating a Karibu roll-to-roll printer.
Lift Software Continues to Expand Due to Growing Customer Demand
Lift Software’s core product Lift ERP has been on the rise with customers inspired by its modern, innovative and user-friendly approach to help drive efficiency gains.
PGSF Adds New Board Members
At its October board meeting, the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) elected several new members and re-elected existing members to additional terms. The PGSF Board directs an endowed fund of just under $10 million that is dedicated toward encouraging young people to consider the graphics …
PRINTING United: A Technology Overview of the BIGGEST Show of the Year
Buzz surrounding the next generation of the SGIA Expo is ramping up as word spreads about the newest equipment, software and substrates that will be shown in Dallas.
SGIA Leads Industry Effort on Lockout/Tagout Comments Submitted To OSHA
The printing industry-wide task force organized by SGIA completed its work on developing and submitting consensus comments to OSHA on its latest proposed updates to The Control of Hazardous Energy or Lockout/Tagout (LO/TO) Standard. A meeting with OSHA to discuss these comments has been set up for early …
Opening Soon: The One-Stop Shop
By Deborah Corn, Intergalactic Ambassador to The Printerverse, Print Media Centr SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, September/October 2019
Distinguishing Digital Textile Printing Colorants
By Simon Daplyn, Ph.D., Marketing Manager, Sensient SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, September/October 2019
20/20 Vision Demands Fearless, Focused Leadership
By Ryan T. Sauers, President, Sauers Consulting Strategies SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, September/October 2019
Company Cultures Attract Talent
By Dave Rosenberg, Founder and Principal, Locked On Leadership SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, September/October 2019
Safe and Sound Week
SGIA partners with OSHA to put on our first annual Safe and Sound Week. Thirteen member organizations displayed a commitment to management leadership, employee engagement, and fixing hazards and were able to earn Safe and Sound Participant Recognition!
Karibu Meets Energy Efficiency Standard
Confirmation comes from experts at Fogra that the new Karibu roll-to-roll printer from swissQprint is highly energy efficient.