Educators and Students
PRINTING United Alliance has long recognized the important role educational institutions play in the long-term viability of the specialty imaging industry. We are committed to providing educator resources and training to ensure the future success of this industry.
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Coming in First at PRINTING United
PRINTING United's PDAA Pro Team Relay put installers to the test, while the ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition recognized the work of printing's future.
Sustainability at Bolger: An SGP Community Event
SGP, the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Program, held its first regional community event at Bolger Print in, Minneapolis, MN on November 6th. The half day program featured speakers from print manufacturing, recycling, and the sports industry. With over 50 attendees, the program provided a very …
Variables in Printing Water-Based Inks
By James Ortolani, Sales Account Manager, PolyOne Corporation SGIA Journal Apparel Edition, Fall 2019
Convergence Comes Alive at PRINTING United
By Eileen Fritsch, Industry Author SGIA Journal Apparel Edition, Fall 2019
PRINTING United Delivers Powerful Megashow in Dallas
Occupying 724,000 gross square feet, the bigger, better and bolder event featured a sold-out show floor of more than 680 exhibitors, over 100 educational sessions and several events to further connect industry players.
Transfer Express Offers Free November Webinar
Learn how to sell more to the same customer, and how to price signage products.
ASDPT Welcomes Three Members, Presents 2019 Swormstedt Award
Mark Gervais of Ningbo Shenzhou Knitting, Brian Hoag of Roseville Area High School and Beppe Quaglia of Quaglia srl/VIRUS Inks join the Academy.
NAPCO Media Appoints Frank Tueckmantel as EVP, Business Development
Tueckmantel will be responsible for developing a powerful new event initiative launching next year.
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 …
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 …
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!
Walking Working Surfaces Package
SGIA has released a new Walking Working Surfaces Safety Package. This collection of resources is a comprehensive compliance resource that builds on our Ladder Safety Package. The recent addition of a rule overview booklet, two more posters, and five checklists rounds out the package to be a one stop …