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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SGIA Supports Print’s Future Workforce at 2019 SkillsUSA Competition
For eight years, SGIA and industry leaders have managed student competitions and provided prizes and stipends.
Sustainable Green Printing Attends 2019 Green Sports Alliance
Gary Jones and Heather Nortz of SGIA were thrilled to represent the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) at the 7th annual Green Sports Alliance Summit held in Philadelphia, PA this past June. There was a fantastic group of attendees with a passion for sustainability that fostered productive …
Half-Day Intensives Set Tone for PRINTING United Experience
Pre-expo intensive workshops will highlight opportunities, strategies and insights setting businesses across the entire printing industry up for success.
Exploring Digitally Printed Textiles
By Kilara Le, Industry Author SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, May/June 2019
SGIA Wins Major Victory with OSHA Rule on Lockout/Tagout
After significant pressure from SGIA and other industry groups, OSHA decided to not revise the Lockout/Tagout or Control of Hazardous Energy Standard. The proposed change, while seemingly innocent involved simply removing one word, “unexpected” from it. While it is only one word, it represents a concept …
SGIA Supports Proposed Revisions to Wisconsin Waste Rules
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) supporting its proposed revisions to the hazardous waste regulations. SGIA’s comments were on the draft of the estimated economic impacts of the proposed rule revisions.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
By Dan Marx, Director of Content Development, SGIA SGIA Journal Garment Edition, Spring 2019
SGIA Requests Ohio EPA to Revise Its Air Toxics Regulation
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting that they revise their air toxics regulation to streamline the requirements when a printing operation is obtaining an air pollution control permit.
SGIA Meets With Maryland Department of Environment Regarding Hazardous Waste Regulations
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff met with a representative from the Maryland Department of Environment regarding upcoming changes to their hazardous waste regulations.
SGIA Submits Comments Supporting Proposal to Clearly Define Waters of the United States
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposal to provide clarity on what constitutes a regulated “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).
Benefiting from Your Most Important Resource
By John Compton, Industry Author Garment Edition, Winter 2019
Prop 65 Enforcement Action Update
Based on a list of 60-day notice filings that have been registered with states regarding enforcement actions under Prop 65, 575 notices have been filed.
Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Update for 2019
In 2016, OSHA implemented a mandatory injury and illness electronic reporting rule for small employers that operate in certain “high hazard industries”. The requirement applies to any printing operation that has or had at any time last year more than 20 full time, part time, or temporary employees. …
Time to Post your OSHA FORM 300A!
All employers are reminded that your OSHA Form 300A should be posted in a conspicuous location between February 1 and April 30, 2019.
NALC Establishes Four Scholarship Endowments with PGSF
Pittsburgh, PA.--The �National Association of Litho Clubs (NALC) Foundation �has taken the steps to establish four endowed scholarships with the �Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation �(PGSF). These endowments demonstrate their commitment to the industry and closed out the 60th �anniversary year …