Installers are the hands-on, skilled professionals who ensure the graphics our printers produce are seen, whether on vehicles, or in retail and commercial applications. PRINTING United Alliance offers special workshops, certifications and marketing opportunities to this unique community within the printing industry.
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Tom Frecska Student Competition Winners Prove They Have What It Takes
Student printers show promise as they enter the imaging workforce
OSHA Allows Electronic Filing for Inspection Challenges
The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the panel that hears appeals of contested OSHA inspections, went on line September 1st with its new e-filing system. This system allows both parties in a contested inspection including the employer and its legal representatives and …
SGIA Donates $2,815 to St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital
Donation raised during recent 2016 SGIA Expo through attendee contributor survey
SGIA Forms Women in Print Alliance to Support Diversity in the Imaging Industry
ST Media Group partners with SGIA to honor six female leaders at the 2016 SGIA Expo
New Slip Resistance Specifications – Are You in Compliance?
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) floors and flooring materials contribute directly to more than two million fall injuries, annually. And, for years, national safety standards for slip resistance on floors and flooring surfaces have been determined by recommended test procedures …
Workflow for Packaging: Market Forces Drive Tools and Technology
InfoTrends*, the Boston-area consulting firm that specializes in research about digital print technology markets, has multiple consulting practice areas, from wide-format to functional and industrial printing. Two of InfoTrends’ practice areas, one on digital presses for packaging and the other on …
2016 SGIA Wage, Salary & Sales Compensation Report
Conducted in April and May of 2016, SGIA’s Wage, Salary and Sales Compensation Survey asked specialty graphics companies to report company size, annual sales volume, payroll, specialty and 2016 wages paid for 31 different positions. This report was prepared using the responses of 206 US …
New Overtime Rules in Effect December 1, 2016: Are You Ready?
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued new regulations on May 18, 2016, for determining whether white collar salaried employees are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)'s minimum wage and overtime pay protections. Unless specifically exempted, employees covered by the …
Sign Posts: Taking the Guesswork Out of Sign Issues Vehicle Wraps: Beyond the Installation
The first time I observed a car getting wrapped was impressive. The car was transformed to a completely different color in one session, then in another session the crew installed graphics, logos and images. It altered the look and shape of the car by running the graphics over both sides and even the …
SGIA Expo Sponsors Take the Stage
The 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, September 14–16) will bring together the widest array of qualified and educated attendees to experience the most innovative technology in the imaging industry.This year’s Platinum and Gold sponsors are showcasing the latest applications and advancements to hit the …
Top Considerations When Hiring Manufacturers? Reps
Outsource your sales force? Why not? You already outsource your legal and accounting work, and you may also outsource bookkeeping, human resources and other vital elements of your business. And the reason to outsource your sales force is the same as the reason to outsource those other functions — …
Pro Imaging Golf Championship & Expo Welcomes SGIA as Co-Branded Partner
New partnership brings strength of the imaging industry to popular event
Today is the Last Day for Early Bird Registration for the 2016 SGIA Expo
All registration prices increase tomorrow for members and nonmembers
SBA Hosts Environmental Roundtable to Discuss New TSCA's Impact on Small Business
SGIA attended the Small Business Administration’s Environmental Roundtable Meeting on August 19, 2016. The roundtable focused on TSCA reform and what major changes are to come with implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. Jeff Morris from the EPA …