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Living on the Edge... Capital Expenditures in the Brave New World of Graphic Arts

Living on the Edge... Capital Expenditures in the Brave New World of Graphic Arts

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

This webinar will feature a discussion of the challenges of investment decisions for printers in 2017 and a practical approach to investing for success when it comes to Capital Asset Acquisitions. This free webinar is presented by Printing Industry Financial Executives (PIFE), a network of professionals who hold positions in finance and administration at Printing Industries of America-member printing companies. PIFE members receive information and education on what it takes to successfully manage a company's finance and... Read More

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7 Tips to Increase Productivity and Increase Accuracy—with Automation

7 Tips to Increase Productivity and Increase Accuracy—with Automation

Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm EDT

Let’s face it, repetitive tasks are a part of every prepress environment. They can be boring, time consuming, and just plain annoying! Wouldn’t it be great to reduce or eliminate many of these repetitive tasks to increase productivity and accuracy? It can be done! Automation tools can be as simple as using what you currently have built into common prepress applications to custom coding and full-blown automation platforms. Attend this webinar, reduce those pesky repetitive tasks, and learn seven tips that can be easily implemented... Read More

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Talent Management Strategies for High-Potential Employees

Talent Management Strategies for High-Potential Employees

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Presented By: Caliper Management Inc. Webinar Overview Whether it is because seasoned executives are rapidly approaching retirement age or because your business is rapidly changing as the print industry continues to evolve, you may be among the many companies in your industry facing significant leadership shortfalls in the near future. Small businesses in the print industry, as well as larger organizations, benefit from planning for the future with a succession planning process. This webinar presents best practices for... Read More

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2 Second Lean—A Practical Way to Improve Your Company and Life

2 Second Lean—A Practical Way to Improve Your Company and Life

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Do your people fix what bugs them? That’s the simple premise of 2 Second Lean, which leads to employees making small improvements every day. The approach is having a profoundly positive effect on a growing number of manufacturers since the publication of Paul Akers’ book by the same name in 2011. This webinar examines the value of implementing a 2 Second Lean management system through the experience of Cambridge Engineering, a manufacturer of heating and ventilation systems. You’ll discover why it worked for Cambridge and how it can... Read More

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The USPS: Things You Didn’t Know You Need to Know

The USPS: Things You Didn’t Know You Need to Know

Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America (PIA) Members $39 for non-members Webinar Overview Everyone knows that the Postal Service is big, moves a lot of mail, and has been struggling as hardcopy mail volume declines. But is that all that a printer or printer/mailer needs to know? This webinar covers how less visible conditions, actions, and future events may have a bigger impact on the companies that produce mail than those companies may realize. Understanding the impact of external events—like what Congress does or doesn’t... Read More

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Patent Trolls and the Printing Industry—Why You Should Care!

Patent Trolls and the Printing Industry—Why You Should Care!

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for PIA members $49 for non-members Presented by Intellectual Property Insurance Services Corp. (IPISC) IPISC is the world leader in intellectual property insurance. With more than 25 years of experience, no other company matches our team’s knowledge base or track record of results. Webinar Overview Looking for ways to combat Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs) also known as Patent Trolls? The NPEs are firms with the sole business of launching patent claims against targeted companies that can cost millions of dollars in... Read More

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Financial Performance Assessment Webinar

Financial Performance Assessment Webinar

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America Members Free for non-members Webinar Overview Virtually every printer wants to improve their bottom line. If they are earning profits they want to increase them. If they are breaking even or have a loss they want to turn their operation around. PIA’s Financial Performance Assessment (FPA) is the tool to help. The FPA makes it easy to determine why your firm is not performing up to expectations and provides specific steps to improve performance. The FPA includes four steps:... Read More

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 eLearning Trends that Boost Employee Engagement and Success Webinar Registration

eLearning Trends that Boost Employee Engagement and Success Webinar Registration

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Webinar Overview An employee who feels growth in their career is more loyal to an organization, and eLearning is a tool that provides development opportunities. A company that encourages eLearning as part of an employee’s regular job function sees revenue generated per employee that is 26% higher as compared to those that do not. Join Joe Marin as he will discuss how to establish a culture of learning within your organization by leveraging Printing Industries of America’s newest included member benefit, the iLearning Center... Read More

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Making the Needle Move: Selecting Metrics that Drive World Class Behaviors and Results

Making the Needle Move: Selecting Metrics that Drive World Class Behaviors and Results

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Webinar Overview Traditionally, business metrics or key performance indicators (KPI’s) have been defined as any type of measurement used to gauge some quantifiable component of a company's performance. Examples include after tax profit margin, sales versus plan, spoilage, sales per employee, and on-time delivery. Business metrics are the foundation of any performance monitoring strategy. But do these KPI’s engage the head, heart and hands of every employee in the organization? Not always. This session highlights the critical... Read More

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Employee Retention Through Training Webinar Registration

Employee Retention Through Training Webinar Registration

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Webinar Overview Looking for ways to combat dreaded employee turnover and institutional knowledge loss? Join Adriane Harrison to learn how thoughtful training and development plans keep employees happy and help them reach their maximum potential. Ongoing development is one of the top five perks employees seek from their work—a recent Gallup survey found 87% of millennials find career development important. As younger workers continue to enter the workforce, investment in training has become a vital component of organizational... Read More

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