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The Revised Overtime Rule of the Fair Labor Standards Act and What It Means to Your Company

The Revised Overtime Rule of the Fair Labor Standards Act and What It Means to Your Company

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Free for Printing Industries of America members $29 for non-members Webinar Overview The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), is a federal law that sets minimum wage, overtime, and minimum age requirements for employers and employees. The revised overtime rule of the Fair Labor Standards Act has been finalized and will go into effect on January 1, 2020.  Adriane Harrison will provide information on how this rule affects printers and how to plan for the upcoming changes. You Will Learn The specifics about the... Read More

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Boost Your Profit with PIA’s New Performance Ratios

Boost Your Profit with PIA’s New Performance Ratios

Thursday, November 07, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Webinar Description In today’s competitive environment, it’s essential for printing organizations to measure the strengths and weaknesses of their business and make changes accordingly. This webinar will demonstrate how PIA's new Performance Ratios (previously the Dynamic and Financial Ratios) online tool can boost your profits by benchmarking your financial and operational position against other printing firms and the industry profit leaders. You’ll learn how to measure the health of your organization using over 50 Key... Read More

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How to Evaluate and Communicate Color

How to Evaluate and Communicate Color

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America members $29 for non-members Webinar Overview Being able to quickly and effectively evaluate color is critical—no matter what your role is in the print production process. Whether you’re in prepress, in the pressroom, a CSR, or a sales rep, you need to be able to visually identify color problems and communicate them with accuracy to your internal and external customers. In this fast-paced webinar, we’ll cover techniques you can use to quickly and methodically evaluate color visually and... Read More

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So, You Want to Get into Packaging—Part 1: Understanding a CPG: What Should I Know?

So, You Want to Get into Packaging—Part 1: Understanding a CPG: What Should I Know?

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

There’s a lot of talk and buzz lately around opportunities for commercial printers in the packaging market. While it’s tempting to just jump right in and start navigating your way into the CPG packaging market, the most successful printers will invest time upfront to learn and prepare so they make the best possible first impression. The first step is to deepen your understanding of this unique, competitive market. This webinar will provide foundational insights into the CPG industry, including a review of the latest trends and... Read More

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Color Separation: It’s More than Just a Mode Change in Photoshop!

Color Separation: It’s More than Just a Mode Change in Photoshop!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America members $29 for non-members Webinar Overview What’s really happening when you convert images to CMYK? It seems simple enough with a mere mode change in Adobe Photoshop—but there’s much more going on than meets the eye! Undercolor removal (UCR) and gray component replacement (GCR) are the main considerations when converting images from RGB to CMYK for print reproduction. Understanding the concepts of why they are needed, how they influence color in color separation, and the advantages... Read More

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Implementing Efficiency and Effectiveness in Print Manufacturing

Implementing Efficiency and Effectiveness in Print Manufacturing

Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America members $29 for non-members Webinar Overview Is your printing salable? Every time? How do you know? By visually assessing, but everyone looks at color differently? How about density measurements? This webinar will provide a methodology to measure your prints and know if they are salable or not! Get production, sales, and management all on the same page and eliminate guesswork and subjectivity while minimizing job makeready and rejected prints. You Will Learn How... Read More

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Managing the Business When You ARE the Business

Managing the Business When You ARE the Business

Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America members Free for non-members Webinar Overview Whether you are new to the industry, part of a family legacy, or just new to the owner’s seat, you quickly find out that there are many moving parts to having a successful business. Between equipment and technology, staff and supervision, and of course, customers, it can be difficult to determine the best way for you to lead the organization. You’ll learn what you can do to make things happen and drive your success, on purpose. Attend... Read More

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So, You Want to Get into Packaging—Part 2: Pathway to Success—CPG Focus

So, You Want to Get into Packaging—Part 2: Pathway to Success—CPG Focus

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America members $29 for non-members Webinar Overview CPG packaging presents numerous opportunities to printers. Of course, there’s the actual printing itself, but it doesn’t have to stop there. There are opportunities both upstream and downstream in the process, including art production, package structure designing, fulfillment services, etc. Regardless of where you decide to focus, it’s critically important to be prepared and to clearly articulate and deliver on your value proposition. In... Read More

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What’s New In HR: Quarterly Webinar About Human Resources, Labor, and Employment

What’s New In HR: Quarterly Webinar About Human Resources, Labor, and Employment

Thursday, February 06, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America members This is a MEMBERS ONLY event. Webinar Overview It is a new year and the start of a new decade. Find out what HR practitioners need to know about trends in human resource management. We will cover topics such as continuous performance management, wellness programs, the growing importance of HR professionals in senior management roles, and our old favorite – company culture to build employee engagement. You Will Learn How to provide continuous, helpful feedback to your... Read More

Rethinking Your Makeready Efficiency

Rethinking Your Makeready Efficiency

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free for Printing Industries of America (PIA) and Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Members $29 for non-members Webinar Overview Beating the competition requires steady gains in production efficiency. This webinar defines how to cut makeready (set-up) time through the single-minute exchange of die (SMED) system, a vital component of Lean production. You’ll learn the concepts behind SMED, such as the distinction between internal and external tasks, and a specific multi-step process. Importantly, learn the tactics to... Read More

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