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PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance Announce Intent to Merge

January 19, 2021

Merger highlights the long-term investments by PRINTING United Alliance for the global printing and graphic arts industry with leading services, resources, and support. Fairfax, VA and Alexandria, VA -- PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance today announce the intent to merge the two organizations. The board of directors at each company have unanimously voted in favor of the merger. Last year, SGIA and PIA officially merged to become PRINTING... Read More

SGIA and PIA Merge to Become the Largest, Most Comprehensive Printing and Graphic Arts Association in the Country

April 30, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the two entities officially unite to bring resources and services together under one roof to best support future industry growth and longevity. Fairfax, Va. and Warrendale, Pa. -- The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA) today announce that, as of May 1, 2020, the two organizations will officially merge. SGIA and PIA are together committed to serving the graphic arts community... Read More

Print Added as Essential Workplace

April 17, 2020

Printers Added to Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers by Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency Pittsburgh, PA--Printers and packagers have been specifically included as essential workers in the updated Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce by the United States Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) released on April 17, 2020. Printing Industries of America (PIA)... Read More

TAGA 2020 Keynotes to Speak During Free Digital Conference

April 16, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--The Technical Association of the Graphics Arts (TAGA), part of Printing Industries of America (PIA), is bringing together keynote speakers from the recently cancelled TAGA Annual Technical Conference for a free online event. The TAGA Technology & Innovation Series will be held April 27-30, 2020, and offers insights from leading industry experts on the latest print technologies and trends. Topics to be discussed include... Read More

Printing Industries of America Seeks Speakers for COLOR21 Conference

April 9, 2020

Warrendale, PA--Printing Industries of America is currently seeking speakers for its COLOR21 Conference to be held January 23-26, 2021, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, located just outside of San Diego, CA. COLOR21 focuses on color reproduction, management, consistency, and accuracy throughout the entire print production supply chain. Speakers are needed for both general sessions given to the entire conference audience and practical, in-... Read More

2020 InterTech™ Technology Awards Now Accepting Entries

March 31, 2020

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is seeking innovative print and graphic communications technologies for the 2020 InterTechTM Technology Awards. The annual competition hosted by PIA honors groundbreaking technologies set to alter the way companies provide services and produce jobs. Manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and software are encouraged to enter by July 31, 2020, with an entry discount available through... Read More

PIA Joins SGIA and NAPCO Media to Launch COVID-19 Resource Channel

March 31, 2020

New channel provides industry with the latest information on COVID-19, including thought leadership on legislation, economic impact, human resources, and safety. Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA), and its affiliates have joined forces with SGIA and NAPCO Media to launch a powerful resource channel dedicated to providing the printing and graphic communications industry with up-to-the-minute news and resources on COVID-19 and... Read More

PIA Calls for Swift Legislative Action on COVID-19

March 17, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Today, Printing Industries of America has called upon Congress to take swift legislative action to mitigate the economic impact of this pandemic on the printing and graphic communications industry by creating a federal emergency program to provide compensation for COVID-19-related employee leave. "While initial legislation (H.R. 6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act) calls for a federal mandate requiring businesses with... Read More

Entries Now Open for the 2020 Premier Print Awards

March 16, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Premier Print Awards competition, marking the program's 72nd year honoring print excellence. The international competition is open to all companies involved in the creation or production of print communications, as well as students and student groups from high school, vocational school, or college print production programs. In light of the global novel... Read More

2020 Continuous Improvement Conference Cancelled

March 12, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) announced today the cancellation of the 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference scheduled for April 5-8 in Columbus, Ohio, due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. "It is with deep regret that we must again announce the cancellation of one of the industry's signature events," said Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America. "The health and safety of our... Read More

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