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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

TAGA Annual Technical Conference Cancelled Due to Evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

March 11, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) and the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) announced today that the TAGA Annual Technical Conference slated for March 15-18 in Oklahoma City, OK, has been cancelled in the wake of the World Health Organization declaring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. "It is with sincere regret that we are forced to cancel this year's TAGA Annual Technical Conference, but the health... Read More

PIA Launches Augmented Reality and Interactive Print Course

February 18, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America has launched a new Augmented Reality and Interactive Print course in the iLearning Center. The course will introduce printers to principles of augmented reality (AR) and explore the integration of multimedia content with print projects. Using AR, printers can push the boundaries beyond the page to introduce new revenue streams to their business and produce interactive, engaging experiences for their... Read More

PIA Unveils Leadership Skills for New Supervisors Course

February 4, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America unveiled a newly developed, premium course in its iLearning Center last week, Leadership Skills for New Supervisors. This course aims to help new supervisors make the transition from contributor to leader by honing skills like: directing, sharing, teaching, training, and mentoring. Developed by leadership trainer and mentor Jamie V. Parker, the course goes beyond leadership theory to teach users... Read More

2020 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards Winners Announced

January 31, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America has announced the winners of the 2020 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) awards program and the Safety Shield designation. The Best Workplace in the Americas award winners were evaluated on human resources benchmarking categories that recognize companies that embrace the most sought-after qualities for today's work environment: Communication & Culture, Employee Resources & Benefits, and... Read More

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