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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

PIA Launches Process Control Fundamentals in iLearning Center

December 17, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the launch of its all-new Process Control Fundamentals course in the iLearning Center. Process control means ensuring that a system is constant, predictable, and continually operating at optimum performance with only normal variation. In the printing industry, process control is the cornerstone of any successful color-managed workflow. This course methodically covers all of... Read More

June Crespo Honored with 2019 Naomi Berber Award

December 10, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce that June Crespo, director of Board & Affiliate Relations of Printing Industries of America, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Naomi Berber Memorial Award. Crespo was presented with her award at the 2019 Ben Franklin Honor Society induction ceremony on November 15, 2019 in Houston, Texas. This award honors outstanding women in the graphic communications... Read More

Lawton Named 2019 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Recipient

December 10, 2019

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that Ms. Laura Lawton has been named the 2019 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Established in 1950, the Lewis Award pays homage to business leaders who have made major, long-term contributions to the graphic arts industry and have been a significant force in shaping the business of printed communications. The award was presented on November 15,... Read More

Ben Franklin Honor Society Launches First BFHS Book of Wisdom—Class of 2019 Inducted

November 26, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--At its 2019 annual meeting held in Houston, Texas, the first BFHS Book of Wisdom was launched and distributed. Published by the Ben Franklin Honor Society (BFHS), the BFHS Book of Wisdom documents, through a series of essays, the journey to success of 47 Society members: successful and accomplished men and women who have a story to tell to young, aspiring members of the graphic communications industry. Also at the meeting,... Read More

Dell Joins PIA National Buying Program

November 26, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA-Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that Dell, maker of laptops, workstations, monitors, servers, storage solutions and more, has joined its National Buying Program just in time for the holidays. PIA members can now save up to 40% off when using the Dell partnership program offered through PIA.  "We are thrilled to partner with the Printing Industries of America to offer our technology products and solutions to... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces 2020 Slate of Officers and Board of Directors

November 21, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) proudly announces the election of its 2020 slate of officers and Board of Directors. The installation ceremony took place on November 17, 2019 at the PIA Fall Administrative meetings held in Houston, Texas. New board members inducted during the ceremony were: Teresa Campbell, Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica and Skip Novakovich, Esprit Graphic Communications. Additionally, new... Read More

TAGA Conference Keynote Speakers and Papers Announced

November 12, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA-The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) announces the lineup of keynote speakers and selected papers for its 2020 Annual Technical Conference in Oklahoma City, OK, March 15-18. TAGA is a leading resource for technical research and innovation in graphic communications and related fields. Keynotes include: Dr. Juanita Parris, global director of materials, Applications and Analytical Science, Sun Chemical Corporation An... Read More

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