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PIA Seeks Speakers for 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference

July 17, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is currently seeking speakers for its 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference to be held April 5-8 in Columbus, Ohio. Conference organizers invite printing, packaging, and converting professionals to submit speaking proposals on best practices, strategies, and case studies in implementing and sustaining continuous improvement. Of particular interest are real-world examples of challenges,... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces Revitalization of National Buying Program with Xerox

July 10, 2019

Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce the revitalization of its national buying program partnership with Xerox Corporation. This agreement builds upon the strong relationship that exists between the two organizations and offers Printing Industries of America members the exclusive benefit of cash rebates on seven select Xerox products in addition to Tier One pricing. "We, at Xerox, are excited to launch this proprietary... Read More

Gutkowski Named 2018 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award Recipient

June 21, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that Paul Gutkowski has been awarded the prestigious William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award. The William D. Schaeffer Award is given annually to an individual who is advancing environmental awareness and action in the graphic communications industry. Gutkowski has been the printing industry's leading advocate in the Midwest for continuously promoting environmental compliance... Read More

2019 Premier Print Award Winners Announced

June 19, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is please to announce the results of the 2019 Premier Print Awards, the world's most prominent international print competition. This year's competition featured 2,240 entries submitted for the judges' scrutiny, but only 110 were awarded the coveted Benny or Best in Category honors. Truly an international competition, submissions this year hailed from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil,... Read More

PIA Launches Advanced Sales Training Program

May 28, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America announced the launch of its brand-new Advanced Sales Training program designed to help sales team members through a unique blend of online learning, coaching, and accountability. Created by Bill Farquharson and Kelly Mallozzi, sales experts who have direct experience in the printing industry, the program offers two course options: Developing Your Digital and Inkjet Sales Strategy and Maximizing... Read More

TAGA Announces Call for Papers for 2020 Annual Technical Conference

May 6, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) is pleased to announce the call for Scientific Papers and Technical Innovation Papers for the 2020 conference. This conference allows industry leaders, innovators, researchers, and scientists to highlight their latest research and developments within the graphic arts field. Scientific Papers are based on emerging science, technology, and the application of all forms of graphic... Read More

Girls Who Print and Printing Industries of America Launch Women’s Print Mentoring Network

May 1, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Girls Who Print (GWP) and Printing Industries of America (PIA) are pleased to announce the launch of their joint venture, the all-new Women's Print Mentoring Network. This collaborative effort aims to advance the profile of women in the graphic communications and printing industry through the creation of positive, meaningful mentoring relationships. "Girls Who Print was founded on the cornerstones of community, empowerment, and... Read More

PIA Responds to Financial Condition of USPS Hearing

April 30, 2019

Washington, DC--The following is a statement by Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America, regarding today's U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight Financial Condition of the Postal Service hearing. "Today Congress had an opportunity to hear firsthand about the financial condition of the U.S. Postal Service from three major stakeholders that are most impacted by it --the printing industry, postal labor... Read More

PIA Adds New "How to Visually Evaluate Color" Course to iLearning Center

April 23, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America launched a new "How to Visually Evaluate Color" course to the iLearning Center this week. Presented by Joe Marin, Vice President of Education & Training, the course is available to Printing Industries of America printer members as a free benefit of membership. Being able to quickly and effectively evaluate color is critical--no matter what your role is in the print production process. Whether... Read More

PIA Accepting Nominations for the Lewis and Berber Memorial Awards

April 8, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA -- Printing Industries of America is seeking nominations for the Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award and the Naomi Berber Memorial Award. The Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award is named for Abraham Lewis, founder of Graphic Arts Monthly, and his sons Louis and Myron. The award honors business leaders who have gone above and beyond to further the business of printed communications. The Lewis Memorial Lifetime... Read More

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