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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

Paul Johnson of Clemson University wins TAGA Student Design Challenge

March 28, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) is pleased to announce the results of the TAGA Student Design Challenge. The winning design was submitted by Clemson University senior Paul Johnson of Anderson, South Carolina. Paul described his design as one that "...symbolizes the use of subtractive color in print, additive color on digital devices, and where these technologies converge. The modern design and appearance... Read More

PIA Announces Call for Speakers for Color20

March 19, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is seeking speakers for its COLOR20 Conference to be held January 11-14, 2020 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, CA. COLOR20 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-depth topics presented in... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces 2019 InterTech™ Now Accepting Submissions

February 26, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is currently seeking cutting-edge print and graphic arts technologies for the 2019 InterTechTM Technology Awards program. The annual competition hosted by PIA honors truly innovative technologies set to shape the future of print and graphic communications. Manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and software are encouraged to enter by May 31, 2019, with an entry discount available through March 31... Read More

2019 Premier Print Awards Now Accepting Submissions

February 18, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Premier Print Awards competition 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. All entries must be received by May 31, 2019. An early-bird... Read More

2019 Continuous Improvement Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

February 15, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the much anticipated lineup for its 2019 Continuous Improvement Conference, April 14-17 in Dallas, Texas. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, the Continuous Improvement Conference is the only annual event focused on helping graphic communications-focused manufacturers achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean manufacturing and other management and... Read More

Ben Franklin Honor Society (BFHS) to Produce BFHS Book of Wisdom

February 15, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--The Ben Franklin Honor Society (BFHS) has announced an initiative to publish a book highlighting the significant success stories of its membership, presently composed of 282 inducted honorees who rose to prominence in the graphic communication industry. The idea for such a book, entitled the BFHS Book of Wisdom, was conceived by Harvey Levenson, a BFHS member and Cal Poly Professor Emeritus. Levenson said: "Elected by their peers... Read More

Printing Industries of America to Bureau of Labor Statistics: “Print is Still Here. We’re Just Evolving Faster Than Ever.”

February 11, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America released the following statement by Michael Makin, President & CEO of Printing Industries of America today in response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics unit of the U.S. Department of Labor announcement that commercial printing, screen printing, and print support activities for printing have become "too small or too concentrated to be tracked" in the Current Employment Statistics database. "... Read More

2019 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards Winners Announced

February 11, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America has announced the winners of the 2019 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) award 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 Safety... Read More

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