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PIA Opens Nominations for the Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

February 16, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) opens the nominations for the 2017 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award. Eligible candidates must be widely recognized as having made a major impact on the graphic arts industry and must have a record of participating in both local and national professional activities. Candidates also must have been active in many facets of the industry over an extended period of time. Nominations are due... Read More

PIA Adds New National Buying Program: Mailers Hub

February 15, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) announces its new partnership with Mailers Hub through its National Buying Program. Members of PIA and its local affiliates can access the annual Mailers Hub subscription with a $100 discount. With an annual subscription, member companies gain access to many of Mailers Hub's benefits including exclusive web content, Mailers Hub News e-newsletter, personalized postal rate charts, hotline access... Read More

2017 Continuous Improvement Conference Keynote Speaker Line-Up

February 14, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America proudly shares the lineup of speakers for the 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference on April 2-5 in Pittsburgh, PA. Joe Murli, CEO, The Murli Group; Michael Bremer, President, Cumberland Group-Chicago; Greg Glebe, Founder and CEO, Xylem Design; Jamie Parker, District Manager, Manufacturing Network, FedEx Office; and Rich Diviney, Director of Outreach, Barry-Wehmiller will provide guidance and share... Read More

PIA Honors Dolin and Dirzulaitis with Education Awards of Excellence

February 13, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America announced that Penny Ann Dolin, Associate Professor of Practice, Arizona State University and William Dirzulaitis, Trustee, Graphic Communication Scholarship Foundation will receive the 2016 Education Award of Excellence. This award is given annually to one academic representative and one industry representative in recognition for leadership that has directly resulted in a distinguished education... Read More

PIA Announces 2016 Kagy Education Award Recipient

February 3, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that the Printing Technologies program of the Center of Applied Technology North (CAT-North) in Severn, MD has been awarded the 2016 Frederick D. Kagy Education Award of Excellence. The program is honored for its innovative approach to preparing students for entry-level positions in the printing industry. CAT-North is a public career and technology school in Maryland's Anne... Read More

PIA Opens Submissions for the 2017 Intertech™ Technology Awards

January 30, 2017

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America is now seeking submissions to its 2017 InterTech Technology Awards. For the past 39 years, these awards have honored the development of technologies predicted to have a major impact on the graphic communications industry.  "The InterTech Technology Awards recognize the breakthrough products that have the greatest potential for shaping the graphic communications industry," said Jim Workman... Read More

PIA Announces the 2016 Robert F. Reed Technology Medal Recipient

January 27, 2017

Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce HW "Buck" Crowley of as the recipient of the 2016 Robert F. Reed Technology Medal, recognizing outstanding engineers, scientists, inventors, and researchers in the graphic communications industry. Over the past four decades, Mr. Crowley has had considerable influence on the advancement of print automation, waste reduction, and inline finishing technology. Mr. Crowley is the... Read More

NALC Establishes Four Scholarship Endowments with PGSF

January 9, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA.--The National Association of Litho Clubs (NALC) Foundation has taken the steps to establish four endowed scholarships with the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). These endowments demonstrate their commitment to the industry and closed out the 60th anniversary year of PGSF. The NALC Foundation was formed in 1970 and has a long history of supporting education in the graphic arts industry. The endowments have been... Read More

Nominations Open for the 2017 Managing for Improvement Award

December 21, 2016

Warrendale, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is accepting nominations for the 2017 Managing for Improvement Award, which honors outstanding managers in the printing industry who have demonstrated the ability to create real and lasting improvement for their companies. The 2017 recipient will be honored at the 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference, April 2-5, in Pittsburgh, PA. Nominations are open to any individual working for... Read More

PIA Opens Nominations for the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award

December 19, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America (PIA) opens nominations for the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2017.  The Schaeffer Award recipient is honored with an engraved plaque before a prestigious group of peers and industry leaders during Printing Industries of America's Spring Administrative Meetings on April 29, 2017. Established in 1990, this award is named for... Read More

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