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Fuchs Named 2017 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award Recipient

May 2, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA -- Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that George Fuchs 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. The award was presented Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh at during the Spring... Read More

PIA Seeks Speakers for Color 2019 Conference

April 30, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is currently seeking speakers for its Color 2019 conference to be held January 12-15, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, CA. Programming for the 2019 Color Conference focuses color reproduction, management, consistency, and best practices and solutions throughout the entire print production supply chain. Speakers are needed for both general sessions given to the entire... Read More

PIA Adds Adobe-Focused Courses to iLearning Center

April 20, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America recently launched two additional course options that will sharpen prepress skills for Adobe InDesign and PDF creation. The courses take under two hours to complete and are included in the offerings made available to Printing Industries of America printer members as an included, free benefit. The first new course, Creating PDFs for Print Production, focuses on PDF creation as the cornerstone of the... Read More

Printing Industries of America Statement on Crucial Postal Reform Efforts

March 22, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Following today's introduction of the Postal Reform Act of 2018, Printing Industries of America President and CEO Michael Makin released the following statement. "Printing Industries of America (PIA) applauds today's bipartisan introduction of the Postal Reform Act of 2018 in the Senate. The original sponsors of this bill, Senators Carper (DE), Heitkamp (ND), McCaskill (MO), and Moran (KS), have worked diligently to put progress... Read More

PIA Responds to Tariff Announcements on Uncoated Groundwood Paper; Monitoring Industry Impact of Potential Aluminum Tariffs

March 15, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--In response to the announcement by the Department of Commerce regarding preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian imports of Uncoated Groundwood (UGW) Paper, Printing Industries of America President and CEO Michael Makin made the following statement: "Yesterday, the Department of Commerce announced preliminary anti-dumping duties of up to 22.16 percent on Canadian imports of Uncoated Groundwood (UGW) Paper. This is compounded... Read More

PIA Seeks Participants in Hiring, HR, and Recruitment Study

March 6, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) Center for Print Economics and Management and the Department of Management at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) are partnering on a new Management Study exploring recruiting, hiring, and human resources best practices throughout the printing and graphic communications industry.   This study will address a common concern among printing industry leaders: the ability to recruit, hire,... Read More

Printing Industries of America Launches Print Powers America—Major Industry-wide Advocacy Initiative

March 5, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America launched Print Powers America this morning, a major industry-wide initiative committed to collectively voicing the tremendous economic influence, consumer impact, and environmental stewardship made possible by print and packaging companies across the country. Spearheaded by Printing Industries of America (PIA), this multi-faceted advocacy initiative combines lobbying, grassroots action, and public... Read More

PIA Announces Automation Ready! Virtual Conference

February 26, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the newest installment in its virtual conference series, Automation Ready! will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2017. Automation Ready! is a virtual education experience designed to help printers reduce touch points and automate processes to save time and money. Expert speakers and a moderated panel of printers will walk attendees through how to analyze current production... Read More

2018 Premier Print Awards Now Accepting Submissions

February 21, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is now accepting submissions for the 2018 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 18, 2018. An early-bird... Read More

Cutting-Edge Technologies Sought for 2018 InterTech™ Technology Awards

February 14, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is currently seeking cutting-edge print and graphic arts technologies for the 2018 InterTech(tm) 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 June 1, 2018, with an entry discount available through... Read More

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