Technology & Research

Printing Industries of America's Center for Technology and Research provides the printing industry with a single resource for technical information, testing and technical education. The Center for Technology and Research draws more than 90 years of experience and knowledge with the Lithographic Technical Foundation (LTF) and then Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF).

Products and services include practical solution for Computer-Integrated Manufacturing; On-site Consultation and Problem Solving; Environmental, Health, and Safety expertise; the InterTech Technology Awards program; JDF Certification; Laboratory Services; Technical Hotline; Private/Contract Research; Public/Industry Research; Quality and Process Controls products; Simulators; Technical Publications; Training; and Education.

Consulting Services

Printing Industries of America Consulting Services reflect decades of "hands-on" expertise in solving production, management, and strategic issues. Our experts and analysts, in essence, become a part of your team, working with you and providing solid, unbiased recommendations and solutions.

Custom Training

Creating programs specifically for your unique goals, or bringing one of our public workshops to your site is the focus of custom training by Printing Industries of America. Our goals are simple....we want to help your company operate profitably and efficiently, in every aspect! And the key is having staff that is knowledgeable and able to get you there.

Quality & Process Controls

Our quality control products facilitate the superior and consistent results you expect and that your customers demand.

Tech Hotline

Where do printers turn for answers to unusual technical questions? Printing Industries of America members can turn to the Technical Inquiry Desk.

Lab Services

Our lab services staff have over four decades of industry experience evaluating materials used in the graphic arts industry.