awards

Jules Van Sant Honored with 2018 Naomi Berber Award

November 16, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce that Jules Van Sant, Executive Director of Pacific Printing Industries Association, has been named the 2018 Naomi Berber Memorial Award honoree. Van Sant's award was presented at the 2018 Ben Franklin Honor Society induction ceremony on November 9 2018 in Grapevine, TX. This award honors outstanding women in the graphic communications industry for their exceptional... Read More

Ekstein Named 2018 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Recipient

November 16, 2018

Jeff Ekstein, 2018 Lewis Memorial Award Recipient,  with Michael Makin, President & CEO, PIA Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that Mr. Jeff Ekstein has been named the 2018 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Established in 1950, the Lewis Award pays homage to business leaders who have made major, long-term contributions to the graphic arts industry and have been a significant... Read More

PIA Announces Kagy and Education Award of Excellence Recipients

August 20, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA -- Printing Industries of America announced that Dr. Jerry Waite of the University of Houston was the 2017 recipient of the Education Award of Excellence and the Print Production Program at Carroll County (Md.) Career and Technology Center was the 2017 recipient of the Frederick D. Kagy Education Award of Excellence. Initiated in 1984, the PIA Education Award of Excellence is awarded annually to an academic representative in... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces 2018 InterTech™ Technology Award Recipients

July 19, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Twelve technologies have been selected to receive a 2018 InterTech(tm) Technology Award. The technologies receiving the award have been judged as truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry. An independent panel of judges deliberated over an outstanding selection of technology nominations that highlight the dynamic nature of the industry. This year's awards recognized... Read More

PIA Now Accepting Submissions to the Best Workplace in the Americas Recognition Program

July 10, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) opened its 2019 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) program for submissions today with the entry deadline set for November 9, 2018. The awards program focuses on Human Relations benchmarking categories to promote companies embracing the most sought-after qualities for today's workforce: Communication & Culture, Employee Resources & Benefits, and Safety & Work Environment. Included... Read More

Benny Award Winners

June 19, 2018

For several months, the offices here at Printing Industries of America (PIA) have been overflowing with the Premier Print Awards pieces--over 2,000 entries submitted to categories like Posters and Cards, School Yearbooks and Novelty Books, Product Catalogs and Popular Culture Magazines, even Point-of-Purchase Materials. The amount of talent expressed through craftsmanship and creativity was overwhelming, though the rigorous judging process... Read More

2018 Premier Print Award Winners Announced

June 18, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced the results of the 2018 Premier Print Awards, the world's most prominent international print competition. More than 2,000 entries were submitted for judging and 127 were awarded the coveted Best in Category honors, or as they are more affectionately known, the Bennys. This year's awardees hailed from the United States, Canada, China, Mexico, Australia, Indonesia and the United... Read More

PIA Seeking Nominations for the Lewis and Berber Memorial Awards

May 3, 2018

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

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

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

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