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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 BuckAutomation.com 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

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

2016 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards Announced

November 28, 2016

Warrendale, Pennsylvania, November 28, 2016 - Printing Industries of America has announced that thirty-three graphic communications companies were selected to receive 2016 Best Workplace in Americas awards.  Of those recognized, eleven companies received the coveted designation "Best of the Best," while twenty-two earned "Best Workplace" honors. The program was created to recognize graphic arts companies for their outstanding human relations... Read More

Raymond Lawton Named 2016 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Recipiment

November 21, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 21, 2016-- Raymond Lawton, Chairman of Lawton Printing Services, has been named the 2016 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Printing Industries of America. 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 force in shaping the business of printed communications. The... Read More

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