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Color 2018 Keynotes Speakers Announced

August 17, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of keynote speakers for its Color 2018 conference. Some of the world's leading brands will be represented on the conference's mainstage January 13-16, 2018 in San Diego, CA.  Psychology Behind Color, Design, and InteractionDr. David Hogue, UX Design Lead, Google Explore cognition, motivation, emotion, and more to help understand the wide range of... Read More

PIA Introduces New Inkjet Ready! Virtual Conference

May 23, 2017

Warrendale, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is excited to announce the launch of Inkjet Ready!, a two-day virtual education experience and online resource center. Inkjet Ready! aims to take the guess work out of investing in production inkjet technology, one of the fastest growing segments in the printing industry. Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10, attendees will log in to a virtual conference experience from the convenience... Read More

Printing Industries of America Seeks Speakers for 2018 Color Conference

April 17, 2017

Warrendale, PA--Printing Industries of America is currently seeking dynamic speakers for its 2018 Color Conference to be held January 13-16, 2018 at the Hyatt Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. Programming for the 2018 Color Conference focuses on color management for graphic communications and brand integrity. Potential speakers are invited to propose topics for either keynote sessions for the general audience or very detailed color-centric topics in... Read More

Are You Using the Right Mix of Ingredients?

Are You Using the Right Mix of Ingredients?

March 30, 2017

This post was submitted by 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference sponsor, Heidelberg. Now more than ever, having a resource available to answer or work through a consumable issue is vital to a printer's success. The days of "hang and bang" are dwindling. With the new technologies available to printers, like LED, low energy UV, and the assortment of custom presses, more and more printers need an expert resource to help maximize their production... Read More

Is Your Workflow Optimized?

Is Your Workflow Optimized?

March 28, 2017

This post was submitted by 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference sponsor, Heidelberg. Today, most print shops have an up-to-date estimating system and prepress workflow. However, many are not taking full advantage of its capabilities. How is your workflow utilized? Consider this scenario: A request for quote (RFQ) comes in with some major information missing such as delivery date, color, or even the exact quantity. Your sales representative... Read More

TAGA Sneak Peek

TAGA Sneak Peek

February 23, 2017

On March 19-22, the TAGA 2017 Annual Technical Conference will take place in Houston, TX. At the event, attendees will learn about the latest industry advances and those of related fields, as well as brainstorm with other experts about solving problems and road blocks in order to move our industry forward. Members come to the Annual Technical Conference from all over the world and from all facets of the graphic arts industry. Papers accepted and... Read More

We're Bullish on Print

We're Bullish on Print

February 15, 2017

As we get ready to join our colleagues at the 2017 PIA President's Conference, we'll be bringing the message that our own president and CEO of Koenig & Bauer AG, Claus Bolza-Schunemann, announced after drupa last year: "Print is on the rise again." It's been less than a year since drupa 2016, and our company is still maintaining momentum from the show. After some challenging years, print made a dynamic comeback in Dusseldorf with proven... 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

Is Your Operational Waste on the Rise?

Is Your Operational Waste on the Rise?

February 9, 2017

As we begin 2017, the economy is in its eighth year of growth and printing companies are, on average, enjoying the highest level of profitability since before the Great Recession. Growth, however, may have been accommodated with decisions counterproductive to reducing waste and improving performance. Floor space may have been haphazardly filled with inventory or additional equipment. Clutter and disorganization may have become the norm. Safety... Read More

Fujifilm Joins the 2017 PIA President's Conference

Fujifilm Joins the 2017 PIA President's Conference

February 7, 2017

Fujifilm's Graphic Systems Division is proud of its long-standing support of Printing Industries of America and honored to once again be a sponsor at the President's Conference in 2017. Our loyalty to PIA and its members aligns with Fujifilm's goal to be a leader in the graphic communications industry.  Our commitment to our collective industry is second to none, both in terms of personnel and investments. In the North America market alone, we... Read More

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