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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

Quality Focus and Improved Company Performance

Quality Focus and Improved Company Performance

December 29, 2016

The 2016 Printing Industry Management Survey findings recently published by Printing Industries of America (PIA) provide compelling reasons to attend PIA's 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference. The survey, which focused on studying effective management practices in the printing industry, was conducted jointly by PIA and the College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University.  Companies representing about 5% of the total PIA membership... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces 2017 President's Conference Schedule

December 15, 2016

Warrendale, PA--Today, Printing Industries of America announces the speaker lineup for the 2017 President's Conference running March 12-15 in Long Beach, California. The theme of the 2017 President's Conference is "20/20" with the goal of providing attendees with the business intelligence they need to grow their companies and prosper.  "If ever there was a roadmap to help companies navigate today's business challenges, it will be shared at the... Read More

The 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference

December 14, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America (PIA) announces the addition of new content to the 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference: April 2--5 in Pittsburgh, PA. The annual event focuses on helping industry companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean Manufacturing and other management and quality systems. The new theme for the event, "Bringing an Improvement Culture to Life," acknowledges a critical... Read More

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