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PIA Releases New Performance Ratios Program

October 7, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America's Center for Print Economics and Management, in conjunction with Profectus, a business management consultant specializing in the printing industry, have opened access to the new Performance Ratios program. For more than 90 years, the Ratios have been used by printers and suppliers to track industry financial performance and benchmark their operations. The new program provides an online dashboard... Read More

PIA Launches New Print Production for Designers Course in iLearning Center

September 24, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the launch of its all-new and highly anticipated Print Production for Designers course in the iLearning Center this week. Great print design is a combination of visual appeal and technical precision. Presented by Joe Marin, Vice President of Education & Training, Print Production for Designers reveals the lifecycle of a printed job and explores what it takes to design and... Read More

Ben Franklin Honor Society Publishes the First BFHS Book of Wisdom

September 6, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Published by the Ben Franklin Honor Society (BFHS), the BFHS Book of Wisdom reveals the untold success stories of the Society's membership. The 248-page book is comprised of 47 essays by some of the most successful and accomplished men and women who have defined the growth and direction of the graphic communication industry in the latter part of the 20th century and the start of the 21st century. The book was conceived and edited... Read More

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

September 3, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) opened its 2020 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) program for submissions today with the entry deadline set for November 15, 2019. The awards program focuses on Human Relations and recognizes companies that have superior practices in three categories: Communication & Culture, Employee Resources & Benefits, and Safety & Work Environment. The BWA program will also provide the... Read More

COLOR20 Keynote Lineup Announced

August 28, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the keynote lineup for its COLOR20 conference. The COLOR20 program was designed to provide attendees with insights, the best practices, and answers to their most pressing color management questions. It will focus on Print & Production, Brand & Design as well as Standards, Research & Case Studies. Within each focus area there will be fundamental, intermediate, and... Read More

PIA Releases Detailed Descriptions of 2019 InterTech Technology Award Recipients

July 31, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--As a follow-up to last week's announcement, Printing Industries of America released today detailed descriptions of the ten recipients of the 2019 InterTechTM Technology Awards. The independent panel of judges deliberated over technology nominations, which showcased the dynamic and innovative nature of the industry. The judges singled out the following technologies as meeting the award criteria of being truly innovative and... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces 2019 InterTech™ Technology Award Recipients

July 24, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Ten technologies have been selected to receive a 2019 InterTech(tm) Technology Award. Many more technologies were considered this year but only those listed below were deemed to be truly innovative and are expected to have as significant impact on 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... Read More

PIA Seeks Speakers for 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference

July 17, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is currently seeking speakers for its 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference to be held April 5-8 in Columbus, Ohio. Conference organizers invite printing, packaging, and converting professionals to submit speaking proposals on best practices, strategies, and case studies in implementing and sustaining continuous improvement. Of particular interest are real-world examples of challenges,... Read More

Printing Industries of America Announces Revitalization of National Buying Program with Xerox

July 10, 2019

Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce the revitalization of its national buying program partnership with Xerox Corporation. This agreement builds upon the strong relationship that exists between the two organizations and offers Printing Industries of America members the exclusive benefit of cash rebates on seven select Xerox products in addition to Tier One pricing. "We, at Xerox, are excited to launch this proprietary... Read More

Gutkowski Named 2018 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award Recipient

June 21, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that Paul Gutkowski 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. Gutkowski has been the printing industry's leading advocate in the Midwest for continuously promoting environmental compliance... Read More

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