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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 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

NALC Establishes Four Scholarship Endowments with PGSF

January 9, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA.--The National Association of Litho Clubs (NALC) Foundation has taken the steps to establish four endowed scholarships with the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). These endowments demonstrate their commitment to the industry and closed out the 60th anniversary year of PGSF. The NALC Foundation was formed in 1970 and has a long history of supporting education in the graphic arts industry. The endowments have been... 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

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

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

PIA's Ben Franklin Honor Society Inducts Seven New Members

November 28, 2016

The Ben Franklin Honor Society of Printing Industries of America (PIA) formally inducted seven industry leaders at its awards ceremony on Friday, November 18, at the PIA Fall Administrative Meetings in Kansas City, MO. The Ben Franklin Honor Society of PIA is comprised of industry leaders who have made lasting contributions to advancing print and graphic communications. Inductees have rendered outstanding and/or meritorious service to... Read More

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