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- SGIA Scholarship Program
The SGIA Scholarship Program will begin accepting submissions in February. Stay tuned for more updates and opportunities.
- SGIA Student Printing Competition
The SGIA Student Printing Competition will open for submissions in February. Stay tuned for more updates and opportunities.
- Did you know that the Lockout/Tagout Standard applies to all employees who service or maintain equipment?
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PRINTING United (Atlanta, GA)
October 21 to 23, 2020PRINTING United is the largest printing event in North America, bringing all printing industry segments together under one roof.
Hiring the Next Generation
June 11, 2019Finding, hiring, and retaining new talent is a challenge for all businesses, but can be especially difficult in manufacturing industries like printing. We desire technical and specialized skills in our employees, which seem to be increasingly difficult to find. Additionally, we have a perception problem with young people and their parents-they think the printing industry is contracting and that career opportunities are scarce. In this session, Donna Painter an Assistant Professor at Millersville University, will share information about hiring challenges and strategies to positively change perceptions of our industry. This session will also identify multiple sources, within the education sector, that you can use to find the types new talent you need to sustain and grow your business.
Critical Manufacturing or Essential Businesses– Guidance from the Department of Homeland Security
March 31, 2020The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued federal guidance on March 19, 2020 categorizing a variety of manufacturers as among “essential” infrastructure. This guidance was updated on March 23, 2020 with an important addition to the “critical manufacturing” section. Read here for more information.
UPDATE: CISA Guidance on Essential Businesses
March 31, 2020The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) updated its list of “Critical Essential Infrastructure” to expand upon its guidance for states and municipalities to use in defining what business operations should be considered “essential.” Read here for more details.
Status of States Listing Print as an Essential Business
March 30, 2020Throughout the country, each state is at a different stage in their COVID-19 response. Find what category your state is currently in here. SGIA is working to keep this page as updated as possible.
Prognostications & Advice for Success in 2020
December 2, 2019SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, November/December 2019
Impressive Effects of Printing Architectural Glass
December 2, 2019By Wim Zoomer, Industry Author
SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, November/December 2019
Variables in Printing Water-Based Inks
November 13, 2019By James Ortolani, Sales Account Manager, PolyOne Corporation
SGIA Journal Apparel Edition, Fall 2019
Convergence Comes Alive at PRINTING United
November 13, 2019By Eileen Fritsch, Industry Author
SGIA Journal Apparel Edition, Fall 2019
PRINTING United is Bigger. Better. Together… in 2020
February 6, 2020The event has already eclipsed the total square footage sold in 2019 and is on track to sell out again in 2020.
SGIA Opens Annual Scholarship Program, ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition
February 4, 2020Both initiatives work to provide students with long-term resources, tools, and recognition to aid with continued growth in the industry.
SGIA’s Congress of Committees Sets the Course for 2020
January 21, 2020Representatives from across the printing industry met to discuss strategies, trends, and opportunities for the industry for the coming year.
PGSF Announces Staff Changes
December 30, 2019The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation has added a new team member and assigned new duties to existing staff.
Coming in First at PRINTING United
November 14, 2019PRINTING United's PDAA Pro Team Relay put installers to the test, while the ASDPT Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition recognized the work of printing's future.