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  • TAGA_Logo PIA TAGA Conference

    March 15 to 18, 2020

    Join us for the TAGA 2020 Annual Technical Conference being held March 15-18 in Oklahoma City, OK! The TAGA Annual Technical Conference is a premier event that recognizes the most prestigious and comprehensive advancements for graphic arts sciences and technologies.
  • 2020_PIP_Logo Partners in Printing

    July 21 to 23, 2020

    Get ready for a professional learning opportunity at Empire Screen Printing’s Partners in Printing 2020, supported by SGIA.

Upcoming Events

  • webinar_icon_120x88 Your Business Can't Win Without a Tribe

    February 27, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

    Attendees will come away with an understanding that one cannot succeed in our expanding print industry by standing alone on an island. Build a tribe of like-minded and goal-driven individuals within our industry, partner with complementary technologies, and hear about real-world success stories to motivate you and...
  • CI_LOGO-01-150x150 PIA/SGIA Continuous Improvement Conference

    April 5 to 8, 2020

    The 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference (April 5–8 in Columbus, Ohio) is the only annual event focused on helping custom manufacturers such as printing and converting companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems.

Advocacy Updates

  • Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act

    February 12, 2020

    Due to the continued challenges with the implosion of the plastic recycling market caused by many countries, led by China, refusing to accept many waste streams, action by the US Congress has been initiated. Inside, you'll find a brief review of the key provisions of this pending legislation from Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.).
  • SGIA Urges EPA to Only Add Necessary PFAS Chemicals to New Reporting Requirements

    February 11, 2020

    The comments submitted by the US Chamber of Commerce, that were cosigned by SGIA, urged EPA to only add any more PFAS chemicals on an individual basis and not add them as a category. The comments also requested EPA to review the 160 PFAS chemicals added as a result of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act to ensure they meet the criteria for chemicals to be reported, among other things. Click here to read more.
  • EPA/US Army Corps of Engineers Revises Definition of Waters of the United States

    February 11, 2020

    EPA/Corps issued their final rule revising the definition of the “Waters of the United States,” (WOTUS). The January 2020 rule establishes which bodies of water that are subject to federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. The regulation of WOTUS has long been the subject of debate, controversy, litigation, and inconsistent application.