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- Freshen up your Lockout/Tagout program!
The written program, annual inspection, daily safety procedures... these are all requirements of the Lockout/Tagout Standard that facilities got cited for last year. Learn more to avoid a citation in 2020.
PDAA Architecture Level 1 - Windows, Walls, Floors (Fairfax, VA)
July 22 to 23, 2020 | Fairfax, VA, USAPDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. SGIA's "Find an Installer" is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and this testing for Architecture Level 1 will allow the installer company to display this badge proudly.
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
Talking Yourself Out of Sales?
December 2, 2019By David M. Fellman, President, David Fellman & Associates
SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, November/December 2019
Convergence Comes Alive at PRINTING United
November 13, 2019By Eileen Fritsch, Industry Author
SGIA Journal Apparel Edition, Fall 2019
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.
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.
PRINTING United Delivers Powerful Megashow in Dallas
October 31, 2019Occupying 724,000 gross square feet, the bigger, better and bolder event featured a sold-out show floor of more than 680 exhibitors, over 100 educational sessions and several events to further connect industry players.
PRINTING United’s PDAA Pro Team Relay to Showcase Installers’ Skills
June 20, 2019The two-day special event will see two-person installer teams competing in a series of testing stations in hopes of ultimately winning $2,000.
Nimlok's Latest e-Book Covers Creating Budget-Friendly Exhibits
June 13, 2019“The Booth You Want for the Budget You Have” is a visual reference and high-level guide for creating impressive exhibits.