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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.

Featured Events

  • Architecture Level 1 PDAA Architecture Level 1 - Windows, Walls, Floors (Fairfax, VA)

    July 22 to 23, 2020  |  Fairfax, VA, USA

    PDAA 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.
  • 2020_pru_logo PRINTING United (Atlanta, GA)

    October 21 to 23, 2020

    PRINTING United is the largest printing event in North America, bringing all printing industry segments together under one roof.

Upcoming Events

  • Hiring the Next Generation

    June 11, 2019

    Finding, 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.

Advocacy Updates

  • Critical Manufacturing or Essential Businesses– Guidance from the Department of Homeland Security

    March 31, 2020

    The 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, 2020

    The 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, 2020

    Throughout 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.