How Environmental Management Systems Drive Success
May 14, 2019 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Eastern Daylight Time)Sustainability is becoming a larger part of our responsibility as environmental stewards and the way we do business. Often, making changes we make in our business to be more sustainable not only helps reduce and conserve resources, but it can also provide a return on investment...
What Your Mama Didn't Tell You About Budgeted Hourly Rates
May 21, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (US Eastern Daylight Time)During the 20th century, using budgeted hourly rates (BHRs) to develop pricing was the de-facto methodology -- as it had been in the 19th century. 21st century MIS applications continue to use this cost accounting approach. Yet, because today’s print provider competes in an ever-changing marketplace and continues to add new products, it’s time for a fresh look at budgeted hourly rates. In this session, our presenters will challenge our industry’s focus on using “costs” to develop prices. Upon the completion of the webinar, the participant will have a better understanding of Budgeted Hourly Rates and how to utilize them in improving market share as well as profitability.
60 Minute Print Sales Boot Camp
May 28, 2019 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (US Eastern Daylight Time)During this fast-paced, information packed, seminar you'll discover the 50 must know, strategies that drive sales and earnings. Here's just small sample of what you'll learn: How to sell the prospect that is happy with his printer; how to consistently land the job even when yours is the highest quote; how to prevent the stall and motivate your prospects to order now; plus much, much, much more.
Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Clemson, SC)
May 21 to 23, 2019 | Clemson, SC, United StatesLearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
Totally T-Shirts! Garment Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)
May 29 to 31, 2019SOLD OUT!! Whether you're new to screen printing t-shirts, or a seasoned professional, this workshop is designed to give you lots of new ideas and plenty of practice with advanced techniques.
Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Kalamazoo, MI)
June 4 to 6, 2019 | Kalamazoo, MI, United StatesLearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
DPP: Digital Print for Packaging US 2019
June 4 to 5, 2019 | Orlando, Fla.Learn how to capitalize on what's really happening in the digital print for packaging sector.
DTP: Digital Textile Printing US 2019
June 6 to 7, 2019 | Orlando, Fla.Key players from across the digital print and textiles landscape discuss how business models, technology and collaboration can accelerate the commercial adoption of digital print for textiles.
October 23 to 25, 2019 | Dallas, TX, USAPRINTING United is the largest printing-focused expo in North America, with a focus on highlighting the best new technologies, printing convergence and instilling its attendees with latest business-building knowledge.
SGIA Experts Available for EHS Assistance
April 2, 2019SGIA’s Government & Business Information team helps members navigate compliance issues to avoid or reduce fines.
Prop 65 Enforcement Action Update
February 15, 2019Based on a list of 60-day notice filings that have been registered with states regarding enforcement actions under Prop 65, 575 notices have been filed.
Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Update for 2019
February 15, 2019In 2016, OSHA implemented a mandatory injury and illness electronic reporting rule for small employers that operate in certain “high hazard industries”. The requirement applies to any printing operation that has or had at any time last year more than 20 full time, part time, or temporary employees.
News & Articles
Durst P5 350 Hybrid Production Platform Wins EDP Award
May 16, 2019The Durst P5 350 triumphed in the EDP Flatbed/Hybrid Printer < 250 square meters/hour category.
PrintFactory Launches Linux Compatibility for Workflow Software
May 16, 2019The launch of PrintFactory on Linux offers wide-format printers maximum flexibility in the way they work.
Sawgrass Announces Expansion of its Partnership with RICOH
May 16, 2019Sawgrass Technologies continues its highly successful five-year relationship with RICOH for desktop dye sublimation systems.