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- COVID-19 Resource Channel
PRINTING United Alliance is committed to providing our Digital Packaging Community with the most up-to-date resources on COVID-19. Stay informed by visiting the COVID-19 Resource Channel.
- OSHA Top 10 Violations from 2019
The #1 OSHA violation for the printing industry in 2019 was lockout/tagout. Learn how to avoid these violations!
October 1 to 31, 2020PRINTING United, originally scheduled to take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on October 21-23, 2020, will now move to a powerful online experience this fall due to constraints surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Prop 65: Where Are We Now?
June 13, 2019With the new warning regulations coming into effect last August, questions still exist regarding Prop 65 and how it applies to our inks, coatings, substrates and products! Do you need to certify for Prop 65? What testing needs to be done? When do I have to label? On top of this, citizen suits continue to rise! Join us for a lively discussion on these and other issues surrounding Prop 65 compliance!
Printing Operations Remaining Open Need To Implement A Sanitation Plan
April 10, 2020In order to assist printing operations in developing and implementing a program, SGIA has prepared a Sanitation Guide that is based on guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read here for details.
Status of States Listing Print as an Essential Business
April 10, 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.
Essential Business Designations in Canada
April 10, 2020Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world, countries have been taking actions to help prevent the spread. Read here for a summary of the actions taken so far to combat the spread of the virus in Canada.
The Future of Direct-to-Shape
March 20, 2020By Karis Copp, Industry Author
SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, March/April 2020
Who Are You, Really?
December 2, 2019By Jonathan Darling, President, Romo Durable Graphics
SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, November/December 2019
Prognostications & Advice for Success in 2020
December 2, 2019SGIA Journal Graphic Edition, November/December 2019
Xaar Appoints Chuck Pemble as Business Development Manager for the Americas
August 5, 2020Pemble will be responsible for building and growing OEM and integration channels in the Americas.
Xitron Begins SCREEN HQ-RIP Fulfillment
August 4, 2020An OEM of the Harlequin RIP for many years, SCREEN has sold and installed several thousand HQ-RIPs to drive their PT-R series of platesetters.
Durst Promotes Steve Lynn to Lead North America Label and Specialty Packaging Business
August 4, 2020Lynn will add recognized industry talent to the Durst Label Sales team and focus on sales strategies to ensure growth in the North American label market.
New Xitron Website Goes Live
July 28, 2020Focusing on product categories with the goal of comprehensive information retrieval, the new design fosters intuitive navigation through Xitron’s product mix.
American Carton Expands Folding Carton Capabilities with New Komori GLX640
July 27, 2020American Carton chose the GLX640 for its ability to meet both complex packaging requirements and high-end commercial print applications.