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- COVID-19 Resource Channel
SGIA 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
PRINTING United Alliance Opens Annual Product of the Year Awards Competition
July 8, 2020The competition includes more than 85 categories spanning the printing industry and judging this year will take place over a new virtual event format.
Xaar Celebrates 30 Years as an Industrial Inkjet Innovator
July 1, 2020Xaar is celebrating in style with champagne sent to every team member to toast the business and its role in pioneering the use of industrial inkjet technologies around the world.
Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Complete Acquisition of Digital Inks Business
July 1, 2020The strategic investment in Sensient Imaging Technologies, a supplier of digital inks, will allow Sun Chemical and DIC to expand its inkjet ink capabilities and expertise.
EFI Nozomi White Ink Delivers at Western Michigan University
June 29, 2020Validation from the WMU Recycling, Paper and Coating Pilot Plant further verifies the recycling and repulpability of boards printed with white EFI Nozomi UV LED inks.
Mathias Die Company Announces New D’Slugger 3 Machine and PD3 Tooling Technology
June 26, 2020The machine enhancements and improvements include frame structure, precision stroke control components, and latest-technology pneumatic controls.