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PIA MidAmerica Apprenticeship Program Update

PIA MidAmerica has been working diligently on building a Learning Management System (LMS) to provide curriculum training for production technician apprentices during their on-the-job training later this year. The initial focus will be sheet-fed and bindery departments and the program will take 1 year to complete. Production supervisors will be trained to engage with the

Lana Rigsby to speak at PRINTING United Happy Hour

Our 5th-annual OK/TX PrintOberfest is now a combined PRINTING United Happy Hour! Join us Oct. 22 (doors open at 5:30pm) at Four Corners Brewery for networking, award-winning print gallery, beer & a great presentation by Lana Rigsby, founding partner and creative director of Rigsby Hull. Co-sponsored by PRINTING United. Entrance is $20, register here. Booths

Horizon Printing and Mailing Projects Growth With RMGT 9 Series Press

For Austin, Texas-based Horizon Printing & Mailing, UV print capabilities are one of the things that set them apart from the competition. Thirteen years ago, the shop installed its first UV press, and was the first and only commercial printer in Austin offering this advanced print technology. When the time came to increase capacity, the

Komori Helps Slate Group Elevate Print Through Inspiration

Rolling Meadows, IL, August 14, 2019—From its beginnings as a small, local, privately-owned company, Slate Group, a full-service commercial printer based in Lubbock, TX, has evolved into a national print provider offering a comprehensive portfolio of services and a creative, client-focused approach to printing. Slate Group positions itself as a value-added resource to clients, having

Wage + Benefits survey open, due August 17

Participating in the 2019 PIA MidAmerica Wage + Benefits Survey will help you gain invaluable insights to stay competitive in your local labor marketplace. Receive a complimentary copy {$250 Member Value} for your participation. NEW! Use our newly developed online portal We've developed a new online portal, and we encourage you to submit your data

Mandatory sick-leave laws changing for Dallas, San Antonio

July 11, 2019 By Adrienne Harrison Vice President of Human Relations, Printing Industries of America Municipal ordinances in Dallas and San Antonio that go into effect on Aug. 1 will require most employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees. Details of those ordinances include: Note that these laws may be stayed pending anticipated

2019 PIA MidAmerica Professional Award Honors

Executives of the Year 2019 Kansas / Missouri Mark Davis  |  Summit Litho Mark Davis has been president and owner of Summit Litho since 1990 and has been an employee of its founding company, Summit Graphics, since 1980. Mark purchased the company from his sister, Christine Weaver, after the death of founder, Ben Weaver in

Allied Litho Forecasts Competitive Advantage With Uniquely-Configured Koenig & Bauer Rapida

Press Release Allied Litho Forecasts Competitive Advantage With Its New Uniquely-Configured Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106 41-Inch Press First commercial printer with double coater application will create high-end effects in one fast pass Third generation family run printer estimates 50% reduction in makeready First Koenig & Bauer Rapida to be delivered in late summer to

SAVE THE DATE! Safe + Sound Week – August 13-19, 2018

SHOW YOUR COMMITMENT TO SAFETY PIA MidAmerica is participating in the 2018 OSHA Safe + Sound Week and so should YOU! This event is a nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards