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Printing Industries Alliance (PIA) and the Graphic Arts Association (GAA) to host the 2020 Printing Industry Mergers & Acquisitions Symposium

Amherst, New York – Mergers and acquisitions remain one of the key topics for the Graphic Communications industry. In an environment where organic growth can be challenging, many companies continue to look for acquisition opportunities that will get them into new markets, expand their geographic footprint, or help them win a new key customer. Additionally, … Continued

PRINTING United : A Technology Overview of the BIGGEST Show of the Year

By Amanda Kliegl, Vice President of Public Relations, SGIA PRINTING United (Dallas; October 23 – 25) will help all PSPs navigate the waters of this changing industry. [Get your free expo pass with the Printing Industries Alliance Promo Code 610102]. In less than three weeks, PRINTING United will spotlight the industry’s latest products from the … Continued

PRINTING United offers opportunities for all print providers to grow their businesses in more ways than ever before

By Denise M. Gustavson, Editorial Director & Special Projects Editor, Printing & Packaging, Editor-in-Chief, Wide-Format Impressions, NAPCO Media As the printing industry continues to evolve, PSPs are looking for their next revenue stream and next avenue for growth and expansion. Convergence — where PSPs offer services and products beyond their traditional scope — is continuing … Continued

PRINTING United Exhibitors Share Plans for Inaugural Show

Exhibitors on the sold-out show floor in Dallas to unveil new technology, run live product demonstrations and more On October 23, PRINTING United will open its doors to its newest expo and education platform, built on the strong foundation of SGIA Expo. Exhibitors are already touting their presence at the show by offering attendees a … Continued

PRINTING United’s PDAA Pro Team Relay to Showcase Installers’ Skills

The show-floor excitement at PRINTING United (October 23 – 25, Dallas) will extend beyond the 600-plus exhibitors when installers put their skills to the test in the PDAA Pro Team Relay at booth 7250. The two-day (October 23 and 24) special event will see two-person installer teams competing in a series of testing stations in … Continued

New Law Grants Employees Three Hours Paid Time Off to Vote

New York’s Election Law was recently amended to allow ALL employees in New York State who are registered voters to take up to three hours of paid time off to vote in “any election”, regardless of their work schedule. The term “any election” includes the General Election held in November. It also appears to include … Continued

NYS Mandatory Harassment Prevention Guidance Finalized

First Steps Required By Oct 9, 2018 – Read on for a Solution! Recently, the New York State Department of Labor published final guidance on the State’s mandated workplace harassment prevention requirements and pushed back the date by which all existing employees must be trained to October 9, 2019. The final guidance also states that … Continued

Postal Boot Camp – Better Mail Preparation through Better Training!

PIA Mailers Council Schedules “Postal Boot Camp” for Direct Marketers, Printers, Mailers, In-House Mail Rooms, and High Volume Mail Customers October 4 and 5, 2018 in the Metro New York area. The Postal Boot Camp is a full day course, offered in East Brunswick, New Jersey on October 4, 2018, and Manhattan, October 5, 2018, … Continued

Act Now! Contact Gov. Cuomo on Bereavement Leave Bill

Weigh in Now with Governor Cuomo to oppose addition of Bereavement Leave to NYS Paid Family Leave Law! On Wednesday, June 20, the New York State Legislature passed an amendment to the state’s Paid Family Leave Act (PFL), adding “bereavement leave” as a qualifying reason for leave. The amendment will grant virtually all private-sector employees … Continued

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