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Category: EventsPIM Presents Top 10 OSHA Citations Workshop & Lunch - Echo Valley Country Club, IA

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September 10, 2014

Printing companies are targeted by OSHA inspections and fines are increasing. Be prepared by joining PIM for Workshop on the top 10 OSHA citations. Do you want to be better prepared the next visit from OSHA?  Maybe you haven't had an OSHA inspection yet.  Paul will tell you about the most common OSHA citations in your area, and steps you can take to avoid these and other costly citations.

PIM Presents Top 10 OSHA Citations Workshop & Lunch - Echo Valley Country Club, IA

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Category: EventsCombined HR and Financial Exec Council Meeting

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September 11, 2014

Learn how to design and manage a recovery plan should a disaster befall your company in this special combined meeting of the Financial Executives Council and Human Resource Council.

Presented by Gary Menke, Risk Consultant with Federated Insurance. To RSVP for this free session email Pat at pbarnum@pimn.org.

Category: EventsPIM Presents Top 10 OSHA Citations Workshop and Lunch - Omaha

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September 11, 2014

Printing companies are targeted by OSHA inspections and fines are increasing. Be prepared by joining PIM for Workshop on the top 10 OSHA citations. Do you want to be better prepared the next visit from OSHA?  Maybe you haven't had an OSHA inspection yet.  Paul will tell you about the most common OSHA citations in your area, and steps you can take to avoid these and other costly citations.

PIM Presents Top 10 OSHA Citations Workshop and Lunch - Omaha

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Category: Events39th Annual PIM Surplus Paper Drive - Drop Paper - Save Schools by Donating Your Surplus Paper

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September 12, 2014

This annual project supplies paper to schools across Minnesota. Each year we hear from the teachers about how much they appreciate the generosity of our members. Your participation literally saves print and art programs for thousands of students every year! PIM Members we NEED YOUR surplus Paper!

39th Annual PIM Surplus Paper Drive - Drop Paper - Save Schools by Donating Your Surplus Paper

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Category: Events39th Annual PIM Surplus Paper Drive - Paper Pickup For Teachers!

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September 13, 2014

PIM's Paper Drive is for Teachers all over Minnesota that are in need of paper, the paper will be in one location at Unisource a Veritv Company.  Bring many hands and bring whatever equipment you need to load paper! The paper drive starts at 9 am sharp and end approximately at noon.  To learn more details or to register (not required but encouraged). Click on the title link above.

39th Annual PIM Surplus Paper Drive - Paper Pickup For Teachers!

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Category: EventsDunwoody Print Services Open House Save the Date!

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September 17, 2014

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Please attend the Print Services Open House at Dunwoody College of Technology. Print Services will be hosting tours and demonstrations of their trade printing capabilities.  With the recent addition of their Xerox iGen4 Diamond Edition Digital Press, Print Services is  now equipped to act as an overflow production option for the local print community.  This four-color digital press with an inline Bourg booklet maker makes Dunwoody Print Services a logical partner for your business. Dunwoody Print Services also feature black-and-white digital printing, wide format inkjet printing, laminating, mounting, design and prepress services.  Please Plan on attending to see what Dunwoody Print Services can do for you.

RSVP by September 10th to printservices@dunwoody.edu  or 612-381-8214

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Category: EventsPIM's Small Business Virtual Peer Group September Meeting

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September 24, 2014

The purpose for the PIM Small Business Virtual Peer Group is to share business practices and learn from other firms of similar size (5 million or less).  This month's topic will be to summarize the basic criteria that banks are using to evaluate printers for equipment financing, lines of credit and real estate loans.  This virtual peer group, takes place at your own desk or conference room, you will dial into the conversation.

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Category: EventsPIM Nebraska Print Mixer - At Color Coating Services

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September 25, 2014

Networking and Refreshments!

PIM Nebraska Print Mixer - At Color Coating Services

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Category: EducationLeadership Academy 2014

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September 30, 2014

Six month program to improve leadership skills, build relationships with other industry professionals and enhance your value to your organization.

Leadership Academy 2014

Category: EventsPIM's Leadership Academy Taking Applications

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September 30, 2014

This is a six-month program where candidates will improve leadership skills, build relationships with other industry professionals and enhance the value each person adds to his or her organization. The first date for this class is Tuesday, September 30, the next 5 classes will be October 28, November 11, January 27 , February 24 and March 31. Same times and place. Class size is limited to 12 - 15 candidates.

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Category: EventsPIM's 7th Annual Women in Print Sposored by Bremer Bank

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October 2, 2014

PIM's Women in Print luncheon is in it's 7th year! Once again sponsored by Bremer Bank! WIP has another great speaker Nico (Kieves) Wyrobek- is co-founder and CEO of Northstar Balloons LLC. Women in Print registration is open, PIM is so excited to see you all in October for this fun day of networking and celebration.

PIM's 7th Annual Women in Print Sposored by Bremer Bank

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Spotlight

Thank you PIM Members who assisted in making the PIM 39th Annual Paper Drive a huge success, over 200 teachers left grinning from ear to ear! Thank you to Unisource a Veritiv Company who hosted the 39th Paper Drive and Pioneer Paper Stock for helping with logistics! And a huge thanks to the companies that donated stock: Anchor Printing, Bachman Printing, CJ Duffey Paper, Data Recognition, Fresh Color Press, GLS Companies, Ideal Printers, IWCO Direct, Midland Paper Co., Japs-Olson, Luverne HS, Printing Services, Target Corporation, Protac, Inc., Quantum Graphics, Range, Inc., Sir Speedy, Securian Financial, The First Impression Group, The John Roberts Company, Veritiv, Wilcox Paper, Western Graphics, xpedx! Click to get pictures.


Printing Impressions Gold Ink Awards awarded a SILVER to the 2014 Buyers Guide, in the Directories division! We are so proud of this beautiful piece and want to thank all of our partners in its production: The Coghlan Group, Carlson Print Group, Ideal Printers, Graphic Finishing Services, Sweetened Reality/Kenning Outsource, Impact Mailing, Cedar Graphics, Unisource Worldwide Inc. and Mallard Ink

Start identifying your obsolete and left over paper stock for donation to the Annual PIM Paper Drive, Sept 12-13. This school budget stretching programs literally saves print and art programs across Minnesota. Find out more information here.


Bremer Bank is once again the exclusive sponsor of the 7th Annual Women in Print, Thursday, October 2nd at the Embassy Suites - Bloomington near the Mall of America! This year's speaker will be Nico (Kieves) Wyrobek- is co-founder and CEO of Northstar Balloons LLC. Click on this link to be directed to Women in Print 2014. Thank you Bremer Bank and Nico!


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Become an AchieveMpls Graduation Coach. Research shows that the single most important factor in a young person’s success is a consistent relationship with a supportive adult. AchieveMpls is looking for 500 adults to be graduation coaches for the 2014-2015 school year. This could be a great company philanthropy! What a great way for PIM Members to introduce print and the wonderful career path they could enter by mentoring them. To get involved or to find out additional information, click on this link.


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