Education & Training

For more information about Education, please contact:

Kris Davis
Director of Education
Phone: 612/400-6208

New Workshop Partner – Manufacturers Alliance

2016 Workshop Schedule  The Printing Industry Midwest is now partnering with the Manufacturers Alliance and will be offering its Workshop Courses for the Manufacturing Alliance Membership fee. To look register for any of these classes, visit their website at


e-Learning and Classroom Training Partner – New Horizons

Printing Industry Midwest has partnered with New Horizons to provide high-quality, cost-efficient computer training to our members. New Horizons is the world’s largest independent training company, helping to inspire students and companies to become more productive and successful in their daily activities.

New Horizons offers a full array of e-learning classes, available 24 x 7, as well as onsite, local, and national classes.

As a PIM member you will be offered a discount of 10% – be sure to mention Printing Industry Midwest when registering!

Visit the member website for more information and to see a full catalog of offerings.


e-Learning Partner – Printing Industries of America

The Integrated Learning Center is a virtual workshop portal, featuring online courses developed and led by industry expert instructors. Courses are available 24/7, taken at your own pace, wherever you have Internet access! With an ever-expanding lineup of workshops, there will be courses to help professionals in prepress, production, customer service, sales, marketing, safety, and general management.

Current offerings include: Orientation to Graphic Arts; Introduction to Color Management; Photoshop Color Correction for Production; Introduction to Lean Manufacturing; Makeready Reduction; 5S and Teams; a series of classes for Sales Reps; Hazard Communications Train the Trainer; Introduction to Marketing; Vertical Marketing; Integrated Marketing Communications.

Class fees vary ($75 – $195) or a subscription is available for access to all the classes for $295 per person.

Visit the Intergrated Learning Center for more information or to register.


Classroom Training Partner – Easel Solutions

Easel Training has become a leader in providing consulting and training in the eLearning, web, and creative markets, as well as a reseller of the Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional web conferencing and training solution. Easel Solutions training centers are located in the Twin Cities, Omaha and Lincoln Nebraska.

As a PIM partner, Easel Solutions offers members a 15% discount on their public course classes; the discount is only applied if registered through PIM. Custom training, onsite or in one of their training centers, are available.  Contact Kris Davis for more information, to register, or discuss custom options.

View Easel’s current public class offerings here.


e-Learning Partner – Other

Need additional soft skills training, or management skills courses? Other resources for online, or customized, training are availabe. Contact Kris Davis for more information.