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North Dakota Joins Minnesota in a Statewide Mask Mandate Including ALL Printers

All Printers Must Mask Up On November 13, 2020 North Dakota State Health Officer, Dirk Wilke issued an order requiring all North Dakotans wear a face-covering indoors. This includes all indoor businesses, including all printers. Workers must also wear face coverings when working outside when it is not possible to maintain social distancing. This Health […]


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Nebraska COVID-19 Policy

Nebraska OSHA recommends that all printers in NE create a COVID-19 Policy. This new COVID-19 template for printing companies in Nebraska can assist you. Remember, for the Minnesota printing companies, DO NOT follow this Nebraska template. For further questions regarding the Nebraska safety requirements contact Paul Gutkowski.  Learn More.


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MN Mask Mandate – Impact on ALL MN Businesses

How to ensure compliance – Executive Order takes effect Saturday, July 25 Governor Walz recently issued an executive order requiring all Minnesotans wear a face-covering indoors beginning July 25. This includes all indoor businesses, including all printers. Workers must also wear face coverings when working outside when it is not possible to maintain social distancing. […]


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COVID-19 CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS UPDATE

Media Statement COVID-19 from United States Postal Service (USPS) April 2, 2020 – The United States Postal Service is proud of the work our more than 600,000 employees play in processing, transporting, and delivering mail and packages for the American public. We provide a vital public service that is a part of this nation’s critical […]


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VICTORY! Printers Added to CISA Essential Workforce Guidance

Here are links to the Member Alert, News Release and Video on the CISA victory should any of you wish to share with your members or on social media.  #printisessential is the tag line to use.  Let’s celebrate our great industry! VICTORY! Printers Added to CISA Essential Workforce Guidance Following a major advocacy effort by […]


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Event Updates – The eLoupe News – April 6, 2020

Download full electronic newsletter. More resources in above link. PIM EVENTS All PIM Upcoming Events, Webinars & Trainings… Update for PIM’s Spring Events We will continue to monitor events for the coming months What a crazy few weeks! Unfortunately none of us know what the next months will bring but Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) is here to […]


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Applying for a Paycheck Protection Program Loan

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a low-interest loan program that includes grant (forgiveness) provisions and is designed to encourage small businesses to maintain payrolls and minimize layoffs. This is one of the most talked-about loan programs in America today and the facts regarding it are changing daily. The latest details are described below. We […]


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PIA, SGIA & NAPCO Media Launch Joint COVID-19 Resource Channel

SGIA, NAPCO Media, and Printing Industries of America (PIA), and its affiliates have joined forces to launch a powerful resource channel dedicated to providing the printing and graphic communications industry with up-to-the-minute news and resources on COVID-19 and how to navigate the latest information about the pandemic. The COVID-19 Resource Channel is now live.  Click here to watch a short […]


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Midwest: Continue Promoting Print Is Essential

States neighboring Minnesota have yet to mandate the closures of non-essential businesses. Before these orders occur, we need to act now. PIM has already sent letters in support of the essentialness of print to the Governors of Iowa, Nebraska, South and North Dakota. To keep up the pressure, we need to make our essential role […]


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PIM Health & Safety Moment

To reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, businesses are asked to clean and disinfect high touch surfaces including tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets etc. The CDC recommends businesses use: An EPA-registered household disinfectant. Click here, a diluted bleach solution or clean with a solution of at least 70% alcohol.   […]