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2022 PIM Scholarship Application – Now Open

Scholarship Applications due April 1, 2022 | Download Application Here. PIM Education Foundation (PIMEF) scholarships are available to students pursuing a 2 or 4 year degree in Graphic Communication & Print related majors. This includes: Press Operation, Print Management, Graphic Design, and other degrees involving print. The applicant must reside in the state of Iowa, Minnesota, […]


CALL FOR BIDS – We need your help! Send in your bids for the production of the 2022 guide!

Bids Due: November 30, 2021  |   DOWNLOAD SPECIFICATIONS.  |  Send bids to Sadie Johnson As a valued member of Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), we invite you to bid on the production of the 2022 Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory. This is a terrific opportunity to showcase your company’s high-quality work to a nationwide audience of approximately 8,000 print buyers […]


PIM Safety COVID-19 Plan

OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

PIM COVID-19 RESOURCES On November 4, 2021, OSHA released a COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This standard covers all private companies with 100 employees. As a result, this includes all printers with at least 100 employees. The ETS has many requirements. These include a written policy, maintain a record and roster of employee’s vaccination status, weekly testing, […]


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Midwest Printers Working to Solve Racial Inequities in Print

New Groundbreaking PIM Program Tackles Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Download Full Press Release Here. MINNEAPOLIS, MN — October 4, 2021 — Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), the not-for-profit trade organization representing the Midwest’s leading print service providers, is pleased to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new program, PIM’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Accreditation Pilot Program. […]


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2022 Cover Contest

Deadline: October 15, 2021    |   Download Creative Brief  Theme: Print Connects – Print is more than just ink and paper. Touch, feel, act. The 2022 PIM Buyers Guide & Membership Directory connects how the touch of print can make us feel, inspiring us to act. With imagery and/or copy please show why/how the print industry […]


Critical Management Issues Affecting Members Today

The most critical management issues affecting members today can be traced to the long-simmering pandemic. Managing for the unvaccinated among us is the most challenging to-date, with no easy solution(s). Somewhat more in our control is mitigating the supply chain issues facing every sector of business today. Our friends at Anchor Paper provided some background […]


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Honsa-Binder Printing, Inc. Achieves Great Printer Certification

Joining an elite group of Midwest Printers going beyond compliance Download PDF of Press Release. MINNEAPOLIS, MN — July 28, 2021 — Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), the not-for-profit trade organization representing the Midwest’s leading print service providers, is pleased to announce Honsa-Binder Printing, Inc. located in St. Paul Minnesota has achieved Great Printer Certification. Honsa-Binder […]


PIM Safety COVID-19 Plan

COVID-19 Prevention Strategies – Over 1 Year In

Please take a quick survey & tell us what you are doing What are you doing in 2021 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace? PIM members are wondering what other print companies are doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in 2021. What worked for you?  What didn’t?  Fill out the survey to see […]


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Back to an In-person Celebration for PIM’s Annual Star Awards Banquet & Awards Ceremony

Honoring an Elite Group of Print Leaders & Companies in the Midwest Download PDF of Press Release. Learn More About the Star Awards. MINNEAPOLIS, MN — June 21, 2021 — Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), the not-for-profit trade organization representing the Midwest’s leading print service providers, safely welcomed around 180 print professionals to the 2021 Star […]


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Sales Vault Update – Week of June 21, 2021

The Sales Vault is: A resource for sales people and selling owners in the Graphic Arts featuring live events, such as workshops and peer to peer discussions, downloadable sales tools such as prospecting letters and voicemail scripts, and 35+ years of archived training content organized by sales challenge and available on demand. As a Printing Industry Midwest […]