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PIM Peer Groups

PIM Financial Executives Council (PIMFEC) Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) hosts Financial Executives Council (FEC) Meetings to support PIM member professionals in the areas of: financial reporting and compliance, data management and security, and financial policies and planning. If you have interest or responsibilities in these areas, this Council is for you! How It Operates: The PIM Financial Executives Council (PIMFEC) meets every […]


Show Off your creativity by sending in a design (or two)!

Please send designs to Sadie Johnson by October 16, 2020 Printing Industry Midwest’s (PIM) Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory is designed to assist professionals in finding printers and print suppliers to held complete their projects. Help PIM tell the story as to why print is needed by submitting a cover contest design. 2021 Theme Is: Because we’re stronger […]

Star Awards Winners

PIM Celebrates the Best in the Midwest at the First Ever Virtual Star Awards on August 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download PDF of Press Release. MINNEAPOLIS, MN — August 27, 2020 – Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), the not-for-profit trade organization representing the Midwest’s leading print service providers, welcomed over 150 virtual attendees to its first ever Virtual Star Awards ceremony on August 25, 2020 via Zoom. The Annual PIM Star Awards is […]


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.



Extended Deadline: August 14, 2020 To accommodate the requests for delay from many companies, you now have until August 14, 2020 to complete your survey. A reminder…participants get a free report. With added COVID-19 questions and a workforce in transition, there is no better time to participate in Printing Industry Midwest’s (PIM) annual Wage + […]


PIM’s 2021 Print Buyers Guide Ad Sales ARE NOW OPEN!

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) is proud to produce North America’s most widely distributed Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory, a resource that showcases our members’ abilities and connects print suppliers with buyers. PIM’s Print Buyers Guide reaches print buyers, suppliers and professionals both in print and online at PrintAccess ( There has never been a […]


PrintAccess 4.0 Launched Earlier This Month – Check It Out!

PIM is excited to report an extreme makeover to the PrintAccess website, our industries online search tool. We’re calling it version 4.0, since it’s been 20 years since its first release in 1999. We’ve completely rewritten the PrintAccess backend framework and given it a facelift, using the latest tools. The new code base is also much better at serving […]


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. […]



Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5:00 PM (CDT) Use the Wage + Benefits Survey Report to Recruit and Retain an Essential Workforce! Gain invaluable insights to stay competitive in your local labor marketplace with the 2020 Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) Wage + Benefits Survey. Receive a complimentary copy {$250 Member Value} for your participation. The Wage + Benefits Survey […]

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Newly Merged SGIA and PIA Becomes PRINTING United Alliance

Combined entity names PRINTING United Alliance Board of Directors Fairfax, Va. — The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA), which merged on May 1, 2020, today (May 7, 2020) announce the new organization name as a combined company: PRINTING United Alliance. PRINTING United Alliance also announces its official board of directors […]