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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 […]


Supporting the USPS

May 4, 2020 – Last week, the majority of PIM’s Board of Directors donated to the upcoming social media grassroots campaign to advocate for United States Postal Service (USPS) relief. This campaign is being sponsored by The Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service. While our businesses rely on the health of the USPS, many Americans […]

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SGIA and PIA Merge to Become the Largest, Most Comprehensive Printing and Graphic Arts Association in the Country

On May 1, 2020, the two entities officially unite to bring resources and services together under one roof to best support future industry growth and longevity  Fairfax, Va. and Warrendale, Pa. — The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA) today announce that, as of May 1, 2020, the two organizations will […]

COVID-19 Resources


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 […]


Finding Qualified Graphic Communications Employees

Download full press release. In need of qualified graphic communications employees for your printing, publishing, finishing related company? You are encouraged to look to ACCGC (Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc.) accredited graphic communications related programs located in colleges and universities throughout the USA and one international location. The administrators and faculty of these […]


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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PIM Announces the 2020 Award Winning Midwest Printers

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) 2020 Star Awards Results  Download PDF of Press Release. MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Printing Industry Midwest (PIM), the not-for-profit trade organization representing the Midwest’s leading print service providers, is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Star Awards, the Midwest’s most distinguished print competition. This year’s competition featured 130 entries submitted […]

2020 Print Buyers Guide

Designed, Printed, Bound, Mailed & Finished

PIM’s 2020 Print Buyers Guide In the midst of all this uncertainty and chaos, together the following companies have finished producing Printing Industry Midwest’s (PIM) 2020 Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory! Midstates Group completed the layout and design of the pages Ideal Printers designed the front cover and mailed the guide Lindenmeyr Munroe & Verso donated the […]

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UPDATE – PIA’s 2020 Premier Print Awards

UPDATE April 8 – Submissions Cancelled: Yesterday we explained the Premier Print Awards were suspended. Unfortunately, PIA made the tough decision to cancel this year’s Premier Print Awards (PPA) competition. Meaning your PPA submissions will not be judged/considered by PIA and PIA will not be giving awards this year. We are extremely disappointed about this news. But this means […]