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The eLoupe News – May 17, 2022 From Printing Industry Midwest

Do you have news? Send your company’s news and press releases to Ben Dally free of charge. If your company has any Educational Articles (articles should not promote your company), please send them to Ben as well. Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) will promote in our email and printed newsletter. Download the full email newsletter PIM NEWS & UPDATES 2022 […]


2022-DEI

Midwest Printers Working to Solve Racial Inequities in Print

New Groundbreaking PIM Program Tackles Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Updated March 21, 2022 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 launch of a groundbreaking new program, PIM’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Accreditation Pilot Program.  A passionate group of PIM […]


2022-DEI

PIM DE&I Accreditation Program Highlighted in WhatTheyThink

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Accreditation Pilot Program is taking off! The goal of this program is to drive increased diversity, equity and inclusion in the printing industry. Today, the program is in pilot mode with nine dedicated companies working on their journey. Check out this video interview where Kristin Pilling-Davis of PIM explains the program, and […]


2022-Legislative

Reach out to Your Senator’s Staff – Your Support of the Postal Service Reform Act

February 11, 2022 – Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) is a proud member of the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service. Under the leadership of this coalition, the Postal Service Reform Act has just passed the House and is now headed to the Senate for a vote in the coming days. This is a critical […]


Research

2022 First Quarter Printing Industry Performance & Insights (PIPI) Survey

Below you will find a link to the next Printing Industry Performance and Insights (PIPI) survey, which 15 regional printing associations sponsor, including Printing Industry Midwest (PIM). Survey Link: https://jcbsurvey.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aaeM46Sl6lcEV5s In this study, we explore three topics: Industry performance, both nationally and regionally, Industry outlook, both nationally and regionally, and Strategic groups in our industry. […]


PIM Safety COVID-19 Plan

Supreme Court Blocks the OSHA Vaccine & Testing ETS

PIM COVID-19 RESOURCES On January 13, 2022, the US Supreme Court blocked enforcement of the OSHA Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This action did not kill the ETS completely. Instead, SCOTUS blocked OSHA from enforcing the emergency standard while court battles continue in lower courts. What was the ETS? The OSHA Vaccine and Testing […]


Scholarships

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!

Updated on November 29, 2021 – Deadline Extended from 11/30 to 12/6 Bids Due: December 6, 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 […]


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, […]