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Safety and Environmental

Proposed OSHA Change Potentially Hazardous: Take Survey By August 8

We need your help to oppose potential revisions to an OSHA rule that impacts every print operation in America. OSHA wishes to revise its Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/ Tagout (LOTO)) standard. Possible revisions could jeopardize your ability to operate equipment in an efficient manner as the industry could lose the ability to use the […]

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Carlson Print Group Expands Its Specialty Print Expertise

Carlson Print Group Expands Its Specialty Print Expertise With First New Koenig & Bauer Rapida 105 PRO Six-Color Press Thursday, July 25, 2019 Award-winning printer creates a variety of eye-popping customized print pieces New Rapida 105 PRO 41-inch fully automated LED-UV press is scheduled to be delivered this fall Increased need for additional capacity drives […]

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Seeking Verification of EHS Compliance?

You may have received notice of a new program from Printing Industries of America called EHS Verify. EHS Verify includes an onsite audit and a corrective action plan to address environmental, health and safety concerns. For members of PIM, this is a resource already available through the PIM Great Printer Environmental Program, and at a […]

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New PIM Xerox Buying Program

PIM is pleased to announce the revitalization of the national buying program partnership with Xerox Corporation. This agreement offers PIM members the exclusive benefit of cash rebates on seven select Xerox products in addition to Tier One pricing. The following products are eligible under the new rebate program: iGen5 150 | Rebate: $10,000 iGen5 120 […]

Wage and Benefit Survey

2019 Wage & Benefit Survey

NEW: Free benefit of membership for survey participants Download informational PDF. PIM’s Wage & Benefit Survey is one of our most valuable member resources, used to accurately benchmark the most important aspect to your business – having a stable, satisfied, and well-qualified workforce. Results are also used to communicate our industry’s needs to state legislators, […]


Congratulations to Premier Print Award Winners!

The Premier Print Awards were announced recently. Congratulations to all those who submitted their work, and to the following honorees… Best of Category The John Roberts Company, Travelers My Click Reward Brochure Award of Recognition Carlson Print Group, 2019 Carlson Print Group Calendar GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing, GPA Swatchbook GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing, […]

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Gutkowski Named 2018 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award Recipient

Printing Industries of America (PIA) and Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) is pleased to announce that Paul Gutkowski has been awarded the prestigious William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award. The William D. Schaeffer Award is given annually to an individual who is advancing environmental awareness and action in the graphic communications industry. Gutkowski has been the printing […]

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$10,000 in Scholarships Was Awarded to 6 Students Pursuing Print/ Graphic Degrees

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) Education Foundation awarded six students scholarships for 2019- 2020 school year. These students are pursuing 2 or 4 year degree in Graphic Communication related majors. Congratulations to the following students: Madisen Depaw Ari Hytti Hytti was also selected as the Duane Pogue Memorial Scholarship Recipient Elijah Kraling Sophia Norwood Emily Wicker  […]

Training and Consulting

PIM Certifies Mail Preparation Specialists

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, announced the certification of new Quality Mail Preparation Specialists through its two-year certification program from Mailer’s Hub and Postal 911. This course offers learners a thorough knowledge of Postal Service regulations and […]

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PIM Education Foundation Awards $10,000 in Scholarships for Students Pursuing Print/Graphic/Media Careers in 2019!

Printing Industry Midwest Education Foundation awarded the following scholarships for 2019. Congratulations to: Madisen Depaw of Gilbert, MN – Sophomore (Mesabi Range Community & Technical College, Eveleth, MN) Ari Hytti of Roseville, MN – Freshman (University of Wisconsin Stout, Monomine, WI) Elijah Kraling of Owatonna, MN – Sophomore (Dunwoody College of Technology, Twin Cities, MN) Sophia […]