Upcoming PIM Events & Webinars –

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) is taking all the necessary precautions when it comes to our upcoming events. We are monitoring all events and will make adjustments to events as needed. The safety of our members and staff is our top priority. Do you have COVID-19 questions? Check out PIM’s COVID-19 page. Continue to stay healthy and safe! Remember PIM moved, our NEW ADDRESS is – 8085 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 101A, Golden Valley, MN 55426.

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October 2021

PIM Webinar – Members Now Qualify for Rebates on Kodak Equipment

October 26, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CST) Online-Only Webinar – Zoom Meeting

Online-Only Webinar – PIM is excited to announce our newest member benefit: an exclusive new Kodak Rebate Program. Members can now save money while strengthening offset solutions or building out a digital offering.


In-Person Workshop – PIM Powered Industrial Truck Train-the-Trainer

October 26, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST) at PIM’s Offices in Golden Valley, MN

In-person Workshop – If you are responsible for training your company’s Powered Industrial Truck including Forklift operators, this workshop is designed for you. Upon completion of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify the training requirements and performance criteria for PIT operators.
  • Recognize conditions that place your PIT operators at risk;
  • Identify when periodic operator re-evaluation and assessment is needed;
  • Train your company’s employees to meet OSHA’s PIT training and evaluation requirements.

Virtual Workshop – PIM Powered Industrial Truck Train-the-Trainer

October 27, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST) Online-Only Webinar – Zoom Meeting

Online-Only Webinar – If you are responsible for training your company’s Powered Industrial Truck including Forklift operators, this workshop is designed for you. Upon completion of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify the training requirements and performance criteria for PIT operators.
  • Recognize conditions that place your PIT operators at risk;
  • Identify when periodic operator re-evaluation and assessment is needed;
  • Train your company’s employees to meet OSHA’s PIT training and evaluation requirements.

November 2021

PIM SmartCafe – Is Inkjet Revolutionary or Evolutionary?

November 3, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CST) an Online-Only Webinar – Zoom Meeting

Online-Only Webinar – This session will look at how inkjet is positioned in different aspects of the printing and mailing industry, how it is causing business models to evolve, and where technology is being revolutionized.


PIM Webinar Series – Lean Manufacturing Training: Session 2 – 5S Workplace Organization

November 4, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST) Online-Only Webinar

Online-Only Webinar – 5S stands for Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain! Organize your work space so that frequently used tools and materials are within reach. Identify waste opportunities and brainstorm solutions. Keeping a work space organized and clean is essential to removing waste and maximizing efficiency. Make the improvement sustainable.


PIM Young Professionals at Second Harvest & Happy Hour

November 10, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CST) at Second Harvest Heartland in Brooklyn Park, MN

In-person Event – PIM is looking for 20 Young Professionals to come package meals on November 10, 2021. After the volunteer shift, we will continue networking at Happy Hour (location TBA). By volunteering at Second Harvest Heartland you will help provide a month of meals for a neighbor in need! 


PIM Webinar Series – Lean Manufacturing Training: Session 3 – Value Stream Mapping

November 18, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST) Online-Only Webinar

Online-Only Webinar – Analyze the flow of material and information of a process through the company, determine where the greatest opportunities are and create an implementation plan with measurable impact.


December 2021

PIM Webinar Series – Lean Manufacturing Training: Session 4 – Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

December 2, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST) Online-Only Webinar

Online-Only Webinar – What are you measuring? What results do you want? How are you measuring and reporting? Are you measuring the right KPIs?


PIM Workshop – Red Cross CPR-AED-First Aid Certification

December 9, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (CST) at PIM’s Office in Golden Valley, MN

In-person Workshop – This course teaches your associates basic first aid and life saving skills.  Your company should always have trained first responders that know what to do in emergencies and how to protect your workforce. 


PIM Webinar Series – Lean Manufacturing Training: Session 5 – Kaizen (Rapid Improvement)

December 16, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST) Online-Only Webinar

Online-Only Webinar – Who, what, why and how of preparing for and executing a rapid improvement project to get quick results.