Iowa • Minnesota • Nebraska • North Dakota • South Dakota
PIM is committed to keeping the printing industry in front of state legislators, using multiple approaches:
PrintPAC, the official political action committee of Printing Industries of America, is the industry’s most important means of impacting public policy direction and debate pertaining to issues affecting printing and graphic communications companies. PIA member company CEOs, presidents, and executive management unite through PrintPAC to support federal candidates that are willing to defend and advance pro-print, pro-business legislation in Washington, DC.
PrintPAC is an ongoing endeavor. Resources are dedicated to supporting campaigns and elections, and also to building and maintaining solid political relationships with lawmakers. It’s critical that PIA members utilize PrintPAC as a way to continually educate lawmakers about the challenges and opportunities facing our industry. PrintPAC allows industry leaders to join together to accomplish this goal. Support PrintPac
Some of the recent advocacy efforts of Printing Industries of America and Printing Industry Midwest:
PIM is involved with the Chamber of Commerce organizations in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Weekly updates are sent to PIM members during the legislative sessions in each state. You can contact your Chamber of Commerce directly at these links:
North Dakota: www.ndchamber.com/
PIM Safety and Environmental Services routinely evaluates proposed environmental, health and safety legislation and rules and provides input to make them fair to the printing industry. Part of this process involves monitoring the Federal and the State. Registers to identify new regulations that will impact the graphic arts industry, and submit comments on proposed rules or legislation.
In some circumstances, PIM provides testimony at agency or legislative hearings.
PIM members are kept informed on Environmental, Health and Safety issues through updates on this site, articles in the quarterly newsletter, The Loupe, and in the e-newsletter, Graphic News Monthly, as well as directly when PIM EHS staff are onsite for an audit, compliance review, training or consultation.
Print Powers America is an advocacy initiative of Printing Industries of America, leveraging an impactful mix of lobbying, grassroots action, and public affairs. It aims to strengthen the nation’s public policy commitment to the print and graphic communications industry and enhance its profile as a driving force in the American economy.
Supporters of Print Powers America are committed to promoting print’s economic impact, highlighting environmental stewardship, and showcasing industry innovation. Most importantly, they are passionate about the dynamic world of today’s print industry and its ever-evolving future. They know that decisions made in Washington, D.C. impact their bottom line and the trajectory of the entire industry. That’s why Print Powers America supporters come together annually to consolidate resources to amplify the industry’s voice on Capitol Hill. Learn More