The eLoupe News – October 5, 2021

Do you have news? Send your company’s news and press releases to Sadie Johnson free of charge. If your company has any Educational Articles (articles should not promote your company), please send them to Sadie as well. Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) will promote in our email and printed newsletter.


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PIM NEWS & UPDATES

Midwest Printers Working to Solve Racial Inequities in Print

New Groundbreaking PIM Program Tackles Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) 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 members has begun their journey – Bolger Vision Beyond Print, CARDSource, Daily Printing, Inc., Ideal Printers Inc., Japs-Olson Company, The John Roberts Company, The Meyers Printing Companies, Inc., Nahan Printing, Inc., and NCCO – to work towards closing the racial and diversity gap in the print industry.

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New Member Benefit: Kodak Buying Power Rebate Program

October 26 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM  | 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. Join PIM for an online webinar to learn more about this new rebate program. Rebates include the following Kodak materials, equipment, and services:

  • Kodak Offset Platesetter Solutions: KODAK TRENDSETTER, KODAK ACHIEVE, and KODAK
  • MAGNUS (4-up, 8-up, VLF)
  • KODAK PRINERGY On Demand Software Solutions
  • KODAK NEXFINITY Digital Presses
  • KODAK PROSPER Inkjet Presses
  • Consumables: Proprietary water-based inks
  • Kodak Services and Support

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PIM Webinar Series – Lean Manufacturing Training

Seven Sessions – Attend Individual or All Sessions

Is your printing business optimizing productivity and working to eliminate waste? Companies that learn and practice Lean Manufacturing techniques on all phases of their operation do just that, in a teachable and measurable fashion. Interested in learning how Lean Manufacturing can bring your company to the next level?

Don’t miss our virtual Lean Manufacturing training series coming this fall! Train your whole team for one low price during our “Lunch and Learn” program schedule. All sessions 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Central). All sessions will be recorded.

  • Session 1 – Lean 101 – October 21, 2021
  • Session 2 – 5S-Workplace Organization – November 4, 2021
  • Session 3 – Value Stream Mapping – November 18, 2021
  • Session 4 – Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – December 2, 2021
  • Session 5 – Kaizen (Rapid Improvement) – December 16, 2021
  • Session 6 – Setup Reduction – January 6, 2021
  • Session 7  – Sustaining Your Improvements – January 20, 2022

Learn More About Webinar Series. 


Call All Creatives!! We Need Your Help! 

Enter PIM’s 2022 Cover Contest  | Due October 15, 2021

Print is more than just ink and paper. Touch, feel, act. The 2022 PIM Buyers Guide and Membership Directory connects how the touch of print can make us feel, inspiring us to act. With imagery and/or copy please show why/how print connects. Submit a 8.5” x 11” PDF layout via email to Sadie Johnson at sadieh@pimw.org by the deadline of October 15, 2021. Only the company with the winning design will receive a FREE Logo Ad in the 2022 guide and will be spotlighted in the front portion of the guide. 

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Do you have news? Send your company’s news and press releases to Sadie Johnson free of charge. If your company has any Educational Articles (articles should not promote your company), please send them to Sadie as well. Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) will promote in our email and printed newsletter.


Sadie Hagen
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