Discover New Resources and Knowledge at Printing Industries of America's Booth

While at GRAPH EXPO, stop by Printing Industries of America’s booth (Booth 1648) and find all the information for your graphic communication needs. Throughout the show there will be a regular rotating cast of seasoned experts ready to answer questions and help you reach your professional goals. Stop by for the opportunity to chat with our staff and meet with your local affiliate.

Experts from the Center for Technology and Research can give you advice about new printing technology as well as topics pertaining to research and development. Staff from PIA’s DC office will discuss current legislation and politics and how they are affecting the industry. Digital Printing Council staff can discuss Web-to-print software, cross-media integration, and more. Economic experts will discuss how your plant can meet financial benchmarks, and they'll be able to guide you with resources that can save you money in the long run. Staff from the Environmental, Health and Safety department will talk about the impact of print and the latest innovations in sustainable printing.

In addition, a selection of the newest, informative books, courtesy of Printing Industries Press, are available. Take a peek at some of the newest titles:

Adding Value to Print

Basics of Print Production, 2nd Edition

Best Practices for Print Automation

Competing for Print’s Thriving Future

Social Media Field Guide: A Resource for Graphic Communicators

Not only do attendees get discounted show pricing when making purchases in the booth, but Printing Industries Press will also ship on-site book purchases—within the continental United States—for free.

Plus, attendees will want to check out these valuable industry resources. They include:

Value of Print Posters, Brochures, and The “Fine Print” PR Toolkit: These materials include information and statistics that convey the true environmental impact and effectiveness of print.

SheetSim SHOTS Simulator (Sheetfed Offset Training Simulator): See demonstrations performed by simulator experts—which make you feel like you are “virtually printing.”

Ratios: The 2011–2012 Ratios, which are used by printers to benchmark their financial performance against the rest of the industry, debut during the show. Be sure to stop by and purchase your copy hot off the press.

Digital Printing Council (DPC): If you are interested in how to best integrate print with other forms of media, come to the PIA booth and talk to the staff of the DPC. Ask questions or share your experiences with our experts. Be sure to ask about Integrated Print Forum 2011 when you stop by.

Printing Industries of America Training Resources: Take one of these brochures about upcoming events.

Environmental, Health, and Safety: Printing Industries of America has developed a new tool to promote safety—a set of safety posters that communicates the importance of equipment safety practices as they relate to basic lockout/tagout procedures, machine guarding, and proper use of safety controls.

The Printing Industries of America booth is a hub of activity, and we hope you stop by and say hello. Attendees have the chance to go hands-on with a press simulator and see the presentation of the web2awards. Don’t forget to stop by Booth 1648 to help advance your graphic communications knowledge.