Binding Industries Association (BIA)

BIA Announces Election of New Board Chairman

The Binding Industries Association (BIA) a special industry group of Printing Industries of America, is pleased to announce the election of Chris Eckhart, President, Eckhart & Co. to the position of Chairman.

Founded in 1918, Eckhart & Company is a leading resource for mechanical binding, case binding, perfect binding, as well as information packaging solutions nationwide.

Mr. Eckhart brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the leadership position, and is a proven veteran of numerous non-profit organizations on the local, state and international level.

“Chris is such a strong supporter of our organization, and I know he will bring great leadership to this position”, said BIA manager Justin Goldstein.

Chris follows in the footsteps of his brother Brent Eckhart and their father Bill Eckhart, who both served as chairman of the BIA.

For additional information on the BIA, contact Justin Goldstein, BIA Manager, at 412-259-1806 or