Who We Are

As the largest printing industry association in the nation, PIASC is devoted to helping our members succeed…and there are many ways that we do so. Need group medical insurance? We’ve got dozens of plans to choose from, and a designated local customer service rep to handle your account. Have questions about human resources issues, sales tax or compliance? We’ve got the answers. Struggling with a technical printing issue? Give us a call. Looking for a referral to a local resource? You guessed it – we’ve got you covered.
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Everything You Need

Group Medical Benefits

Choose from a full range of options, including over 65 different health care plans. Get an expert to deal with the insurance company on your employees’ behalf at no extra charge!

Commercial Insurance

Safeguard your business with a customized business insurance program tailored for you by an insurance professional with expertise in the unique requirements of the graphics industry.

Human Resources Support

Call PIASC’s HR expert when challenging labor situations or questions arise.

Expert Assistance

Get help from our in-house or vetted external experts in printing, safety, sales tax, compliance, environmental regulations, sales, marketing and other areas.

Employment Services

Save significant time and money by letting our experienced recruiters find the employees you need (another valuable free service for PIASC members).

Discount Programs

Save on background checks, credit reports, equipment, supplies, shipping 
and much more.

Credit Union

Provide a great benefit for your 
employees at no cost to you.

Training and Events

Take advantage of webinars, workshops and classes designed for our industry, and attend industry meetings and events.

You’ll Be In Excellent Company

Meet some of our many members:

Calendar of Events

Annual Toy Drive

If your company is looking to give back, think of the children of City of Hope.

This year, our goal is to put smiles on hundreds of children’s faces. Make a difference this holiday season and participate in our Annual Toy Drive. Help us reach our goal by encouraging your staff to donate a gift. Once your company has reached 20 donations, PIASC will add your company logo on the events website page and promotional material as a sponsor.

PIASC will provide the participating companies with a decorated box for their donations.

Starts: Tuesday, October 1st • Ends: Friday, November 29th

Visit the Toy Drive website!

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WEBINAR: How To Evaluate And Communicate Color

Being able to quickly and effectively evaluate color is critical–no matter what your role is in the print production process. Whether you’re in prepress, in the pressroom, a CSR, or a sales rep, you need to be able to visually identify color problems and communicate them with accuracy to your internal and external customers. In this fast-paced webinar, we’ll cover techniques you can use to quickly and methodically evaluate color visually and communicate what you see using proper, precise color terminology.

Attend this webinar to eliminate color communication errors with the goal of reducing rework and job turnaround time!

You Will Learn

  • Basic concepts for viewing color
  • Three ways color goes bad, and how to properly identify it
  • How to communicate color accurately and effectively
  • Using live examples, how to apply what you’ve learned in this webinar

Who Should Attend

  • Prepress technicians
  • Press operators
  • Customer services representatives
  • Salespeople
  • Anyone who works with color reproduction

Webinar Presenter

Joe Marin
Vice President, Education and Training
Printing Industries of America

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WEBINAR: So, You Want To Get Into Packaging—Part 1: Understanding A CPG: What Should I Know?

There’s a lot of talk and buzz lately around opportunities for commercial printers in the packaging market. While it’s tempting to just jump right in and start navigating your way into the CPG packaging market, the most successful printers will invest time upfront to learn and prepare so they make the best possible first impression.

The first step is to deepen your understanding of this unique, competitive market. This webinar will provide foundational insights into the CPG industry, including a review of the latest trends and emerging opportunities.

You Will Learn

  • Deeper understanding of CPGs
  • CPG industry trends & impact on packaging
  • Industry specific insights
  • CPG expectations of suppliers
  • Printer considerations

Who Should Attend

  • Owners
  • Sales Managers
  • Production Managers

Webinar Presenter

Steve Carter
Mean Dad Consulting

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