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Tips for Navigating Today’s Allocated Paper Market

By PIASC Board Member Damien Bradley, Sr Vice President – Spicers | Print and Wide Format  As I discussed in my last column (see “What’s Up with Paper Supply?”), current inventories of all paper products remain low…and the supply imbalance is expected to persist well into, if not throughout all of 2022.  Which means that just as demand for print has…
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Will Your Business Survive the End of Prop 13?

Although over a year away, the 2020 election features not only a contested Presidential race but…
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The Me Generation vs. Generation Me

When I was growing up, we were told never to trust anyone over 30. Today it…
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Retirement: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Hardly a day goes by without a phone call from someone looking to sell their printing…
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It’s Official. Print is Dead.

So, it’s official. Print is dead. I know this because the Washington Post said so. The headline read,…
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Ransomware Hits SoCal Printers

Tomorrow morning you walk into your company and, when you switch on your computers, there’s a…
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Janet Steiner Selected Executive of the Year

Los Angeles, California—Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California (PIASC) announces the selection of Janet Steiner,…
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How do you define the Printing Industry?

There are a number of challenges facing the printing industry today. We have new tariffs on…
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The Printing Education Dilemma

Educating young people about the career opportunities available in the printing and graphics industry requires a…
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College, Employment, and Reality

I recently had dinner with a young printing industry superstar in the making. During our meal,…
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