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Mark Barbour Selected Executive of the Year

  Los Angeles, California—PIA announces the selection of Mark L. Barbour, Executive Director and Founding Curator of the International Printing Museum in Carson, California, as the PIA 2023 Southern California Executive of the Year. “Mark was chosen for this honor because of his tireless efforts to preserve the legacy of printing through the preservation of the machines, tools and artifacts…
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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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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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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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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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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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College, Employment, and Reality

I recently had dinner with a young printing industry superstar in the making. During our meal,…
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The Most Massive Annual Property Tax Increase in California History

They say all politics are local. While the election on November 3rd includes an opportunity to…
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