Automation Solutions Network Meeting to be Held at

PITTSBURGH—Sept. 28, 2011—Printing Industries of America will be holding the next meeting of the Automation Solutions Network at’s headquarters in Memphis, TN. The group will meet on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2012. is an innovator of online, on-demand document printing and distribution, and has been named one of the fastest growing companies for its seventh year. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour’s facilities to see how the firm incorporates automation and cloud technology to place direct access and control of its solutions into the hands of customers and partners. Chuck Gehman, vice president of Product Management at, will speak about the company’s automation strategy.

“We are very pleased that, a shining example of a successful, growing and profitable company, is working with the Automation Solutions Network to help printers learn more about automation and how it can bolster business,” Mark Bohan, vice president, Technology and Research, Printing Industries of America, said.

In addition to the tour of headquarters, attendees will visit FedEx Express’ global SuperHub to witness how it handles and ships 3.5 million packages each night. The tours and other presentations are part of Automated Solutions Network’s mission to help printing companies improve their use of automation.

The Automation Solutions Network is organized jointly by Printing Industries of America and CIP4. Participants can register for $250. For more information on and the activities for the meeting, visit

About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of 10,000 member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.

About CIP4
CIP4 brings together vendors, consultants, and end-users in the print communications, graphic arts industry, and associated sectors, covering a variety of equipment, software, peripherals, and processes, to foster process automation in the printing industry. Members participate in focused working groups to define the Job Definition Format (JDF), PrintTalk, and other standards relevant to process automation; to study user requirements; to test product interoperability; and to develop a range of JDF software development tools.

Source: PIA.