Printing Industries of America Seeking Nominations for Industry AwardsJuly 7, 2011
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 more than 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 the Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award
Established in 1950 and named for Abraham Lewis, founder of Graphic Arts Monthly, and his sons Louis and Myron, the Lewis Award is recognized throughout the graphic arts industry as the highest honor awarded to any individual in our business. Past recipients include Ray Roper, Harry Quadracci, Gaylord Donnelley, Harold Gegenheimer, and James Hammer.
About the Naomi Berber
Naomi Berber (1905–1973) began her career in New York as executive secretary to the president of the Lithographic Technical Foundation, predecessor to GATF. In 1965, when GATF brought its education, research, and administrative offices under one roof in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ms. Berber moved to Pittsburgh to continue her work with the Foundation. Ms. Berber was known by her colleagues as the “First Lady of the Foundation,” and was the first woman elected to the Society of Fellows.