The printing industry is facing a period of never-before-seen changes in technology. Printing Industries of America's 2009 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics addresses these changes and innovations with facts and opinions from trusted experts in the field. This edition-the largest ever at 160 pages-contains exclusive content on industry trends, economic outlooks, and many valuable tidbits of information to assist printers with business growth in 2009 and beyond.

In an effort to promote the many exciting career opportunities within the graphic communications industry, and showcase the extraordinary talent of our youth, the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF®) has launched a 2009 National Student Design Competition, themed “Careers in Graphic Communications…Imagine the Possibilities!”.  The competition will challenge students to create and produce a marketing product designed to appeal to our industry's future workforce. Participants will be encouraged to be creative and take their design from concept to finished product.

Printing Impressions’ Commercial Printing Supplier News for December, 2008.

SEWICKLEY, PA—January 10, 2008— Ken Field Sr., president and chief executive officer of Continental Web Press, Inc., has been named the recipient of the Web Offset Association’s (WOA) tenth annual Harry V. Quadracci VISION Award…for leadership, achievement, and visionary excellence in web offset printing. The Harry V. Quadracci VISION Award is conferred to a web offset industry executive who has reached an unsurpassed level of excellence and achievement in the industry. WOA created the award to highlight the spirit of industry pioneers, whose hard work and determination create a vibrant, growing, and changing industry. In 1973, Field founded Continental Web Press of Illinois, a

SEWICKLEY, PA—October 9, 2007—The Ben Franklin Society, honor society to the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF), is proud to announce that the 2007 Naomi Berber Memorial Award recipient is Daneise Archer, 34-year industry veteran and president of Arco Ideas & Design, Inc. in Cartersville, GA. Established in 1976, the Berber Award recognizes the contributions of women to the graphic communications industry. To date, it remains the industry’s only award that specifically honors women’s achievements. Archer embarked on her printing industry career in the mid-seventies, leaving the banking profession behind to become a printing sales representative. After struggling with the slow turnaround time

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