Lisbeth Lyons

Patrick Henry a Senior Editor at NAPCO Media and writes for In-plant Graphics, Printing Impressions and Packaging Impressions.

Stay calm, and remain focused: That’s good advice for print services providers as they confront legislation on Capitol Hill, proposed postal reform and regulatory trends that will impact their businesses in 2019.

The January issue is the perfect month to look at what's on the legislative agenda for 2011. There are some long-term projects of great importance to the printing industry, and we'll take a look at each of these items and the prognosis for anything happening in 2011.

Overview of the top five pressing legislative issues of interest to printers, along with a look at what's being done from an advocacy standpoint.

Day 3, Offset and Beyond Conference Highlights: The Cutting Edge of Technology. During the final morning session, Dr. Mark Bohan, vice president, technology and research, Printing Industries of America, provided a review of how InterTech™ Technology Awards have a proven track record for identifying innovations that succeed in practical application.

Attendees at the 2009 Offset and Beyond Conference, which kicked-off yesterday and takes place through Wednesday, May 6, are taking advantage of the advice and experience of some of the world's top business and print leaders. In addition to Printing Industries of America's stable of experts, key presenters at this year's event being held at Caesars Palace include Howard Putnam, the former CEO of Southwest Airlines. Putnam spoke about leadership in turbulent times.

THERE MAY be a new man in the White House, but the country is enjoying another stimulus shot to counter what is now acknowledged as a full-blown recession—and, like the flu vaccine, not everyone agrees on how much good, if any, it will do for the average American. From a business perspective, however, it’s a no-brainer.

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