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 PIA and PIM

 Elanders America Proudly Participates in Change-Leading Trade Associations

Printing Industries of America (PIA) 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.

PIA, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information. Born out of the consolidation of PIA and GATF, Printing Industries of America has a long and impressive history. Its members are dedicated to the advancement of the graphic communications industry worldwide.

PIA proudly hosts two specialty Centers of Excellence—the Center for Technology & Research (formerly GATF) and the Center for Digital Printing Excellence. Both serve our members and the industry with in-depth, quality research, reports, products, services, and more.

Tom Sheehan, President of Elanders Americas, is a member of the Board of Directors for our regional PIA affiliate, Printing Industry Midwest. PIM serves the Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota area and has members from all areas of the print industry including, ad agencies, newspapers and publishers, sign companies, and fellow commercial printers. Our local affiliations with PIA and PIM allows us the opportunity to focus available resources on issues directly affecting our local businesses.

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