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SGIA Supports the Next Generation of Printers at SkillsUSA Competition Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) members and staff welcomed forty secondary and post-secondary students to the graphic imaging–sublimation and screen printing competitions at last week’s 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). Students represented thirty-five schools from around the U.S.

The Learning is Easy at the 2017 SGIA Expo
The 2017 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 10-12) is more than a technological wonderland for the printing industry. It’s the place to learn the latest about what’s moving the industry forward—and how to make the most of it to move your career and your business forward. In addition to its more than 540... Read More
NSSA Annual Expo Announces Presenting Sponsor,...
The Northeast States Sign Association (NSSA) is pleased to announce that Pattison Sign Group Inc. has been brought on board as the Presenting Sponsor the 2017 NSSA Northeast Sign Expo. The EXPO will be held this year at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford on September 28 and September 29,... Read More
SGIA Partners on OSHA Safe + Sound Week
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to partner with the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) on Safe + Sound Week (June 12–18, 2017), a nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs. Safe + Sound Week encourages... Read More
SGIA and AATCC Sponsor 2017 Digital Textile...
Plans are underway for a digital textile printing conference, jointly hosted by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and AATCC, The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals, November 29–30, 2017, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The two-day... Read More
ISA: OSHA Delays Recordkeeping Rule
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has delayed a recordkeeping rule due to take effect July 1. The rule would have required companies to file regular reports of injuries and illnesses. OSHA deemed sign, graphics, and visual communications companies to be in an industry that had... Read More

SGIA Opens Golden Image Competition
The call is out for SGIA Golden Image award entries. Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) members are invited to submit their best work in this global contest of excellence in printing. “With over 50 categories, there are opportunities for every printer to enter — no matter what or where they print,” said... Read More
USSC Scholarship Winners Announced
Since 1998, the United States Sign Council (USSC) has awarded scholarships to deserving college students. These awards reflect the USSC’s commitment to promoting education. “The USSC is delighted to have the opportunity to support these students,” commented Adam Brown, USSC Board President. “Each of these students is... Read More
LIGHTFAIR International 2017 Celebrates All That’s...
LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) opened at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia May 7 with the 28th edition of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Thousands of attendees from around the world streamed into the LFI exhibit halls to experience the... Read More
ICE USA and InPrint USA Shows: Show Floor Increase...
Following three successful conference days, ICE USA, the International Converting Exhibition, and the inaugural InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show came to a triumphant close at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on April 27. More than 3,400 verified registrants came to the co-located shows,... Read More
ISA International Sign Expo 2017 Breaks Records
ISA International Sign Expo 2017, the sign, graphics, and visual communications’ industry’s leading event, drew more than 20,500 to see the latest products across the breadth of the industry last week. Held this past April 19-22 in Las Vegas, Nevada, ISA International Sign Expo 2017 blew past projections for education... Read More

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