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Sustainable Business Practices: Promoting Health and Well-Being

Posted by Heather Nortz on 4/29/20 1:45 PM

Last week, SGIA announced its 2020 Sustainable Business Recognition Program recipients, with an introduction to the globally recognized United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their accompanying targets and indicators that served as the program's criteria. Now, we're sharing how the Sustainable Business Recognition Silver Award recipients achieved SDG No. 3., which focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all ages.

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Topics: Printing Industry, Sustainability, Employee Management, Business Operations

Recognizing Sustainable Efforts in Print on Earth Day

Posted by Heather Nortz on 4/22/20 12:08 PM

What defines a sustainable business is its impact on the environment, how it treats its employees and community, and its profitability. People, planet, and profit are the commonly known criteria for defining sustainable operations. But how do you measure a business's sustainable actions and gauge the impact they have in each of these three categories?

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Topics: Printing Industry, Sustainability, Employee Management, Business Operations

THREADX Delivers the Goods

Posted by Christopher Bernat on 3/4/20 4:00 PM

Scottsdale, Ariz. got a burst of apparel creativity (and wisdom) when THREADX 2020 arrived last week. Crisp air, sunny skies, and a sense of community made for a great few days of inspiration, camaraderie, and networking. Here's a play-by-play overview of all this year's highlights.

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Topics: Printing Industry, Business Solutions, ThreadX, Networking, Apparel Decorating, Business Operations

Why Are Sellers Coming to Market?

Posted by Mark R. Hahn on 2/5/20 4:00 PM

Within the universe of the thousands of family-owned companies that characterize much of the printing industry and related businesses, three factors are currently driving sellers of healthy companies to bring their companies to market at this time.

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Topics: Printing Industry, Finance, Business Operations, Economy

An Aligned Mission for the Printing Industry

Posted by Lauren Searson on 1/29/20 4:00 PM

In addition to SGIA's own events, educational resources, training, certifications, and research, the association recognizes the importance of supporting programs that share its values in encouraging industry growth and connection. And the Partners in Printing (PIP) Expo (July 21 - 23, 2020; La Crosse, Wis.), hosted by Empire Screen Printing, is one such event.

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Topics: Printing Industry, New Printing Technologies, Business Solutions, Networking