Industry News

NPOA Executive Director Addresses Bindery Association

Rising Labor Costs Seen as
“Green Button” Technology Driver

Speaking at the BindRite 2014 annual meeting, National Print Owners Association (NPOA) president John Stewart made a compelling case for more automation in post print processes such as binding, lamination and paper handling, as well as expanded services such as wide format graphics and mailing services. In a tour de force of quick printing industry financial trends, Stewart presented statistics derived from NPOA’s just released 2014-2015 Financial Benchmarking Study. The study includes such fundamentals as annual sales, cost of goods and payroll. Go here for rest of news release. P.S. BindRite Dealers Association is an NPOA Associate member.

Members Can Attend PIA Conference
June 2-3 in Dallas at PIA Member Rates

Jeff Ekstein, Chairman of the Board of PIA, has extended PIA Registration rates to all NPOA Members who are interested in attending their 2014 Print Leadership Summit, set for June 2-3, 2014 in Dallas, TX. Scheduled to be held at the Fairmont Hotel, PIA has put together an excellent schedule of speakers from the printing industry - leaders who will explore best practices, technology solutions and secrets of profit leaders. The summit will feature 27 sessions with three tracks. NPOA members who register by April 15 can register for only $495. View entire program here, or visit www.printing.org/printleadershipsummit