PIA now accepting nominations for the Lewis & Berber Memorial Awards


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The Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award—named for Abraham Lewis, founder of Graphic Arts Monthly, and his sons Louis & Myron—honors business leaders who have gone above & beyond to further the business of printed communications. The Award is recognized as the highest honor an individual can win in the graphic arts industry. The nomination form & a list of past recipients can be found here.

The Naomi Berber Memorial Award is the only award honoring outstanding contributions of women in the graphic communications industry.
Named for Naomi Berber—the first administrative director of Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (now a part of PIA)—the award is presented to the woman showing outstanding dedication to the graphic communications industry, with a record of accomplishments that demonstrate her contribution toward the development of the industry. The nomination form & a list of past recipients can be found here.

Nominations must be submitted by July 31, 2019. Both winners of these annual awards will be recognized at PIA’s Fall Administrative Meeting to be held November 15-17, 2019 in Houston, Texas.


Sustainable Printing Goes Far Beyond Using FSC Certified or Recycled Paper
This informative paper on deinking: demand, principles, problems and solutions also explains why printing technologies are not all equally compatible with paper recycling systems; and why just a small fraction of printed material in the paper can cause difficulties.
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