The Binding Edge
Looking for a trusted company to bind a project? Need a new piece of equipment or need to buy supplies? Make sure to bookmark www.printing.org/BIA, and check out the FindABindery link to locate a qualified binder. Additionally, there is a new BIA Supplier link for a list and description of manufacturers. With valuable listings of BIA members on both the manufacturer and supplier end, it’s easy to find excellent partners to deliver the high-quality work that customers demand.
The BIA continuously is updating this information, but if your company is not listed or the information needs to be changed/updated, please contact BIA Director Mike Packard at 412.259.1704 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It Pays to be a Member
Membership truly has its privileges. As an Association, the BIA always is looking for ways to increase the benefits of being a member and increase member ROI. Not only do members save money on registration fees for the well-attended BIA Annual Conference, but they also have access to exclusive reports and information that can help make business more profitable.
By joining Printing Industries of America and Binding Industries Association, members belong to an organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the industry. Members have an advocate in their corner working to increase their growth and profitability every day.
Some of the new and exciting benefits that BIA members will have access to include the following:
- Economic reports
- Education opportunities through webinars and the Printing Industries Integrated Learning Center
- Technical hotline
- Peer groups
Members gain access to an abundance of resources that deliver results to enhance their success today and in the future. Put the power of membership to work!
See the Product of Excellence Award Winners
Take a look at some of the best work the industry is producing. The 2014 Product of Excellence Award winners are definitely this year’s Best of the Best. The Best of Show winners definitely deserve another shout out for their awesome work.
Graphic Finisher of the Year: Pacific Bindery Services Ltd.
Loose Leaf Manufacturer/Information Packaging Company of the Year: Holum Sons Company, Inc.
Congratulations to all the Product of Excellence Award winners in this years competition. The BIA looks forward to welcoming new entries in 2015, so stay tuned for details!