Emergency Drills (Annual)

Every company is required to fill out an Emergency risk assessment. With the world changing and becoming more unsure are we ready for some of the emergencies such as COVID-19, or threats such as, active shooter, that might be facing your company?

January 19, 2021   |    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Safety Talks by Tanya – Talk About the Hard Stuff

While everyone is talking about safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is just as important to talk about threats to our mental health and well-being as biases and discrimination become even more commonplace.

February 16, 2021  | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar Training

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NEXT Generation Task Force

We are passionate about the strength and stability of our industry and the workforce behind it. Find out how you can be part of the next generation of PrintForward.

Crisis Support & Resources

Get up-to-date information and resources relating to crisises in your area.

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For printers and print industry companies, PrintForward provides resources, a voice to government, education programs and networking opportunities that are specific and unique to the industry.

PrintForward delivers valuable print industry-specific solutions that are only accessible through membership and through its affiliations with Printing Industries of America (PIA), whattheythink.com, the BC Alliance for Manufacturing, and other industry associations.

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What’s New…

SGIA and PIA Merger

SGIA and PIA Merge to Become the Largest, Most Comprehensive Printing and Graphic Arts Association in the Country   On May 1, 2020, the two...

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Ideon Packaging Acquired By GLBC

May 1, 2020, (Vancouver, BC) — Great Little Box Company (GLBC) and Ideon Packaging today announce the coming together of two aligned organizations in one of the most significant acquisitions the industry has seen in recent years.

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