Your PIA/SD membership entitles you to discounts on the following products and services:

employers-choice-logo-2016Employers Choice Screening has been selected to provide employment background checks to all members of the Printing Industries Association of San Diego. Our legally compliant results help employers reduce workplace violence, theft, fraud, substance abuse and negligent hiring liabilities. Take advantage of our reduced rates exclusive to PIASD members!

PIASD members in good standing will receive 20% off both our Standard and Managerial option packages.
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The KirkpatrickPrice Online Audit Management tool streamlines your audit process, storing important documentation while allowing you to virtually interact with your individual auditor. Services include these certifications:

HIPAA
SOC 2
SSAE 16
ISO 27001

Whether it’s providing tips on developing policies and procedures or completing a full audit, KirkpatrickPrice will examine your organization using the current security standards to help identify and repair problems, strengthening every aspect of your organization.

To get started,  contact Brian Callan at 800-770-2701, Ext. 203 or b.callan@kirkpatrickprice.com to enroll.

Exclusive New Group Buying Program for Printing Industries of America members with revenue under $5 million.

Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce an exciting new group buying program for companies with revenues under $5 million a year. The program will capitalize on the combined purchasing power of printers all across North America to realize discounts and rebates on major purchases including paper, ink, prepress supplies, pressroom supplies, and shipping. A printer must be a member in good standing with Printing Industries of America to qualify for this exclusive program. 

The program is offered through Independent Printers Alliance (IPA), a division of Independent Printers Worldwide, Inc. (IPW), a national procurement group specializing in superior vendor programs for independent printers. Printing Industries of America affiliates and its board unanimously selected IPW to build a supplier/product loyalty program for PIA members $5 million and below. This type of supplier and product loyalty program brings a win-win strategy with increased preferred supplier business and payback for a printer’s investment in PIA membership.

To see how you can save thousands of dollars a year: IPA-Members Only Link

Feeling the certification pinch in your wallet? Let us help!

Is your company FSC Certified? If not, you should be. The FSC Principles and Criteria (P&C) describe how the forests have to be managed to meet the social, economic, ecological, cultural and spiritual needs of present and future generations. They include managerial aspects as well as environmental and social requirements. FSC rules are the strictest and FSC’s social
and environmental requirements the highest. Hold your company
to the highest environmental standards possible by becoming
FSC Certified.

Now, Printing Industries Association of San Diego is offering Group FSC Certifications exclusively for PIA/SD Members!

Finally, an easier and more cost effective way to be FSC Certified! Printing Industries of San Diego members are eligible for this program at significant savings for both new certifications AND re-certifications. This is available for Inplants and Educational organizations as well! Members can save nearly 50% off of the standard certification cost. A great savings you WILL see in your bottom line.

Criteria:
•You must be a member in good standing of PIA/SD
•You must have sales of less than $5 million annually of Forest Product Sales

That’s all. It’s that simple. Think about the footprint your company will leave on the earth. Start the process of going green, and save money doing it.

Call PIA/SD for more information, (858) 800-6900.

safety_netGet professional environmental, health and safety (EHS) services at a 10% discount!

The SafetyNet Inc. team has the experience and knowledge to assess your compliance needs, mitigate violations, train your staff and reduce the risk of accidents. Through onsite management and assistance they can help you reduce the threat of regulatory penalties. They work directly with most agencies OSHA, AQMD, EPA & CUPA and have over 15 years of experience working with companies just like yours. Click here to view the informational video or click here to get started or call 877-354-5434.

Members of PIA/SD (and their employees) are now able to save up to 10% on all Apple products (excluding the iPhone). Unlike many group buying programs, this program saves members money on virtually all Apple products instead of just a select few. Besides just the discount, members are also eligible for these program benefits:

  • Free technical advice from other graphic arts professionals to build the right system for you
    • Online custom product configuration
    • Complete online catalog of the latest Apple and compatible third-party products
    • Easy payment with any combination of credit card, Apple Gift Card, and Business Financing
    • Free standard shipping on orders over $50
    • Dedicated Account Representative for all personal and business technology needs

 

Members: Call the PIA/SD office at 858.800.6900 to obtain the URL with discounted pricing

basysAs part of our ongoing effort to bring more benefits to our members, PIA/SD is pleased to introduce BASYS Processing, Inc. as our new credit card processing partner.

PIA/SD has negotiated extremely competitive pricing exclusively for our association members. Through BASYS Processing, your credit card processing fees can be reduce by 10-20%!

Additional Benefits:

  • Complimentary Cloud Based Processing System.
  • No Contract Terms for Members
  • PCI Training Provided

For a free PIA|SD Preferred Savings Analysis on your existing program, fax your statement today to Danny Haggerty at 913-307-2727 or email.  We're confident you will be pleased with the savings and service our new alliance partner will provide.

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PIASD is pleased to partner with UPS and UPS Freight to offer the PIASD/UPS Savings Program – a member benefit program specifically designed to help you work smarter, not harder.

The PIASD/UPS Savings Program provides you with discounts up to 34% off small package shipping and beginning at 70% on LTL freight shipping. Whether you ship once a year or several times a month, you’ll begin saving right away on LTL freight and small packages – with no fees or minimum shipping requirements.

Ready to take the next step? Contact the small package team via email or the UPS Freight Association Team via email or phone at 866.443.9303. To enroll, please click the button below.

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Introducing our newest National Group Buying Program, Advertising Specialty Institute, ASI! Enhancing the services you provide to clients is an important strategic move. The more you can position yourself as a one-stop shop to your customers, the more you can lock out your competitors, while improving overall customer profitability. Through the buying power relationship with ASI, members through PIA/SD can take advantage of ASI’s products and services at a significantly discounted rate. 

Members can provide their clients access to a full lineup of branded products—such as writing instruments, trophies and awards, and apparel—through the Buying Power Program with Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®), the largest education, media, and marketing organization serving the promotional products industry. This program will provide members with the services to locate suppliers, source products, and sell branded products to clients and prospects. Members will also receive ASI’s industry-leading technology at severely discounted rates.

When you sign up for the ASI Program, you will be able to utilize the following best-in-class tools:

  • Membership: in addition to an ASI number for use with suppliers, you will also receive ASI product support, industry certification, free admission to ASI Shows and so much more.
  • ESP®: source branded products from 3,000+ ASI suppliers and share them with clients and prospects in a professional presentation via this browser based tool. ESP subscribers also receive ESP Mobile™ at no additional charge! 
  • ESP Websites®:  a fully-customizable e-commerce website reflecting the latest trends in website design. Clients and prospects will be able to shop online from you, and even share product ideas using popular social media!  
  • Marketing Catalogs: distribute these imprinted catalogs to clients and prospects to help generate awareness for this area of your business and to bring in sales. 

For more information or contact PIA/SD directly.

Since 1992, Printing Industries of America members have received a discount on Xerox equipment through the National Buying Power Program. Printing Industries of America members now qualify for the maximum association discount. If you’re looking at digital printing, including sheetfed, web fed, black-and-white, spot, full-color, wide-format, and office multi-function devices, you owe it to yourself to consider Xerox solutions.

Contact:
Cedric Hefner  at Cedric.Heffner@xerox.com
Ray Medina at (714) 400-6749 or ray.medina@xerox.com
Rick Placak at (619) 750-5577 or rick.placak@xerox.com

Be sure to reference the Printing Industries of America contract (0707168). For more information on Xerox business development support, workflow solutions and technology, please visit www.xerox.com\printservicesprovider.

PIA/SD has partnered with FedEx to offer our members savings of up to 64% on select FedEx delivery services:

  • Up to 26% off FedEx Express delivery services
  • Up to 15% off FedEx Ground delivery services
  • Up to 64% off freight services

Don’t miss this great opportunity. It’s easy to sign up or convert your existing FedEx account. For more info click here, or call (800) 475-6708 (make sure to tell the operator you're a PIA member).

PIA San Diego has partnered with Prudential Overall Supply to provide members with a new benefit – great prices on towels, mats and uniforms. Prudential is a California based company whose sole business is to provide environmentally based clean and reusable towels, uniforms and mats. Their cleaning system is designed to clean towels soiled with solvents (low and high VOC) and inks (petroleum and vegetable based). They have two plants, one in Vista (760) 727-7163 for our north county members, and the other in Chula Vista (619) 427-1240 for our central and southern members. Contact Ashley Carroll at (949) 250-4855 ext. 291 or AshleyC@pos-clean.com for more information and pricing. Indicate you are a PIA/SD member.

PIA/SD would like to introduce you to a new technology from Color-Logic Inc. The Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System™ is a revolutionary new method of communicating color, printing metallics, and creating special effects using offset presses.  The system uses Color-Logic Silver ink with your traditional CYMK inks, to create 250 unique metallic colors and a variety of special effects for printed marketing materials.  Currently available only for offset, Color-Logic will soon move to wide format inkjet, digital (HP Indigo, Xeikon) and flexo. Check the details at www.color-logic.com.

Members will receive a 10 percent discount off the retail price of the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System. When you order from the Color-Logic web store, put the number “250” into the “enter your coupon code” box when you check out.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the program, or contact Color-Logic directly at 513-258-0047.

PPGLLogo_LoWe are proud to announce an exciting new member benefit—a new National Buying Power Program with Performance Plus Global Logistics. Performance Plus is a well-respected provider of transportation, warehousing, and distribution services with more than 100 million dollars in buying power. This program provides members the opportunity to reduce costs, save time, and effectively manage their occasional or frequent shipping needs.

Shipping rates for the program have been aggressively negotiated for members through Printing Industries affiliates. Members have a dedicated program representative to contact for questions. When using the program for freight management, members will be impressed with the intuitive, user-friendly online transportation management software designed specifically for our industry.

Some key features of the program include:

  • Continue working with your current preferred carriers.
  • Deeply discounted member pricing means bottom-line savings.
  • Single-source booking and tracking eliminates your need to coordinate with multiple carriers.
  • Consolidated and detailed invoicing streamlines billing for you and your customers.
  • Customizable reporting tools help you manage and monitor your expenses and activity for you and your customers.
  • Everything is provided. No obligations. No minimums required. No cost to participate.

Contact our office for more information at 858-800.6900.

BB DirectPIA/SD is excited to announce a new partner to our Group Buying Program, BB Direct. The BB Direct program offers our members data hygiene services at a discounted rate, including NCOA Link Process—18 Month, NCOA Link Process—48 Month, and Delivery Sequence File Processing. The program also offers discounts to the Dun & Bradstreet database to acquire mailing lists both online or off.

For more information or contact PIA/SD Directly

IGNISIS | Always Up, Always FastIgnisis (formerly Atlas Broadband) is the preferred broadband & wireless DSL service provider of PIA/SD. Ignisis is the only provider who understands the needs specific to the printing industry and can help you implement the newer technologies to enhance and streamline your current operations. They will even help you set up an FTP site to allow your customers to send you their files. PIA/SD members receive a 10% monthly discount! Call Ignisis directly at (800) 549-6626.

http://piasd.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/logo.jpgThe Caliper profile, an in-depth personality assessment, can help you learn an individual's true motivations, competencies, strengths, and potential. The Caliper approach is fast, accurate and guaranteed. It's a great tool to assess prospective employees and current employees on their suitability for a particular job. As a PIA/SD member, you receive discounted prices. Caliper provides the information to help determine if your applicant's got the right stuff to succeed in your company and in a particular position. You not only receive a written report, but a personal phone consultation. It doesn't end after you receive your report. If in six months you want to further discuss the result of a test, just call. To begin the service or for more information, PIA members may call Caliper at (609) 683-8546 or (609) 683-8509.

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Experian allows members to check the credit worthiness of prospective clients before you enter into a business relationship. Members receive reports on the same day, and may request either a complete Business Profile or a one page Commercial Score summary report, both at the discounted rates. For more information contact Experian's SmartBusinessReports.com helpdesk at (800) 303-1640. Now even easier and cheaper when you run your own reports! Click here to get started!

Staples_for_webStaples Business Advantage® is proud to be teaming up with PIA/SD to offer you a discount office products program that will maximize the buying power of members.Sign up today and take advantage of:

  • Significant savings—average savings of 55% on office product purchases

  • Online ordering and control on StaplesLink.com®─a password protected website with live pricing, shopping lists, and immediate access to over 30,000 products

  • Ability to order by phone and fax

  • FREE Next Day Delivery on minimum orders of $30

  • Easy Online Return Process

  • Dedicated Account Manager

  • Reporting Capabilities


This program is offered through Staples Business Advantage to members of PIA/SD. The Printing Industries pricing is not available in our Staples retail stores, Staples direct mail order catalogs, or Staples.com.To take advantage of this group buying program, click here. You must be registered with Printing Industries of America's website.