Monthly Archive: August 2011

CEO Corner July 2011

Apprentice training WHEN the Cross Media Training Centre (CMTC) closed in April 2009, the three major PIFSA Chambers took up the responsibility of providing theoretical training classes for all registered printing apprentices. Additionally, CMTC lecturers, who had been retrenched during the closure, continued to provide their services on an ad-hoc basis and willingly rose to …

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PrinTalk July 2011

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PIA Snippets

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) provides members with the regular electronic “Tech Alert” newsletter containing interesting articles and information.  Contained in the August 11 newsletter Fundamentals of conductivity and pH “Controlling the consistency of fountain solution is essential for consistent, high-quality results in lithography. There are two primary ways to measure and control fountain …

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CEO Corner August 2011

CEO Corner — August 2011 Environmental issues Many members and their staff have been shocked to enter the offices of certain banks and other institutions, to find the public being asked not to print e-mails, with the implication (or perhaps, more accurately, the direct accusation) that to do so will result in the wholesale destruction …

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