American Business Media (ABM)
675 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017-5704
American Business Media is the association for business-to-business information providers, including producers of print publications, Web sites, trade shows and other media. Its members include more than 1,750 print publications, about 2,000 Web sites, more than 850 trade shows and events over $19 billion in industry revenues in 2003.
164 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10010
(212) 807 1990
The American Institute of Graphic Arts is a professional association for communication design and is committed to furthering excellence in that industry as a broadly-defined discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force.
308 East Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096
The mission of the American Medical Publishers Association is to advance heath science publishing and scientific communication worldwide. AMPA is a nonprofit association that serves the professional development needs of its members through advocacy, education, collaboration, and networking among individual and industry partners in this field. AMPA is the professional association of healthcare publishers and related industry executives.
7200 France Ave. South, Suite 223
Edina, MN 55435
For more than 100 years the Association of Graphic Solutions Providers has been tracking, evaluating, and promoting technology and management innovations to keep members in the forefront of the graphic communication industry.
CRMA represents regional and local general interest consumer magazines in the United States, Canada and Mexico. It offers a venue for publishers and key staff to find ideas, solutions, support, increased revenue and decreased expenses.
900 Marconi Ave.
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-7212
The Flexographic Technical Association is the leading technical society dedicated solely to the flexographic printing industry since 1958. Promoting, developing and maintaining the advancement of flexography is our prime directive with an emphasis on developing and maintaining standards of quality.
A set of guidelines for quality color sheetfed printing. It helps print buyers, designers and specifiers work more efficiently with printers, and helps avoid costly misunderstandings and reduce waste.
The Ghent PDF Workgroup is an international assembly of industry associations whose goal is to establish and disseminate process specifications for best practices in graphic arts workflows.
200 Deer Run Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
The Printing Industries of America (PIA)/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information.
See Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR)
Gravure Association of America
1200 A Scottsville Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Gravure is an advanced printing process that uses a unique image carrier, a gapless cylinder that can be imaged directly from the digital data. Gravure was the first printing process to employ a totally digital environment. The Gravure Association of America, Inc. promotes the use of the gravure printing process for publication printing, package printing and product printing. The resources of the associations are dedicated to the collection and dissemination of state-of-the-art, as well as historic, information pertaining to gravure technology, marketing, environmental issues, government regulations, education, and training.
2729 Mission St., #201
San Francisco, CA, 94110-3131
The Independent Press Association�s mission is to amplify the power of independent publications so as to foster a more just, open and democratic society. The IPA provides technical assistance, access to capital, and newsstand distribution services to over 500 member publications nationwide, including Mother Jones, Ms. Magazine, The Nation, Harpers and others.
7042 Brooklyn Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55429 USA
The International Association of Printing House Craftsmen is an international organization dedicated to individuals in the printing and graphic arts industry for the purpose of their self development, their companies’ success, and the enhancement of the printing and graphic arts industry in society.
100 Daingerfield Road, Fourth Flr.
Alexandria, VA 22314
IDEAlliance is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to advancing user-driven, cross-industry technology solutions for all publishing and content-driven enterprises. IDEAlliance develops standards, identifies best practices and fosters business alliances to advance technology solutions.
1205 W. College St.
Liberty, Missouri 64068
The International Publishing Management Association is the leading association exclusively dedicated to the in-house professionals who provide graphic design, page layout, copy, print, mail and distribution services to their enterprise.
The Magazine Publishers of America, a member-supported organization, is the premier trade association for the consumer magazine industry, and has been working to promote the interests and ensure the economic health of its members since 1919. MPA membership is comprised of magazine publishers in the US and abroad, as well as their business partners within the magazine industry.
581 Main St. (5th Floor)
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
The National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers is a trade association whose purpose is to provide information and assistance to its members to better manage their businesses and to represent the printing ink industry in the United States.
75 West Century Road
Paramus, NJ 07652-1408
The National Association for Printing Leadership is dedicated to providing educational services and solutions that enable its graphics communications community members to grow their business and profit from change.
Established by APPM and WIP, P3 is a not-for-profit association comprised of graphic communications, print and digital media professionals whose mission is to facilitate career growth and education through peer support and the exchange of information.
1899 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191-4367
(703) 264-7200 x287
PRIMIR is the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization, created by the recent merger of the Graphic Arts Marketing Information Service (GAMIS) and the NPES Market Research Committee. PRIMIR will commission and sell original market research on topics of vital importance, as well as continuing to sell studies done by GAMIS and the NPES Market Research Program.
North American Publishing Company
401 North Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19108
Printing Impressions is one of the most relied upon sources for information about the printing industry and gives information on companies, technology and profiles on leaders in the business.
200 Deer Run Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
The Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information.
P.O. Box 2238
Ashburn, VA 20146-2238
Printindustry.com is setup to connect the print buyer with printing companies from across the country and internationally (both large and small).
North American Publishing Company
1500 Spring Garden St., 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Publishing Executive magazine provides strategic and practical solutions to help senior-level executives in magazine publishing do their jobs faster, better and more cost-effectively.
10015 Main St.
Fairfax, VA USA 22031-3489
SGIA is the only international association for specialty imaging. Members are the printers, imagers and suppliers that serve this industry segment. SGIA�s goal is to provide this new generation of imaging professionals with the tools and information they need to make the best possible business decisions.
100 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
Creates specs for materials being supplied to web offset publications. The first set of specs were published in 1975, and seven updates have been published since.
8405 Greensboro Drive, #800
McLean, VA 22102
SNAP is a nonprofit society serving the needs of association publishers and communications professionals. Guided by a volunteer board of directors, SNAP provides a forum for idea information and exchange.
433 E. Monroe Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301-1693
The Society for Service Professionals in Printing provides information about both printing and customer service to its members through three monthly newsletters and special interest bulletins.
Environmental Sustainability in Printing and Publishing
A central source for information and resources for publishers and printers across all segments of the industry, brought to you by trusted industry publications Book Business and Publishing Executive.
P.O. Box 1252
Woodstock, IL 60098
The Waterless Printing Association exists exclusively to serve the needs of its members and sponsors as they engage in the expanding technology of waterless printing, whether conventionally, computer-to-waterless-plate or direct-to-waterless-press. It is committed to providing the technical information and marketing support vital to its membership, and to educating the print buying community in order to propel demand for the waterless process.
1156 15th St. N.W., Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
The Worldwide Printing Thermographers Association exists to prmote the use of thermography as well as to improve the quality of the process.
Printing Industries of New England (PINE)
5 Crystal Pond Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Printing Industries of New England is a member-driven association serving the New England graphic communications industry. PINE exists to provide information, products and services that enable members to operate profitably today and in the future.
1790 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63144
Printing Industries of St. Louis, Inc. is a non-profit trade organization for the printing and graphic arts industry and its allied industries (e.g., paper, ink, and other suppliers to the industry) in the eastern half of Missouri, including the St. Louis metropolitan area and five contiguous counties in southwestern Illinois.
70 E. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60601
PII is your resource for information specific to the graphic arts industry. Since 1928, PII has provided services and programs geared to the specific needs of the graphic arts industry, including designers, printers, brokers, prepress houses, binders, finishers, mailers, suppliers and buyers of print.
8828 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 505,
PIA-MidAmerica is one of the largest regional affiliates of the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation and Printing industries of America in the United States. With over 1,000 member companies, this trade association offers its membership a host of services, programs and support.
23815 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 2700
Southfield, MI 48075
Established in 1888, the Printing Industries of Michigan (PIM) is a nonprofit trade association serving more than 200 commercial printing and graphic communications companies throughout the state of Michigan. PIM members that range from small family run businesses to large enterprises, provide products and services to print buyers and publishers.
823 Rim Crest Drive
Westlake Village, CA 91361
An association aiding those in the magazine publishing industry west of the Mississippi more more than 50 years.
International Print/Publishing Organizations:
Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP)
161 Eglinton Ave. E., Suite 702
Toronto, Ontario M4P 1J5
The Association of Canadian Publishers represents approximately 140 Canadian-owned and controlled book publishers from across the country. The membership is diverse and includes publishers from a variety of genres.
60/89 Jones St.
Ultimo NSW 2007
+61 2 9281 9788
The Australian Publishers Association is the peak industry body for Australian book, journal and electronic publishers. Established in 1948, the association is an advocate for all Australian publishers: large or small; commercial or nonprofit; academic or popular; locally or overseas owned.
75 Albert St. Suite 906
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E7
The Canadian Printing Industries Association is the national voice of the pre-press, press and allied printing industries in Canada.
13G World Tech Centre
95 How Ming St.
Kwun Tong, KLN, HK
Phone: 2856 9760
This association was registered as a nonprofit Organization in accordance to Hong Kong law in September 1983, and as a limited company under the Companies Ordinance. The name of the company is the ‘Graphic Arts Association of Hong Kong,’ thereafter referred to as the Association.
Chief Executive of the Independent Print Industries Association
The Independent Print Industries Association is a nonprofit trade association which was founded in 1990 by a group of leading distributors and manufacturers within the Independent Sector of the UK Printing Industry. Their main aim through a wide ranging program of Association-led development, was, and remains, to improve the quality and performance of the business operations and services offered by members to their end-users/customers.
55-56 Lincoln�s Inn Fields
London WC2A 3LJ
+44 (0) 20 7404 4169
Founded in 1925 as the F�d�ration Internationale de la Presse P�riodique, The International Federation of the Periodical Press works for the benefit of magazine publishers around the world; promoting the common editorial, cultural and economic interests of consumer and business-to-business publishers, both in print and electronic media.
Editorial Heliasta S.R.L
Viamonte 1730, Buenos Aires
+ 5411 4371 6402
PA was founded in 1896 and represents the publishing industry world-wide through 78 national, regional and specialized publishers associations in 66 countries. IPA is an accredited Non-Governmental Organization enjoying a consultative status to the United Nations. The office of the Secretariat is in Geneva, Switzerland.
25 South Parade
Auburn NSW 2144
The Printing Industries Association of Australia (Printing Industries) is the advocate and support organization for businesses in the Print, Packaging and Visual Communication industry in Australia. The Association is an independent, member-based organisation, representing large, medium and small businesses.
1050 Printech Avenue, Laser Park, Honeydew
P.O. Box 1084 Honeydew 2040
Tel: 27 11 794-3810
Our vision is to assist the sector (printing, paper/flexible packaging and newspaper industries) to be globally competitive and socially responsible.
29B Montague St.
London WC1B 5BW
(020) 7691 9191
The Publishers Association is the leading trade organisation serving book, journal and electronic publishers in the UK. It brings publishers together to discuss the main issues facing the industry and to define the practical policies that will take the industry forward. The aim of The Publishers Association is to serve and promote by all lawful means the interest of book journal and electronic publishers and to protect those interests.
7a West St.
Tel: 01737 240792
Fax: 01737 240770
The Screen Printing Association is dedicated to the promotion and improvement of the Industry. We offer a point of reference and resources for those who are involved in the industry.