05/10/01 - FAIRFAX, VA A Digital Industry Forum and a Classified Ads Board have been added to the website hosted by the Digital Printing & Imaging Association: www.dpia.org.
"For some time, one of DPI's goals has been to make our website the primary communications mechanism for delivery of services to our members," explained DPI Managing Director John S. Shaw. "This new board is provided and supported as a free service to the industry by the Association."
DPI's new Industry Forum is the place to ask questions, provide answers, discuss technical or business matters and other topics of interest in the industry. Recent topics included "anyone who has had experience with the Sharp AR-C150 using a Fiery X4 RIP?" or solutions to working with "the thermocouple sensor on the blanket roller of an Indigo Turbostream."
The new DPI Classified Ads bulletin board is the place to buy or sell equipment and supplies or post notices of industry events. Examples of recent items posted include a "wanted" request for a used Arizona printer and a "for sale" notice for a refurbished NUR Blueboard.
Based on its number of "hits" and visitors each month, DPI's website www.dpia.org has become a key "meeting place" for industry members seeking information about digital graphics output and large format printing.
"DPI's product is information," said Shaw.
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