How PIA and Idealliance Collaborate for the Benefit of the Industry
Published on January 10, 2017
Tim Baechle, Director of Global Print Media Markets and Technologies at Idealliance, joins Senior Editor Cary Sherburne to discuss how Printing Industries of America and Idealliance collaborate for the benefit of the industry. He also discusses the DNA and mission of Idealliance as it pursues its global objectives. He also outlines a new program call Brand Q on which the two organizations are collaborating.
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