January 23, 2008 - PIA/GATFPress, the publishing imprint of Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, is pleased to announce its publishing lineup for 2008. This year, the new PIA/GATFPress offerings touch a broad range of areas within the industry, including technical, management, production, and process issues.
Brand new titles will include:
Printing Estimating—Costing and Pricing Print and Digital Imaging, by Philip K. Ruggles
Color Management Handbook, by Richard M. Adams II, Joseph Suffoleto, and Abhay Sharma
Inkjet Primer: History, Technology, Markets, and Applications, by Frank Romano
Sheetfed Offset Press Problem-Solving Training Curriculum, by PIA/GATF Staff
“I’d Rather Be Emailing!”: An Employee Communication and Engagement Handbook for the Graphic Arts, by Richard F. Green
Package Printing, by Dr. Nelson R. Eldred
Printing Production Management, by Gary G. Field
How to Write a Printing Contract, by the PIA/GATF Human Relations Department
Revised editions of the following core texts will be released:
Total Production Maintenance, 3rd Edition, by Kenneth Rizzo
PrintScape: A Crash Course in Graphic Communications, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Daniel G. Wilson and PIA/GATF Staff
Glossary of Graphic Communications, Compiled by PIA/GATF
Lastly, updates will be made to annual and biennial reports from the PIA/GATF Economics and Market Research Department, such as:
Survey of Printing Management and Administrative Compensation
Survey of Sales Compensation
Print Market Atlas
“As always, we strive to provide timely, practical information of significance to the industry,” said Amy Woodall, Director of Technical Information, PIA/GATFPress. “Through our books and reports, we help employees enhance their skills, improve the quality of their work and increase productivity, and be more knowledgeable about their profession.”
PIA/GATFPress prides itself as being the oldest publisher of graphic arts materials in the United States and one that publishes the widest selection of titles in the graphic arts industry. Its catalog spans categories such as textbooks, handbooks and guides, primers, market studies and surveys, white papers and special reports, research and technology reports and bulletins, and turnkey training curriculums.
Look for press releases announcing these new titles throughout the year, or visit the “Books and Products” section of www.gain.net to watch for availability of these new publications.
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