PEWAUKEE, Wis., June 18 -- Ron Dahl, Ph.D., a veteran of more than 30 years in graphic communications, is the new Executive Director of the Institute for Graphics and Imaging (IGI).
Based at the Harry V. Quadracci Printing Education and Technology Center on the campus of the Waukesha County Technical College campus in Pewaukee, Wis., the IGI is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the printing, publishing and graphic design industries. As executive director, Dr. Dahl oversees the IGI's advanced workshops and seminars, custom training program development, bookstore/publishing services and exhibition facilities.
"The Institute for Graphics and Imaging plays a central role in supporting the printers, publishers and graphic designers through training, research and development to help keep the industry healthy and competitive, and I am excited to lead those efforts," Dr. Dahl said.
"The industry faces many challenges and today, more than ever, thinking and acting globally is essential, and the IGI is uniquely positioned to help it do just that. The IGI has a great business plan and works with an extensive network of industry organizations, consultants and educational institutions like Waukesha County Technical College," he added.
WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's leading independent media organization with both print and digital offerings, including WhatTheyThink.com, PrintingNews.com and WhatTheyThink magazine versioned with a Printing News and Wide-Format & Signage edition. Our mission is to provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today’s printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow.