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New edition of PrintScape: A Crash Course in Graphic Communications

Press release from the issuing company

Pittsburgh, PA - Printing Industries Press is pleased to announce the much-anticipated release of the newly revised PrintScape: A Crash Course in Graphic Communications, 2nd Edition.

This "orientation-in-a-box" program, which provides a comprehensive overview of today's print and graphic communications industry, includes a DVD and companion workbook that can easily be utilized in the classroom or as a training resource for professionals in the industry. New hires and current employees alike will be able to utilize this program as it contains valuable knowledge for those involved with sales, marketing, production, or administration.

The DVD contains information, graphics, animation, and video and audio clips that provide a fast-paced way to obtain all of the essential, basic knowledge. The companion workbook provides additional information and statistics as well as chapters on the following topics:
•    The industry and print markets
•    Career paths
•    The complete printing process
•    Health and safety in printing plants
•    Training and professional development

"As many as 40,000 people may enter the printing industry this year. For them, and many others, PrintScape is an ideal way to learn terminology, production processes and workflow, industry structure, and, importantly, trends. We are proud of the contribution this new edition will make to the industry," said Jim Workman, assistant vice president, Printing Industries of America.

Focusing on everything from history to current practices, this expanded and updated program includes review questions at the end of each section so that students and trainees can fully develop their knowledge of the dynamic landscape of print.

The program materials include a workbook and DVD set (Item No. 91502) for instructors or self-study use, which is $99 for members or $200 for non-members, and a workbook only (Item No. 91512) for student use in a traditional classroom setting, which is $30 for members or $45 for non-members. For more information about PrintScape: A Crash Course in Graphic Communications, 2nd Edition, visit www.printing.org/store or contact Member Central at 412-259-1770 or [email protected].