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National Print & Sign Owners Association
 P.O. Box 36
Sterling VA 20167
Phone 1-888.316.2040
Membership - unknown 
The National Print & Sign Owners Association which includes printing and copying firms, and those firms offering mailing services, sign-making and large format printing
Printing and Graphics Industries Association of Alberta

Kensington Postal Outlet 
Calgary , Alberta 
T2N 4S6 
Phone: 403-281-1421

Membership total: 80
Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Print Forward Printing & Imaging Association (BCPIA)
208-20189 56th Ave 
Langley, B.C. 
V3A 3Y6
Phone: 604-542-0902
Canadian Corrugated & Container Board Association

3-1995 Clark Boulevard 
Brampton, Ontario 
L6T 4W1 
905 458-1247 

The Canadian Corrugated & Container Board  Association is the sole agency committed to advancing the paper box industry's identity, development, progress and prestige to the business and financial community as well as public and government agencies.


Canadian Printing Industries Association

4000 Blvd Industriel 
Laval , Quebec 
H7L 4R9 
Phone: 613-236-7208
Fax: 613-232-1334 

Membership : unknown 

Brief description: The CPIA promises to serve as the collective body to represent the interests of the printing industry through policy formation, regulation and legislation. The CPIA is dedicated to the advancement of the pre-press, press and bindery operations. 

Canadian Printing Ink Manufacturers' Association

1532 Greenridge Circle
Oakville, ON
L6M 2J4
Phone: 905-847-2838

The Association represents the major suppliers of inks to the printing industry in Canada and CPIMA provides position papers on technical issues and supports the Oil & Colour Chemists Organization's course for printing ink technicians to promote technical education in our industry.

CPIMA is affiliated with NAPIM (National Association of Printing Inks Manufacturers) and the Society of British Printing Ink Manufacturers.


Digital Imaging Association

1370 Don Mills Rd Ste 300
Toronto, Ontario
M3B 3N7
Phone: 416-696-0151
Fax: 416-424-4325 

Membership total: 80 member companies

Digital Printing & Imaging Association

10015 Main Street
Fairfax, Virginia
22031 USA
Phone: 703-385-1339
Fax: 703-359-1336

Membership total: 808
Canadian: 49

Brief description: DPI can provide users of digital imaging technologies the ability to gain knowledge about new products, along with the ability to evaluate concerns with existing technology and equipment. According to the association members can expand their network of users, vendors, service bureaus, software designers to help maximize expertise.

Flexographic Technical Association

3920 Veterans Memorial HWY #9 
Bohemia , New York
Phone: 631-737-6020
Fax: 631- 737-6813

Membership total: over 1,800
Canadian: 150 approx.

Brief description: The FTA promises to develop and provide high quality technical information to all levels of the printing industry. Training and educational products and services will be created and communicated for their practical application and value to members’ businesses. 

Foil Stamping and Embossing Association

2150 SW Westport Dr #101
Topeka, KS 66614
Phone: 785-271-5816
Fax: 785- 271-6404

Membership total: 360
Canadian: 25

Brief description: The FSEA  aim is to raise awareness in the design community about foil stamping and embossing and set and maintain standards. The association circulates an annual directory of companies, sponsors an annual awards competition and distributes a quarterly magazine free. It also hosts training seminars and workshops.

Forest Products Association of Canada

99 Bank St
Suite 410
Ottawa, ON
K1P 6B9
Phone: 613-563-1441
Fax: 613-563-4720

Brief description: The work of CPPA aim is to increase the knowledge of the industry and raise the standards by which Canadian pulp and paper is produced. Some of the ways the CPPA assists the industry are by determining research and development needs; developing new technologies and working with government, environmental groups and other stakeholders for the benefit of the industry.

IADD International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking

651 W Terra Cotta Ave
Suite 132
Crystal Lake, Il
Phone: 815-455-7519
Fax: 815-455-7510

Brief description: The IADD is the Resource to the diecutting converting industry. The IADD serves companies and individuals that convert soft to semi-rigid materials into various cut parts.

In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA)
103 North Jefferson St. 
Kearney, Mo 
Phone: 816 919-1691

Membership total: 1,800
Canadian: 10

Brief description: IPMA is an organization of corporate publishing and distribution professionals. IPMA says it’s dedicated to the in-house professionals who provide graphic design, page layout, copy, print, mail and distribution services to their enterprise.

Association of Printing and Data Solutions Professionals

401 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 USA
Ed Avis Managing Director 

Ph. 708 218-7755

Membership total: 850
Canadian: 50

Brief description: IRgA exists to serve member firms and help make them more profitable through education, promotion of the industry, an annual convention and trade show and seminars. 

Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA)

3-1750 The Queensway , Suite 135
Toronto, Ontario 
Phone: 905-602-4441
Fax: 905-602-9798 

Membership total: not available
Brief description: The OPIA promises to be a dependable, comprehensive source of information for your business. The association runs, in addition to other programs, dinner meetings, luncheon educational meetings and  seminars .

Printing Equipment Supply Dealers Association of Canada (PESDA)

11 Alderbrook Place
Bolton, Ontario 
L7E 1V3 
phone 416 524-1954

Membership total: 25

Packaging Association of Canada

600-15 Allstate Parkway 
Markham , Ontario 
L3R 5B4 
phone 647 993-7600

Membership total: 2,000

Brief description: PAC aims to unite the design, supply and use sectors of the packaging industry. Members include suppliers and users who promise to work together as a pre-emptive, pro-active, co-operative force addressing environmental, labour and trade issues. 

Print Buyers, Inc
2100 N Potomac Street
Arlington, VA
Phone: 703 534-9305
Mark Alioto CEO 

Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA)

433 East Monroe Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia
22301 USA
Phone: 703-836-6232
Fax: 703-836-2241

Membership total: 2,200 member companies
Canadian: 30 companies

Brief description: The Print Services & Distribution Association facilitates the relationship between print distributors (commonly known as print brokers), trade or commercial printers and print suppliers. Since 1946, PSDA has been the exclusive association for the print distribution industry. 

Saskatchewan Graphic Arts Industries Association

P.O. Box 7152
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 4J1
Phone: 306-373-3202
Fax: 306-373-3246

Membership total: 40

Brief description: The SGAIA is an autonomous, non-profit, voluntary trade association dedicated to promoting the interests of the printing and allied industries in Saskatchewan and improving management skills for members of the association. The SGAIA is comprised of Saskatoon and Regina Chapters. 

Sign Association of Canada
216 Chrislea Rd suite 301
Ontario L4L 8S5
Phone: 905-856-0000/1-877-470-9787
Fax: 905-856-0064
Printing United Alliance

10015 Main Street 
Fairfax, VA 
phone 703 385-1355

Membership total: 3,500
Canadian: 200

Includes merging of SGIA, Idea Alliance, Printing Industries of America 
and NAPL 

Technical Association of the Graphic Arts

68 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York
14623-5604 USA
Phone: 585-475-7470
Fax: 585-475-2250

Membership total: 974
Canadian: 24

Brief description: TAGA’s aim is to provide a worldwide forum for sharing and disseminating theoretical. TAGA was formed in 1948 and members include researchers, scientists, production personnel, engineers, professors and managing directors.

Xplor Canada

Dave MacMillan
1103-305 Margaret Ave
Kitchener, Ontario
N2H 6S4
Phone: 519-578-4370 or 1-888-258-0335
Fax: 519-578-1089

Membership total: 5000
Canadian: 500

Xplor International is the Electronic Document Systems Association. We provide organizations and individuals with learning and networking opportunities which enhance the effective use of electronic document technology to achieve business objectives.

Graphic Monthly Canada
The Printing Industry Authority

1606 Sedlescomb Dr., Unit 8
Mississauga, ON L4X 1M6
phone: (905)625-7070

Applied Arts
Applied Arts Inc

18 Wynford Drive, Suite 411
Toronto, ON. M3C 3S2
phone: (416)510-0909
fax: (416)510-0913

The Magazine About Magazines

1606 Sedlescomb Dr., Unit 8
Mississauga, ON L4X 1M6
phone: (905)625-7070

Canada's Monthly Graphic Arts News Journal

4580 Dufferin St, Suite 404
Toronto, ON M3H 5Y2
phone: (416)665-7333
fax: (416)665-7226

The Graphic Arts Magazine
Your Connection To The Printing and Graphic Arts Industry

1180 Kingdale Rd., Suite 202
New Market, ON L3Y 4W1
phone: (905)513-3999/1-877-513-3999


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