LIST OF BENEFITS

PAF provides information to members concerning money-saving and money-making programs and services to help you grow your business, as well as guidance on local and national legislative issues, the growing and confusing number of environmental and safety regulatory controls, educational initiatives, and more.

MAKE MONEY

Online Advantage – PrintAccess

Print Access is a powerful marketing tool designed to boost your sales — and it’s exclusively for PAF members.

PrintAccess is the premier website for print buyers, beyond a doubt. It’s their complete and easy-to-use resource for all their needs.

Comprehensive information about your company is easily accessible to buyers (including the trade). It’s always at their fingertips online and at no cost to them. All PAF members benefit from Print Access — whether you’re a printing, pre-press, post-press or supplier company.

You have total input to the extensive Print Access database, including your products and services, capabilities, equipment and promotional information. And providing it is quick and easy.

Your company’s information is totally up-to-date and under your control. Expanding your offerings? Adding new equipment? You can make changes yourself 24/7. Just call us, and we’ll tell you how.

One Voice

Outstanding Record in Achieving Sales Tax Exemptions for Printers & Reduction or Elimination of Unfair Taxes.

  • Lobbyist in Tallahassee

  • Interpretation of Laws & Regulations

  • Annual Report to the Florida Legislature

  • Graphic Arts Legislative Day in Tallahassee

  • Representation in Washington

Customer Referrals

PAF members have an important advantage over their non-member peers in the industry through a dedicated support system that promotes business referrals. Every day, we field calls from potential print buyers and refer these callers to member companies.

  • Print Buyers

  • Member-to-Member

Networking

  • Exchange of Money-Making Ideas

  • Extensive database of graphic arts companies

Discovering How to Improve Profitability

  • Conferences & Seminars

  • Graphics of the Americas

  • Print Management Conference

  • Florida Print Awards Competition

  • Regional Workshops throughout Florida

  • Webinars

SAVE MONEY

Sales Tax Exemptions

  • Capital Equipment

  • Electricity

  • Plates

  • Equipment Repair – Parts and Labor

  • “Click Charges” Exemptability

  • Member Discounts through our Buying Power Program

  • Collection Services

  • Automatic Membership in Printing Industries of America (PIA)

Education & Training

  • Graphics of the Americas Seminars

    PAF Members receive free passes to seminars at the annual Graphics of the Americas Expo & Conference. These passes can be used for over 50 leading-edge seminars on topics such as new business development, sales, management, production, prepress, design and finishing.

  • Member Meetings

  • Lending Library

  • PIA Training Programs & Webinars

Safety & Environmental Compliance

  • OSHA Mock Inspections

  • Environmental Audits

  • Disaster Recovery Workbook

  • Sustainable Green Printer Certification

  • Chain-of-Custody Certification Discounts

PAFBN Insurance, Benefits & Consulting

  • Health Insurance

  • Worker’s Compensation

  • Business Insurance

  • Business Succession Planning

  • 401(k) Program

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability

  • Employment-Related Practices Liability

Employment Referral Service

Our Job Bank is designed to be your source for finding qualified industry employees. People with graphic arts experience and those who are looking to enter the field can post their resumes for inclusion in the service. PAF members can search the applicant database, view submitted resumes, and post job openings 24/7.

  • Human Resources Assistance

    Human Resource Consultation

    Employee Handbook

    HR Listserve

    Employee Recognition & Awards Programs

    Compensation Benchmarks Report

    Job Descriptions

  • Listserves (e.g. HR, Production, Health & Safety)

  • Legal Assistance

Access to Critical Industry Data

PAF offers industry information that is useful to companies of all sizes and specialities. You’ll be able to evaluate new opportunities in the graphic arts industry or discover ways to improve your profitability by comparing yourself to companies of similar size and type. Reports include:

  • Financial Ratios Study

  • Industry Statistics & Trends

  • Research Reports & Technical Conferences

  • Best Industry Practices

  • Wage & Benefit Survey

Technical & Management Consulting Services

World-class technical services and programs are available to PAF members including a toll-free technical hotline, access to technical advice, training, research, environmental compliance, safety, information about the latest technology, and standards.

  • Special Industry Groups

    Printing Industry Financial Executives

    Printing Sales & Marketing Executives

  • PIA Bookstore Discounts

  • Press Sheet Analysis

  • Print Analysis Laboratory

JOIN PAF TODAY!

CALL 407-240-8009