Buying Power Programs

Apple now offers PIAS members and their employees, discounts of 4% to 17% on all of their
products from iPods and Macs to software (but not iPhones). To get the discount, click here or
call (800) 854-3680. You will be required to provide your name and association membership number to qualify for the discount. The discount is limited to one order of up to US$10,000 per association member in any calendar year. If you have any problems, call Rebecca Blunt at (412) 259-1837, Ext. 837.

BB Direct offers exclusive savings on mailing list and database hygiene services to members. Members can enjoy exclusive savings on B2B Mailings Lists and Database Hygiene Services. Whether you’re using direct mail to prospect for yourself or your customers, quality mailing lists can be the difference between a successful and a failed campaign. As a leader in the industry of reseller mailing list data and database processing services, BB Direct has the mailing list to make your campaign a success.

Caliper’s solutions enhance performance. They provide consulting services, tools, and advice in the areas of hiring and selection, employee development, team building and organizational
development. Its most popular tools include FirstStep, NextStep, and the Caliper Profile, which is a proprietary assessment instrument that objectively quantifies an individual’s competencies and identifies candidates with the strongest potential. Members receive a $30 discount on their flagship products and a 10% discount on all other services. For more information on how to take advantage of the special Printing Industries pricing, click on the members-only link at the bottom of this page on their website.

CardConnect, the only payment processor PIAS trusts. We offer a suite of solutions focused on the ever-evolving needs of printers. PIAS Members save an average of 27% on processing fees when they take advantage of this exclusive benefit. It's payment processing-simplified.
To take advantage of this new benefit:

Contact Christina Braatz at (816) 234-9166.
Toll Free Number: (877) 948-9733

Flexo Label Advantage Group (FLAG), a buying group for the label industry. FLAG negotiates national vendor contracts, leveraging the buying power of all of its Members.  Group purchasing delivers bottom line savings on substrates, ink, tooling, shipping & more.  Take their benchmarking survey to see how much you can save.

• FLAG Members are Independent Label Converting Companies

• Located Across the USA & Membership is Growing
• Perfect for Local or Regional Work
• Our FLAG Member Buying Group Program Provides Advantages Others Don't Have
• Leveraged Buying Power Helps our Members Receive Beter Pricing on Supplies & Equipment
• Allowing FLAG Members to Compete Against the Larger Multi-Site Cnoverters
• Our Capabilities Cover Virtually Every Label Product Needed
• Standard & Specialized Applications
• Our Members Provide Fast Turn Around with Quality Results

Learn more at or call (603) 589-8078.

PIAS offers it’s members free labor related legal service through Jackson Lewis. In addition, if a problem escalates, PIAS members have discounted rates for representation in court. For more information contact Ed Chalifoux at (615) 366-1094 ext. 214.

PIAS has aligned with Diversified Financial Advisors to assist members in managing their 401k plans in the hopes of reducing your fiduciary responsibility and providing your employees the opportunity to have a succesful retirement. For more information contact Ed Chalifoux at (615) 366-1094 ext. 214 or John Moynihan at (800) 307-0376.

“Founded by Printers for Printers”,” United Insurance has the capability of offering PIAS members Employee Practices Liability Insurance, Strike Insurance, and Union Organization Defense Insurance as well as other services. For more information contact Ed Chalifoux at (615) 366-1094 ext. 214.

UPS® Savings Program

PIAS has partnered with UPS to develop a savings program specifically designed to advance member companies’ overall efficiencies and lowering shipping costs! This specialized program offers discounts on customized solutions for all of your shipping needs from small packages to palletized freight with UPS and UPS Freight.
Save up to 30% off UPS Express® air and international shipments
UPS Package - Sign up now
Save a minimum 70% on LTL freight shipping
UPS Freight - Sign up now

Xerox Discounts – an exclusive purchasing agreement guarantees PIAS members preferred pricing on the sale or lease of a range of Xerox products:
• Composition systems
• Digital color copiers
• Electronic publishing systems
• Facsimiles
• High-volume duplicators
• Laser printer products
• Scanners
• Supplies and other equipment
This contract offers trade-in allowances as well as attractive leasing plans to fit the members’ specific needs. Contact Xerox at (800) 275-9376 or visit the Printing Industries of America website.