Graphic Media Alliance


Why Buy Graphic Media Alliance Publications?

All publications put out by Graphic Media Alliance are specifically designed for the printing and graphic arts industry. Each publication was created by experts and printing industry professionals. Many of these publications have content specific to GMA's coverage area of Ohio, Michigan and northern Kentucky. We strive to make these resources available to all printing and graphic arts communicators at reasonable prices.

NOTE: All prices indicated below include Franklin County Ohio sales tax at 7.5%.

2022 Wage & Benefits Survey

The 2022 Print Industries Wage + Benefits Survey and Reports are a joint effort among the Americas Print Association Network partners. This survey is the most comprehensive annual survey on labor costs and human resource policies of print-related companies. From top management to the shipping department, this survey annually captures labor costs and human resource practices from over 400 firms and more than 14,000 employees across North America.
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2022 Sales Compensation Survey

In today’s competitive print marketplace, attracting and retaining top sales professionals is essential. Ensuring these sales representatives are incentivized with tools and policies to maximize corporate sales goals is equally critical. The 2022 Print Industries Sales Compensation Study was conducted during the first quarter of 2022 by Americas Print Association Network, with the express purpose of benchmarking best-in-class sales compensation practices, policies and benefits.
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2021 Wage & Benefits Survey

An invaluable tool for management planning from a local, regional and national prospective. The manual includes: current, up-to-date information on Ohio, Michigan and Northern Kentucky printers, information broken down by regions, frequency of wage increases, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, insurance benefits and retirement plans, wages for pre-press, press, bindery and finishing operations, salaries for administrative and management personnel and compensation for sales professionals.
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Disaster Planning Mutual Assistance Guide - Members Only

What would happen if a windstorm hit your plant and shut you down temporarily? Or how about a lightning strike that destroys your computer network? Who would you call? How would you get back in operation? Would you have the right kind of insurance? These are the kinds of questions that are best answered PRIOR to the actuality of a fire, tornado, or flood devastating a company. Yet, ask any small businessperson if they have planned for this type of plant closure, and 99% of the time the answer is no, and the primary reason is lack of time. In mid 2000, Printing Industries of Ohio • N.Kentucky's Board of Directors (now GMA) determined that a program was needed to help the membership plan and deal with disaster recovery. This publication is the result of the Printing Industries of Texas Disaster Recovery Committee and has been modified with their permission to meet the needs of our Association's members. We hope that you make the best use of it, and if nothing else keep it handy – just in case.
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Safety Manual - MEMBERS ONLY

This 2020 safety manual, provided in PDF format, is a basic Safety and Health program designed and authorized for use by members of the Graphic Media Alliance Group Rating Trust. It is now available to ALL our members. It was developed in cooperation with American Safety and Health Management. This handbook has been reviewed by industry experts, safety professionals and by member safety managers. It is comprehensive, industry-specific and a valuable tool for any size printing firm. For non-member information, please call your Business Development Director at 888-576-1971.
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