PIA publishes 2018 survey on Management Information Systems

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) has released its 2018 Survey of Management Information Systems. This “in-depth” publication is a timely resource for companies considering an investment in Management Information System (MIS) software and is offered as a free member benefit to Printing Industries of America members. Cost for non-members is $250 (USD). The publication is based on an extensive questionnaire completed by MIS providers of 44 different software programs currently available in the graphic communications industry. It covers functions such as accounting, estimating, scheduling, job tickets, inventory, fulfillment, mailing and automation.

Jim Workman.
Jim Workman.

Technical requirements are listed as are costs, training, and software support. The 340-page electronic document is bookmarked to allow for easy navigation between sections and to locate MIS software with specific features. The 2018 Survey of Management Information Systems (PDF) is available for download here.

For information about the Survey, please contact Jim Workman, Vice President of The Center for Technology and Research, at jworkman@printing.org.


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.