Business Management - Government/Governmental
Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck North America, countries across Europe began to see spikes in cases and grappled with the economic and business impacts of the virus. Printers and converters across multiple segments and countries shared their experiences and expectations for the future.
In the view of government affairs expert for the printing industry Lisbeth Lyons, the work that Congress must do to stimulate recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is off to a solid start – but is nowhere near close to completion.
SGIA has launched its "COVID-19: Ask the Experts" Webinar Series, which began yesterday with a presentation on Government Response Updates. Read on to view this webinar on demand and for information on the upcoming webinars in this series.
Congressional leaders have reached an interim pandemic relief bill that extends the SBA loan program. This news comes only a few days after it was announced that an updated Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce would specifically deem printers and packagers as “essential” businesses.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing information on how to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. Here is what you need to know about the loan.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to cause uncertainty across the business landscape, printing and packaging industry associations and organizations are compiling resources and providing advocacy on behalf of their members.
COVID-19's effect on the economy has been profound. How this all plays out will depend on the economy’s underlying health and the effectiveness of support. Drawing on the resources of federal, state, and local agencies is important — there’s no reason to go it alone. Here are some suggestions for printing companies.
The Flexible Packaging Association announced that it has sent letters to the White House, all governors, and other legislators regarding the manufacturing of flexible packaging as essential during the COVID-19 crisis. Given packaging's importance in food, medical, and health care sectors, the letters express the importance of packaging production during the unprecedented circumstances.
Ongoing economic, legislative, and regulatory issues — let alone a big election — should make for an interesting year for the printing industry in 2020. Printing industry experts and analysts weigh in on what printers can expect in the year ahead.
With the cannabis industry’s growth, brands are in need of partners that can balance regulations and innovative design.