Group Buying Programs

GLGA offers a variety of Group Buying Programs especially selected for the quality and value that they offer. These local and national programs can save you money on the services that you use in your business every day. You also may find new services that could help your company grow. For many members, their selected programs provide discounts and rebates that more than pay for their membership dues.

 

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Business Equipment and Supplies     GLGA Assessment Programs     Recycling
Certification Programs     Human Resources     Shipping
Education and Training     Insurance     Utilities
Financial Services            

 

Business Equipment and Supplies

ITUITU AbsorbTech. ITU AbsorbTech has partnered with GLGA as a preferred provider for printer towels and other managed rental service programs. We offer GLGA members two great ways to save – a rebate program for rental services and discount program for direct-purchase services. We also have a discount program for AEDs.  Visit www.ituabsorbtech.com/pia for more information.

packsize-logo-mediumPacksize. Packsize allows your organization to gain the ability to make the shipping boxes- even for your large format orders-as your customer’s order is printed, translating into right size packaging at the exact time needed with no over-runs left to gather dust. To learn more visit www.packsize.com or contact Jeff Tarr at jeff.tarr@packsize.com.

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Certification Programs

racgForestry Stewardship Council Certification (FSC). For printers with $5 million or less in annual sales, the RACG Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Group Certification is an excellent opportunity to lower your yearly annual audit costs. Total sales can exceed $5 million if there are divisions separately conducting mailing, website development/hosting, fulfillment, etc. To learn more, please contact Joe Lyman at (262) 522-2212.

National Council for Print Industry Certifications logoNational Council for Print Industry Certification. GLGA members save on skill assessments and certification exams for sheetfed, web, flexo, stitcher, and adhesive binding operations from the National Council for Print Industry Certifications, a non-profit, skill standards and certifying organization actively promoting a skilled workforce for high performance organizations in the graphic communications industry. For more information, contact GLGA at  (262) 522-2210.

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Education and Training

mra_logoMRA. Through our partnership with MRA, GLGA members receive a 15 percent rebate off the non-member price for all conferences, products and training programs. Contact MRA toll-free at (800) 488-4845.

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Financial Services

cardconnectsliderBASYS Processing: Stop paying too much for credit card processing! BASYS makes accepting credit cards and debit cards convenient, safe & affordable. We are dedicated to working one-on-one with YOU to design the perfect solution for YOUR BUSINESS. BASYS is Personalized Payment Processing. Contact Andrew Storer at (800) 386-0711, or send an email to savings@basyspro.com. Learn more online at www.basyspro.com/glga.

cardconnectsliderCardConnect. Gain access to robust payment technology at exclusive rates that will save you an average of 27 percent on credit card processing fees. CardConnect’s patented technology improves cash flow, work flow and payment security.  For more information and a free, no obligation consultative savings analysis, visit their partner page.

NuMark Credit Union. NuMark’s mission is to enrich the financial lives of our members. With our recent merger with NorthStar Credit Union, we now have over 140 employees, nine Chicagoland branches, and more than 50,000 combined members. NuMark Credit Union offers a full menu of financial services from mortgage and auto loans to free checking accounts and business services. Visit www.numarkcu.org or call (630) 393-7201.

pcma_logo150Printing Industry Credit Bureau/CheckIt Company. GLGA has partnered with the Printing Industry Credit Bureau and CheckIt Company, part of Professional Credit Management Associates, Inc., to provide collection and credit risk assessment services. PICB and CheckIt offer a discounted rate for GLGA members with a free initial consultation; handle ‘fair debt’ and ‘fair credit’ complaints; and have a dedicated staff knowledgeable about our industry. Visit their websites at picb-us.com, or contact Andrea Schlack at (847) 265-0400.

printers-401kPrinters 401k. Member companies can eliminate their fiduciary exposure, reduce their administrative responsibilities, save time and money while providing a strong and proven 401k plan. Learn more from Joe Trybula, Diversified Financial Advisors, at (800) 307-0376 or joe@diversifiedfa.com.

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GLGA Assessment Programs

pixabay-globe-recycle-environmental-for-webEnvironmental Assessment Program. GLGA has partnered with environmental consultants to offer an environmental assessment program to help you understand your compliance with regulatory issues. The assessor will tour your plant, review your records and make recommendations for improvement. The Members-Only cost ranges from $500 to $1000 depending on the size and complexity of the facility. For more information, click here for an informational flier.

safety-audit-logoSafety Audit Program. GLGA has partnered with safety consultants to offer a safety audit program that is convenient, affordable and effective. During the audit, the consultant will review your safety programs and employee training manuals; assess safety data sheets; ensure documentation is compliant; and provide verbal direction on how to improve. The Members-Only cost is $200 plus mileage. For more information, click here for an informational flier.

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Human Resources

mra_logoMRA. Through our partnership with MRA, GLGA members have access to many invaluable HR resources, including the free Info Now Line 24/7 with professional advice on questions ranging from HR compliance to complex employee issues; complimentary e-learning library; free bi-monthly MRA Edge newsletter (view issues online through the Members Only section of our website); and a 15 percent rebate on every MRA service, product and training. Click here for an informational flier.

Paylocity. GLGA members receive a 10 percent discount on bundled pricing when you choose Paylocity for your payroll and human resources needs. For more information, click here for an informational flier.

semperSemper International LLC. Semper provides quality printing professionals on demand – both temporary and full time workers – and with discounts for GLGA members. In the Chicago Metro area, call (312) 920-0000, or click here to visit their informational page.

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Insurance

mccloneMcClone. GLGA has partnered with McClone as an endorsed provider for Insurance and Risk Management solutions to GLGA members. For more than 50 years, McClone has featured specialization in protecting organizations within the printing industry. We can provide all insurance products or services needed by GLGA members, including Commercial Property and Casualty; Employee Benefits; Group health insurance & Health Care Plans; Group life, disability and dental plans; Financial Services; and Voluntary Benefits. For more information, please call (800) 236-1034.

The Standard logoPrinters Disability Trust. Printers’ Disability Trust offers Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance coverage. These plans are underwritten by Standard Insurance Company. For more information, visit www.standard.com/mybenefits/pdt.

 

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Recycling

RAMRAM Recycling. GLGA and RAM Recycling have partnered to provide members a 2 percent Rebate Bonus on recycling in Wisconsin. Contact Tony Duckert at (414) 315-0300 or info@ramrecycling.net to learn how much you are eligible to receive. Click here to download an informational flier.

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Shipping

UPS_WeHeartLogistics_HorizontalURL_Logo_Lockup_CMYKTForce Freight (formerly UPS Freight®). Take your business to the next level with GLGA and TForce Freight. As a GLGA member, you have access to the GLGA/TForce Freight Savings Program – a member benefit that provides you with discounts on LTL shipping rates. No enrollment fees or shipping minimum are required to register. To start saving on your shipments, contact the TForce Freight Association Team at (866) 443-9303 or enroll on TForce’s GLGA sign-up page.

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Utilities

lower electric logoLower Electric. Lower Electric offers significant savings on electricity, natural gas and energy-related services. Call Bill Schloss at (847) 272-0700 for details.

Solar Group Rebate Program. GLGA has partnered with the Wisconsin Printing Industry Charter members and Arch Electric to offer Wisconsin-based printers the opportunity to join the solar movement and save money! A rebate is provided to participants based on the total kilowatts (kW) of solar contracted to be installed through Dec. 31, 2021. Click here for an informational flier.

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