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.
Don’t leave money on the table: find out how much you could be saving today
|Business Equipment and Supplies||Financial Services||Recycling|
|Certification Programs||Human Resources||Shipping|
|Education and Training||Insurance||Utilities|
Business Equipment and Supplies
Apple. Employees of GLGA-member companies can receive special pricing on select Apple products from the Official Apple Store. For more information and to place an order, access the coded Apple Store webpage through our program page in GLGA’s Members Only area of this website.
ITU 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 https://ituabsorbtech.com/print/ for more information.
Kodak. Kodak offers an exclusive rebate program available for GLGA members on selected offset, software, digital presses, inkjet presses, consumables, service and support. Contact Joe Lyman at (262) 522-2212.
Packsize. 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 Jack Groot at (847) 309-1614.
Forestry 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 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.
Education and Training
MRA. 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.
The Sales Vault. Archived and live sales content for sales reps and selling owners. GLGA members receive an exclusive discount. Go to SalesVault.pro/Partners or call Bill Farquharson at (781) 934-7036 for more information.
CardConnect. 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. As a non-for-profit financial cooperative, NuMark can offer higher dividend rates on deposit accounts and charge lower rates on loans. Visit www.numarkcu.org or call (800) 846-0963.
Printing 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.
MRA. 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.
Semper Group. Semper provides quality printing professionals on demand – both flexible staffing and Direct to Hire – and with discounts for GLGA members. In the Chicago Metro area, call (312) 920-0000, or click here to visit their informational page.
McClone. 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.
Printers 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.
RAM 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how much you are eligible to receive. Click here to download an informational flier.
Sifted. Sifted has joined the Great Lakes Graphics Association as their preferred Logistics Intelligence partner. The partnership provides GLGA members with a 10 percent discount on subscriptions to Sifted’s Logistics Intelligence platform, which combines insights with expertise to empower confident, smarter shipping decisions. Request a demo with Sean Galloway at https://info.sifted.com/GLGA-member-exclusive-offer.
TForce 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.
UPS. From care packages to pallets – or anything in between – count on your GLGA UPS® Savings Program to deliver convenient, dependable services and tools that make sending and receiving packages easy. Member savings include 50 percent on Air and 30 percent on Ground. Sign up for a new account or if you already have a UPS account, simply re-enroll and apply our member-only savings to your existing account.
Lower Electric. Lower Electric offers significant savings on electricity, natural gas and energy-related services. Call Bill Schloss at (847) 272-0700 for details.