iLEARNING+ is now being used in over 35 countries around the world, from renowned Fortune 500 countries, to students and educators, to individual users across all market segments

Fairfax, Va.PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in North America; today announces the launch of its newest iLEARNING+ industry courses in 2024, available to users around the world. Alliance members receive an exclusive 20% discount on courses, and students and educators always have complimentary access to iLEARNING+ throughout the year. Learn more about the full course library at:

Cutting-edge Training on the Latest Industry Topics and Solutions
iLEARNING+ is now being used in over 35 countries since its launch in 2022. The newest additions to the iLEARNING+ platform cover a diverse range of topics, ensuring that industry professionals stay at the forefront of advancements in printing technology and best practices.

The 2024 Spring iLEARNING+ course release includes:

* Expanded Color Gamut Printing (new course)
Instructor: Ron Ellis, owner, Ron Ellis Consulting LLC

This course offers in-depth insights into expanded gamut printing, covering traditional and digital applications. From theory to practical demonstrations, gain expertise in leveraging ECG technology, a key trend in the printing industry.

* Hazard Communication (new course)
Instructor: Gary Jones, vice president, Environmental, Health and Safety Affairs, PRINTING United Alliance

This course equips printing industry staff with essential skills for safe chemical handling, ensuring OSHA compliance and mitigating workplace hazards.

* Print 101: Introduction to the Printing Industry (updated 2024)
Instructor: Joe Marin, senior vice president, Member Services, PRINTING United Alliance

This course is a comprehensive introduction to print, ideal for newcomers or those seeking industry updates. Explore print production workflows and job production, from design to final output, and communicate more clearly with industry-specific terminology and insights.

* Creating PDFs for Print Production (updated 2024)
Instructor: Joe Marin, senior vice president, Member Services, PRINTING United Alliance

In this course, gain clarity on PDF creation and explore diverse presets and settings, how each setting influences PDF output, and the right options for your workflow and printing process.

* Color Management Professional: Fundamentals Certification (offered in Spanish)

Instructor: Fabian Ruiz, Chemical Engineer, MSc Printing Technology

Translated to Spanish, this course delves into the latest color theory and applications, ensuring reliable, consistent color across devices. Gain expertise in color management fundamentals, terminology, and workflow for optimized print production.

Continued Investment into the Industry
The new offerings further strengthen the extensive catalog of iLEARNING+ courses and certifications, reinforcing the Alliance's commitment to providing accessible and relevant education to industry professionals, students, and educators worldwide.

“Training and education are paramount for companies to build and retain revenue, accelerate onboarding, drive engagement, boost productivity, and lower support costs," says Joe Marin, senior vice president, Member Services, PRINTING United Alliance. "As the printing industry continues to evolve, staying updated with the latest knowledge and skills is crucial for professionals to thrive.

“These new courses and certifications reflect the Alliance’s dedication to supporting the ongoing growth and success of our members and the industry as a whole. With iLEARNING+, we’ve taken the guess work out and allow for instant access and start-up for employees to learn, and develop, immediately.”

The newly launched iLEARNING+ courses and certifications are now available for enrollment on the iLEARNING+ website at:

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About PRINTING United Alliance

PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in North America, comprised of the industry’s vast communities. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education and training through iLEARNING+, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from our leading media brands – Printing Impressions, Packaging Impressions, Wide-format Impressions, In-plant Impressions, and Apparelist. A division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is a global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.

PRINTING United Alliance also produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place.