Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech)


We are passionate about creating a platform for the print community to share ideas around the future of print.

What's in it for you? Why join APTech?

APTech is a community of people who are on the same wavelength. People in your industry who are experiencing the same challenges as you. People who want to know where print is going and how to meet those challenges.

You want resources, knowledge and education that will help you deal with whatever keeps you up at night, like providing solutions to your customers' needs and challenges.

In this ever-changing industry, you strive to keep up with the world of print in all its facets as it evolves. APTech is here to help you navigate the way forward.

Corporate Membership Plan to WhatTheyThink

WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's go-to information source with both print and digital offerings, including, WhatTheyThink Email Newsletters, and the WhatTheyThink magazine. Our mission is to inform, educate, and inspire the industry. We provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today's printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow. Visit


20% discount on hosted events

APTech provides a fresh approach to the one-size fits all trade show approach. Our events are smaller, more intimate and geographically dispersed. Our topics are issues that companies are currently facing, or areas of genuine interest that are both topical and helpful to growth or resolving a business need. Your attendance will reach customers and vendors you might not otherwise come across.

Amplify Print

Support the Development of Industry Standards

Standards provide uniform, defined procedures and tools which help users produce quality products for their customers faster, more efficiently, more cost-effectively, and more safely. APTech provides leadership in developing national and international standards for the printing industry, including: APTech is accredited by ANSI to administer development groups that publish national and international standards. For more information on standards activities in the printing, publishing, and converting industry, both in the United States and internationally

Committee for Graphic Arts Technologies Standards (CGATS)
B65 Safety Standards
U.S. Technical Advisory Group (USTAG) / ISO Technical Committee 130
Brand Owner Council
Contact Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech)

450 Rev Kelly M Smith Way
Nashville, TN 37203

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