Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech)


Business Intelligence

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



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

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

International Color Consortium

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