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Print Education & Research Foundation

The PSDA and PERF Partnership

The Print Education & Research Foundation (PERF) provides research and education for the business document and related communications segment of the printing industry. Every year, the PERF Board of Trustees looks to identify and undertake projects to move the print industry forward and with PERF’s support, PSDA is able to provide valuable education, programs and resources for all our members.


Learn more about PSDA projects made possible by PERF:


PSDA Education

From onboarding tools to webinars, PSDA’s educational offerings extend across all organizational roles. Featuring industry experts and convenient platforms designed to grow your business, the education is all available on PSDA’s online platform, featuring:

  • A new winter webinar series coming in January, plus archived webinars such as the CSR Excellence Series or the Grow Your Business Series
  • Online training courses, including the new Be the Only Choice: Sales Effectiveness courses
  • An on-demand library
  • And more

Learn more about PSDA’s educational offerings.


PS Magazine Library

An exciting new feature launched in 2017, the PS Magazine Library allows you to access all the insightful articles and industry news that PS Magazine packs into every issue. Search hundreds of articles by keyword and category from past and current issues for content that keeps you on the leading edge of the industry.


Start searching for your favorite articles and check out the current issue of PS Magazine.


Strategic Partnerships Toolkit

The first of its kind, PSDA’s Strategic Partnerships Toolkit is a valuable resource that helps companies connect in meaningful ways and ultimately grow sales and improve business. In the Toolkit, available at no cost to all members, you’ll find strategies, processes and tips to improve your alliances, methods to better serve the changing needs of your customers and tools for measuring the success of your partnerships.


Get started and download the Toolkit today.




Position Benchmark Report

PSDA’s Position Benchmark Report is a valuable tool used to improve the hiring process. With templates and tools to test candidates against industry standards, we’ve worked extensively with Affinity HR Group to develop the right resources for each role at your print services business.


If you’re hiring a new employee, purchase this report.



PERF's Board of Trustees:

Chairman: Roger Buck
Emerging Solutions Now, LLC

St. Louis, MO


Dan Adkison
Wright Business Graphics
Portland, OR


Karl Heerdegen

The NorthStar Group

Lake Zurich, IL 

Jim Kersten
Diversified Labeling Solutions, Inc.
Itasca, IL


Ivars Sarkans
Sarkans and Associates
Sequim, WA


Artie Collins
Wheeling, IL





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