21 Jul 2024

PRINTING United and STAHLS’ form new partnership in education

PRINTING United Alliance and STAHLS’ forge new partnership in education.

PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in North America, and STAHLS’, a renowned leader in garment decoration technology; are pleased to announce a strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing employee education and development.

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Under this partnership, STAHLS’ team members will gain access to a range of educational and certification programs offered by the Alliance's iLEARNING+ educational platform. These programs, curated specifically to empower professionals in the printing and garment decoration sectors, align seamlessly with STAHLS’ commitment to fostering excellence and innovation among its workforce.

Carleen Gray, CEO of STAHLS’, underscores the significance of investing in employee education, stating, "Just as STAHLS’ has always believed in educating our customers to help them succeed, investing in education to create more successful employees is also a top priority." Gray emphasizes the company's enduring dedication to nurturing talent and ensuring employee satisfaction, noting that these educational initiatives contribute to creating engaged, productive associates who feel valued.

Recognizing the pivotal role of career development in fostering employee satisfaction, STAHLS’ has responded to feedback from its workforce by integrating educational opportunities into its training framework. With a focus on enhancing customer service excellence and refining color management proficiency, STAHLS’ employees will benefit from a comprehensive curriculum designed to elevate skills and performance standards across departments.

James Martin, Group President, Association, PRINTING United Alliance, lauds STAHLS’ longstanding commitment to customer service training and education, stating, "STAHLS’ has always led the industry in customer service training and education." He expresses gratitude for the opportunity to collaborate with STAHLS’ in augmenting their training processes with a diverse array of iLEARNING+ courses and certifications, including CMP Fundamentals, CMP Direct to Garment, and Customer Service Professional. Martin emphasizes a shared commitment to staff education, retention, and workforce development, underscoring the alignment of values between both organizations.

This collaboration exemplifies a mutual dedication to excellence and innovation in the printing and garment decoration industries. By leveraging the collective expertise and resources of STAHLS’ and the Alliance, employees will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving landscape, further solidifying the industry's reputation for quality, consistency, and unparalleled customer service.