The commercial printing industry in Oklahoma has followed the state's economy through the ups and downs of the oil industry. As a result, it recently has received the attention of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
The department has formed a "Publishing and Printing Targeted Industries Task Force" in order to determine what needs to be done to get the industry back on track.
Included in that task force is A. James Oldebeken, the local representative of Printing Industries of America Inc., the 10,000-member national trade association based in Alexandria, Va.
Oldebeken, based in Tulsa, was in Oklahoma City this week along with the association's …