Products & Services

Discount Programs

PICA membership has its privileges in several discount programs. Full details and contact information is available in the Members Only section.

For more information, call PICA at (704) 357-1150 or email PICAmail@picanet.org.

Adobe Software Solutions
Adobe Systems, Inc. the worlds leading provider of software solutions to create, manage and deliver high impact digital content, now offers members two great ways to save: 15% instantly on all Adobe software, books and training products available at the Adobe store Online, or by joining the Adobe solutions network (ASN) which is a print service provider network dedicated to helping you build and market your Adobe-related output. For more information call (800) 833-6687 or visit the Printing Industries website. To get the member's only discount by phone, call Rebecca Blunt at (412) 259-1837, Ext. 837 for a special code. Codes change periodically, call for the current one. Click here for step by step information to get started today! Click here for the FREE weekly Adobe eSeminars link.

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Apple Computer Equipment and Related Items
Apple offers PICA members and their employees discount on hardware, software, and other Apple products. Discounts range from 4% to 17% on Apple products, including the iBook, MacBookPro, iMac, iPod, and Mac mini (discount varies by product). To get the discount, visit www.printing.org/apple and click on the members only link (member login required) or call 1-800-854-3680 between the hours: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST time, 7 days a week. You will be required to provide your name and association membership number to qualify for the discount. The discount is limited to one order of up to US $10,000 per association member in any calendar year. If you have any problems, call Chrystal Kapanyko at (412) 259-1736.

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ASI
Advertising Special Institute allows companies to expand their product offerings. Increase your sales but not your production. For details click here.

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Aspire For
PICA Members Receive Discount on New DVD Webinar Series!" Bill Farquharson (AspireFor.com) is offering PICA exclusive discount pricing on his new sales training DVDs. Hit this link to check out the various titles and then click here to receive the discount code. For questions on the DVD content, contact Bill directly at 781-934-7036 or bill@aspirefor.com.

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BB Direct Database Services
BB Direct offers exclusive savings on mailing list and database hygiene services to members. Members can enjoy exclusive savings on B2B Mailings Lists and Database Hygiene Services. Whether youre using direct mail to prospect for yourself or your customers, quality mailing lists can be the difference between a successful and a failed campaign. As a leader in the industry of reseller mailing list data and database processing services, BB Direct has the mailing list to make your campaign a success.
Click here for step by step information to get started today!

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Caliper Human Resources Services
With their testing products, developmental plans, and advice from expert consultants, Caliper helps companies assess the potential of individuals and develop the promise of organizations. They provide the professional advice you require to make knowledgeable, intelligent, objective decisions. For more information on how to take advantage of the special Printing Industries pricing, click here for details.

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Coyne Textile Services
PICA members enjoy discounts on products provided by Coyne Textile Services such as: uniforms, absorbents, and printers towels. With the added benefit of knowing your shop towels are being cleaned with only printers towels and all waste is being recycled into fuel that eliminates any substance going into landfills. cradle to grave. For more information, contact Coyne directly at (800) 672-6963 or visit their website.

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CST, Inc.
Offers a full range of collection options, PICA members discount based on amount to be collected. For details, contact CST directly at (800) 626-5873 or visit their website.

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DPC
Digital Printing Council the DPC will offer members a wide range of services and information, be a resource for our affiliates and act as an advocate for increasing awareness of digital printing to our members customers.

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Edwards, Church & Muse Insurance
Whatever your company insurance needs, ECM brings a consultative value to the total insurance needs of PICA members and to offer broad protection at competitive rates. More information, click here.

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FedEx Delivery
FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. PICA members receive a member-only discount savings of up to 26% on selected FedEx Express and up to 15% on FedEx Ground. To take advantage of these great savings, call (800) 475-6708 or visit the Printing Industries website.
Click here to download flyer and Enrollment form.
For your PIA account number, call Kristy Rodriguez at Ext. 215.
FedEx service marks used by permission.

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FSC Certification
PICA has joined 16 Printing Industries of America affiliates to form the Regional Affiliate Certificate Group (RACG) offering manufacturing printers access to FSCs chain of custody certification at group rates, making this, the first printers' group created in North America.

The group FSC certification program offers substantial savings with an annual cost of $1,695.00. Participation is limited to printers (not as yet, brokers) with sales of less than $5 million. It will necessitate the FSC required paper trail maintained by the printer and an initial audit, the cost of which is included in the $1,695.00 fee.

If you are already certified, you may change to this program to take advantage of the reduced cost. An explanation of the process and an enrollment form is found by clicking here.
Contact Jeff Stoudt at (704) 357-1150 x106.

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Government Print Management
Advancing Print Procurement - A New Approach by William Gindlesperger
Seek work in government markets to improve and sustain profitability. PICA members receive a sizable discount from Government Print Management, a division of e-LYNXX Corporation on selected services related to the obtaining of work from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and other government agencies.
Print experts at Government Print Management, supported by robust databases and proprietary computer-operated systems, gather print bid opportunities from all GPO offices and hundreds of other government agencies. They then categorize the opportunities, sort and distribute them according to printer capabilities, establish winning strategies, manage paperwork, and navigate associated government red tape. Visit the Government Print Management website for access to reports and other information relating to government print contracts. You will want to contact Government Print Management at (888) 876-5432.

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Jackson Lewis Labor Law Attorneys
Jackson Lewis, LLC are Attorneys-at-Law specializing in representing management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation. Contact Ellison McCoy at 864-232-7000 or email him at mccoye@jacksonlewis.com. For more details, click here.

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Marathon Credit Card Processing
PICA, through Marathon Solutions, Inc., is offering its members a new buying power program that saves you money on expensive credit card processing fees. Join the hundreds of printers across the country enjoying this benefit.
This program offers members the following benefits:
Industrys most aggressive wholesale credit card processing rates
Elimination of all unnecessary Non-Compliant or Junk fees
Complimentary credit card processing software
To take advantage of this new benefit, contact Mike Davis at (913) 953-5302.
Website: www.marathonsi.com Toll Free Number: (877) 948-9733 ext. 230 Click here for enrollment form to get started today!

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Performance Direct LTL
Providing members of PICA & PIA great rates and solutions. Offering customer LTL rates for PIA members and built in software solutions plus more. For details Click here or contact Kasey Lucas at 877-399-3057 email kasey@myperformanceplus.com

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Printers 401(k)
Printers 401K powered by Diversified Financial Group your Printing Industries 401k plan. Printing companies nationwide have joined together with PICA to bring you this comprehensive retirement program. For more login to the members only section and click on Printers 401K under Discount Programs PICA

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Printworkers Employment/Placement
PrintWorkers.com is an online job board for premedia, digital print and traditional print professionals. This online job and resume posting site offering members the most convenient, timely and economical way to attract industry professionals. Members receive a 50% discount on postings. Contact Amelia Harris at (877) 989-0949 x8954.

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Resume Register
PICA Resume Register allows individuals (who do not work for member firms) to seek employment opportunities within the Carolinas. To participate all you need to do is email a PDF version of your resume to PICA. Well run a brief synopsis in our bi-weekly electronic Resume Register to member firms in the Carolinas.

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Salem Auditing
Salem Auditing helps companies understand their utility invoices and maximize their savings. They focus their efforts on cell phone, telephone & data, electricity, gas, water & sewer utilities. To see what they can save you, contact Brian Wright at 336-775-1267 or email him at btwright@salemauditing.com.

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Slow Pay
SlowPay on-line is an Association-sponsored means of sharing this insightful information with other printer-members by use of the Internet. It provides members A means of discovering bad debt/past due account customers to prevent being victimized. Benefits include: Availability 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, real-time reportingno delay waiting for a printed report each month, ability to check the list as often as you wish, and the ability to update your reports at any time. For more details click here.

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Staples Office Supplies
Printing Industries of America has teamed up with Staples to make your life easier! Staples Business Advantage is offering the members of Printing Industries of America and its affiliates (PICA) a brand new office supply procurement program. You are eligible to receive low contract pricing on more than 30,000 office supply products through StaplesLink.com. Staples easy-to-use Internet ordering platform. All you need to do is go to the Staples Buying Power page to enroll*. Once enrolled in the program, you can shop online at StaplesLink.com. Click here for step by step information to get started today!
*Please be sure to have your username and password to login to the members-only page of the website. You will also need your 6-digit member ID number to complete the enrollment form. If you need help logging in or need your ID number, please contact Member Central 800-910-4283.

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UPS Shipping
PICA members can NOW save up to 34% on shipping and 70% on heavyweight shipments. UPS is pleased to help PICA members save time and money through special services and shipping discounts. We put the power of logistics to work for you every day by providing speed, outstanding reliability and technology tools so you can focus on your businessnot your shipping.
Click here for complete details and to sign up now!

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Xerox Equipment and Supplies
Xerox Discounts an exclusive purchasing agreement guarantees PICA members preferred pricing on the sale or lease of a range of Xerox products:
Composition systems
Digital color copiers
Electronic publishing systems
Facsimiles
High-volume duplicators
Laser printer products
Scanners
Supplies and other equipment
This contract offers trade-in allowances as well as attractive leasing plans to fit the members specific needs. Contact Xerox at (800) 275-9376 or visit their website.
Click here for step by step information to get started today!

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