The PICA Foundation was formed as a charitable organization to promote education in the printing industry for North and South Carolina. 

Print is the oldest form of communication, it continues to evolve as technology changes, but remains a measurable resource for marketing in all the venues.

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August 2021

Digital Agility for a Changing Market – presented by Randy Vandagriff

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

August 12 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM While there is no doubt the future of print is digital, many companies are unsure what their next investment should be: Inkjet, EP, or Hybrid? Sheet-fed or web? In this session Randy Vandagriff, Kodak’s Senior VP of digital print, will share how Kodak’s unique digital solutions can give you a competitive advantage… REGISTER HERE! NO CHARGE FOR ATTENDEES.  Presented by: Randy D. Vandagriff is Senior Vice President of Kodak’s Digital Print business and is responsible for…

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Employee Retention Strategies: Making Work Stick! Webinar

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Employee Retention Strategies: Making Work Stick! The challenges around recruiting new staff today are all around us! Now, more than ever, it's important to re-evaluate your employee experience and find ways to creatively retain your key staff. In this employee-driven job market, your staff has lots of options including new job opportunities.  Create an employee experience that will help you attract AND retain the best candidates for your organization. Hosted by PINE: Printing Industries of New England. Join Allison Ebner…

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State Privacy & DO NOT MAIL Laws Webinar

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A complex and ever evolving series of state and federal laws have been enacted to protect people from the constant sharing of personal information by various direct mailers, marketers, financial institutions, list brokers, information clearinghouses, credit reporting companies and their affiliates.  Some of these statutes and regulations provide for monetary penalties for the failure to comply with their provisions.  Learn more about State Privacy and Do Not Mail Laws.   Click Here to Register

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October 2021

“USPS Changes & Impacts How It’s Performing”

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

"USPS Changes & Impacts How It's Performing" Tuesday, Oct. 19 1-2 pm Brought to you by Mailers Hub The Postal Service is engaged in enormous changes right now – almost all executives are in new positions and their teams have been shuffled. At the same time, the logistics network for all mail and packages is being completely changed – in the middle of the busy mailing season. What does it mean? What will it mean going forward? Dave Lewis, Tom Glassman, and Leo…

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PICA Foundation Golf Classic

October 20 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

The PICA Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity. For over 35 years, the PICA Foundation has been awarding scholarships to talented, deserving students involved in graphic communications courses at various collegiate campuses throughout the Carolinas. Through our sponsorship, the PICA Foundation has proudly awarded more than $690,000 in scholarships alone to over 850 students in North and South Carolina! Tournament Details • $500 per foursome OR $150 per player • Shotgun Start at noon. • Captain’s Choice Tournament Scoring…

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Lean Manufacturing Training Series: Lean 101 

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Special Webinar Series, Virtual Training for You and Your Team: "Lean Manufacturing Training Series" 7 Sessions, October 2021 -January 2022 All sessions held noon-1:30 pm   Session 1: Lean 101 Oct. 21 Session 2: SS Workplace Organization Nov. 4 Session 3: Value Stream Mapping Nov. 18 Session 4: KPIs Dec. 2 Session 5: Kaizen Dec. 16 Session 6: Setup Reduction Jan. 6 Session 7: Sustaining Your Improvements Jan. 20   Each session is $120, or get a 10% discount if you sign up for the entire series. Cost is per connection, not per person!!…

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November 2021

Is Inkjet Revolutionary or Evolutionary? [An Online Event Only]

November 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Is Inkjet Revolutionary or Evolutionary?  Wednesday - November 3, 2021 12:30 – 1:00PM PRESENTER: Elizabeth Gooding, Co-founder, Inkjet Insight DESCRIPTION: Some segments of the printing industry have truly been revolutionized by high-speed inkjet technology while others have been slower to adopt. Inkjet technologies drive change across a multitude of different types of business, but often inkjet gets lumped into one generic term, and it’s hard to find the real opportunities within the hype. This session will look at how inkjet is positioned in different aspects…

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Lean Manufacturing Training Series: SS Workplace Organization 

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Special Webinar Series, Virtual Training for You and Your Team: "Lean Manufacturing Training Series" 7 Sessions, October 2021 -January 2022 All sessions held noon-1:30 pm   Session 1: Lean 101 Oct. 21 Session 2: SS Workplace Organization Nov. 4 Session 3: Value Stream Mapping Nov. 18 Session 4: KPIs Dec. 2 Session 5: Kaizen Dec. 16 Session 6: Setup Reduction Jan. 6 Session 7: Sustaining Your Improvements Jan. 20   Each session is $120, or get a 10% discount if you sign up for the entire series. Cost is per connection, not per person!!…

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2021 PICA Fall Conference

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - November 14 @ 12:00 pm

November 12-14, 2021, SpringHill Suites Greenville, SC, 200 E Washington Street room rate $149 per night. Book your room now. We are so excited to be able to gather with all of you in gorgeous downtown Greenville, SC to share best practices, learn new information, and help you turn up the volume on your sales and marketing efforts.  We hope you’ll join us, as this is the first and only opportunity we’ll have to network and learn in person this year.…

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Lean Manufacturing Training Series: Value Stream Mapping 

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Special Webinar Series, Virtual Training for You and Your Team: "Lean Manufacturing Training Series" 7 Sessions, October 2021 -January 2022 All sessions held noon-1:30 pm   Session 1: Lean 101 Oct. 21 Session 2: SS Workplace Organization Nov. 4 Session 3: Value Stream Mapping Nov. 18 Session 4: KPIs Dec. 2 Session 5: Kaizen Dec. 16 Session 6: Setup Reduction Jan. 6 Session 7: Sustaining Your Improvements Jan. 20   Each session is $120, or get a 10% discount if you sign up for the entire series. Cost is per connection, not per person!!…

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The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) is the regional trade association for print manufacturing in North and South Carolina. We provide member companies with opportunities to access value-added resources and services designed to help them be more effective, efficient and profitable. PICA continuously provides members with a significant return on investment.
Our Purpose: Promoting the Industry – Focused on Member Success!
Our Vision: Advocate / Educate / Inform / Lead
Our Mission: To promote the common interest of the printing industry; and to help our members prosper, both individually and collectively, through fellowship, education and cooperative action.

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