800-849-7422 | 704-357-1150

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The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA)
PO Box 19488, Charlotte, NC 28219-9488
800-849-7422 | 704-357-1150


PICA serves the Carolinas’ printing industry through education, products, services, conferences, and awards, as well as support at both the local and national levels.

In addition to being the voice of the Carolinas’ graphic communications industry, PICA offers a wealth of technical and management information and various services designed to maximize your ROI.

Become a PICA Member

PICA Scanner

Catch up with all PICA Scanners

Since 1966, the PICA Awards have been the premier symbol of excellence for the graphics industry in the Carolinas. Winning a PICA Award — whether it’s a Best of Category, Special Judges’ Award, or Award of Excellence — is a great honor!

PICA Award Winners

PICA Awards 2024

Group Buying

Save money on the products and services you use daily with one of our many Buying Programs.

Smart Business

Work smarter, not harder – with solid, valuable information to make better-informed business decisions with PICA’s Smart Business

Human Resources Support

We have extensive expertise and information in all aspects of Human Resources.


PICA members enjoy industry-leading education and networking opportunities throughout the Carolinas. Learn More

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.


PICA Scanner May June 2024

Americas Printing Association Network

Strength in numbers. PICA is a part of Americas Printing Association Network.


APAN comprises Print & Graphic Associations in the US working together to bring industry awareness and support to the print graphics manufacturers and suppliers to the industry. Along with partnering with three additional Associations in Canada.

  • Over 5000 members representing all aspects of print manufacturing.

 APAN – a powerful collaboration dedicated to supporting the Printing industry through such influential programs as:

  • National Wage and Benefit Survey
  • PrintAccess
  • Printing Industry Performance Reports and Insights (PIPI)
  • Sales Compensation Survey
  • Focus and Peer Groups
  • Insurance, Supplies, Equipment Discount Buying Power Programs
  • Americas Print Awards — Excellence In Print National Awards
  • Local, State, and National Government Representation

Workforce Development, Continuing Education programs … and More!