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


We have…

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

Most printing companies don’t have the luxury of having someone devoted exclusively to human resources. Usually, the person responsible for HR is wearing too many hats to effectively decipher all the laws and regulations, maintain personnel policies, write job descriptions, and manage complex benefit programs, not to mention deal with complex employee problems.

Let us help your HR hat rest more easily on your weary head.

EA is the Human Resources provider for PICA members. Member benefits include:
  1. HR Quarterly Update webinars 
  2. Access to a dedicated HR representative
  3. free HR template forms
  4. Discounts on additional services such as:
    1. employee handbooks
    2. recruiting
    3. job descriptions

Online Recruitment Platform to help you find qualified employees.


Annual Wage & Benefit survey two surveys with the power to guide you in being competitive in pay & benefits. (1) Sales Compensation Survey (2) Wage & Benefits Surveys.


Seminars and webinars for HR professionals – check out our calendar