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58th Annual PICA Awards

Indexx, Inc. announced As Winner in the 58th Annual PICA Awards


Charlotte, NC — The Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) announced that Indexx, Inc. of Greenville, SC is an award winner in the 58th Annual PICA Awards Competition, held in Charlotte, North Carolina. 


The PICA Awards competition is celebrating its 58th season and continues to be one of the largest printing contests in the nation.


This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 505 entries from North and South Carolina printing companies, along with 184 entries from graphic arts high schools and college graphic arts programs from across the Carolinas.


With 36 Best of Category awards, Indexx, Inc. received the top award, The Gutenberg Award, for the most Best of Category Winners.


Indexx, Inc. won 36 Best of Category awards, 16 Special Judges awards and 6 Awards of Excellence.



Only one “Best of” may be given in each category. One or more Special Judges Award or Award of Excellence may be given in each category, limited to no more than one-third of total entries per Category.



Out of state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production were brought in to examine the work. Each entry was judged on its own merit in a category with similar printed pieces.



The judging criteria included: registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, paper and ink selection, ink coverage, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, finishing, bindery, and overall visual impact.


For more information, call Mike Lawing of Indexx, Inc. at 864.678.6504.


Since 1994, Indexx Inc. has been servicing upstate South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and multiple customers throughout the United States. Recognized as a top 300 printing company in America, Indexx is a top choice in printing because of its quality, customer service and multiple types of print including offset, digital, and grand format. 

With multiple certifications including G7 certification and 3M certification as a preferred installer, Indexx continues to build. These are just a few of the reasons why Indexx Inc continues to be a prominent force in the printing industry.



Since 1931, The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) has been dedicated to advancing the success of the Carolinas’ printing and imaging industry. PICA provides training, resources, and a voice of advocacy on both a state and national level. 


PICA is a trade association representing the graphic communications industry in North and South Carolina.  Historically, North Carolina has consistently ranked in the top 20 largest state print market in the United States with over $3 billion in sales, 1,000+ total printing establishments and employing approximately 20,000 people.  South Carolina has ranked in the top 30 print markets in the nation, with over $1 billion in sales, around 500 establishments, employing over 8,000 people. PICA is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For more information, visit www.picanet.org.


The PICA Awards Competition, owned and managed by The Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA), is an annual event established in 1966 that recognizes and rewards printing and imaging companies who combine fine craftsmanship with technology to produce outstanding finished products. The award-winning companies are honored each year at the PICA Awards Banquet.

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