When you join PINE, you also become a member of Printing Industries of America
Collectively this federation is the world’s largest trade association for the graphic communications industry with 7,000 members in North America.
There are several types of membership in PINE, each with a varying dues structure. The types of membership available are detailed below. Applications and additional information available from Christine Hagopian at 508-804-4152, email@example.com.
Active members are companies that are directly involved in the manufacture and handling of printed material. This includes all printing companies, prepress, binding, finishing, mailing & fulfillment and specialty companies.
Associate members are comprised of vendors who supply the industry with equipment, consumable products or specialty services such as consulting, financial services and more.
Design Agency/Publishing members are firms whose primary service is creative and graphic design, and a firm that does not maintain print production equipment.
In plant members are organizations that maintain print production equipment and perform print production needs for the parent company with no outside sales.
Print management members are firms that provide specialized print consulting services for clients who need various work done by printing companies. Print management members, known in the printing industry as print brokers, do not maintain print production equipment.
Education members are secondary and post-secondary educational institutions that offer a graphic communications training curriculum.