DocuSource Honored for Printing Excellence

DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC, a full-service, technology based, digital print provider, announced today that it received seven 2013 PICA Awards from the Printing Industry of the Carolinas. This was the tenth consecutive year that DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC was recognized for printing excellence throughout North and South Carolina.

Docusource_FeaturedDocuSource of North Carolina, LLC won three Best of Category Awards and three Awards of Excellence. Only one Best of Category may be given in each category. In addition, DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC was also recognized for its work by winning the Hewlett Packard Indigo Award for Best Digital Printing.

“It was a tremendous honor to once again be recognized by our peers,” said Michael Chorba, president of DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC. “DocuSource strives to bring value to each client project, and this could not be possible without loyal clients and sustained efforts from our team members.”

This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 643 entries from 58 printing companies, along with more than 300 entries from 17 graphic arts high schools and six college graphic arts programs from across the Carolinas. A panel of out of state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production was 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.

The PICA Awards have been a symbol of printing excellence in North and South Carolina since 1966. More than 300 printing professionals were in attendance as DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC was honored at the award celebration in Concord, N.C. on April 27.

2013 marks the 12-year anniversary of DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC. Employing over 35 individuals, the company has made the Inc. 5000 list, and is one of only 70 printers across North Carolina to be certified green by the Forest Stewardship Council.

About DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC: 
DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC, a full-service resource for printing and communication materials, has built its success on providing businesses that most important element visual impression. From customized marketing, training and technical documents, to life-size graphics, to an online document management system; DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC delivers communication relevant to each client’s success. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC is a woman-owned and FSC-certified green printer with a complete fulfillment and distribution operation. The customer care experts at DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC offer a customized approach to maximize their clients’ printing needs adding value and saving time. Using state-of-the-art resources, the DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC printing experts create tailored solutions including personalized booklets, binders, DVDs, large format color graphics and much more. From start-ups to Fortune 1000 brands, DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC has proven relationships with servicing industries such as health and pharmaceutical, contract research, education and software development. Visit or call (919) 459-5900.

About The Printing Industry of the Carolinas:
Since 1931, The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) has been dedicated to advancing the success of the Carolinas’ printing and imaging industry. Working together with Printing Industries of America, the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, 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.  North Carolina ranks as the 18th largest state print market in the United States with $3.7 billion in sales, 1,410 total printing establishments and 22,111 employees.  South Carolina ranks 29th in the nation, with $1.4 billion in sales, 553 establishments, and 8,522 employees. PICA is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For more information, visit

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