Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast

PIGC Membership Application

Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast has jurisdiction over the following counties:

Aransas, Atascosa, Austin, Bandera, Bee, Brazoria, Brazos, Brewster, Brooks, Buleson, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Colorado, Crokett, Culberson, De Witt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Fayette, Fort Bend, Frio, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Hidalgo, Houston, Hudspeth, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Live Oak, Loving, Madison, Matagorda, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Milam, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Pecos, Polk, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Refugio, Robertson, San Patricio, SanJacinto, Schleicher, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Trinity, Tyler, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Walker, Waller, Ward, Washington, Webb, Wharton, Willacy, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala.


Various technical, administrative, and operational seminars and webinars throughout the year. Quarterly Compliance Roundtable (HR and EHS topics) and CEO Roundtable.

School Involvement

Participate in career days. Support various activities through the University of Houston Printing Technology Program.

Government Affairs

Minimal. No formal committee, group, or section. Involvement on an issue-by-issue basis.

Social Activities

Annual Graphic Excellence Awards Competition & Banquet, Annual Meeting Oktoberfest, and Graphics Scramble Golf Tournament. Other networking opportunities available through participation in meetings offered by PIGC and those co-sponsored by other industry groups.

Other Information

Human Resources: Human Resource Consortium, ADA Compliance, 401(k) Plan, job descriptions, drug/alcohol free workplace, employee handbooks, hiring system training, sexual harassment  training. Introduce Proshare Human Resources Consortium to area non-printing companies.  Staff assistance with EEOC and Texas Employment Commission complaints and responses.

Regulatory Services: Regulatory Services Consortium, forklift training, OSHA compliance, hazard communication compliance, electric and gas studies, safety policy writing service, environment  management service, personal protective equipment program, lockout/tagout program, and other OSHA-mandated programs. Staff assistance with regulatory complaints and violation notices.

Insurance: Participating in Texas Printing Industry Workers' Compensation Safety Group.

Annual Wage & Fringe Benefit Survey; Strategic Alliance Partners offer group buying programs with national and local vendors (shop towel, waste disposal, energy purchasing, fire prevention services).

Contact Information

Patty Eldridge

9800 Northwest Freeway
Suite 512
Houston, TX 77092-8845

Phone: (713) 522-2046

Fax: (713) 522-8342

info [at]

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