Pakistan Association of Printing and Graphic Arts Industry (PAPGAI) was incorporated on December 21st, 1959 after receiving its license from the Ministry of Commerce.
Our mission is to promote an image of respect, progress and "provider of mass employment" for the printing and graphic arts industry.
To promote an environment of co-operation, learning and brotherhood amongst all industry members and to provide training opportunities through industry seminars and workshops to adapt the future.
Ever since its inception in 1959, PAPGAI has played a leading role for the betterment of the printing and graphic arts industry. Specially country's youth in emerging as entrepreneurs so they are able to setting up their printing set ups and can generate handsome employment.
PAPGAI's most significant contribution to the printing and graphic arts industry was to realize the need for the professional training and education in printing and graphic arts.
Its constant efforts and interaction with the government, led to the establishment of Government Poly Technical Institute of Printing and Graphic Arts in 1973.
This institute is the only recognized educational center that offers a three-year diploma covering all aspects of printing and graphic arts. It is equipped with laboratories, hands-on workshops, a library and a hostel for students.
PAPGAI serves as a forum for interaction for all members of printing and graphic arts industry and also it endeavors to create an environment of cooperation, learning and brotherhood amongst all members of the industry.
LEADING PRINTING TO LIFELONG VALUES