Fees

Member of:
Application Fee
Audit Base Fee*
CAR Fee
(per hour)*
Annual Renewal Fee
Flexographic Technical Association (FTA)
$325
$2,000
$75
$350
Printing Industries of America (PIA)
$325
$2,000
$75
$350
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
$325
$2,000
$75
$350
National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM)
$325
$2,000
$75
$350
Non-Member
$650
$3500
$150
$700

There are a total of five (5) fees involved with the participation in the SGP Program.

Application Fee
The application fee must be paid in order for the application review to be conducted.

Audit Base Fee
The certification fee will be invoiced at the conclusion of the certification audit process. This fee includes review and development of all pre-certification documentation and generation of the audit report.

Auditor Travel Expenses
In addition to the audit base fee listed above, a facility undergoing an audit is also responsible for travel expenses for the auditor. This will vary by location, and are invoiced at the conclusion of the certification audit process.

CAR Fee
When a corrective action report (CAR) must be generated as a result of the audit, the facility is responsible for those costs. This fee will be invoiced at the conclusion of the certification audit process.

Annual Renewal Fee
One year after obtaining SGP Certified status, a facility will be required to submit a progress report with a renewal fee.

Prices are effective January 2012 and are subject to change. Fees are non-refundable.