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ABC-Amega has been managing credit groups since 1965, offering a complete range of credit information services geared to the specific needs of credit managers across various industries. Members of ABC-Amega-managed industry credit groups access credit information in real-time – making informed decisions quickly and easily, minimizing credit risk, and saving both time and money.

Features and Benefits

ABC-Amega's credit group members benefit from: immediate access to industry-specific, accurate credit information via our web-based credit interchange system; valuable customer experience and flash notices on significant events impacting the credit-worthiness of customers; affordable credit reports; networking and industry education at regularly scheduled group meetings, annual conferences and free, monthly newsletters and webinars.

What is a Credit Group?

A credit group is a group of companies, often in the same industry, that join together to share credit information on mutual customers. Industry credit groups, also known as 'credit interchanges' are usually monitored and managed by an outside party, like ABC-Amega, with the expertise to ensure the information shared is factual and in compliance with all antitrust guidelines.

Industries Currently Served

We currently manage groups in a variety of industries such as: paper and printing, media, giftware and home décor, chemicals and more. Interested in setting up a group for your industry? Please contact us – we welcome the opportunity to help you get started.

Interested in Learning More?

We understand the challenges facing credit professionals today. Let our experienced team of credit group managers help you save both time and money. Contact us for more information about ABC-Amega’s credit group management service.

Gift Associates Interchange Network (GAIN)

Gift Associates Interchange Network, or GAIN, is an association of manufacturers in the giftware and related industries. The GAIN database contains information on more than 1 million buyers including all major U.S. department stores.

National Chemical Credit Association (NCCA)

The National Chemical Credit Association (NCCA) is a national organization of credit professionals established in 1938 to facilitate the exchange of commercial credit information among leaders of the chemical industry, as well as provide continual professional education to its members.

New York Media Credit Group (NYMCG)

New York Media Credit Group (NYMCG) is an association of media credit professionals from major media including cable television, network television, sports and news cable TV, and radio.

Polymer Distribution Group (PDG)

Polymer Distribution Group (PDG) is a member-based credit interchange made up of credit professionals within the plastics, polymers and resins industry.

Paper and Allied Trades (PAT)

Established in 1926, Paper and Allied Trades, or PAT, is regarded as a leading source of credit information within the graphic arts community. A well earned reputation for accuracy and integrity results in an unusually high level of cooperation, an advantage that is passed along to members in credit information that is timely, relevant and accurate.

Print Alliance Credit Exchange (PACE)

Print Alliance Credit Exchange (PACE) is an association of manufacturers in the print and graphic media and design industries. The PACE database contains information on more than 80,000 forms dealers, copy stores, office supply companies and print media distributors.

Paper Merchants Association (PMA)

PMA has been exchanging industry-specific Credit Information related to printers and other graphic arts industry purchasers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New England area since the 1950's.

Printing Industry Credit Executives (PICE)

PICE is an association of printers, publishers, paper houses and related graphic arts firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The PICE database contains information on more than 28,000 customers, including advertising agencies, publishers, brokers and end-users.

COMING SOON-Print & Graphics Industry Credit Executives (PGI)

The Print & Graphics Industry Credit Executive (PGI) is a member-driven credit interchange comprised of financial, credit and collection professionals in the printing and graphic arts industries.