CALPIA's new showroom is in Sacramento.

CALPIA’s new showroom is in Sacramento.

Operation also offers tech-friendly conference, training center

By Michele Kane, Chief of External Affairs
California Prison Industry Authority

The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) has opened its new downtown showroom for state agencies, including CDCR.

A conference and training center is offered to customers at no cost.

A conference and training center is offered to customers at no cost.

“We are pleased this showroom is now accessible to assist customers’ needs and to display CALPIA’s quality products,” said Ray Meek, CALPIA’s Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Sales.  “The location is convenient and just a few blocks away from CDCR headquarters and we welcome employees to check it out.”

The new showroom is located at 2125 19th Street between U and V streets in Sacramento and has free parking. The 7,100-square-foot showroom includes a tech-friendly conference and training center, which is available at no cost to CALPIA customers.

The impressive showroom showcases CALPIA products and services. If a state agency is in need of new office furniture or want to be custom fitted for a new chair, sales representatives will be able to assist. Staff can also assist with space planning of modular furniture and modular buildings.

The showroom is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

CALPIA produces approximately 1,500 goods and services for government departments and agencies.

CALPIA is a self-supporting, customer focused business providing productive work and skill development opportunities to CDCR offenders to reduce recidivism, increase public safety and prison safety.

For more information about CALPIA’s showroom or to reserve the conference and training center, call (916) 323-2419 or visit CALPIA at

Office furniture is on display.

Office furniture is on display.