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New Year, New Updates

January 16, 2017

Website Updates

New Year, New Updates

We are halfway through the first month of the new year.  Have you been sticking with your resolutions?  It’s understandable if you a bit intimidated by big goals, but try for some small improvements every day.

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Customer Stories with Brooklyn Bowl

December 12, 2016

Brooklyn Bowl is a genre bending establishment that opened in Brooklyn in 2009.  Since then it has found great acclaim as concert venue, bowling alley, bar, and restaurant.  Standout features include LEED certification for the building to conserve resources and a commitment to serving hyper-local beers on tap.  The venue itself is an innovation in design with the bowling lanes right next to the stage.  Imagine bowling a string and watching an amazing band playing right next to you.

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Paws in the Park

December 5, 2016

Photo Credit: Paul Merino

Photo Credit: Paul Merino has printing centers all over the country, but even national businesses have a local presence.

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What the Heck is a Roll Fold?

November 28, 2016

There are many printing terms that you might not hear on a regular basis.  Every now and then we like to explain these terms because they might help you out in the future.  Today we are looking at roll folds.  This type of finishing work is often used for brochures with more than 3 panels.  As its name implies, a roll fold is similar to a rolling motion because the panels are folded in on themselves.

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Customer Stories with Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church

November 21, 2016

Customer Stories with Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church

Pastor Samuel Pappenfuss of Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Martin, South Dakota was looking for a better way to reach his congregation, so he searched for a high quality, low priced online printer.  For more than a year, has been the printing provider for Our Redeemer’s marketing outreach.

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Thickness = Quality

November 14, 2016

Thickness and texture can be a mark of quality for many products.  Bed sheets with a high thread count have a quality you can feel in the material when you run it between your fingers.  Since they are well made, they will withstand more washes without wearing thin.

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What the Heck is a Perfecting Press?

November 7, 2016

What the Heck is a Perfecting Press


The printing press has evolved over the years to become faster and more reliable, but it still functions based on the same principles.  Paper is fed into the machine, ink is applied to cylinders that contain the design to be printed, and then the paper rolls across the cylinders to pick up the ink.

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Customer Stories with Vendome Group

October 31, 2016

We work hard to build long lasting relationships with our clients so they’ll never have reason to look elsewhere for their printing needs.  This is evident after a conversation with Erin Murphy, Marketing Manager at Vendome Group.

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Mesh Banners Fear No Weather! *

October 24, 2016

Mesh Banners Fear No Weather

*Please store Mesh Banners before hurricanes.

Have you ever tried to read a banner that was flapping in the breeze?  It can be pretty difficult to get your message across when the message board won’t stay still!  Introducing Mesh Banners!  These resilient outdoor banners are just the ticket for big outdoor advertising.

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Give Back Stories with Project Morry

October 17, 2016

It’s rare for someone’s legacy to extend so strongly into the future, but Project Morry is celebrating 20 years of supporting the youth of underserved communities in and around New York City.  Morry Stein (1936-1994) believed that every child, regardless of background or socioeconomic status, should have the opportunity to attend summer camp.

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5 Things to Know Before Ordering from an Online Printer

October 10, 2016

5 Things You Should Know

We’ve been in business for a while, and we’d like to share some tips with you to make sure you have a positive experience, even if you order from one of our competitors!  Unfortunately, not everyone in our industry plays by the same rules.

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Customer Stories with The Capitol Theatre

October 3, 2016


The Capitol Theatre of Port Chester, NY has a storied past.  Designed by noted theater architect Thomas Lamb in 1926 “The Cap” has been through several phases over the course of its long life, from vaudeville show stage, to musical theater, to catering hall.  And thanks to the vision of entrepreneur Peter Shapiro, The Capitol Theatre has been a destination for rock lovers since its 2012 reopening.

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Full Service EDDM

September 26, 2016

Time is Money


It’s been quite a while since we last discussed our Full Service Every Door Direct Mail® (EDDM) option, so in today’s post, let's review the value that can bring to your mailing project.


What is EDDM?

EDDM is a product of the United States Postal Service that is great for targeting your direct mail campaigns down to individual carrier routes within a single ZIP Code.  This is fantastic for delivering extremely targeted campaigns.

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What the Heck is Paper Weight?

September 19, 2016

What the Heck?


No, not something shiny and brass.  We’re talking about how paper weight and thickness is measured.  This is something useful to know when you are placing an order online and might not have a concept of how your printed product will feel in your hands.

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Give Back Program with Hospice Foundation of America

September 6, 2016

Many of the charities we support have special personal importance to us.  Our CEO Mark decided to include the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) in our Give Back program after the support and compassion they provided to his family.

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