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2550 United Lane
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 USA
Departments

In working with us, you'll find that our company is not overly regimented. Everyone understands their role but is willing to help out wherever needed to see a job through. You'll never hear a member of our staff say, "that's not my job." Though we believe whole-heartedly in this open approach, it's necessary to separate our company into a few departments. Whether it's Customer Service or Production, it takes everyone we have to make our clients look their best. Here are basic overviews of our departments and their responsibilities.

 

Administrative/Accounting: Our behind-the-scenes support staff handles all of our administrative tasks such as accounting, company communications, training, and coordination of staff functions.

  • Management of receivables and payables
  • Staff motivation and performance reviews
  • Coordination of production scheduling and flow
  • Coordination of Quality Assurance
  • Enforcement of company policy and procedure
  • Coordination of scheduling and payroll
  • Coordination of employee hiring and training
  • Checking inventory and ordering supplies
  • Equipment purchasing

Bindery/Finishing Services: Our bindery/finishing services department handles everything from basic cutting, folding, drilling, rewinding, packaging to more elaborate mail preparation and booklet-making services. Our full range of bindery services allows every job we produce to go out the door ready for distribution. - Comprehensive understanding of various finishing machines -- folding, cutting, binding, laminating, booklet making, etc.

  • Collects samples for file management system
  • Quality Assurance

Customer Service: Our customer service staff is responsible for building strong relationships with our ever-expanding client base. We work on the front line to ensure that every estimate and order is handled professionally and meets the quality expectations of our clients.

  • Establish and build client relationships
  • Efficient order-taking and job analysis
  • Quality Assurance --final quality check
  • Coordination of files for accuracy in reordering
  • Pick-up and delivery

Delivery: We maintain a fleet of delivery vehicles which pick-up and deliver jobs within the metropolitan area. We have a variety of vehicles that can accommodate anything from skids of paper or just one box of labels. Our delivery staff is in constant communication with our delivery manager throughout the day, which allows us to respond to emergency needs. We also maintain alliances with major shipping vendors who can deliver your jobs to anywhere in the world at competitive prices.

Design Services: Our designers have extensive knowledge of all major computer page layout and graphic applications including QuarkXPress, PageMaker, Illustrator, and Photoshop. They create nearly every job we produce from concept to final proof and are experts at layout and composition.

  • Efficient creation of originals
  • Ability to accept files from all formats and work in a cross-platform environment
  • Thorough electronic archiving of client jobs
  • Awareness and implementation of new technologies
  • Familiarity with virtually all external storage devices
  • Provide clients with basic software technical support

Flexographic Printing: Our Flexography Department is second to none in its capabilities to deliver quality products, whether roll-to-roll or roll-to sheet products, our multi-color presses can die-cut, varnish, laminate, score, or perforate to your specifications. We also produce pin-feed labels for shipping and office use.

Human Resources: We believe in our people. We take great care in hiring motivated professionals and provide them with extensive training and ongoing education. We attract superior talent by offering great benefits, first-class facilities, and state-of-the-art equipment.

Letterpress: Capable of handling a wide range of sheet sizes, our letterpress department specializes in numbering, scoring, perforating and die-cutting posters, signs, invitations, and other unique documents. We also imprint onto already-printed flat sheet items.

Offset Printing: We utilize technology and equipment to ensure that our printed products are of the highest quality. Our professional press-operators are masters at maintaining ink consistency and coverage, maintaining accuracy, and meeting tight deadlines.

  • Maintains equipment to ensure optimum efficiency and quality
  • Extensive knowledge of pre-press technology -- film, metal/poly plates; ink mixing
  • Extensive knowledge of chemical usage and disposal
  • Quality Assurance

Pre-Press: We maintain a state-of-the-art pre-press department using the latest software available on both Mac and PC platforms. We accept your files on a variety of media, as well as via email or FTP site. Our pre-press department is environmentally safe using only a minimum of chemicals. We accept floppy disks, Zip® disks, Jaz® disks, Syquest® disks, optical tapes and CD-Roms

  • We output to polyester plates, film, resin-coated paper, and plain paper
  • Metal plate production
  • Match prints
  • Blue line proofs
  • Reverses, stats, and half-tones
  • Full color scanning and digital retouching
  • Platemaker can handle reflective art if not available digitally
  • Color copy proofs are available