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Printed Services

Designotype Printers, Inc. is a full service printer, which means we can do just about anything. In addition to printing, we provide the following services to help you complete your project.

 

Bindery & Finishing Services
Bindery & Finishing Services
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Collating
Collating is the process of gathering individual pages, covers, and inserts and assembling those elements into a final product.

Copiers can collate automatically, but did you know that we can quickly and efficiently collate other items, too? Our high-speed collating equipment can bring together all the elements of your project, saving you the time it would take to hand-collate the project. The next time you have a big project that requires collating, keep us in mind - we make it so easy, you'll never want to hand-collate again.
Folding
When you need high-speed folding, you've come to the right place. Our bindery/finishing department provides many different options for folding. Our high-speed folding machines can fold at speeds exceeding 5,000 sheets per hour. Many different folding formats are available, and for more unique folding jobs, we also offer several hand-folding options.

We can provide unlimited quantities of folded materials for your special printed projects.
Hole Drilling
It sounds a little funny, but we're experts at drilling holes. We have powerful hydraulic paper drilling machines that feature many different sizes of paper drills and enable us to position the hole just about anywhere on the sheet of paper. Just remember to allow 1/2 an inch of extra margin for three-hole drilling along the side of the sheet of paper.

Here's an interesting note: Did you know studies have shown that people tend to save printed items longer if they are three-hole drilled? Marketing experts think that subconsciously we tend to feel like we need to put a three-hole drilled sheet into a ring binder or save it for future reference.
Laminating
Simply put, laminating prolongs the life of your printed projects. How?
  • Increases durability
  • Preserves colors
  • Enables your projects to withstand moisture
  • And protects your projects from fingerprints, abrasions, and smudges.
In addition to the many ways it preserves your projects, laminating also has the power to revolutionize your presentations by allowing for hassle-free display of your documents under a variety of conditions. Plus, the glossy finish gives your projects a professional look that you can be proud of.

Next time you want to add a little something extra to your printing, let us laminate your printed projects for you!
Numbering
Many carbonless forms and invoices require sequential numbering. Numbering is an inexpensive and effective way to maintain accurate records and improve organization.

We can number a variety of papers and sheet sizes. Choose from black or red ink, as well as descending or ascending numbers on most printed projects.
Mailing Services
Mailing Services
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CASS Certification
CASS is a United States Postal Service (USPS) acronym for Coding Accuracy Support System.

Our in-house mailing service uses the latest CASS certification technology to help you keep the cost of your mailings as low as possible and to ensure a high percentage of delivery success.
Postage Discounts at Designotype Printers, Inc.
The Post Office offers significant discounts for volume business mailings and nonprofit organizations. These discounts can significantly reduce the cost of postage at your company.

Presorted mail that is sorted by ZIP code and imprinted with a barcode prior to delivery to the post office will save you money.

When you work with Designotype Printers, you can be sure you'll receive the lowest postage rates and the best possible delivery times. We have the ability to take your mailing piece from design through delivery to the post office.

Save significant time—and hassles—when you let us manage the entire print and mail process for you.
Tab Sealing
One or two tabs, sometimes called wafer seals, are a USPS requirement that must be applied to all self-mailers.

Choose clear, paper, or customized tabs to complement the design of your mailing piece.
Personalization, Addressing and Labeling
Personalization can play a key role in the success of your direct mail marketing campaigns. Even something as simple as a personalized headline or greeting can have a significant impact on response.

Once we print your mailer, we can personalize it as we address it.

Prefer address labels instead? We can do that, too. We'll print from your address list, or sort it with our Mailing Program and add features that will save you postage.
Post Office Delivery
When your mailing is completed, you are welcome to pick it up at our office, or we can deliver it directly to the post office for you. We are experts at completing USPS paperwork (which is often complicated and confusing), and we have a lot of experience working with the bulk mail department at the post office.

Allowing us to handle your mailing project from concept to post office delivery is a smooth, one-step process that saves you time, money, and stress.
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Graphic Design Services
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Graphic Design
Margaret is skilled at creating attention-getting brochures, sell sheets, booklets, manuals, and newsletters. She also specializes in the creation of organized business forms and all types of workplace documents.

She is an experienced, professional graphic designer and computer artist who knows how to use her creative abilities to improve the look of your printed projects and help you make a great impression.

Logo Design
If you want to look professional, you need a professional logo. When you work with Designotype Printers, your logo becomes your property. Choose from 3 levels of logo design from basic to a CD complete with every format you'll ever need.

Creative Writing
Think of your customer when writing your ad or brochure copy. If you need help, come in for a consult. We'll write down all the features of your product or service, and turn them into benefits.

Need an overhaul on an outdated brochure? We're always ready for a challenge.

Stop in soon.
Newsletter Design & Content
No time to dig up articles for a monthly newsletter?

Newsletter content is one of our specialties, and we can provide you with material that is researched, written well, and suited to your publication.

Your newsletter can then be designed and saved as a template so you can take over the task, or we can fill it in monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly for you to stay in touch with your clients and prospects.
Proofreading
While software spellcheckers catch many simple mistakes, poor spelling and punctuation can hurt your professional image.

Your projects are always proofed when we do the typing. If you bring in a print ready project, we're happy to proof it for you. Just ask!
Marketing Services Provider
Marketing Services Provider
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Mailing Services
Save money, time and energy when we mail your printed project. We offer a full-service mailing solution. To learn more, follow the links in the Mailing section above.
Variable Data
Seeing your name in print can raise the level of curiosity you have about the contents of a mail piece. Your customers and prospects will have the same reaction when they receive a mail piece that has been personalized using variable data printing.

You can easily incorporate variable data printing into your mail project. Call us when you're planning your next campaign.
Direct Mail Marketing
Direct mail marketing will deepen client loyalty and increase top-of-mind awareness for your company and its brand. Choices vary from Every Door Direct Mail - no specific mailing list needed, to a targeted list of contacts you know are interested in your product or service.

When you're ready to launch a direct mail campaign, we can help. If you're looking for direct mail materials that "wow" customers and prospects alike, call Designotype Printers.

From concept and eye-catching design, to expert production, and efficient distribution, we can put your direct mail project into motion. Whatever the goal, we'll help you get the word out and succeed.
Printing & Copying Services
Printing & Copying Services
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B&W Digital Printing
Copies from 10 to 10,000 in single sheets, or drilled, stapled, folded, or in book or booklet form…

You'll look good with high-quality images produced on our high-speed equipment!
Color Printing
Studies have repeatedly shown that full-color printed materials are more "influential" and promote higher response rates than two-color or black-and-white materials.

Adding color will increase the perceived value of your product or service when done expertly. If you're considering moving up to full-color printing, give us a call. We look forward to putting our knowledge to work for you.
Book(let) Binding
Book(let) Binding
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Book Binding
You have many options to choose from when we bind your booklets, reports, presentations, manuals, books or catalogs.

Here are some of the more popular binding services we offer.
  • Saddle stitched - Ideal for projects with 8 to 48 pages. 2 staples on the fold bind the pages together.

  • Spiral or coil binding - Round plastic coils used for books that you need to lay flat when opened. Durable and strong, this binding method is often used for documents that need to be mailed.

  • Comb binding - The classic round plastic bindings used for books up to 400 pages. Pages can be added or removed easily.

  • Wire O or double loop binding - Wire-bound materials can look extremely creative when a colorful wire is used. Pages will lay flat when book is opened.

  • Perfect binding - The type of binding used on paperback books.

  • Stapled - We use a machine to apply the staple in the corner of a sheaf of papers to hold them together firmly.

  • We also provide printed or plain covers, clear acetate covers, and other types of bindings for specialty projects.