Commercial Printing Tips & Tricks Blog | Cedar Graphics UV Offset & Digital Printing

Cedar Graphics Invests in Speed and Green: New Press Coming to Hiawatha

Posted on 6/1/2017 by Justin McDonald

“The driving force in our decision to purchase the KBA Rapida 106 press was its productivity and its LED-UV capabilities. We’re anticipating a plethora of benefits for our company and our customers..."

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Cedar Graphics File Exchange

Posted on 3/8/2017 by in Cedar Graphics File Exchange PDF

If you are ready to exchange a file with Cedar Graphics, please double check the following steps to create a print-ready PDF to ensure a smooth process as we prepare to print your piece.

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Judges Choice in Peoria

Posted on 2/17/2017 by in Cedar Graphics Digital Printing Awards Addy

Cedar Graphics' partnership with Smiley Graphix earns Gold, plus Judge's Choice for Alluvian in Peoria Advertising Awards. Big win for Peoria office and staff.

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Postal Rate Increases Take Effect on Sunday, January 22, 2017

Posted on 12/14/2016 by in Direct Mail USPS

USPS has proposed rate increase for mailing services in January 2017. The prices have not increased in the past 3 years. These price changes do not include regular postcards, letters being mailed internationally, or for additional ounces for single piece letters.

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Pop-Up Direct Mailer on Fold of the Week

Posted on 11/13/2015 by Justin McDonald

Making an impact with a self mailer is easy with this unique pop-up mailer. This unique piece features a pop-up of a city skyline.

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Think To Ink: Success!

Posted on 10/13/2015 by Josh McCall in Cedar Graphics Events Think To Ink

Last month, Cedar Graphics hosted the Think To Ink open house event. Attendees got the chance to tour the Cedar Graphics facility, as well as enjoy great food and awesome speakers, and hopefully walked away knowing more about what it is that takes ideas from design to reality.

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Cedar Graphics featured on Fold of the Week

Posted on 10/2/2015 by Justin McDonald

While Trish Witkowki was at our Think to Ink event in September, she raided our filing cabinets and pulled out some pretty impressive folds. This is one of our favorites, an L Shaped Cross with a Hexagon fold out.

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Join Us For Think To Ink!

Posted on 8/17/2015 by Josh McCall in Cedar Graphics Direct Mail Events Think To Ink

The upcoming Think To Ink event will showcase how an idea gets from some designers head to the page in front of you, with special guest speakers Trish Witkowski and Von Glitschka.

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Direct Mail More Effective Than Digital Ads, Study Says

Posted on 7/1/2015 by Josh McCall in Direct Mail USPS

Ever since digital advertising was first invented, people have been arguing about its effective versions more traditional, print ads. Well, the argument may now finally be put to rest thanks to a study done by neuroscientists at Temple University.

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Printing On Plastic: Options and Advantages

Posted on 6/30/2015 by Josh McCall in Substrates Plastic

Trying to find the right material to print on is always complicated, especially when it comes to plastic. Thankfully, many of these difficulties can be avoided by understanding what types of plastics can be used for printing, and which one is best for your needs.

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