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Equipment Profile: Standard Horizon Perfect Binder

Equipment Profile: Standard Horizon Perfect Binder

ICYMI: Last week, we gave a 10,000-foot view of some big changes within our bindery department. We’re now narrowing that scope to individually outline how each piece of new machinery pertains to your print jobs. Since perfect binding is a new in-house service at Delzer, we’re eager to share how our Standard Horizon Perfect Binder equipment can help… Read more »

Kitting Doesn’t Have to Be a Grinch

Kitting Doesn’t Have to Be a Grinch

It was a quarter past dawn, All the Whos, still a-bed, All the Whos, still a-snooze, When he packed up his sled. Packed it up with their presents. The ribbons! The wrappings! The tags! And the tinsel! The trimmings! The trappings! Three thousand feet up! Up the side of Mt. Crumpit, He rode with his… Read more »

Common Mailpiece Dimensions

Common Mailpiece Dimensions

The Print-Centric Designer Designers who specialize in traditional, tangible marketing materials have numerous details to consider when setting up their artwork for print distribution – but for the sake of keeping your attention, we’re only going to focus on two that specifically relate to this post. That’s right, just slowly move your mouse away from… Read more »

Mail Classifications Made Simple

Mail Classifications Made Simple

Here’s a scenario: You’re planning a campaign for an upcoming event. You want to hit as many people with your message as possible, for the best price, within a realistic timeframe. You intend to use a number of different print pieces like postcards, invitations, and maybe even a custom, die-cut and folded piece to really… Read more »

Digitally Driven: New Equipment Announcement

Digitally Driven: New Equipment Announcement

New to Delzer’s digital press floor joins not one, but two new Konica Minolta AccurioPress C6100 digital color presses. They replace our single KM C7000 digital press, bringing you quicker turnaround time, brilliant color, and value-added features.   Konica Minolta AccurioPress C6100 Features Secure Speed and Capacity Hide your personal desktop printer’s eyes – the Konica Minolta… Read more »

Printing Terms That Go Toe-to-Toe

Printing Terms That Go Toe-to-Toe

Print is by no means a young invention; it’s been around wayyy longer than your mother-in-law. When working with a printer, it’s helpful to understand the terms that adhere specifically to the printing process as a well-informed customer. But while print itself is a deeply-rooted advancement in society, it continues to have tricky terms that still… Read more »

How to Set Up White Ink Using a Spot Color

How to Set Up White Ink Using a Spot Color

Wide format print makes an impression. When it comes to materials, dimensions, and techniques, this digital sub-department has a skill set all its own. One of those skills is printing in white ink – something no other printing department here can do. Where is White Ink Useful? Our Fuji Acuity Advanced flatbed printing press print… Read more »

New Hire News: Meet Daniel O’Connor, Press Feeder Operator

New Hire News: Meet Daniel O’Connor, Press Feeder Operator

As we continue to bring in work for our Komori Lithrone GL840P perfecting offset press, we also continue to bring in the workforce to run it. Dan O’Connor is learning first-hand how to get your job done right as the newest Press Feeder Operator on Delzer’s team. Meet Daniel O’Connor, Press Feeder Operator Name &… Read more »

We’re Back

We’re Back

  Don’t call it a comeback. We’ve been here for a year. You may recall our New Year’s resolution back in 2017: To go digital. We dove in and enjoyed producing a year’s worth of varied blog and social media content. This year we took a digital hiatus for the month of January. Well, at… Read more »