MARCH 2010

Printing Plus recieves a fresh new look and revamped website!

After celebrating our 22nd anniversary in December, we have decided to give a fresh face to the company you know and love. We've developed a new branding package that includes a new logo, color scheme, stationery, and online presence. Take a look around at all the new changes, we are sure you will like what you see.

APRIL 2009

Printing Plus Wins Top Honors in Graphic Excellence

Printing Plus captured three awards at the Printing Industries of America Gulf Coast Region Graphic Excellence awards held in Houston on April 23, 2009. Over 250 printing industry representatives, their clients, graphic designers, and guest gathered at the Downtown Aquarium in Houston to celebrate the best printing in the Texas gulf coast region. Companies large and small competed for prestigious awards in the categories ranging from corporate annual reports and art reproductions to calenders, menus, and business stationery packages.

Printing Plus came away with three awards, two of them Best in Category, and one Award of Excellence.

Winning entries included:

Best of Category: Woodlands United Methodist Postcard

Best of Category: Miss Leslie Business Card

Award of Excellence: Mo Muscle Show Flyer

JUNE 2008

Printing Plus Installs New Hamada 2-Color Press

To meet the needs of our spot color work, we have added another two color press to our floor which supplements our two color Quickmaster Heidelberg Press. Quicker setup time, automatic plate loading and perfect registering all add up to cost savings and faster turnaround for our customers.

MARCH 2006

Printing Plus Installs New Duplo Booklet Maker

The ultimate collating and bookletmaking system that delivers cutting edge technology and unprecedented speeds of up to 10,000 collated sets or 5,000 saddlestitched booklets per hour. Coupled with our high speed cutter, Heidelberg Stahl right angle folder / scorer / perforator, drill, & laminating machine, the Duplo rounded out our inhouse bindery capabilities. We now offer more inhouse (ie. fast turnaround) than any other printer in this area.

JUNE 2003

Printing Plus Increases Efficiency with Prosetter 52 and Prinect solutions from Heidelberg

Printing Plus, located in North Houston, Texas, recently installed a Heidelberg Prosetter 52 to increase quality and efficiency. With the new system, the shop is transitioning from film processing to computer-to-plate workflow. Since the installation of the Prosetter, Printing Plus reports decreased prepress labor, faster makeready times and increased workload capacity. Printing Plus also added Prinect MetaDimension and Prinect Signa Station software to enhance its prepress technology and streamline its PDF workflow. The shop uses Heidelberg consumables products, including Saphira Violet plates and chemistry. Founded in 1987, Printing Plus houses six employees and services primarily local businesses and non-profit organizations.

JUNE 2002

Printing Plus Moves Into New Facility

After operating out of 4 office spaces in the Old Pitch's Hardware Center on I-45 for 15 years, we decided it was time to expand once more. The shopping center we were in was old and there were no more office spaces to expand into. So, in December we were on a quest to find a new home! After looking into buying existing buildings in the area and not finding anything we liked, our real estate agent said "Why don't you buy land and build yourself a building?" A couple of days later, we happened to drive past 3 acres with a for sale sign on it on Robinson Road in Oak Ridge North. It was not far from our current location and what a beautiful piece of property - a park-like setting with old oak trees and East Texas native plants. A perfect idyllic place - country in the city. And it had a mysterious history!

In June, we moved into our brand new beautiful 7,500 square foot facility. We now had an efficient floor plan with pretty new offices - a perfect workplace for our employees and customers. And we couldn't have pulled it off without the generous time and hard work of Ballard Contruction our builder; Henry Quigley, our realtor; Cydney Pearce, our interior designer; Don Roberts at Woodforest Bank, and Bob & Betty - our dear friends and movers who own Fairway Delivery. They all did a great job!


Printing Plus Installs 4 Color Press

To expand capabilities for our customers, we have purchased a new Heidelberg 4 color perfecting press. We are now able to offer inhouse full color offset printing which translates higher quality, quicker turnaround and more competitively price products for our customers. Heidelberg products are known for their quality and are considered the "Cadillac" in the printing industry.

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