Solutions for Associations
Your association relies on trusted relationships, communication, and reliable results. Your success depends on the contributions of those who care about your cause and understand your resources. That is why you need more than a print vendor, but a partner whose expertise you can depend on to produce a quality publication, every time. We want to see you succeed, so we strive to tailor our services to your print, distribution, and communication needs.
How can we help you achieve your goals?
Explore our offerings throughout this site to see how we can help you meet your needs. Or, email Mark Pitzele or Vickie Jensen if you have specific inquiries or need help discerning the best solution for you.
What is our value to you?
Not all associations have the same level of resources, print expertise, or communication needs, so we provide custom solutions tailored to expand the success of you and your cause. Our Publishing Suite encompasses a wide variety of services, from printing to fulfillment to inventory solutions, all of which can be mixed, matched, and ordered a la carte to match your exact needs.
Tailored to Your Resources and Budget
Your resources are allocated to running your association; our resources are allocated to printing and distributing in the most efficient way possible. By offering all of our services out of a single facility, we achieve system efficiencies that we can pass along to you. In fact, in a recent survey, the majority of our customers stated that they felt this setup was advantageous to them. Plus, when you work with us, we proactively assess the best solution for you and your needs, putting our expertise to work for you and your budget. Give us a call to see how competitive we can be in combining your need for savings and quality.
Responsive to Your Level of Expertise
Your association deserves a quality publication, on time, without needing a translator to communicate with your print vendor. In our partnership, we want to help you feel control, not confused. Our account reps are experts in both print and people, meaning we can tailor our communications to ensure that your job is completed to match your needs, regardless of your familiarity with the print world. Our efforts save you from time, frustration, and communication breakdowns.
When you face limited resources, your greatest asset is a partner you can trust. While we pride ourselves on our 99.6% on-time delivery rate, we also make great efforts to address potential problems before they arise–and correct them quickly and professionally when they do. Our customers continue to trust us with their jobs because of our proactive efforts to ensure your association’s best interests are met above all.
How does this meet your needs?
- Digital (Toner and Inkjet) & offset printing
- Short & long runs
- Wide variety of paper stocks & trim sizes
- Black/white & 2-color printing
- 1-color & 4-color inserts
- Full color covers
- Variable data applications supported
- Loose-leaf binder material
Our solutions help your association communicate its cause with:
- Research publications
- Reference materials
- Reports, journals, & periodicals
- Novels, collections, & anthologies
- Specialty publications
- Update material & addenda
- Softbound & hardbound, with burst binding & Smythe sewn options
- Foil stamping & embossing
- Dust jacketing
- Assembly & shrink wrap
- Present your association’s cause with durability & prestige
- Cost-effective binding solutions to help your budget go further
- Prepare your files for e-publication
- Mobi & ePub formats
- Gain visibility & give your audience the convenience the of accessing content electronically
- Store any number of titles in our warehouse
- Monitor inventory & project reprints accurately
- Sarbanes-Oxley compliant inventory updates
- Fulfill your readers’ needs faster by shipping direct from inventory in our facilities
- Reap budget savings by storing your inventory right where it is printed
- Accurately assess your inventory levels
- Reliably project your reprint needs
- Respond quickly to changes in market demand
- Store files securely on our system
- Order reprints of any of your titles through our custom portal
- Seamlessly forward your files
- Keep track of your title portfolio while gaining added functionality for sending & printing files
Fulfillment & Subscriptions
- Orders processed and shipped within 24 hours
- Discounted shipping rates
- 30% off published UPS Ground
- 40% off published UPS 2-day
- 50% off published UPS next day
- Delivered to you or directly to the customer from our warehouse
- Individual and bulk orders
- Custom kitting
- Returns processed daily
- Get material to your audience faster, with one of the fastest turn times in the industry
- Ship your titles anywhere they need to go-even to members’ doorsteps!
- Coordinate logistics to match your exact needs
- Cross-sell your content & propel the success of your titles with custom kits
Retail Distribution & Management
- List publications with major retailers
- We manage orders, ship inventory, & manage invoicing & collecting for you
- Get your publications noticed & accessible by listing with major retailers
- Focus your attention on your specialty rather than retailing, confident that your titles are in the hands of an experienced print expert