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And the winner is…

GPA, the market leader in substrate solutions for offset, digital, and wide format printing, announced the winners of their 2015 Print & Design Contest, which honors excellence and creativity in printing. Companies across North America submitted their entries on GPA substrates to compete in eight product categories for the Best of Category award; from the eight winning entries, one was chosen as Best of Show. Oregon Printing Communications won this year’s Best of Show award for their creative spin on a corporate capabilities booklet in the Ultra Digital® Papers 2…

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Chocolate Gets Personal

Who wouldn't love an Esther Price milk chocolate candy bar with their name written all over it? For the holidays, we decided to partner with Esther Price, a local Dayton company that we all cherish, to provide our friends and family with personalized candy bars and show off what our HP Indigo 5600 can really do for our customers. So, how do you create a personalized campaign? It’s really pretty simple…start with your data. We decided to use just first names as our variable, but the possibilities are endless. Here…

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Ask a Direct Mail Expert: 6 Tips from Trish Witkowski

Trish Witkowski loves getting mail. She gets it from mailing lists. From friends and colleagues who send her pieces to check out. From marketing and print industry sources. And she does more than just read her mail. She scrutinizes it. Trish evaluates mail pieces’ format, messaging, materials used, and even a sender’s postage and address strategy. She identifies trends across the hundreds of pieces she looks at. Then, she makes those trends and innovations accessible to others. Besides being a direct mail aficionada, Trish is the founder and Chief Folding…

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What does Oregon love about Dayton?

What do we love about Dayton, Ohio? It’s no secret that Oregon’s love for Dayton runs deep. Many of us grew up here, so we know some of the town’s best-kept secrets. But we believe in sharing good ideas with others—so we asked a few members of the Oregon team about their favorite things to eat, drink, and see in the Gem City.   What’s your go-to restaurant in Dayton? Lucky’s Tap Room and Eatery in the Oregon District has great burgers, craft beer, and friendly staff—the perfect combo in…

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Meet Our Design Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the Winners of the “Make it White” Design Contest We launched the “Make it White” design contest to introduce our customers to the awesome things designers can do with white ink. It’s a new capability for us—but the winning design is more than 4 years in the making. Years ago, Richard Kaiser, co-founder of local marketing agency Lion + Panda, began keeping a list of things to do in Dayton. He and a friend came up with nearly 200 items. Then the demands of running a business took…

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