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President’s Blog: 13 Years & A Great Partnership

[From time to time, Oregon's President, Judd Plattenburg, provides commentary for the Oregon blog about the state of the business, industry, and community affairs.] August, 2018 How lucky I was for 13 years. Not many people can say they love what they do and get to work with their best friend every day, but from 2005 until early in 2018, Bob Allbery and myself worked as co-owners of Oregon Printing. I write this now, because Bob quietly retired this past spring, and as is his way, he did it without…

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And the winner is…

We're thrilled to announce that Oregon has been honored in the HP Inkspiration Awards for the third consecutive year! Our self-promotion direct mail piece, "Print on the Edge" was awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the 2018 competition. The piece was created by utilizing 2 sheets, printing on one side of each, gluing the pieces together, and painting the edges. It was also personalized to the recipient. The piece was designed and written by our in-house talent and printed on our HP Indigo in 4/Color Plus 4 hits of Opaque White.…

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Targeted Direct Mail for Nonprofit Organizations

The number-one priority for any nonprofit is advancing their organization’s mission. The number-one challenge? Ensuring donations continue to come in so that they can continue their work. There are so many worthy causes out there, and many demands on your prospects’ attention. How do you make them take notice of your organization—and then take action? Over our 40 years of business, Oregon has partnered with dozens of local nonprofits to assist in revitalizing their fundraising efforts. We’ve worked out a recipe for successful direct mail appeals and are happy to…

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THERE IS NO PERFECT PICKLE

Some of the best marketing advice you’ll ever hear? “There is no perfect pickle. There are only perfect pickles.” Odd? Yes. Relevant? 100%. Let us explain: As marketers, and as human beings, we can be a bit…self-involved. We put the ways in which we would like to be spoken to, acted around, and considered, to the forefront when communicating with our families and friends – and that behavior naturally extends to our businesses. In most areas of our lives, this practice is not a negative. In fact, it quite literally…

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OREGON RECOGNIZED FOR PRINT EXCELLENCE

Oregon Printing Communications is proud to announce it was recently awarded a 2018 Print Excellence Award from the Printing Industries of Ohio & N.Kentucky. Each year, Printing Industries of Ohio & N.Kentucky holds its Print Excellence Awards Competition to recognize Ohio and northern Kentucky printers who have demonstrated excellence in 35 categories. This year, member companies submitted close to 350 printed pieces, and two out-of-state expert judges ranked them in a regional competition. This year's judges were Ken Eberhart, Merrick Printing Company (Louisville, KY); and Jeff Ekstein, Willow Printing Group…

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