Your Source for Printing News, Industry Perspective, New Materials and much more. It is the Road Less Printed, after all.

What’s a print company doing with a blog? Our passion is discussing print, showcasing clients, uncovering interesting applications and marketing trends. You never know what you might find, but at a minimum, we’ll seek to educate, entertain and put a smile on your face.

  • Guest entries from customers and vendors
  • Innovative installations to grow your business
  • Employee achievement and team spotlights
  • Marketing tips and much more.

Our goal is to share information that is interesting, answers your questions and helps you make decisions about the printing services you need.Have a topic you would like us to discuss? We are all ears.

Make Your Point

Chances are you have encountered, interacted with or noticed some form of point of purchase display out and about in Chicago – or really any region in the United States.

An amazing stat?  Over 70% of consumers decide to make a purchase AFTER arriving to a store.

I had to read that…

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Heard The Buzz?

Over 100 million Americans reach for a cup of coffee to start their day.

Legend has it,we should thank an Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi for our morning elixir. When his herd munched on tree berries, he noticed the animals had a burst of energy.

Reporting his findings to the local monastery,…

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Ice Bucket Challenge

The Cushing team was proud to take the #icebucketchallenge today!

And proud to sponsor our neighbors upstairs, the ALS Association of Chicago, with a $1,000 contribution.

Connect with the ALS Chicago Chapter.

When Less is More

Need for Speed
Do you remember … say about fifteen minutes ago … when in order to have something printed, you had to either hand deliver the image or, God forbid, send it through the United States Postal Service?

Aren’t you glad those days are over?

With today’s digital workflows, and the ease…

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