Posts by Jon Davis | Cushing

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.

Head of the Class

Ever have a conversation that just gets you so excited for the next work day?

Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School is located in Chicago’s southwest side, and connected with our team a few weeks back. The reason why? I am borrowing from their mission statement:

“We strive to promote…

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Why School Branding Is Important and Tips To Pass the Test

Do you remember your school days (or perhaps you were in a daze)?

It’s time to sharpen that #2 pencil. We’re talking school branding.

My first interaction with school brand were cutouts for the Park Ridge Falcons (made from coroplast). I walked past them on a shop floor hand truck. Before moving…

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Private Eyes to Privacy Film

There is a classic song by Hall & Oate’s (well, aren’t they all classics? After all, they called themselves the Beatles of the 80’s.)

Once played, of course, it gets stuck in your head and soon you’re yearning for the days of MTV (when they still played music), Family Ties and…

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Movember to No Shave November

Gobble, Gobble…

Another year has flown by and turkey day is around the corner.  While I won’t drop in a laundry list of all the things we are thankful for, it’s time for your digest of what’s been happening at Cushing.

No Shave November

We ditched our razors to…

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October Surprise

OK, I blinked and the summer went by – in that time we completed dozens of installations, had a company party, launched several website videos, hosted a group here at Cushing and so much more.

Welcome to the quasi-fall From the Flatbed – if you follow this blog, then you know…

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Baiting the Hook

With Facebook clamping down on Clickbait, we thought it would be fun to come up with examples you would see to promote a printing company.

Of course, we have never used any of these (here’s a take on the classics we stumbled across and had to share) – so we felt it…

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