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Changing Markets

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.

The Path to the PageWide

Cushing’s latest color printer produces 30 posters a minute!

It’s an incredible feeling to hear business associates and industry contacts say: “your team really keeps up with technology”. I am always thankful, humble and truthfully, I quietly agree.  We are pretty adept and lucky to be alive after several shifts in our…

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Our Printed Past and Future

Celebrating July 4, it got me thinking about a delicate sheet of paper that means to many things to so many people, in the United States and beyond. What would happen if the Declaration of Indpendence had been printed today?

In the eighteen century the Declaration of Independence was drafted by…

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A Call to Contacts

Ever have one of those nights?  Wake up at 3:30 a.m., watch the ceiling fan spin and can’t fall back asleep.

That one idea (or thought) won’t let you conk back out. Meanwhile, a litter of items sit at the office on the “to-do” list for the next day.  Good news…

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A Heart Wallming Story

Dec of Cards
Doesn’t it seem wall décor printing is creeping up everywhere?

Actually, I think it’s a great buzzword for an application that has been around longer than you might think.

While trending all over Chicago, Cushing has been printing wall murals and creating custom wallpaper for years. Of course, it was…

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Custom Seasons Greetings (Cards, That is)

A Global Firm 
Wilmont “Vic” Vickery founded VOA Associates Incorporated, a worldwide architecture firm, opening offices in both Chicago and Orlando in 1969. From 1977 to 1990, VOA’s Windy City office was located on the 14th floor of the historic Chicago Tribune Tower. In 1990, the firm moved to the Motorola…

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Last Blast Before Fall

How did the summer get by me?!?  Teachers are prepping classrooms, the last of the vacations are ending, and the occasional cool night has the whiff of fall.  Pretty soon there will be pumpkin piles outside the garden center.

But your printing team at Cushing is planning the last Open House…

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