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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.

Marching Ahead for a Great Cause

Each of us has a cause we believe in, right?

Conor Harmon is a graduate of UIC, completing their graphic design program and joined the Cushing team this summer. Current Project Manager Julia Kaufman attended UIC too!  After a stint at the Shedd Aquarium, handling all their marketing and design work…

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Two Steps Forward

On the Cushing shop floor, there is a close-knit group of professionals working each day to fulfill client projects. It’s a creative bunch, and production is the place where big ideas are born. Earlier in the year, customer service hero John Nelson was thinking about a step in the right…

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Making Our Case

Did you know?

Cushing is now CASE-Ready – and it has nothing to do with suitcases, packing your bags or going on a trip. With deep roots in the Chicago community, it only makes sense that we’d take the steps to get involved. Comprised of  “sixteen prominent public, private, non-profit and…

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Behind The Scenes With the Video Production Team

According to an Animoto study, 1 out of 4 online users might lose interest in a website, if it does not include video (while each situation, company or firm is different, those numbers are hard to ignore).

Ani-what? Animoto is a cloud-based video and slideshow tool where anyone from a small…

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Summertime and the Printing is Easy

We have a lot to celebrate in this edition of From the Flatbed! The first day of summer, Cushing’s Indigo Open House, new employees, and much more. Thanks for reading and we hope to see you in the shop soon!

Twinning

Coincidence or not, looks like some Cushing employees subliminally wore matching…

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Name Dropped a Top Shop

Welcome to another edition of From The Flatbed, your condensed version of what’s happening at Cushing.  We spotlight a couple of new projects, share developments and interesting tidbits from the shop. We hope your spring is off to a great start and the Cushing team is here to help with…

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