CREEL Printing is a full service facility with capabilities ranging from pre-media, printing, binding, mailing, distribution and fulfillment. Our facility operates 24 hours: 7 days a week and produces a wide variety of award winning printed media ranging from Direct Mail, Manuals, Catalogs, Publications, and Commercial products. CREEL Printing operates on three business principles that have been our foundation since 1953; Exceptional service, Quality printing, and Exceeding our client’s expectations.
Customer Service– Understanding the importance of Service, your company will be assigned a CREEL Customer Service Representative, or Representative team, as a primary contact for production and distribution information. The Customer Service Representative’s responsibilities include providing daily scheduling, manufacturing, and distribution status updates from the receipt of electronic file submission through distribution.
Pre-Press– CREEL Printing utilizes the most advanced state-of-the-art prepress technology available in our industry; allowing our clients to streamline their production workflow, improve approval timelines, and remotely collaborate with multiple users, all from their web browser. Our services range from technical support, photo retouching, design, page processing, certified proofing, and computer-to-plate. CREEL also offers turn-key remote proofing solutions. These proofing solutions include a color management server, certified to SWOP or Gracol standards, and proofing devices designed to fit your production environment. With multiple locations; we are able to provide unparalleled service to accommodate your pre-press and production needs.
Press– With the latest in Heatset web, Sheetfed, Coldset and Digital print technology, along with a wide range of press and inline finishing, we are able to produce any type of offset printing required. CREEL Printing has been recognized as a national leader in print quality by the Web Offset Association and Gold Ink organization and continually strives to produce products that exceed our client’s expectations. With a multitude of inline folding options ranging from Digest, Quarter, Tab, Gate, Double Gate, Delta, Double Parallel, PCF, Booklet, Rack, Slim Jim, and Landscape, our press lines are designed to efficiently produce the highest quality projects at unparalleled press speeds.
Bindery/Finishing– To accommodate your finishing requirements, CREEL Printing incorporates various high speed binding lines including SP1100 selective saddle stitching, Muller Martini saddle-Stitching, along with 18 pocket Kolbus Publica and 16 pocket Ratio Perfect binders. To compliment our high speed Binding lines, we have installed custom finishing options including Die scoring, Drilling, Tipping, Shrink Wrapping, and Folding.
Mailing/Distribution– CREEL Printing performs all data services requested (NCOA, De-Duping, etc). Within 48 hours we will return the postage amount, list of any error records, list of any changes due to requested data services, and total counts for the client. For production, we will produce files for Domino Inkjetting (if in-line on binder) or labels through our Printronix Printers, if label on Poly are required. For all Polybag projects we will utilize our Buhrs3000 high-speed polybagger. In-line with this system we have a LabelAir labeling system which will apply mail labels on the outside of poly. CREEL Printing also has an on-site DMU (USPS office of entry). All mail is verified via Optional Procedure and placed on our nightly USPS truck by 6 p.m. For distribution through foreign and Canadian – we process and label the same as our domestic, with XPO foreign mail consolidators picking these up (3x week) to consolidate with other mail going to the same countries for the best postal rates. For all other full rate first class mail, we meter and tray for our USPS delivery to the local post office by 7 p.m. nightly. CREEL Printing will review all multishipments. for the best rate including FedEx Ground service versus USPS, and suggest these changes when applicable.