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Wright Business Graphics Earns FSC certification

1/1/2010

Wright Business Graphics announced today that they have earned their multi-plant chain-of-custody FSC certification for their Kent, WA and Portland, OR facilities. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international nonprofit organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC-certified products use wood from forests that are managed according to strict environmental, social and economic standards. “This certification goes hand in hand with our efforts to continually do the right thing as a company when it comes to our customers, employees and in this case, the environment” says Dan Adkison, Pres / COO of Wright Business Graphics, the west coast’s largest independent, trade-only printer. “Wright Business Graphics is committed to operating all facets of our business in an environmentally responsible way. We endorse and embrace the certifying agencies that audit the print industry.” said Dan. “Working in partnership with these agencies, as well as our supplier partners and end user customers, we can substantively reduce the impact on the ecosystem.”

Wright Imaging Announces New NCOA Regulations

1/1/2010

Dear Valued Customer
As of January 4, 2010, the new regulations at the United States Postal Service (USPS) will require all business mailers to run their mailing pieces through the National Change of Address (NCOA) process in order to receive postage discounts and avoid penalties. This new requirement will help the post office deliver mail more quickly and efficiently while still offering their customers large postage discounts. The NCOA process is simply a method of changing a provided address to the most current address as known by the USPS. This is done at Wright's by running your address data through NCOA as we are processing your job prior to printing and mailing. Any addresses that require updating are called 'hits'. These hits are changed and reflected properly on the printed mail piece. The 'hits' are provided in a report and forwarded back to you for updating in your database, which will then be reflected accurately the next time you transmit to us. We understand, however, that there may be circumstances where our customers would like us to refrain from changing a provided address, regardless of its' accuracy. This is also possible and we would still run it through NCOA but not apply the change. We would simply send it out at full rate ($.44 each) as it may no longer be co-mingled with discounted mail because it is essentially a bad address as viewed by the USPS.

In order to provide you with the service of your preference, please let us know which option you would like:
1) NCOA with applied corrections (cost of $.005 per 'hit') or
2) Run through NCOA without applying the corrections and send those mail pieces at full rate ($.44 each).
If you wish to select the first option, please fill out the attached form and return to us. Should you decide on the second option and not have your addresses corrected, please respond via email in that regard. Thank you in advance for your timely response. Should you have any questions, please let your CSR or me know and we would be happy to answer them for you.

Sincerely,
Tim L. White
Vice President, Operations

New Equipment in Portland!

1/1/2010

The Portland facility recently installed a Heidelberg Letterpress to their ever-expanding bindery. This letterpress has a maximum sheet size of 25 ΒΌ x 35 3/8, the perfect compliment to our commercial printing department. We can now offer the most precise in-house die-cutting, kiss cutting, perforating and scoring for the most complex sheet fed products.

PPI PrintROCKS Award!

11/30/2009

Pacific Printing and Imaging Association (PPI) Announced the winners of the 2nd annual PrintROCKS! Awards. Wright Business Graphics: received awards for outstanding achievement in: Stationary and Office Materials. Presentation Folders/Portfolios and binders. Marketing and promotional Materials. The awards celebrate printing excellence in the Pacific Northwest and acknowledge the outstanding work by talented and dedicated individuals within PPI's six state region.

Wright Business Graphics Expands Senior Management Team

11/25/2009

Wright Business Graphics Holding Co. (parent company of Wright Business Graphics, Wright Imaging and Wright Business Graphics of California) announced the addition of Debbie Aker as Director of Customer Service, a newly created position for the 47+ MM company headquartered in Portland, OR. Prior to joining Wright Business Graphics, Aker served as Customer Service Manager for WorkflowOne’s Portland division. "We are thrilled to have Debbie joining our team as we continue to transform and retool the company for the future. Debbie is a highly disciplined, creative and seasoned business professional with an outstanding track record of streamlining and enhancing customer service functions for growing, multi-location companies like ours." said Dan Adkison, President and COO. “Our customers can expect to see substantive improvement in all critical, client-facing initiatives”, said Gordon Klepec, Vice President of Sales. Aker began her career in the print industry with Wright Business Graphics in 1980. From 1988 to 1990 she worked in her family’s print manufacturing facility in Texas. Aker ultimately relocated back to Portland, OR, where she currently resides with her husband and two daughters.

Wright Named 2008 Top Portland Commercial Printer!

11/11/2008

The Portland Business Journal, in the May 2008 issue, named Wright Business Graphics as the top commercial printer in Portland (based on number of employees). Wright has made a substantial investment in equipment and personnel in order to be able to offer our customers the best in commercial printing along with our complement of traditional products and services. Robin Dodd, our commercial sales/production manager has used his talents and connections to increase our commercial incoming tenfold. We now have dedicated and experienced commercial operators throughout the process. The addition of the IGen allows us the flexibility of running color work sheet, web or digital. Call us today for a quote and let us show you what has made us the top Portland commercial printer for 2008!

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