Post-Press Directory

Use the Great Lakes Graphics Association to find your next post-press service provider on your next successful project.

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Address: 1250 Greenleaf Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Contact Name: Dan Griffin (Sales)
Contact Name 2: Eddie Watts (Sales & Estimating)
Business Phone Number: 847-860-5252
Business Phone Number 2: (847) 860-5252
Business Fax: 847-860-5494
Business Description:

Quality finishing services for the printing trade. 24-hour plant operation specializing in high volume, high quality cutting, folding, fugitive & permanent gluing and saddle stitching. Double gate folders with maximum width of 30 inches, shrinkwrapping and three hole drilling also available. In addition, we also offer ink jet addressing (inside & outside) as well as wafer sealing & card affixing.

Address: 883 Blair Avenue
Neenah, WI 54956
Contact Name: Steve Penkala
Contact Name 2: Randy School
Business Phone Number: 800-795-2463
Business Phone Number 2: (800) 795-2463
Business Phone Number 3: (920) 725-5060
Business Fax: 920-725-5065
Business Description:

Since 1995, Binding Edge, Inc. has continued to expand its capabilities and offers an array of bindery services. Binding Edge provides exceptional service and excellent turn times. We are conveniently located in the Midwest and ship to distribution centers throughout the U.S. and beyond. Our focus on lean manufacturing enables us to best utilize the space we have and more efficiently produce your products. In addition, as projects demand more space our modern facility is unique in that the size by square footage can be easily increased to accommodate the demand. Binding Edge, Inc. is proud and exists to produce exceptional materials, provide meaningful employment and give back to the community as a result of our blessings.

Address: 125 Weiler Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Contact Name: Luke Niemiec
Contact Name 2: Fred Arteaga
Business Phone Number: 847-437-6850
Business Phone Number 2: (847) 437-6850
Business Fax: 847-437-9809
Website Address: http://www.chicagolam.com
Business Description:

Chicago Laminating provides the Graphic Arts Industry with the highest quality and most convenient laminating and UV coating services available. Our investment in a well trained and dedicated team of professionals using the finest equipment enables us to provide customers with the highest quality product possible along with unsurpassed customer service.

Our knowledge of specialty applications provides our customers with a reliable source for the hard to locate product or service. Our capabilities include Laminating - thermal, cold, and pressure sensitive laminates applied to scores of different substrates (Chicago Laminating is not limited in substrate caliper as we can process material from 60# litho to 1/2"" thick acrylic sheets). We run Polyester, Polypropylene and Nylon (lay-flat) films in different finishes as well as pressure sensitive, floor graphic and barrier films on one side or two. We can do sealed edge pieces in film thicknesses from 1.7 to 10 mil. UV Coating - options include Gloss, Matte, Glitter, Grit, Writeable, Glueable/Stampable, High Slip and a special 2 sided material. We can do overall as well as knock-out spot to miss glue areas etc. and tight register spot to make your image POP.

We also do straight cutting, drilling, round cornering, eyelets, grommets, handwork & shrink wrapping.

Address: 8910 58th Place
Kenosha, WI 53144
Business Address2: Suite 100
Contact Name: Dan Jay
Contact Name 2: Liisa Ingolia
Business Phone Number: 262-657-3600
Business Phone Number 2: 4148010123
Business Phone Number 3: (262) 925-3443
Business Fax: 262-657-3601
Business Description:

We provide Print sourcing, Laminating (thermal & pressure sensitive), Die-cutting, Litho Mounting, Automatic Taping, Folding & gluing, trimming, round-cornering, drilling, eyeleting, shrinkwrapping, padding, easeling and kit packing.

Address: 1661 W. 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Contact Name: Mark Baugh
Contact Name 2: David Hurdle
Business Phone Number: 317-632-8098
Business Phone Number 2: (317) 632-8098
Business Phone Number 3: 317-632-8098 #16
Business Fax: 317-636-5709
Website Address: http://www.debaugh.com
Business Description:

Your one stop source for foil stamping, embossing, diecutting, UV coating (spot & overall) and folding/gluing services. Quality and speed is what we're all about - recognized by the PIA and awarded a Benny Best of Category for Finishing Techniques. And, with the latest technologies from Bobst, Steinemann, Sakurai, and GBC, be assured that your job will be completed accurately and on-time.

Proud winners of the following 2020 Graphics Excellence Awards:

COMAOE
“BOC”

Address: 2087 Foster Avenue
Wheeling, IL 60090
Contact Name: Scott Dvorak
Business Phone Number: 224-387-3200
Business Phone Number 2: 8472575609
Business Fax: 224-387-3216
Website Address: http://www.DDBCutting.com
Business Description:

Diamond Die & Bevel Cutting (www.DDBCutting.com) was founded to serve the finishing needs of the Chicagoland print community. Our 30,000 square foot facility is centrally located allowing us to best serve all of the Chicago market. Since 1998, every piece of equipment added to our production floor has been to enhance our full line of finishing capabilities. From providing DIE CUTTING, FOIL STAMPING, EMBOSSING & DEBOSSING, FOLDING & GLUING, KISS AND GUILLOTINE CUTTING, SHRINK WRAPPING & POLY BAGGING, AUTO BAGGING & LABELING, MOUNTING AND MORE, Diamond Die & Bevel has Unlimited Finishing & Creative Solutions to help you finish your project.

Now offering GLGA members free pick-up and delivery (within 25 miles), members should call us whenever they need assistance with the completion of a project. We have so many capabilities and are here to help no matter how large or small of a project or quick of a turn needed. Call us at (224) 387-3200 for a quote today!

Address: 1349 S. 55th Court
Cicero, IL 60804
Contact Name: Robert Windler
Contact Name 2: Mark Kalmes, Estimating
Business Phone Number: 708-656-3336
Business Phone Number 2: (708) 656-3336
Business Fax: 708-656-3386
Business Description:

Complete finishing services: diecutting, hot (foil) stamping, embossing, auto-gluing, bindery, handwork and more. Our experience and dependability translates into your results! Post-press finishing is our specialty. Since 1947 Diecrafters' people have made finishing your graphic communications easy. Call us to assist you on your next project!

Address: 4011 W. 54th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46254
Contact Name: Chris Eckhart
Contact Name 2: Cari Medaris
Business Phone Number: 317-347-2665
Business Phone Number 2: (317) 347-2665
Business Fax: 317-347-2666
Business Description:

Who we are - Eckhart and Company is a full service binding and print finishing company specializing in Perfect Binding and Mechanical Binding. We also manufacture Custom Information Packaging products. These specialties allow us to combine products and services to offer innovative solutions we call Cross-Over Packaging.

What we stand for - We have the reputation for providing quality, cost effective binding solutions, delivered on time and with a smile. We are seen as thought leaders in Mechanical Binding and visionaries in Cross-Over Packaging.

What we offer - The company is organized into three product areas:
Traditional Bindery Offerings: Specializing in mechanical binding but having a full service offering.

Custom Information Packaging: Providing traditional 3-ring binders, custom binders, index tabs, and related products.

Cross-Over Packaging: A unique combination of our binding services and custom information packaging products that provide unique packaging solutions of all types for information distribution.

Address: 1990 N. Mannheim Road
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Contact Name: Bob Quinn
Contact Name 2: Jackie Jagielko
Business Phone Number: 708-345-8484
Business Phone Number 2: (708) 345-8484
Business Fax: 708-345-8494
Website Address: http://www.gafco.com
Business Description:

GAFCO has been a superior quality diecutter/finisher for over 50 years. We have 14 diecutting presses, including three Bobst diecutters with automatic stripping. Other services include: mounting, 38" automatic folding/gluing, tipping & inserting, flatcutting, and a full-service finishing department which offers eyeletting, easel, calendar tinning, assembling, collating, high speed pressure sensitive taping, and more. GAFCO strives to deliver superior quality and service by responding to our customers' urgent needs and special requirements.

Address: 450 Corporate Woods Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Contact Name: Michelle Leissner
Contact Name 2: John Lipkowski
Business Phone Number: 847-383-6285
Business Phone Number 2: (847) 383-6285
Business Fax: 847-383-6292
Business Description:

H&H Graphics makes printed materials ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY. We have been refining and advancing the art of screen printing since 1978. We specialize in applications such as glitter, textures, fragrances (scratch n' sniff), scratch-off, spot gloss and matte UV, glow in the dark, metallics, pearls and many more. We also customize inks, coatings and screen techniques to create new and exciting products. Our unique and special effects make your printed piece stand out and get noticed, increasing your ROI...and in today's market that's critical. They also keep print relevant in the digital age, helping you transform your client's ordinary communications into multi-sensory opportunities that create lasting impressions.

In addition to commercial printing, we also enhance plastic cards, retail packaging, greeting cards, book jackets, and many more products with special effects.

Specialties:
Screen Printing, Textures, Glitter, Spot UV, Pearlescent, Metallics, Remoistenable Adhesive, Plastic Cards, Scratch-n-Sniff, Glow in the Dark, Scratch-Off, Custom Applications, Research and Development

PRINT

  • Advertising Specialties
  • Digital Business Printing
  • Sheetfed Printing
  • Digital Printing
  • Digital Printing 11x17 and smaller
  • 60 inch or Greater Large Format Printing
  • Package Printing
  • Product Package Printing
  • Decals and Pressure Sensitive Screen Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Glass Screen Printing
  • Plastics Container Screen Printing
  • Scratch-off Screen Printing
  • Special Substrate Screen Printing
  • Trade Only Printing
  • Variable Data Digital Printing
  • Women Owned
  • UV Coating
  • Book Covers
  • Laminating and Coating
  • Carton Printing
  • Plastics Printing
  • Post Press Coatings
  • Business Printing
  • Adhesives
  • Finishing
  • Pattern and Spot Gluing
  • Perforating
  • Remoistenable Glue Application
  • Printing with Coating
  • Large Format Screen Printing

PRODUCT

  • Brochures
  • Business Cards
  • Games
  • Posters
  • Presentation Folders
  • Scratch-off
  • Signs
  • Vinyl Binders
  • Credit Cards
  • Direct Mail Printing
  • Greeting cards
  • Invitations
  • Announcements and Invitations
  • Art Prints
  • Door Hangers
  • Game Pieces
  • Glow in the Dark Printing
  • Menu Covers
  • Static Cling Decals

EQUIPMENT

  • 5 - Fully Automatic Cylinder Presses (min. 10.625" x 13.25", max. 28" x 40")
  • 1 - 44" x 64" Semi-Automatic Press
  • 3 - 25" x 38" Semi-Automatic Presses
  • 4 Color Production Digital Copier
  • 6 - Complete Drying Lines (U.V. and Conventional)
  • 1 - 36" Programmable Paper Cutter
  • 1 - 52" Programmable Guillotine Cutter
  • 2 48" 8 Color Proofer / Ink Jet Printers

Complete Screen Making Facility