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Supersonic Turnaround

Here at Olympus we enjoy a challenge! Seattle Aero wanted to update their look, have folders created, translated in three languages… and all before a trade-show. This gave us a short deadline! We accepted the challenge and with supersonic accurate speed, we were able to provide Seattle Aero with a modern new look that is…

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vCards on your Business Cards

There is a lot of debate around the viability of QR codes in marketing right now, but one use of the QR code is widely used and isn’t going anywhere. I’m talking about vCards and MeCards placed on printed business cards. Even companies like Google are using them. Some clients provide us with files that…

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Olympus Knows Periodical Printing

At Olympus we handle all manner of periodicals. Whether you are printing hundreds per month or tens of thousands we have the experience to keep you from common pitfalls that publishers run into. Our pre-press department is always working with publishers to make sure their periodicals meet their standards and come in on budget. No…

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2013 Calendar Contest Winners!

This years calendar photo contest was a lot of fun for employees and clients alike! We had almost one hundred entries, and many stunning examples of photographic passion and skill. Ultimately our voters had to decide on just thirteen images and although there were some clear favorites, a large handful just barely missed the cut….

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Experiencing Print

It’s about time for a change, not only for Olympus Press but for the entire print industry. The industry’s biggest change in the past 10 years has been the Green movement and major steps have been made to be working with Sustainable Resources.  This has been with the help of all of our Paper mills…

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Custom Product Packaging

To help market the launch of Thornton Place, a combination community/retail housing complex, we manufactured this really cool die-cut box which contained promotional materials for prospective community members. Unique print projects like this are handled with experience and care at Olympus Press….

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Print is Back: Student Newspaper Returns to Campus

This news story about young people seeing the value of print comes from right here in our own back yard. Seattle Central Community College was without a print newspaper for 4 years. The break, which ended a 40 year publication history of the colleges independently run “New City Collegian”, was ended last week. Our favorite…

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Print on Demand Product Labels

Retail Product Manufacturers You’re a real company, you make an honest-to-goodness tangible product and people depend on you. Shouldn’t your label printing company operate the same way? We think so. Yet in the wild west of web-retailers, there are plenty of one man print operations pretending to be the real thing, when in reality they…

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Olympus Press Clients

Some print companies like to list their clients, but we don’t share our corporate and big brand client list. However, with a little imagination you may be able to figure out a few… Our clients are: Some of our larger clients are major manufacturing corporations, shoe companies, national airlines, transit authorities, municipalities, telecom corporations, wineries,…

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Creepy Crawly Trading Cards

This is an interesting project we did for a Seattle Company who produced a set of hair-raising trading cards. The cards pulled all the stops making use of some great print techniques like metallic ink fades, spot varnishes and foil stamping—all in the same project….

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