Printing & Imaging

To bring your personalized, marketing messages ideas to life, you'll need the help of a full-service provider with in-house printing and imaging solutions via cutting-edge equipment and technology.

Printing and Imaging

It’s More Than Just Ink On Paper.

Combining 50-plus years of printing experience with investing in the latest technology, Design Distributors pairs traditional industry knowledge with innovative thinking and methods to offer unparalleled service and cost-effective solutions to meet your printing and imaging needs. 

By working with skilled graphic designers who have access to state-of-the-art equipment, you'll be able to turn your direct marketing ideas into reality.

We specialize in a variety of printing solutions for

  • Envelopes
  • Continuous forms
  • Letters
  • Self Mailers
  • Brochures
  • Buck slips
  • Bind in's
  • Postcards
  • Newsletters
  • Order forms
  • Booklets
  • Die-cut pieces
  • Folding cartons
  • ...and more!

Our Web Presses

Muller Martini 10 color Variable Press (1)

This web press has the ability to print multiple variations of up to either 10 colors. It features in-line die cutting, remoist pattern gluing, scratch and sniff, applied scents, and can deliver either on a roll for lasering or sheets to fold and cut.  Products are completed with uncoated stock and a matte/silk coated finish.

Product Specifications:

  • UV Drying and In-line Die-Cutting,
  • Remoist Pattern Gluing, Scratch & Sniff
  • Cylinder sizes: 17”, 20”, 22”, 28”
  • Max web width: 20-1/2”
  • Capable of running roll to sheet, roll to fold, and roll to roll.
Muller Martini 8 color Variable Press (1)

This press has the ability to print multiple variations of up to 8 colors. It features in-line die cutting, and can deliver either on a roll for lasering or sheets to fold and cut. Products are completed with uncoated stock and a matte/silk coated finish.

Product Specifications:

  • UV Drying and In-line Die-Cutting,
  • Remoist Pattern Gluing, Scratch & Sniff
  • Cylinder sizes: 17”, 20”, 22”, 28”
  • Max web width: 20-1/2”
  • Capable of running roll to sheet, roll to fold, and roll to roll.
Didde Glaser (1)

The Didde Glaser uses 4 colors and runs roll to sheet.  The press also includes in-line remoist and pattern gluing and 2 plow folding stations.

Product Specifications:

  • 18 x 17”

Our Sheetfed Presses

Mitsubishi Press (1)

The Mitsubishi Press contains 6-Colors with Anilox coater and extended delivery.  Additional features include an auto-preset inking System (API-III), impression pressure presetting system, feeder and delivery presetting system, automatic ink roller wash, coater circulation system, and tower coater.

Product Specifications:

  • 28” x 40”
  • 6 colors
  • Plus Coater
Hamada Press (1)

This short run sheetfed press is reliable and sturdy with a quick set up time. As a 2 color printing press, it’s perfect for all multi-color and tight-register printing. Additional features include an infrared dryer and ultrasonic double detector.

Product Specifications:

  • 15" x 18"
  • 2 colors

Our Digital Printing Presses

***NEW*** Ricoh Pro C9100/C9110 Series (1)

These color production sheetfed printers offer toner-based imaging to create personalized output without slowing down workflow. Offering high-speed and high-quality digital systems that can handle print volumes of up to 1 million pages per month - each printer has a perfected automated finishing to ensure a professional look.

Product Specifications:

  • Fiery E43/Pro 80 and E83/QX Controller
  • EFI Platform
  • Windows 7 Professional™ for Embedded Systems x64
  • Vacuum Feed Large Capacity Input Tray (LCIT RT5100)
  • Bridge Unit for LCIT RT5100 (BU5010)
  • Multi Bypass Tray Unit (BY5010)
  • High Capacity Stacker (SK5030)
  • CMYK Toners
Ricoh 7100C Digital Color Laser Press (1)

This color production sheetfed printer offers toner-based imaging to create personalized output without slowing down workflow, with automated finishing to ensure a professional look.

Xerox D125 Black & White Digital Printer (1)

The Xerox IGen allows for quality and custom dimensional results without the setup costs.  It finishes from matte to high gloss and has the ability to run specialty papers and pre-die-cut sheets from both Xerox and many other manufacturers.

Product Specifications:

  • Max sheet size: 11" x 17"
  • Max Stock Wt. 80# Cover
Xerox IGen 4C Digital Printing System (1)

The Xerox IGen can run up to 22"x14" sheets up to 18 pt. thickness and finishes from matte to high gloss. This printer also has the ability to run specialty papers and pre-die-cut sheets from Xerox and many other manufacturers, producing a quality finished product without the high costs.

Product Specifications:

  • Max sheet size: 14” x 22"
  • 18 pt. Stock thickness
  • Toner based variable imaging sheet fed machine

Our Envelope Presses

Perfecting Halm Jet (3)

The HaIm Jet Presses presses can imprint in pre-manufactured envelopes in a variety of different sizes and configurations.

Product Specifications:

  • 2 color, 2 sided printing
  • Up to 9" x 12"
Perfecting Halm Super Jet (2)

The HaIm Jet Presses presses can imprint in pre-manufactured envelopes in a variety of different sizes and configurations.

Product Specifications:

  • 2 color, 2 sided printing
  • Up To 12” x 15.5”
Non-Perfecting 4 Color Halm Jet (1)

The HaIm Jet Presses presses can imprint in pre-manufactured envelopes in a variety of different sizes and configurations.

Product Specifications:

  • 4 color
  • Up To 9" x 12"

Our Electronic Prepresses

  • Heidelberg Creo Trendsetter (Platesetter)  (1)
  • Agfa Elantrix 150X (Plate Processor)  (1)
  • Epson 9800 (2)

Our Imaging Services

  • IMac G5 Intel Core Workstations (3)
  • PC Servers (3)
  • EskoArtwork Nexus PDF Workflow
  • Dynastrip Imposition Software
  • DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, Zip (100mg, 250mg)
  • FTP on site
  • Adobe CSC
  • Canon 8000 IPF0 Double-sided Color Proofer
  • QuarkXpress
  • Apogee Prepress

Our Continuous Laser Printers

Océ Pagestream 372

The PageStream 372 continuous form laser printer is equipped with an incredibly powerful and fast controller system lto allow for optimal functionality, speed, and performance.  Additionally, the printers advanced paper transport technology enables both pinless an pinfed paper, giving way for wider print width and new paper-handling flexibility at a lower overall cost.

Product Specifications:

  • LED PLUS Imaging Electrophotography (two-component system)
  • 1 black developer toner station
  • 1 quick change developer toner station
  • Optional color toner (MICR)
  • Heat and pressure-based fusing method
  • (Standard) 240 and 300 dots per inch print quality with switchable multi-resolution mode.
  • (Optional) 600 dots per inch quality with switchable multi-resolution mode.
  • Automated Integrated Power Stacker Standard Océ Certified Post-Processing Attachments including Automatic Stacker, Cutter, Job Separation, Rolls, Color

Océ 2240 Continuous Form

Designed specifically for higher capacity mid-volume print producers, the new Océ 2240 printer offers stunning print quality, versatility and reliability for both rigid and flexible media along with simplistic and precise media positioning. Additionally, this printer contains a low-energy UV curing system for printing on thin and heat-sensitive media.

Product Specifications:

  • Mid-volume UV flatbed printer
  • Piezoelectric inkjet printing method
  • 4-channel system with two 636-nozzle. Variable droplet printhead per channel
  • CMYK Ink configuration
  • Print resolution of variable droplet sizes, from 6 to 42 picolitres

 

IBM InfoPrint 4000

The IBM InfoPrint 4000is a high-speed, high-production, on-demand, continuous forms, all-points-addressable, duplex and simplex laser printing system.  In addition to quality printing and production, this printer offers both high duplex and simplex throughput speeds. It also includes an Advanced Function Common Control Unit (AFCCU) designed for host-managed printing recovery, along with an enhanced toner loading system for exceptional productivity and overall page integrity.

Product Specifications:

  • 240 x 240 dots-per-inch, dpi only
  • 300 x 300 dpi only
  • 240/300 dpi customer switchable
  • Supporting of BCOCA Barcode Symbologies
  • Operator console with IBM color monitor and a touch screen input device
  • G3, G4, MMR, and ABIC-supported image decompression standards
  • XGA touch screen operator controls