Questions and Answers

Many people call us with questions that they believe have simple answers, but they don’t have simple answers. A caller rings in asking, “Hi, how much do you charge for color copies?” Before we can answer that question we need to know several things. The first question we’ll ask is “what are you doing with… Continue reading Questions and Answers

Money

Sometimes people are surprised at printing costs. Several items have to factor into the price of your printing project. Most obvious are ink and paper prices. But there are other things as well. Set-up Costs Quantity Binding Folding Perforating Trimming Set-up Costs factor in when the project requires an unusual time to set up. For… Continue reading Money

Countdown

Yes, I know it’s still August (for today, at least), but if you haven’t started your Christmas shopping, you’ll be caught in a last minute whirlwind of buying. Check this out! At DuMond Printing, we can help you with hard-to-buy-for people. You know. Those are the people who don’t need clothes or one more tchotchke.… Continue reading Countdown

Pros and Cons

Working in the electronic age has it’s benefits…  and its drawbacks. Things can go very smoothly. A customer decides on a specific product and contacts us via phone or email. After clarifying the nature of the product, the customer sends us any logo or graphics they want us to use. We create the product. Then… Continue reading Pros and Cons

Machine Language

In the print shop, we use several machines for printing.  These machines take instructions from our computers. We have coordinated the programs in our computers to talk with our printing machines. Generally this works very well. However, when our client creates a document in a different computer with a slightly different program, it sometimes doesn’t… Continue reading Machine Language

Summertime

Well, summer will officially arrive in just a couple of week. It’s time for vacations, fishing, hiking, reading, sunning, and a host of other activities. On the farm some of those activities are plowing and planting, swathing and baling, harvesting, repairing equipment, tending garden, fixing fence, and chasing cattle. Summertime is time to plan ahead… Continue reading Summertime