Tag: Print Production

Specifying Cartons for Protecting a Product – Part 2

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Applied Engineering: Specifying the Folding Carton Having the actual product – the film cartridge plus the “primary package” canister – the packaging engineer can then easily weigh the two components together, take down the measurements, and then start the process of creating the carton specifications. In addition to knowing the weight and size dimensions of the end product, the engineer must also take into account its fragility and any possible…

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History of Impressions

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First-time and returning visitors alike share with us how much they enjoy visiting our lobby. Once you get past the six and a half foot Charlie Brown statue you discover a discordant collection of baseball autographs and antique printing equipment. Although the printing equipment is authentic, it was purchased through collectors and was never actually used at Impressions Inc. Some of the equipment dates back to the 19th century, long…

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Welcome to our Neighborhood

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Impressions Inc. is located in St. Paul, Minnesota, a couple of blocks off of University Ave. The Minneapolis border is about 300 feet west from the edge of our parking lot. Known as the Twin Cities, St. Paul and Minneapolis share a long and vibrant business history, and are the headquarters locations for numerous Fortune 500 corporations: 3M, Medtronic, General Mills, Target, Best Buy, and United Health Group to name…

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Welcome to our Blog

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Impressions Inc. is excited to launch our brand new blog, Unfolded. Our purpose for creating this blog is to provide useful and relevant (and occasionally not so useful or relevant) information to our clients, employees, and many friends on various topics impacting our industry: printing and packaging. We find the printing and packaging industry mysterious yet exciting. Mysterious in the sense as to how a customer’s concept is consistently and…

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