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Printing

Strategic Business Services (SBS) suggests contacting these local businesses for print services. Convenient on-campus printing is also available at UGS and Cal Poly Print & Copy.

Payment for print services under $2,500 excluding UGS and Cal Poly Print & Copy should be purchased using a Procurement Card (ProCard). For UGS and Cal Poly Print & Copy, direct billing is allowable through Cal Poly Corporation. For printing services over $2,500 contact SBS at 805-756-2232, or email sbs-procurement@calpoly.edu.

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ASAP Reprographics

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ASAP Reprographics offers large and small format B/W and Full-Color printing and scanning on state-of-the-art equipment. Our wide format full-color printers use uv resistant, weather resistant inks. Our 50" Contex full-color scanner offers up to 800 dpi true-color archival quality precision scanning. Large format full-color prints can be made on Presentation Bond, Photo Glossy Coated paper, Photo Semi-Gloss Coated paper, Artist Hot-Press Watercolor Paper, Artist Canvas, Adhesive Vinyl, Vinyl Banner stock and 150gsm Transparency Media. Our large format black and white printing is done on the latest Océ TDS800 systems. For more information, please visit our website at: ASAP Reprographics.

ASAP Reprographics Services:

Large-Format Digital Printing & Scanning:

  • Full-Color Digital Printing (up to 60" wide by any manageable length)
    • Exhibitions Displays
    • Renderings
    • Engineering Documents
    • Posters
    • Banners
    • Signage
    • Photographic Images
  • Large Format B&W Digital Printing
    • Engineering Drawings
    • Plan Sets
  • Scanning Services
    • Full-Color & B/W Scanning and Archiving

Small-Format Digital Printing:

  • High-Speed Digital B/W & Full-Color Printing
    • Booklets
    • Mailers
    • Catalogs
    • Postcards
    • Programs
    • Brochures
    • Stationery & Envelopes
    • Carbonless Forms
    • Course Packs
    • Project Manuals
    • Digital Scanning & Archiving

Contact:

Roger Marlin, Owner
805-441-0471 (cell)

Devin Mello, Large Format Color Specialist
805-543-3144

Location(s):

3121 South Higuera, Ste. D
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-543-3144
805-543-3230 (fax)

495 Morro Bay Blvd.
Morro Bay, CA 93442
805-772-3540
805-772-2010 (fax)

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Central Coast Printing

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At Central Coast Printing our specialty is high quality, full color printing. Using our state of the art, digital, computer-to-plate technology, we provide you with quality printed material.

Our prepress department is equipped with the latest MAC and PC hardware and the latest and greatest versions of design and layout software. Our experienced staff will either work with your supplied art files, or create them for you. For creative services such as logo design, we can connect you to our network of professional graphic designers.

Our pressroom features a Direct Image 4-color waterless offset press with a maximum print size of 11" x 17" for quantities of 500 to 10,000. We have a 28" wide, 6-color offset press, with an aqueous coater for larger quantities. The pride of our pressroom is our 28" x 40" MAN-Roland 6-color offset press, also with an aqueous coater. We have small format 1- and 2-color presses for basic business printing needs such as letterhead, envelopes, business cards and multi-part forms.

To support these presses, our bindery has a 9-station collator, a 6-pocket gather/stitch/trim bookbinder, 3 folding machines, a wire-o binder, shrink wrap machine and many other finishing devices. We also offer in-house die-cutting.

And finally, Central Coast Printing has recently added mailing services to the list of products and services. Avoid the hassle of having to coordinate your printing and mailing separately. Central Coast Printing can do it all in one location.

Contact Central Coast Printing as you are planning your next printing job. Our sales representatives have many years experience in the printing industry, and they happen to be Cal Poly grads!

Services Offered:

  • Pre-press/Graphic Production
  • Quality Printing, Folding and Binding
  • Free Delivery in San Luis Obispo area
  • Mailing

Location:

921 Huston Street
Grover Beach, CA 93433
805-489-0661
805-489-2396 (fax)

Contact(s):

Paige Chamberlain
805-431-4225 Cell
805-489-2396 Fax
paige@ccprinting.com

Don Glidden
805-431-4223 (cell)
805-489-0661 ext. 104
don@ccprinting.com

Web Page:

Central Coast Printing

Forms:

Request for Quote Form

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Casey Printing

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Do you need 50,000 magazines to promote your department? Either way, Casey takes the stress out of fulfilling your print and marketing needs. We make it fun and easy to communicate your ideas and bring them to life. 

With 8 Cal Poly grads in key ownership, management and sales roles, we offer you the choice of working directly with a printing expert, or using our online ordering tool. We can even create design templates for your department, which you can customize (within Cal Poly Brand Guidelines) and order online. 

Before your next project contact us for a free consultation. One of our helpful experts can give you some pointers on how to get the best results from your print investment.

Print Services:

  • Large presses for cost effective magazines, catalogs, brochures, books, etc
  • Digital presses for post cards, flyers, posters, etc
  • Small Presses for forms, letterhead, envelopes, etc
  • Large format for banners, posters and signage

Mailing Services:

  • Options to achieve best postage rates
  • Variable imaging, personalized addressing
  • Simplified saturation mail
  • Mail prep, sorting, packaging and delivery to Post Office

Automated ordering services:

We are delighted to help you with your order personally via phone or email, but if you prefer to order online, for standard print products we offer our public online store, or for larger volumes of repeat orders we can build you a custom, branded, print ordering and management site.

Contact:

Rick Porter
831.682.0055
rick@caseyprinting.com

Ryan Casey
831.809.8615
ryan@caseyprinting.com

Location:

398 E. San Antonio Dr.
King City, CA 93930
831.385.3222

Web Page:

Casey Printing

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FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services

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FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services has been awarded a California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS) contract (8400092183). The CMAS contract allows California local government and state agencies to purchase directly from us for their document solution needs. The CMAS contract also offers discount pricing for black & white and color copying and includes binding services that give documents a professional look.

When ordering from FedEx Kinko's, please identify yourself as faculty/staff and that you are part of the Cal Poly University discount program. This should guarantee you get the appropriate discount under contract #8400092183.

If you have any problems, please ask for Kristi Parker or Matthew Hathaway.

Services Offered:

  • Copying
  • Binding
  • Document creation
  • Oversize color and black and white printing
  • Banners
  • FedEx shipping
  • Office supplies sales
  • Computer rental per minute
  • Faxing
  • Sony picture stations for on the spot photo printing

Location:

1127 Chorro
San Luis Obispo, CA
805-543-3363
805-543-4295 (fax)

Web Page:

FedEx Kinko's

Forms:

Discount Flyer

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Jano Graphics

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Jano Graphics is a full service print communications company specializing in commercial print and direct mail.

Located in Ventura, Jano has been at the forefront of the printing industry for 40 years.

Qualified as a G7 Master Printer, we are FSC-certified offering Digital, Sheetfed and Large Format Printing, in house Direct Mail Services, Promotional Products, technology and marketing solutions and fulfillment services.

At Jano Graphics, our goal is to always Meet or Exceed your Expectations.

We promise you that:

  • Our work will be of the highest quality
  • Our prices will be competitive
  • Our service will be reliable and stress reducing
  • We will demonstrate a truly perceptible advantage by meeting and exceeding the highest standards of service

For more information please visit the Jano Graphics Website.

Services Offered:

  • Digital Printing
  • Offset Printing
  • Large Format Printing
  • Variable Data Printing
  • Direct Mail
  • Promotional Products
  • Fulfillment
  • Technology Services

Contact:

Nate Berry
805-431-3374
nberry@janographics.com
Jano Graphics Website

Location:

4893 McGrath Street
Ventura, CA 93003
805-644-9212

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Cal Poly Print and Copy

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Cal Poly Print and Copy has been Cal Poly's on campus printer since 2001. Originally named Pony Prints Copy Center, Cal Poly Print and Copy has evolved from a simple copy annex to a full service digital print center offering standard and large format printing and scanning in both color and black and white, assorted binding methods, lamination, faxing and while you wait counter printing. Our production equipment and software is of the highest caliber, utilizing leading brands of the industry including Xerox, Adobe, Triumph, Rhintuff and Fastback. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable, always eager to help you with your print projects. We offer quick turnaround times and campus wide delivery. The Cal Poly Campus is our only focus and priority and we take great care to ensure the needs of the campus community are met to the very best of our ability. Unlike off campus printers we offer interdepartmental charge backs so there's not need to use other payment methods. We are conveniently located in the Kennedy Library and open seven days a week, most nights until 9:00pm. If you would like a consultation on your print project please contact Phil Pinedo, manager at 805‐756‐2399. Thank you for your continued patronage of Cal Poly Print and Copy. You're the reason we're here!

Services Offered:

  • Multi-part forms
  • Brochures
  • Posters to 60"
  • Reports
  • Book marks
  • Fliers
  • Mailers
  • Syllabi
  • Programs
  • Booklets
  • Handouts
  • Pads
  • CD inserts
  • Post Cards
  • Menus
  • Exams
  • Rosters

Finishing also known as Bindery

  • Padding
  • Stapling
  • Collating
  • Laminating
  • Numbering
  • Perforating
  • Pre-press
  • Page layout
  • Imposition

Location:

First floor Kennedy Library #35

Contact:

Phil Pinedo
805-756-2399
ppinedo@calpoly.edu

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Poor Richard's Press

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Since 1972, PRP Companies, formerly Poor Richard's Press, has been working hand in hand with Cal Poly, meeting all of the University's printing needs. With almost 35 years under our belt and as a Certified Small Business with the State of California, we know how important quality and timeliness are to you.

Our state-of-the-art equipment and expertly trained team can help you produce most anything from design through distribution.

With a production facility located right in the heart of San Luis Obispo, we are never too far away to answer any questions, assist you in a project, or make sure your product is completed and delivered as quickly as possible.

If you are not able to make it to the store, you have many other options to place an order, including e-mailing us your file, or uploading it on our FTP (file transfer protocol) site. You may also utilize our dedicated delivery staff to pick up and drop off your orders when needed.

If you're in need of consultation we have a dedicated contact for Cal Poly. To learn more about our capabilities, or to get a project started, please contact Allison Borja at 805-878-8920 or aborja@prpco.com. Additional contact information can be found below.

If you know exactly what you need, visit Poor Richard's Press Companies and submit a request for quote. We will contact you within 24 hours with your quote and help you get started.

To request quotes or information on printing, or to learn more about the other solutions PRP Companies offers, contact Allison Borja at aborja@prpco.com or 805-878-8920.

PRP Companies now offers apparel, creative, mail, and web services in addition to print.

Services Offered:

Offset Printing - Single to Full Color. Our presses include state of the art Heidelberg presses printing up to six colors plus coating, all at once! Common Uses:

  • Letterhead
  • Envelopes
  • Brochures
  • Stationery
  • Catalogs
  • Price Lists
  • Post cards
  • Sell Sheets
  • Mailers
  • Programs
  • Mailing Services

Digital Imaging (copying) Black & White and Color. All reproduction is done on genuine Xerox brand equipment. Common Uses:

  • Catalogs
  • Flyers
  • Course Packs
  • Books
  • Tests
  • Carbonless Forms
  • Mail Merge
  • Handouts

Finishing, also known as Bindery. Common Uses:

  • Stapling - corner, side, booklet
  • Perfect Binding
  • Padding
  • Folding
  • Cutting
  • Die Cutting
  • Perforation
  • Collating
  • Foil Stamping
  • Embossing

Prepress - Most Adobe and Microsoft programs are supported. PDF files are preferred. Technical support is available to set up your PDF file. Common Uses:

  • Typesetting
  • Design
  • Page layout
  • Imposition

Location:

2224 Beebee Street
Phone: 805-543-6844
Fax: 805-543-4532
E-mail: info@prpco.com

Contact(s):

Allison Borja
805-878-8920 cell
aborja@prpco.com

Web Page:

PRP Companies

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University Graphic Systems

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University Graphic Systems (UGS) is the student-run, FSC certified (Forest Stewardship Council Certification), on-campus printing enterprise of Cal Poly. The managers of UGS are students in the Graphic Communication Department with backgrounds ranging from Print and Imaging Management, Electronic Publishing and Imaging, Design Reproduction Technology, and Graphics for Packaging concentrations.

UGS produces a wide range of products, including magazines, short run and long run posters, brochures, newspapers and more. We produce the Mustang News, Commencement booklets, Annual Report, among many other publications for the Cal Poly campus community. We have both the equipment and personnel to produce a wide variety of printed products from foil stamping to full-color presswork.

By partnering with University Graphic Systems, you are supporting the Cal Poly educational mission of Learn by Doing by providing us with the opportunity to further our knowledge of the printing and publishing industry.

Services Offered:

  • Web Non-Heat Offset ( Mustang Daily quality, minimum quantity 2K)
    • Broadsheet, tabloid (Mustang Daily size), and magazine sizes
    • four color printing or spot color printing capabilities
    • Newspapers
  • Sheetfed Heat Offset (High Quality, Large Quantity, minimum 1K)
    • Up to 4 color printing and coating (max sheet size 23”x29”)
    • brochures
    • letterhead
    • programs
    • posters
    • magazines
    • soft cover books
  • Wide Format Inkjet (High Quality, max size 40” X 100’)
    • Ideal for small quantity runs
    • Posters
    • Club signs
    • Prints that pop with vibrant colors
  • Bindery Services
    • Saddle Stitch Binding
    • Perfect (Glue Spine) Binding
    • Cutting
    • Folding (max sheet size 23” X 50”)
  • Digital Printing (smaller quantities, max 2K)
    • Posters (max sheet size 17.5”x11.5”)
    • Brochures
    • Postcards
    • Business cards
    • In-line saddle stitching
  • UGS Print & Copy
    • On-demand printing & binding
    • Copies
    • Wide Format

Location:

University Graphic Systems
Graphic Arts Building 26, Suite 212A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM*

* As the company is student-run, there are possibilities of course conflicts to normal business operating hours. During these time conflicts, we will not be open for business. Cal Poly Academic Holidays are also observed by the staff, and UGS will not be open during these breaks. We apologize for any inconvenience that this causes.

Forms & Instructions:

Contact(s):

UGS Sales Manager
Office: 805-756-1140
Fax: 805-756-1139 (fax)
E-mail: ugssales@calpoly.edu

Web Page:

UGS (University Graphics Systems)

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V3 Corporation

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V3 (formerly Ventura Printing) has been in the printing industry for more than 60 years. Our professional team may be called upon at any time for input on printing, mailing and graphic design projects. We will assist you with information on how to accomplish a printing requirement with your budget and communication goals in mind. When information is needed regarding the type of paper to use, file preparation, graphic design program consultation, and how to securely upload files to our FTP site, we can guide you.

Furthermore, since acquiring Business Mailing Center in 2006, we deliver all mail projects to the Goleta USPS distribution center, which extends the best postage rates available to all qualified Cal Poly projects.

Simply give us a call and we'll be happy to provide a list of on-campus references. We look forward to working with you.

Services Offered:

  • High Quality Offset Printing
  • Digital short run / variable data printing
  • Graphic Design
  • Proofing
  • Mailing and fulfillment services

Location:

1333 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Contact(s):

David Ballantyne
805-754-6128
david.ballantyne@V3corporation.com

Web Page:

Ventura Printing

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The UPS Store

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10% discount is given on everything except USPS postage, priority mail, parcel post, mailbox rentals, and money orders. This discount is available for all staff members for personal use as long as you have your staff ID.

Can we walk in to request work or copy ourselves? Yes, individuals are able to walk in and use the machines yourself or drop of your request and return later for pick up.

Services Offered:

Single to full color

  • Brochures
  • Stationery
  • Catalogs
  • Price Lists
  • Post cards
  • Sell Sheets
  • Mailers
  • Programs

Digital Imaging (copying) Black & White and Color

  • Catalogs
  • Flyers
  • Course Packs
  • Books
  • Tests
  • Carbonless Forms
  • Mail Merge
  • Handouts

Finishing, also known as Bindery

  • Stapling - corner, side, booklet
  • Perfect Binding
  • Padding
  • Folding
  • Cutting
  • Die Cutting
  • Perforation
  • Collating
  • Foil Stamping
  • Embossing

Location:

1241 Johnson Ave San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

793 E. Foothill Blvd., Suite A San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Contact:

store2479@theupsstore.com

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