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2013-01
Vectra Opens New York Facility
January 2, 2013
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Vectra has opened a second facility to serve the New York City retail graphics market. The facility, headed by Ed Weinstock, will provide production and installation for quick turn point of sale signing for all event, in-store, prototype and full retail indoor and outdoor uses. Please contact Ed Weinstock at 718-361-1000 for more information.

 

2012-06
Vectra Purchases Durst Rho 1000
June 8, 2012
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Vectra, Inc. has purchased a Durst Rho 1000, President Craig Taylor announced today.

“To take care of our customers’ ever changing needs we sought out the premier solution to build upon our large format digital graphic production capabilities. Durst’s press will help us continue to deliver best-in-class products and services for our clients worldwide,” Taylor said.

The Durst Rho 1000, a high speed digital printing press, will produce up to two 5’ x 10’ sheets in a single pass, with a virtually limitless substrate range including both cut sheets and roll stock. Additionally, the press features “process color addition” allowing up to 8 color output range. Vectra expects to have the new press operational in the fourth quarter.

Vectra, founded in 1982, offers a complete suite of marketing services including: full scale print production; fulfillment; direct mail; inventory and database management. All of Vectra’s services including web, sheet-fed, screen printing, large, small and grand format digital printing are produced at Vectra’s 230,000 square foot facility in Columbus, Ohio. Vectra, Inc. is part of Taylor Corporation’s Retail Graphics Group. Taylor Corporation is headquartered in North Mankato, MN.

 

2011-03
Vectra is Feature Story of March 2011 Printing Impressions Magazine
March 25, 2011
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2011-03
Vectra Adds Lamina System
March 11, 2011
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Marketing Services by Vectra (Vectra) has installed a new Lamina sheet to sheet laminating/mounting system, Craig Taylor, founder and president has announced.
Vectra is a provider of marketing services including: commercial printing; bindery operations; fulfillment; direct mail, inventory and data base management; and premiums and promotions. Vectra has been providing marketing services to some of America's best known brands for over 25 years.
The Lamina laminating/mounting system will complement Vectra's large, small and grand format digital and offset printing operations.
In addition to the digital and offset capabilities Vectra also offers screen, web and photographic printing services.
Vectra is able to perform all elements of production from job order through distribution and inventory management from its 225,000 sq.ft. facility located in Columbus, Ohio.

 

2011-03
Vectra Adds Pitney Bowes FEED MAX FIT Attacher
February 11, 2011
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Marketing Services by Vectra (Vectra) has installed a new Pitney Bowes Feed Max Fit Attacher, Craig Taylor, founder and president has announced.
Vectra is a provider of marketing services including: commercial printing; bindery operations; fulfillment; direct mail, inventory and data base management; and premiums and promotions. Vectra has been providing marketing services to some of America's best known brands for over 25 years.
The Attacher will complement Vectra's direct mail capabilities by enabling in line two card simultaneous tipping, folding, tabbing, gluing, match inserting and ink jetting. The Attacher is designed to compliment Vectras already extensive mailing capabilities.
In addition to direct mail services Vectra also offers sheet fed, web, screen, photographic and small, large and grand format digital printing.
Vectra is able to perform all elements of production from job order through distribution and inventory management from its 225,000 sq.ft. facility located in Columbus, Ohio.

 

2011-02
Marketing Services by Vectra Strikes Gold at PIA Competition
February 3, 2011
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Marketing Services by Vectra (Vectra) was awarded two gold medals at the Printing Industry of America awards competition for Ohio and Northern Kentucky, Craig Taylor, Vectra president announced today.
Vectra took home Gold Medals in both the Speciality Packaging and Small Posters categories. Taylor attributed the victory to the tremendous attention to detail paid by Bectra pre-press and production teams and the Color-Logic Process Metallic Process used to print the award winning projects of Vectra's super wide inkjet and conventional offset presses.
Vectra is a provider of marketing services including: commercial printing, fulfillment, direct mail, inventory and data base management and premiums and promotions. All of Vectra's services includinf: web; sheet fed; screen and large and small format digital printing are currently performed in Vectra's 225,000 square foot facility located in Columbus, Ohio.
Vectra has been providing marketing dervices to some of America's best known brands for over 25 years.

 

2010-07
Marketing Services by Vectra Subsidiary, Michigan Marketing Services Acquires Childers Printing & Graphics
July 11, 2010 Updated!
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Marketing Services by Vectra (Vectra) through its subsidiary Michigan Marketing Services has acquired Childers Printing & Graphics of Westland, Michigan, Craig Taylor, Vectra president and founder announced today.
Childers is a provider of commercial printing, direct mail, print on demand, and bindery services.
Vectra is a provider of marketing services including: commercial printing, fulfillment; direct mail, inventory and data base management and premiums and promotions. All of Vectra’s services including: web; sheet fed; screen printing, large and small format digital printing and direct mail are currently performed in Vectra’s 225,000 square foot facility located in Columbus, Ohio. Vectra has been providing marketing services to some of America’s best known brands for over 25 years.
“The Childers acquisition is a perfect complement to the work we are doing.” said Taylor. “Childers currently outsources a number of the services we perform in Columbus. This will enable Childers customers to continue to receive the outstanding service they have always had plus, they will now have access to a variety of additional products and services” said Taylor.
John Childers, founder and CEO of Childers Printing & Graphics believes that the additional services Vectra will be able to offer to its customers will play a major role in the company’s ability to attract new customers and greatly enhance existing relationships.
Vectra currently employs over 220 associates in Columbus, Ohio. Childers employs over 60 people at its facility in Westland, Michigan.
The transaction was handled by Lazear Capital partners. Lazear Capital Partners provides a wide range of financial advisory services to clients involved in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, debt and equity transactions and other complex situations requiring sophisticated financial expertise.

 
 

2010-01
Vectra Expands to Offer Grand Format Digital Production
Vectra now offers Grand Format Digital production up to 10.5 feet wide on a wide variety of substrates. Grand Format Digital production is suitable for customers in a wide variety of industries.

 

2010-01
Recent Additions to Vectra's Equipment List

  • Vutek QS3200 for banners and window graphics
  • Lambda Durst for photographic production
  • Kongsberg XP24 cutting system with iCut technology
  • Welding Machine for banner finishing
  • Automated Grommet Machine

 
 
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