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Services

Let Messiah Press Assist You With Your Printing/Copying Needs

Design Services

  • Typesetting
  • Graphic Design
    • Posters
    • Pamphlets
    • Fliers
    • etc.
  • Layout Design (For Text-Heavy projects)
  • Proofs of designs are offered by College Press prior to printing

Digital Printing/Copying

  • Color printing production
  • Black and White printing production

Offset Printing/Traditional Printing Press

  • Letterhead
  • Envelopes
  • Brochures

Wide-Format Printing

  • Signs
  • Marques
  • Posters
  • Banners

Bindery/Finishing

  • Padding
  • Folding
  • Scoring
  • Cutting
  • Perforating
  • Drilling
  • Binding
    • Coil Binding
    • Comb Binding
  • Booklet Making
  • Laminating
  • Shrink Wrapping

Delivery Service

  • A.M. delivery to campus daily
  • Pickup at Messiah Press office for non-Messiah University related orders.

Price Schedule and Copy/Print Best Practices Guide

                                                  Pricing

 

Price per Print/Copy

When to use

Printing (Black and White to Laser Printers)

$0.08

Best for just 1 or 2 prints at a time or for last minute needs

Printing (Color to Laser Printers)

$0.20

Best for just 1 or 2 prints at a time or for last minute needs

Printing/Copying Black and White to Copiers

$0.05

Best for print/copy volumes of 1-100

Printing/Copying Color to Copiers

$0.16

Best for print/copy volumes of 1-100

Messiah Press Black and White

$0.03

Best for print/copy volume greater than 100 impressions

Messiah Press Color

Pricing is based on size, quantity, and paper type

Best for volumes greater than 100, special paper, and/or when production quality color is needed

 

How to submit a job to Messiah Press

  • Order on-line https://www.messiah.edu/mpress NOTE: PDF file of document preferred
  • Drop off your job at the Messiah Press front counter from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Our office is located just off campus at the corner of W Lisburn Road and Bumble Bee Hallow Rd. in Mechanicsburg, PA.

Turnaround Schedule

Please allow as follows:

  • For simple black and white and/or color printing including syllabuses, exams, fliers, postcards and posters that are smaller than “12 x 18:” 4-5 business days
  • For higher quantities and items involving bindery such as booklets that are under 36 pages: 6 to 10 business days
  • For complex offset printing including booklets that are over 36 pages: 10 to 15 business days
  • For basic offset printing such as letterhead or envelopes: 8 to 10 business days
  • For wide or large format printing (larger than 12” x 18”): 6 to 10 business days
  • For ALL projects that require graphic design, please allow a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks
  • (includes the print schedule)

Please Note: The turnaround schedule above does NOT include the time needed for bulk mailings.

Please keep in mind that Messiah Press is always busiest in the weeks leading up to the start of a semester. Faculty, it is important to adhere to the semester deadlines which are posted regularly by Learning Technology Services.

Copyright

If your copy request involves copyrighted materials, it is your responsibility to contact Learning Technology Services to initiate the process of obtaining copyright clearance.

Messiah Press is happy to provide assistance and/or training in utilizing the on-line order system. We will do all we can to make the ordering process as simple as possible. Please contact us for additional tools that may be beneficial to you or your department such as a our simple, short order e-mail form and custom order form tablets. It is our desire to help the campus print and copy less and to provide copying services which are necessary in the most convenient way possible. If you have any questions or comments or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us at ext. 6030.

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