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About marathondrew

I am a runner (still trying to to qualify for the Boston Marathon) and I work at Utley Brothers Printing, my family's 3rd generation printing company.

Hole-y and Memorable Business Cards

This unique business card for Tee to Table is both hole-y and memorable.  Printed on both sides using PaperFuse + ColorFuse technology – two sheets of orange paper sandwiched between two white sheets of paper; resulting in a very thick card.  What … Continue reading

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Brown Bag Marketing – Halloween Edition

The sticker on this month’s brown bag says: “Wishing you a day of shivers, scares, and thrills, Pumpkin grins in windowsills, Bats flapping in the full moon’s glow – and a spooky Halloween hello! ” The fourth and final in … Continue reading

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A Greats Gift

Looking for a creative, fun and memorable gift for a boss who has everything, a new client to whom you want to send a unique thank you or maybe you’re looking to spruce up your own space; The Greats Gift is not … Continue reading

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Product and Service Highlights

We get so focused doing what we do every day that we often forget to stop and point out some of our favorite product and service highlights: Our nearly 70-year old family printing company places a high value on talking … Continue reading

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Popping Good Labels

Custom labels produced for The Popped Kernel,  a Michigan based specialty food company, looked great as they were printed on a white permanent label stock and stacked for delivery.  But the labels looked even better once applied to the clear bags which contained … Continue reading

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Tasty Gift Cards

While not nearly as tasty the frozen custard itself, gift cards produced recently for local favorite Erma’s are a tasty gift idea! The Erma’s gift card project included not only the card itself but a fun and great-looking card holder which can … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Printer Hal!

It’s not every day one can say they know of an 87-year old printer. On June 13 Harold (Hal) Schrade celebrated his 87th birthday by doing what he has been doing since 1941…printing!  We have had the privilege of knowing … Continue reading

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PaperFuse Reunion Invitation

The latest PaperFuse project is 8 sheets thick! It actually measures more than 1/8 inch in thickness.  This amazing project is the culmination of two outside sheets of white Accent Opaque in addition to six insert sheets; 2 green, 2 white and … Continue reading

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PaperFuse + Colorfuse = An Unforgettable Piece

PaperFuse, our new product, is generating a lot of excitement for people wanting to create unforgettable piece.  It is the Mother of Printed Thickness, accomplished with multiple pasted sheets.  Pieces can be printed in full color or as shown below, can … Continue reading

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69 Years of Brotherly Love

We are really proud as a family business to celebrate our love for the printed image and our company’s 69th birthday today! Utley Brothers Printing was formally incorporated in Detroit, Michigan in 1945 by Wheeler and Bob Utley upon Bob’s … Continue reading

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