In working with Shear, you'll find that our company is not overly regimented. Everyone understands their role but is willing to help out wherever needed to see a job through. You'll never hear a member of our staff say, "that's not my job." Though we believe whole-heartedly in this open approach, it's necessary to separate our company into a few departments. Whether it's customer service or production, it takes everyone we have to make our clients look their best.
Art & PrepressWe maintain a state-of-the-art Prepress and Art Department using the latest software available. We accept your files on a variety of media, as well as via email or FTP site.
- Metal plate production
- High quality digital color proofs
- Full color scanning and digital retouching
- Hard copy proofs are available upon request
- Custom design
Bindery ServicesOur bindery services department handles everything from basic cutting, folding and laminating to more elaborate mail preparation and booklet-making services. Our full range of bindery services allows every job we produce to go out the door ready for distribution.
- Comprehensive understanding of various finishing machines -- folding, cutting, binding, laminating, booklet making, etc.
- Collects samples for file management system
- Quality Assurance
Customer ServiceOur customer service staff are responsible for building strong relationships with our ever-expanding client base. They work on the front line to ensure that every estimate and order is handled professionally and meets the quality expectations of our clients.
- Establish and build client relationships
- Efficient order-taking and job analysis
- Quality Assurance -- final quality check
- Coordination of files for accuracy in reordering
- Pick-up and delivery
Digital ProductionFull-color copying is one of our specialties. Utilizing top-notch equipment, our color specialists are proficient at creating output that satisfies the high quality demands of the most astute print buyer.
- Full-color copying
- Job prioritization and scheduling
- Ability to meet quick turnaround times
- Quality Assurance -- continually checking output for consistent high quality
Large FormatWe are a full-service sign shop fully equipped to manufacture banners, posters, trade-show & convention signs, store signs, POS pieces, etc. (quick turnaround available on most signs). We feature our FLORA Oversized Flatbed UV Printer, which prints on almost any substrate including composite materials, vinyl, glass, wood, metal, etc. The bed accommodates substrate up to 4" thick and 96" x 48".
- Brilliant color, UV fade resistant inks that hold up to the elements
- Indoor and outdoor signs
- Full-color signage
- Free estimates
Mailing ServicesOur mail service team can assist you with sorting and certifing your list, saving you time and money on postage. We will also inkjet your postcards,mailers or envelopes and deliver to either our post office or yours.
Offset ProductionWe utilize proven technology and equipment to ensure that our printed products are of the highest quality. Our professional press-operators are masters at maintaining ink consistency and coverage, maintaining accuracy, and meeting tight deadlines.
- Maintains equipment to ensure optimum efficiency and quality
- Extensive knowledge of pre-press technology -- film, metal/poly plates; ink mixing
- Extensive knowledge of chemical usage and disposal
- Quality Assurance