Now to Wow Videos

The Now to Wow video library features projects from start to completion, highlighting various areas of production. See how a project goes through our facility and gain insight into what it takes to produce impactful marketing pieces.

 

Temperature-Activated Ink Campaign

This campaign used thermochromic ink to showcase the print capabilities of our Komori. The ink was applied to the invitation, posters, payroll stuffers, meal cards, drink tickets, and four RSVP cards that were randomly inserted with the invitations.

 

UW–Madison Football Hallways

We brought the gameday experience indoors! These spaces were transformed using various substrates including printed wallpaper, vinyl, acrylic and PVC. Custom stainless steel corner guards were incorporated not only to protect the graphics, but to add visual impact.

 

Annual Catholic Appeal

The 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal for the Diocese of Madison required the use of virtually every Suttle-Straus service. From initial concept to design, print, mail and fulfillment, see how this unique project came together.

 

Gressco GV Pro Brochure

A closed gate fold with multiple reveal panels, this brochure was printed conventionally with UV inks on 80# Gloss Cover. All 150,000 pieces were machine folded and featured UV textured dispersion coating.

 

Middleton High School Yearbook

Watch the 2015-2016 Middleton High School Yearbook go through production - from pre-press to proofing and plating, and then to press and handwork. Designed by the students, this is a project that Middleton High School partners with Suttle-Straus on every year.

 

Award Plaques

See how this dimensional award plaque starts with our in-house Creative team and is produced by our Wide Format team. Over 80 awards were created using 4-color process and underlaying white ink on a bronze substrate. They were hand assembled with silver standoffs on a black backer.

 

Event Invitation Mailer

This invite required the use of almost every department at Suttle-Straus. The resulting invitation was a modified iron cross fold which included 5 reveal panels, a perforated RSVP, and 5 nested playing cards inside a dimensional package mailer.

 

Retailer Product Supplement Catalog

To promote their 2016 Winter/Spring products, Citizen turned to Suttle-Straus to produce a supplement catalog, which included 52 pages with 2 bank laminated tabs and a flood gloss aqueous coating. Each catalog was then finished one of two ways - saddle stitched or plastic spiral bound. In total, 11,400 catalogs were produced.

 

Interactive Trade Show Booth

See the production behind Suttle-Straus' 2016 interactive trade show booth concept, which dispensed chocolate candies from acrylic tubes and produced a real-time bar graph at events.

 

Interactive Holiday Calendar

This unique calendar showcased multiple paper stocks and an array of printing techniques from different output devices. It featured stepped perforations and a unique binding solution.

 

Stitched Booklet Program

See how this 14-page booklet was created to include a wrapped spine cover and exposed stitched binding. This program was created for a luncheon, printed digitally and die-cut.

 

Zip Strip Holiday Mailer

This zip strip, multi-panel reveal piece was designed as a way to thank customers for their continued commitment. It included hand-written notes of thanks and photos to make the connection between the company and its people.

 

Adventure Desk Signage

Great Wolf Resort needed a fresh look for their adventure desk. With design in hand, they turned to trusted partners, Suttle-Straus to produce their new piece. Catch a sneak peek of the behind the scenes action.

 

Punch Board

Punch boards date back to 18th century gambling. To update a plywood version for a lighter, portable and updatable solution Suttle-Straus used products like rubber and PVC discs in place of paper.

 

Interactive Wheel Display

From Suttle-Straus to American Girl stores around the country, witness the engineering of this interactive wheel display.

 

UW–Madison Arboretum Book

See the creation of this five star rated book on "Prairie Plants of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum" from start to finish.

 

Toothbrush Demo Box

Watch this commercially printed project get made into a practical and impressive sales tool for promoting tooth brushes, floss and gels.

 

Playscapes Catalog

See how this catalog comes together with sheetfed and web printing, cutting and binding.

 

American Girl Box Sleeves

Numerous versions of the American Girl sleeves are prepared with an inline double sided tape applicator.

 

Giving Thanks Holiday Card

Starting as a square, our 2015 holiday mailer unfolds to a detailed die-cut with nested insert. The process required hand-folding and stuffing into envelopes after being printed, die-cut, and scored.

 

Iron Cross

Iron Cross Self-Mailers are an attention-grabbing solution to engage any audience. This piece, mixes it up with a Peek a Boo tipped Magnet and the added efficiency of a multi-feeder and inline plow fold.

 

Kitting a Large Format Display

To help Society Insurance tell their 100th anniversary story, we built a mobile display consisting of 5 panels and 2 standees with retractable banners. See how it was kitted to make its journey to different events.

 

Product Binders

Each book contains 321 four-color pages, that were machine collated in sets of 10 and hand assembled. Pages were then 6-hole drilled for a custom, oversized d-ring binder which included 8 tabs. The finished pages were shrink wrapped.

 

Booklet & Member Cards

Produced in 48 hours, this weekly mailing varies from 50–5,000 with 100% accuracy and HIPAA compliance. It uses data processing, premedia, digital printing, handwork, bindery, mailing, in-house laminating, and die cutting.

 

Back to School Library Box

Multiple student libraries for multiple grade levels are produced, packaged and shipped by Suttle-Straus.

 

Annual Catholic Appeal

This year’s Diocese of Madison’s Annual Catholic Appeal campaign features unique coatings, multiple languages, direct mail and distribution for a variety of pieces including stationery, brochures, posters and prayer cards.