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.
Diocese of La Crosse 2017
The Diocese of La Crosse Diocesan Annual Appeal included more than 100,000 printed pieces with a goal of raising $5.6 million. Beginning with custom creative development, see how this project traveled through our facility for printing (digitally and offset), trimming and folding, and fulfillment.
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.
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 boards date back to
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.
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 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.
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.