Print Specs 101

Print specs are the basis for everything we do in the print world. Whether you’re requesting an estimate or submitting a job, making sure everything is spelled out concisely and clearly is important. Maybe you’ve already received an estimate, but when it comes time to submit your files for production, print specs have actually changed.…

Canopy Welcomes RR Donnelley’s Newly Released Paper Procurement Practices

Press release from the issuing company Vancouver – When the biggest ship in the harbour sets sail, it creates a wake that rocks all other boats. RR Donnelley is the ocean liner of North American printers and the recent inclusion of its paper purchasing sustainability practices on their corporate website is likely to spread ripples throughout…

4 Quotes to Motivate Your Monday

Monday’s can be tough. Instead of dreading the start of another week, we like to push through around Metropolitan and make the most of every moment we have. Below are four quotes the we hope will motivate you to push forward and make the week the best it can be!

R.R. Donnelley ready to deliver if USPS doesn’t

If Congress decides to allow private delivery of newspapers and magazines on Sundays, the nation’s largest printing company is ready to step in. “We are looking at alternative delivery methods for content, for physical content,” Thomas J. Quinlan, CEO of R.R. Donnelley, told financial analysts this week. (SeekingAlpha has the complete transcript.) “With the platform…

Motivation for your Monday

Monday’s sure do have a bad rep, but as much as we love the weekend – we also love our Mondays. It’s our chance to get back to the thing we love most, making your visions come to life one dot and pixel at a time. So brush off those Monday blues and get after…

Metropolitan Announces New President

We are more than excited to announce our new president, Dan Gummere. After earning a degree in Graphic Arts Management and Business from Ball State, Dan began his career in prepress at Metropolitan 17 years ago.  Dan has been a successful leader on our sales team for the past 10 years and understands what it…

Larger Than Life Displays

While Metropolitan is best known for our sheet-fed paper solutions, Point of Purchase (POP) displays are something we’re also quite familiar with, and we can help you cut down on shipping your displays with the LAMá. The LAMá, pronounced like the cute and fuzzy animal llama, is a patented, instant display that opens automatically into…