FAQS

  • Who do I speak to about my new project?

Please call our main number listed below and you’ll be directed to the right person. You can also click on “Request a Quote” to enter the specifics of your job.

  • Who do I speak to about the status of my project?

Please call your sales representative or our main number listed below and you’ll be directed to the right person.

  • How do I upload a large file?

Our FTP site can handle it. Click on the button at the right of this page.

  • Do you have free delivery?

We charge for pick-up and delivery according to location within Los Angeles County.

  • What size presses do you have?

We have a 6-color Heidelberg, a large HP Indigo digital, and a classic Heidelberg “Windmill” letterpress, among other large-format inkjets and other printing technology. Check our Equipment page for more detailed information.

  • Isn’t a union shop more expensive?

Compare our prices and you may be surprised. The added values of quality, dependability, and workplace fairness should also be a factor in your decision on a print buyer.

  • What is “Graphics Communications”?

The printing business has traditionally encompassed many segments: general commercial printing; quick printing; digital imaging; magazine, newspaper and book printing; financial and legal printing; screen printing; thermography; business forms printing; label and tag printing; packaging; greeting cards; and, trade and finishing services. Rapid technological changes broaden our industry’s scope of services to include: creative design; e-commerce; web page design and hosting; web-to-print and print-on-demand; mailing and fulfillment; printing on flexible substrates that wrap around an automobile or elevator doors to allow mobile brand marketing, and a host of other services that provide horizontal marketing strategies well beyond the core printing model.

  • How big is the Graphics Communications Industry?

The Graphics Communications is the United States most geographically dispersed manufacturing industry and a major force in the economy of every one of our fifty states. Every state has at least 60 printing plants, over 1000 employees, and over $190 million in production. The average state has over 700 printing plants with 20,000 employees and over $3 billion in shipments.

  • Where does The Harman Press fit into the Graphics Communications Industry?

We’re a growing company, with a 21st Century strategy of adding services and new technologies to meet the demands of customers of the new media market. At the same time, we believe that print still drives business, and we are committed to the ink-on-paper basics of a legacy printer

  • Isn’t print a “dead” medium?

From printed ads in magazines and newspapers to postcards, direct mail packages, catalogs, door
hangers, newsletters, billboards and more, companies everywhere are using print to effectively increase their sales. They understand that:

Print Gets Read – 80% of households either read or scan advertising mail sent to their household.

Print Gets Response – 2.24% direct order response rate for printed catalogs, compared with just 0.48% from emails. In fact, catalogs have the second highest response as a marketing option, after telemarketing.

Print Influences Decisions – 76% of customers have been directly influenced to purchase by direct mail.

Print Drives New Business – 70% of customers renewed a business relationship because of a direct mail promotion.

Print Leads to Repeat Business – 70% of customers renewed a business relationship because of a direct mail promotion.

Print Increases Online Search – 67% of online search is driven by offline messages; 39% ultimately make a purchase.

Print Increases Online Sales – 76% of internet users surveyed have been directly influenced to purchase an item or service thanks to a direct mail piece.

For more information, check out http://www.chooseprint.org