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Cal Poly Pomona

GCS Services

Brokering Services

For those projects that cannot be accomplished in-house due to time, volume, or special equipment requirements, Graphic Communications Services is currently providing a full service brokering program. We will assist interested customers in job planning, layout, paper and ink selection, develop project bid specifications, solicit price quotes from commercial printing companies, evaluate services and quotes received, prepare necessary campus purchase order documents and follow-up through job completion and delivery.

At present, Graphic Communications Services maintains a database of approximately 40 commercial graphic arts service providers ready to assist us in completing virtually any printing, binding or publication finishing request. For additional information regarding graphic reproduction brokering services or to initiate a project, please contact: Daiken Fiore, Interim Manager, Graphic Communications Services.

Ext.: 3298
E-mail:
Drfiore@csupomona.edu
Fax:
4662
Location:
Building 5, Room 221

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Customer Service

Your customer service representative will personally handle your project from start to finish. From estimating, to choosing the best paper and ink combination, your customer service representative is a valuable resource. Our staff will quickly and effectively answer any questions you may have from budget and cost concerns to proofing and final delivery.

During the production of your project, all work is entered into our Avanti Print Management System. This system enables us to review your project at any time through our networked computers to check status. At the completion of the project we will store your project in the job history tables for easy access. Our staff is available to assist you at any time, and we look forward to making your next project a very successful one.

To set up an appointment with our customer service support staff, please call 909-869-3300.

For administrative, estimating, job coordination and/or scheduling, please call Daiken Fiore at 909-869-3298.

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Desktop Publishing and Pre-Press

Graphic Communications Services' staff are ready to assist you with the most challenging desktop publishing situations. We offer a wide range of both in-house and contracted state-of-the-art electronic composition services to meet your every requirement in a cost effective and expedient manner. These services range from traditional typesetting through laser imagesetting.

Our qualified design and layout staff will assist you in either adding a finished look to your supplied design and layout or create an original design and layout from your prepared text that will convey your intended message to your target audience. In consultation with your staff, Graphic Communications Services will prepare draft design layouts and offer recommendations regarding the use of ink color(s), paper, fonts, photographs and artwork, publication dimensions and folding, and binding options.

Once the final design and layout has been approved, unit staff will output the completed project ready for printing to either laser masters or film to meet project requirements. To begin planning for your project at the initial meeting it is helpful if you are prepared to discuss and provide the following: Target Audience (e.g., prospective students, campus faculty and staff, alumni, etc.) Project Theme (if applicable) Publication Purpose (e.g., information, marketing, data collection, etc.) Publication Due Date Anticipated Project Funding Source Special Budget Considerations For additional information regarding publication design, layout and typesetting services, please contact: Daiken Fiore, Interim Manager, Graphic Communications Services.

Ext.: 3298
E-mail:
DRFIORE@csupomona.edu
Fax:
4662
Location:
Building 5, Room 221

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Electronic Document Management Center

Graphic Communications Services offers campus clients access to document management services that allow you to electronically store and access all your hard-copy files from a central data repository. These "legacy" documents that you work with daily may include contracts with original signatures, financial reports, or personal correspondence. Regardless of the types of documents your organization manages, they can all be scanned and saved to Graphic Communications Services Electronic Document Management System.

Once saved to our secure site, you'll be able to view, search, print and manage your documents directly from the privacy of your desktop computer. You can even share your documents with multiple colleagues in different locations simultaneously, enabling true workgroup collaboration. Conversely, you can also rest assured that confidential documents will remain confidential, thanks to the system's object-level security features.

Graphic Communications Services has the staff, technology and experience to scan and convert your documents to digital images and make them available for review via the intranet. For additional information regarding our Electronic Document Imaging Services, please contact Debbie Stone, Imaging Systems Technical Support.

Ext.: 3018
E-mail:
DASTONE@csupomona.edu
Fax:
4662
Location:
Building 5, Room 221

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Finishing and Bindery

Graphic Communications Services in-house bindery section supports all publications produced through our offset printing and photocopying sections with a compliment of high-quality equipment and staff trained to assure that finishing steps are of high quality and add value to your project.

Folding; perforating; slitting; saddle stitching; padding; comb, velo and adhesive tape booklet binding are among the many options available for product finishing in Graphic Communications bindery section.

As necessary to meet client needs, Graphic Communications Services will contract for specialty bindery processes utilizing one of our many contacts in the commercial graphic arts industry.

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Bindery Equipment

  • Polar, Power Max 28" paper cutter
  • Rollem Auto 4-Mark III finishing machine for sequential numbering, scoring, perforating, sheet slitting.
  • 18" x 24" O&M folder with right angle attachment, scoring, perforating and sheet slitting head.
  • Rosback two station auto saddle stitcher.
  • Challenge 3-hold drill.
  • GBC high capacity punch and binding equipment for comb, coil and wiretwin loop books.
  • Fasback binding system for tape bound books.

For additional information regarding available bindery services, please contact Daiken Fiore.

Ext.: 3298
E-mail:
DRFIORE@csupomona.edu
Fax:
4662
Location:
Building 5, Room 221

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Photocopying Service

Graphic Communications Services provides a comprehensive photocopying service center to support the academic, administrative and student organization needs of the campus. The photocopy center utilizes state-of-the-art equipment capable of producing large volumes of work in a short time on a variety of paper stocks and sizes.

Our current compliment of photocopy equipment can run all normal weight papers from 20 pound bond through 90 pound index in the following standard sizes, 8-1/2" x 11", 8-1/2" x 14", and 11"x 17". In addition to simple black image photocopying and color copying we can produce tabbed indexes, corner and side stapled sets, tape bound booklets, carbonless multi-part sets, and transparencies. For those projects that require either 2 or 3 hole punching, folding, special binding, padding or other special finishing services, our in-house bindery section is ready to assist you.

Graphic Communications Services photocopy center consists of two principle functions to meet your particular needs: Standard Photocopying Services and Quick Print Services. Each of the two service areas have exactly the same capabilities to produce finished projects and only differ in that Quick Print Services is a full charge rapid copy service. Quick Print program guidelines are as follows:

All basic photocopying projects of 2000 or less impressions copied on GCS stocked materials will be completed within 24 hours of receipt.

There will be a cost per copy charged for all copies produced. Projects that are of larger volume than guidelines provide or require special paper or handling will need additional time to complete.

For additional information concerning program guidelines for photocopying services, a project in process, or to schedule a project, please contact Daiken Fiore, Interim Manager.

E-mail: DRFIORE@csupomona.edu
Ext.: 3298
Fax:
4662
Location:
Building 5, Room 221

To initiate a request for "Standard Photocopying Services", please complete and forward a Work Order Request Form F-694 to Graphic Communications Services with appropriate artwork.

To initiate a request for "Quick Print Services", please complete and forward a Quick Print Request Form F-1600 to Graphic Communications Services with appropriate artwork.

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Offset Printing

Even if your printing project is a simple one-color job or a complicated six-color job, Graphic Communications Services has the means to complete your project. Whether your project is produced digitally or offset, you can be sure that we will process your job with the utmost care and efficiency.

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Press Equipment:

  • 582 RYOBI, two color press
  • 12" x 18" A.M. Multigraphics 1218 EI, two color offset duplicator
  • 3302 RYOBI, two color press
  • 11" x 14" A.M. Multigraphics, one color offset duplicator.

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Products Chart

Announcements Certificates Newsletters
Annual Reports Continuous Forms Note Cards
Booklets Flyers Note Pads
Books Folders Pamphlets
Brochures Forms Posters
Bulletins Invitations/Response Cards Programs
Business Cards Journals Reports
Calendars Labels Stationery
Carbonless Forms Letterhead & Envelopes Tab Dividers
Catalogs Name Tags & Badges Tickets

Services Chart

Binding and Finishing
Imprinting
Comb, Glue, Perfect, Saddle Stitching, Stapling, Tape, Velo, Twin Loop, Coil
Lab Manuals
Collating
Laser Imagesetting
Color Printing
Numbering
Die Cutting
Offset Printing
Drilling
Padding
Electronic Publishing
Paper Cutting & Trimming
Electronic Document Imaging
Perforating
Embossing
Photocopying: Black and White and Color
Estimating
Print Brokering
Foil Stamping Publishing Consulting
Folding
Scoring
Graphic Design
Typesetting

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