WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
Alphagraphics went out of their way to make sure we received our order on time. Thank you!
great customer service
Jennifer is a JOY to work with.
Always a wonderful experience
We messed up on an order and needed stickers bundled. Alphagraphics was very helpful in correcting our mess.
Great, end to end. Really felt like you were on my team.
Good people to work with and extreme quality of the items that are printed.
always exactly what we ordered, and delivered promptly, with a smile!
Dan Sher went above and beyond for us - he even drove the box to UPS so we would get the delivery in time! That is CUSTOMER SERVICE! Jane Canepa The Eventors & Bertie Canepa Reifsteck Canepa Dance
We were under a time crunch to put together a program book for a funeral. You were sensitive to our time needs and made it all happen for us. We also needed to manipulate a picture we wanted included and you produced something we were extremely happy with.
Our project came out absolutely perfect! We needed it quickly and it was done a day early. Jennifer was a pleasure to work with!
You were efficient, high quality, and very responsive to our needs.
Vicki was great to work with! She was so helpful and I love the final product. I received positive comments on the postcards.
Great service and quick replies. Answered my questions quickly and helped me figure out details.
Jennifer Qualis was very knowledgeable and helpful. She made the process easy for me.
Dan and his team are flexible and nice.
The ordering process couldn't have been easier. Pleasant, efficient, professional customer service. Fast delivery. Excellent product. I'll be back!
Dan was very helpful in putting together posters for an upcoming meeting. He was able to process our request quickly and efficiently. Excellent customer service!
I came in from out of state on a Sunday needing help for a meeting Monday and found there were not services close by open on Sunday's. You responded and helped me come up a plan and positive outcome. The effort and work was appreciated.
Always a good experience, professional staff, good quality, helpful and priced well.
very friendly and prompt with service
AlphaGraphics has always been professional, creative and has executed our jobs as envisioned or better. They are also honest and help me produce my product in the most affordable way.
I enjoyed working with this store. The invitations were exactly as I envisioned.
Very good company to work with.
You get what you pay for, Quality products and services. Everyone I have worked with here is a delight to work with.
Alphagraphics is always so accommodating.
Very professional but work was high-quality and they work with what they were given an improved it to the highest priority.
Excellent prompt service
I have had a variety of different items printed, and have always been extremely pleased with everything I've ordered. Very professional company!
Dan and his crew always come through for us!
Dan and employees went above and beyond to make sure we had our products on time when we were in a time-critical situation! Extremely pleased with the highest level of service, as well as very high quality finished products! All while being very competitive on the price for the quality!!!
we are vary happy!
The staff was terrific - they helped rush my order through and delivered on time! They were knowledgable and extremely helpful! I highly recommend bringing print orders to them!
I like your team and feel that you are all reliable, knowledgeable and do a great job.
Just great to work with...entire team very profreshional
Greatly appreciated the quick turn around time for the booklets and for the eye for quality on our brochures.
Excellent service and very professional. Very good interpersonal communication as well. Top notch company!
Very fast when I needed to change things.
My mom and I met with Dan to review wedding invitation options. We left the meeting feeling confident we would settle on a choice and knew we could follow up with Dan should any questions come up. Dan offered to show us a preview of fonts electronically versus waiting for printed proofs. We were able to see how everything would look before placing the order. Dan was patient as we considered various font combinations and wording. He was very responsive as we went through rounds of changes for both the wedding invites and the addresses for envelopes. He was able to match the invitation font so the envelope addresses would look consistent. The invitations and addressed envelopes turned out great! We've received several compliments from guests. Thanks to Dan and his team for helping with this part of our planning. He made it stress-free!
Your company was recommended to me by Wenban Funeral home to use for printing of programs for a funeral of a dear friend of mine. Unbeknownst to me a friend of mine, Vickie Schmidt works for you. I was comforted to work with someone I knew given the importance of the job at hand. Through the process I worked with others in the company and found them to be very accommodating and knowledgeable. The end product was beautiful and affordable and really allowed me to make the celebration of life a special event. Thank you to everyone involved for their help in getting my project completed on time and with such good quality.
Vicky was very helpful and I am pleased with the end result
Overall experience with Alphagraphics in Northbrook was outstanding. Excellent customer service.
Appreciate the quickness of receiving responses to my questions regarding pricing, size of tablets ordered and color. Spoke with a designer himself who gave me a second option, saw it and went with that choice. Thank you.
Brian was wonderful.. Helpful and beautiful work
Excellent, prompt, accurate!
Really good service providers who have good capacity and a real commitment to their customers. Very precise and focused on the product being to satisfaction of customer.. Floor staff had enough experience that one felt comforttable relying upon their suggestions. This may sound like a commercial, but I was truly impress with their operation.
Vicki was very helpful setting up what I needed in a short amount of time.
FROM OUR OWNER, DAN SHER
I'm an entrepreneur at heart having spent years owning a service based business, so I understand how to analyze a problem and just how important every solution is to a business.
AlphaGraphics Bannockburn is the place where high-end equipment and expert pros come together to help businesses grow through print and marketing services and products.
Since opening our doors in 1993, we've built a reputation for fanatical customer service from meeting impossibly fast turnaround times and consistently delivering stunning quality.
Having owned or operated service-based businesses for 19 years before AlphaGraphics, owner Dan Sher leads a team that embodies an entrepreneurial spirit. We're renowned for longevity where the professional experience ranges from 13 to 30 years invested in developing their craft.
Our team treats clients like business partners and takes a personal interest in your success. Clients who've been let down by other printers marvel at our ability to create custom materials on deadline. That's because we know how important it is to make you shine, whether it's a stand-out mailing to prospects or an annual report for your boss's big meeting.
DIY MARKETING IS OUT; PARTNERING WITH AN EXPERT, IS IN
Say goodbye to late nights, DIY (do-it-yourself) designs and empty ink. Forget about techno-stress, marketing mishaps and haphazard results. Leave your time to what you do best and say hello to your local marketing communications expert, AlphaGraphics.
AlphaGraphics, a full-service marketing communications company, has been based in the Bannockburn Green Shopping Center for the past 25 years. We are a family business that is locally owned and operated, dedicated to serving the needs of our customers. We do more than just design, copy and print — we help our customers communicate. Let our team of professionals work with you to find the best solutions for your needs. We offer complete design, printing, mailing and digital archiving services, as well as direct marketing solutions that include the latest technologies in variable data printing 1:1 marketing and cross-media campaigns.
OUR CROSS-MEDIA STRATEGIES INCLUDE:
- Branding and Identity
- E-mail marketing
- Direct marketing
- Online marketing
- Mobile marketing
- Business solutions
- Print services
We are data driven, results oriented and ready to leverage today’s technologies to grow your bottom line and increase your ROI. Check out our case studies to see how we’ve done it for businesses just like yours. Then call or e-mail us today to get started.
A TRIED-AND-TRUE BUSINESS APPROACH
You’ve worked hard to build your business the right way—your marketing and communications should do the same. When you choose AlphaGraphics, you get certified accuracy, consistency and quality.
AG QUALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
We care about you. That’s why we created our Quality Management Program, based on ISO 9001:2008 standards. This ensures that every project we do for you meets the highest quality requirements possible, so you can trust that your finished product will be done right, by the deadline, every time.
Commitment to our community is at the core of our business. Combining big hearts and big ideas from across our global network of 260+ franchises, we promote and support several nonprofit associations and charities that feed the hungry, educate young people to become future business leaders and preserve our planet. We're alwayslooking for new opportunities and partnerships to give back. We believe strongly in helping not-for-profits in our community and donate our work to many not-for-profits every year.
SOME OF THE ORGANIZATIONS THAT WE HAVE DONATED TO ARE:
- American Cancer Society - Lakeshore Division
- Congregation Beth Shalom, Northbrook
- Deerfield High School Athletics
- Deerfield High School Community Chest
- Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball Association (DYBA)
- Operation Shower
- School of St. Mary's, Lake Forest
YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR ONLY MEASURE OF SUCCESS
We believe strongly in supporting the community we live and work. We are members of the Deerfield * Bannockburn * Riverwoods (DBR) Chamber of Commerce. In addition, we are a proud sponsor of the Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball Association (DYBA) -- go Team AlphaGraphics!
AlphaGraphics Bannockburn / Deerfield is proud to be a business partner to some of our area's most successful organizations. We are happy to provide references upon request.
You’ve got big ideas, and we've got the tools to make them happen. No idea is too big or too small for ourvast collection of equipment to handle, so bring on the challenge! We’ve got everything from A to Z to meetyour marketing, printing, design, bindery and mailing needs.
OUR STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:
- Canon ImagePRESS 8000 with EFI Fiery RIP
- Canon ImagePRESS C750 with EFI Fiery RIP
- HP 26500 60" Latex Wide Format Printer
- Canon 8000S Wide Format Printer
- Xerox 6204 Wide Format Blueprint Printer and Scanner
- OCE VarioPrint 110 with PrismaRIP
- Pitney Bowes DP 40-Color Envelope Printer
- PressTek/AB Dick 9985 Offset Press
- Xante HWC Chemical-free Digital Platemaker
OUR BINDERY AND MAILING EQUIPMENT
Our Quality Management Program, based on ISO 9001:2008 standards, ensures that every project we do for you meets the highest quality requirements possible. So you can trust that your finished product will be done right, by the deadline, every time.
OUR BINDERY AND MAILING EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:
- GBC Titan Wide Format Laminator
- Spiral Binding Corner Rounder
- Graphic Whizzard PT 355 SCC Multi Slitter/Cutter/Creaser
- Graphic Whizzard 8000 - Scoring/Perfing/Numbering with creasing attachment
- Rena CS - Color Envelope Imager
- Neopost - Envelope Inserting/Stuffing/Sealing (up to 8 pages including envelopes and coupons)
- Secap/Pittney Bowes Tabber (1 1/2" Tab compatible)
- DVD/CD Duplicator with 4 Color Direct Printing
- Baum and Duplo Folders
- Watkiss Vario Collator with Stitch, Fold and TrimBookletmaker
Whatever your challenges are, from customer acquisition to tracking your marketing campaigns, our team has the know-how to get the job done—right and on time, every time. We believe in recruiting, developing and retaining passionate, client-obsessedand creative individuals, which is why we consistently achieve the best results for our clients. Our team is the backbone of our business, and we can’t wait for you to meet them.
DAN SHER, OWNER
Dan Sher brings passion and attention-to-detail in helping his clients solve their business problems. With a 19-year history owning and running service-based businesses, Dan's background as a small-business owner for the past seven years as well as a director of an Inc. 500 public relations agency enables him to help his clients maximize their marketing and communications in the most effective way for their business. He has both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Communications and lives in Deerfield, with his wife and son
JOHN DEWERD, GRAPHIC DESIGNER
For the past 17 years, John DeWerd has been the graphic designer at AlphaGraphics Bannockburn / Deerfield. John is a superior pre-press operator and has experience with a variety of software programs on both Mac and PC. In addition, John is a Certified Design Professional within AlphaGraphics.
DEAN GLUBKA, PRODUCTION SPECIALIST
Dean brings over 30 years of printing experience to the team. Dean is responsible for running our press as well as all aspects of finishing our clients projects to make them look their best. This includes all of our offset, digital as well as our wide format and sign finishing.
VICKI SCHMIDT, CUSTOMER SERVICE
The newest edition to the AlphaGraphics team (at a year and a half), Vicki is responsible for our customer's experience at AlphaGraphics Bannockburn / Deerfield. With over 20 years experience in design and customer service, Vicki has her own Creative Memories consulting business and has utilized that experience to help her clients at AlphaGraphics.