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915 Main Street, 1st Floor
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
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FROM OUR OWNER, NICK VON DER WENSE

The Team at AlphaGraphics in (Greenwich &) Hartford is excited to welcome our new owners, Nick von der Wense and his wife Vicki.

Nick and Vicki have lived and worked in Fairfield County for nearly 7 years now, after relocating to the Greater New York City area so Nick could pursue a Senior Executive role in Marketing at Neopost Inc. Nick led the Digital Transformation Strategy for the 1200 employees and 210,000 users of Neopost’s online shipping, mailing and printing app store. Nick left Neopost as the VP of Digital Marketing, and joined Billtrust, a Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs funded software firm in NJ as VP of Marketing, that raised over $100M and is recognized consistently as a leading firm the Financial Technology (Fintech) space. During his time at Billtrust, the marketing team was recognized for a 41% marketing to revenue contribution percentage, considered best in market. Nick then joined New york City, Yaypay.com where he worked on marketing and product creation teams.

Vicki, a graduate of the Parsons School of Design in New York City, now well known as the setting time as the location of hit TV shows such as Project Runway, is raising two boys, while continuing to work in Graphic Design after an early career in Washington D.C.

Collectively the two have over 30 years experience in digital design, marketing and have worked with such brands as Coca-Cola, Under Armour, NASA, AFL-CIO, Microsoft, Shutterfly, & FedEx on the national scale, while serving numerous small and medium sized businesses and nonprofits such as Boys and Girls Clubs of NJ and CT.

Nick specialized in growth strategies for marketing.,  His revenue growth was budgeted at 30% for the previous 10 years. Why leave marketing and start ups? “The unifying experience is that brands come to life through print, design and the web” Nick commented, “our goal was to own and run a local business that can drive in the digital world of tomorrow, and help our clients get noticed, and get results. We have dedicated account reps for customers who meet in person with clients, proof all work in person, and be there when things need to be done properly.  

“I look forward to meeting with you soon to learn more about your organization and how we can serve you.”

Nick’s Linkedin page is www.linkedin.com/in/nvonderwense and is email is nvonderwense@alphagraphics.com.

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WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE AND THE PROFESSIONALS TO HELP YOU WITH ALL YOUR PRINTING NEEDS

Executive Sales
Doug Baumgardner, VP Sales
Doug Baumgardner has been with AlphaGraphics and selling business printing and web services in the Hartford area for over 20 years. His knowledge and experience are very valuable to our clients.
We understand that you have the option to have someone within your organization to design your printed projects for you. We have the trained professionals on hand to help you out and the time necessary to turn a concept into something truly remarkable.

Call us today and let us know what printed projects we can complete for you!

OUR PASSION

When we talk about helping customers grow and expand at AlphaGraphics Hartford, we have the record to prove it. What began as our own 1300 square foot center next to the train station in downtown Greenwich has grown to one of the Top Ten AlphaGraphics franchises and expanded to an additional location in Hartford.

We apply the same strategies and methods that have built our success to helping the businesses and non-profits who come to us for digital and printing solutions. Our owner and operator Karen Brinker, whose marketing and project management experience culminated in a stint as VP Marketing in the Playtex Apparel Group, leads a team of well-trained professionals. Together, we become a trusted partner in your business by understanding your needs so well that we deliver the world-class quality you expect on the tight deadlines your business requires.

We continue our commitment to our growth and yours by expanding our printing services and web capabilities to offer state-of-the-art solutions. That forward thinking and focus on growth earned us the “Oscar” of franchise awards, the coveted International Franchise Association's Franny, in 2000.

That commitment also extends to diversity and the environment. AlphaGraphics Hartford is proud to be a woman-owned business certified by the WBENC (Women's Business Enterprise National Council) and the State of Connecticut as well as a FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified vendor.

ALPHAGRAPHICS HARTFORD

AlphaGraphicsHartford is a full-service print and graphics communications company, owned and operated by Karen Brinker, serving a variety of businesses and non-profit organizations in Hartford, Connecticut and across the U.S. With anew state-of-the-art printing facility and a team of experienced print, graphics and web professionals, we offer solutions for all your visual communications needs.


Full Service Capabilities
Graphic Design, Prepress & Layout Services
Offset Printing (4-color and 2-color presses)
High-Speed Digital Color (1200dpi from digital files)
High-Speed Digital Black-and-White
Large-Format Digital Color (up to 60"X100')
B&W Engineering/CAD Copies (36” x 8 feet and up)
Variable Data Design and Output
Web Design and Hosting Services
CD/DVD Duplication & Printing
Full-Service Bindery Services
Complete Mailing Services
Technological Expertise

Fast Turnaround
With the latest high-capacity equipment and technology, our professional staff is dedicated to meeting your deadlines.

Value & Quality
Our state-of-the-art equipment and high capacity offers very competitive pricing for individual large projects and ongoing business relationships.

Convenience
Free pickup and delivery
Web-based file transfers up to 200mb
Online ordering

 

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.

WHERE BIG HEARTS AND BIG IDEAS COME TOGETHER

AlphaGraphics Hartford proudly supports the United Way of Hartford, UCONN, many local schools, churches and other non-profit organizations.

YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR ONLY MEASURE OF SUCCESS

AlphaGraphics Hartford is proud to be a business partner to some of our area's most successful organizations. We are happy to provide references upon request.

THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF OUR OPERATION

AlphaGraphicsHartford has the right equipment to meet your printing, design, bindery, finishing, mailing, web-to-print and other visual communications needs.

Offset Printing

Our 4-color and 2-color presses, manufactured by Hamada, Heidelberg and ABDick, are equipped with the latest technology for producing the highest quality, perfect registration, and fast turnaround for: Brochures
Marketing and Sales Materials
Annual Reports
Direct Mail
Postcards
Newsletters
Flyers

Stationery
Letterhead
Business Cards
Business Forms
Invitations
Report Covers
Memo Pads

Digital Printing

State-of-the-art Digital Presses from Xerox and Canon, in Color and in Black-and-White, produce large jobs, at the highest print quality available, with very short turnaround times. Coupled with our complete in-house bindery and finishing department, AlphaGraphicsHarford can meet even the most demanding schedules for:

Presentations

Pitch Books

Financial Reports
Training Manuals
Powerpoint Books
Catalogs and Booklets
Advertising Materials
One-to-One Marketing Materials
Personalized Direct Mail
Calendars
Photo Books
Look Books
Picture Albums
Sell Sheets

Graphic Design
The AlphaGraphicsHartford Design Department is staffed with experienced Graphic Designers, equipped with the latest hardware and software, for both Mac and PC, and skilled at providing whatever Design services you may need:

Logo Design
Corporate Identity Packages
Brochure Design
Newsletter Design
Variable Data Design
Powerpoint Presentation Design
Web Design & Hosting
Personalized Marketing Campaign Design
CD/DVD Duplication & Printing
Posters, Banners, Signs Design
Print Advertising Design
Direct Mail Campaign Design LARGE FORMAT COLOR & BLACK-AND-WHITE
Our large format production department, with printers from HP, Xxerox and Oce, can print with dye inks or UV inks, on paper, canvas, cloth, vinyl, and many other substrates, mount, laminate, and prepare for hanging: Posters, Banners, Signs
Tradeshow Materials
Oversized Charts and Photos
Art Reproduction
Blueprints, CAD Drawings
Engineering Prints
In-store POP Materials
Architectural Prints

Bindery, Finishing, Fulfillment & Mailing Services
AlphaGraphics Hartford is fully equipped to offer quick turnaround and in-house quality control for all types of production methods.

Book Binding - coil, wire, perfect bind, tape bind, spiral, GBC, Velo
Booklet Making - saddle stitching, trimming
Laminating, Mounting - foam core, gatorboard, Plexiglas, corrugated signboard
Cutting, Scoring, Perforating, Slitting, Folding, Drilling
Mailing Services - addressing, stuffing, inserting, sealing, tabbing, sorting for bulk mail, non-profit, or regular first class, international or domestic
Fulfillment Services - storing, pick and pack, kitting

 

BEST BUSINESS PRINTING COMPANY IN HARTFORD FOR CUSTOM DESIGN, PRINTING, DIRECT MARKETING & WEB SERVICES

AlphaGraphics Hartford is the best business printing company in Hartford CT, providing high-quality, fast service and great prices for all your design, print, marketing and web communications needs:

  • custom graphic design
  • web design & search engine optimization
  • signs, posters, banners
  • business cards, stationery
  • brochures, flyers
  • invitations
  • mailing services
  • postcards, newsletters, direct mail
  • online ordering
  • book publishing, epublishing
  • QR codes, PURLS, variable mapping
  • trade show & presentation materials
  • and more….
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