WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
Hi Britt - by all accounts everything went well with this job
Patrick D. Alphagraphics - 146 Stamford
Y'all are the best in the business. I cannot thank you enough for your help turning around such quick, high quality orders.
Zach M. Melt Sports & Entertainment
Very prompt and willing to work out issues in a timely manner.
Joseph T. GE Oil & Gas Hydril USA Distribution LLC (MFG.)
Our rep, Amber, is always very attentive, quick, and helpful. The quality of your products is always excellent!
Diana M. Houston Christian High School
Yall are Awesome !!!
Jose G. Tadano America
Brittany, as always, provided us with the very best service. She is adaptable and very attentive to our constant changes. A pleasure working with her.
Stuart B. GE Oil & Gas Pressure Control, L.P.
Both Amber (my first contact on phone) and Caroline were fabulous, exactly what I needed for my first experience! I appreciate their professionalism AND personal connection in listening to me and responding to my concerns (lack of knowledge!).
Helen R. Helen Racz
You were able to complete a very important, last minute, project for us with less than 1.5 days notice. This was greatly appreciated and the magnet product turned out exactly as requested and needed! We will definitely use you in the future for more than just our paper products.
Lauren D. Ecclesia Houston
Very quick and expedited service! Appreciate the attention to detail and follow up.
Heather G. Salute Wine Brokers
Thank you for the fast turnaround. We appreciate you!
Adrea H. Westview School
Always very professional and kind. The work is always done earlier than expected.
Gayle A. MicroSeismic
Sakyambo Ltd. called to print a few brochures at short notice and you delivered. Well done
Clement K. Sakyambo Enterprise Company Ltd
Britt Houd, is always a pleasure to work with! She makes sure all production and delivery deadlines are made - even in a moments notice. AG is hands down is One Ring Networks’ #1 preferred vendor for any given marketing project!
Morgan H. One Ring Networks
Always great customer service and always on time
Trey &. Trey & Natalie Coleman
I have worked with AlphaGraphics for about 10 years. They are the best! They have excellent customer service, high quality print jobs and always on time.
Alexsa S. Hart Energy Publishing, LP
Great service, thank you. S
Scott G. Ferrari of Houston
Super fast, very nice finished product, very nice salesperson. What more can you ask? Oh yeah, a great price too.
Tom N. Serimax
Brittany and Jim and their team are terrific. Amber is our sales rep and she is awesome!
Lars G. Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Community
Toni Horan was awesome! She willingly coordinated with some staff on the east coast. The materials were delivered to the hotel for our event. It was AWESOME! She is terrific! And this was a day after y'all had a power outtage in your neighborhood! WOW! #impressed
Karen C. The More to Life Foundation
I am always satisfied with the level of service provided. With the personal attention I receive, I feel like a valued customer. And most importantly, the business cards look professional and arrive quickly!
Michael C. BakerRipley
On time and done professionally.
Lateef F. Siemens
Toni Horan was my rep and was very responsive and GREAT to work with!!!! Took time to explain different options to me, checked in after quote was sent over, and the processed the order very quickly! Exactly what we were looking for!!!!
Stacey A. InsurMark
Prompt service and graphic artists instinctively knows how to position text and images for print. We use AlphaGraphics for printing and graphics. Very detailed oriented.
Maria A. The Abbey
Amber Hibbard was very helpful in getting our printing and installation expedited for our new store openings in Houston IAH airport. We were satisfied with the quality of prints and level of service and will continue to use Alpha for all our graphic printing and installation needs in Houston. Highly recommended!
Sean L. International Shoppes
Best experience and the best customer service you could ever ask for!
David M. GE Oil & Gas Pressure Control, L.P.
I worked with Amber Hibbard and Fernando Renteria on my project. They were able to take my amateur design for signs and make them into very professional work. I am very pleased with the work, cost, and turn-around time.
Casey G. Waste Management
Alpha Graphics has worked with me to ensure my marketing is professional and listens to my ideas
James U. Roulez Logistics LLC
Above and beyond what we have wanted or expected with our jobs. We are continuing to use Alpha more and more as the prices have been very reasonable and turn-around times are unmatched.
Gilbert R. Universe Technical Translation, Inc.
very responsive and easy to work with
John B. Veritas Equity Managment
Great product, fast delivery.
Michael C. Trillium Flow Technologies
fast job completion...great job
Antreous B. BakerRipley
I did originally find Alphagraphics via an online search and what a lucky search that proved to be! Not only is their work escellent but they are also very willing to help and always on time if not early withthe production.
Jan C. Village Republican Women
Britt Houd made my experience EASY, seamless, professional and FUN
Emma C. GE Infrastructure Sensing LLC
Very easy process for ordering and purchasing the business cards. Also, VERY quality product. One constructive thought...since Fax is rarely used, an "other" alternative for the second phone number required on the card could be offered (when the person doesn't want to list their cell number) OR the line could be left blank.
Donna R. BakerRipley
Quick and quality service! My new business cards look super nice!
Liz W. Wilcox Media
Toni was very helpful, Fernando took the time to explain the requirements to me to resolve my designers confusion. Totally happy with the support given and will be bringing further work to Alpha Graphics as we need it. I will refer you directly to those I know who need printing services I won't, however, let you loose on them!! LOL
Keith A. Controlled Environments
Alpha Graphics always does an Amazing job!! Great People and Great Service!!
Randall S. GE Oil & Gas Pressure Control, L.P.
Fernando and Toni both were great to work with on the project! Fernando was great in communicating with me regarding color and files. I appreciate them both being so responsive.
Heather G. LLHPCP, Ltd, C/O Levcor Inc
The only thing that I received comments on was the quality of the actual stock used for the business card. My supervisor wanted something nicer. Maybe with this coming order you could send us samples of stock with pricing. Thank you
Laura V. Ceiba Energy Management LLC
From the day we walked in and first spoke with Ms. Toni, to working with the talented Ms. Caroline to meeting and networking with the owner, Ms. Britt, our visit was nothing short of wonderful. Each one of these people are spectacular on their own but together they become a powerhouse of customer service. They brought our vision to life and we couldn't be more thankful! We will be ordering again very soon!
Sdtanisha &. Juice On Tapp
Brittany was extremely helpful and timely. Not to mention more affordable than the other printers!
Samantha H. Blade Energy
AG West Houston is awesome all around!
Chris J. Motiva
They are efficient and knowledgeable.
Marygrace V. BakerRipley
Outstanding customer care and attention. Meeting deadlines and exceeding our expectations has become the norm.
Cami B. Zurvita
I love you guys so much - you always make time for me and go the extra mile to help me make my deadlines. I cannot thank you enough for your continuous support.
Kayla F. IPOZ Systems
George H. IST, Houston
Toni Horan is great to work with, very clear as to what you are getting and for how much. Product is perfect.
Bill L. Catalyst Finance L.P
Quick and Professional
Luis R. Zurvita
Brittney was very nice and accommodating.
Josiah R. Josiah Rendon
Our sales rep, Amber, is always quick to respond and attentive to our needs.
Diana M. Houston Christian High School
ALL ABOUT PRINTING
ARE THERE PRINT SIZE LIMITATIONS?
Yes, and no. Our digital copiers will take sheet sizes as small as 4.25” x 5.5” up to 13” x 19”. Traditional offset can accept sheet sizes up to 12” x 18”. Our in-house large format printers can produce graphics up to 41.5” wide. If you have specific questions about our sizing options, please do not hesitate to give us a call.
WHAT IS A PROOF AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
In printing terms, a proof is a one-off copy of your document after all modifications and printing setup processes have been completed. It is your last, and best, opportunity to make sure that your print job comes out the way you envisioned. By carefully inspecting the proof, you can help ensure an accurate, flawless delivery of your print job the first time.
DO YOU REQUIRE MINIMUM QUANTITIES ON ANY OF YOUR PRODUCTS?
Nope! Some printing methods may be more cost-effective than others, but our professional staff are happy to work with you to determine which printing method is best for your project.
DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COLOR SEPARATIONS OR HALF-TONE PRINTING TO GET MY JOB COMPLETED?
Absolutely not! We handle all the "back-end" production for you.
The terms are pretty easy to understand, though. Color separation refers to our offset printing process, where we use cyan, magenta, yellow, and black in four separate plates that go directly to the press. These four colors can create almost any color you can imagine!
Half-tone printing refers to converting a solid tone of black ink or one color into tiny dots that are invisible to the eye to create your image. You see a solid image, but it’s really created from the spacing of these tiny dots.
IS WHITE CONSIDERED A PRINTING COLOR?
Not typically. Because white is the default color of paper, it is simply recognized as the absence of ink.
WHAT PAPER TYPES DO YOU OFFER?
We have a large collection of “house” stocks in our production area. If you have a specific style in mind, we can check our in-house inventory to see if our selection is able to match your tastes. Or, we’ll check with our paper vendors to see what they have on hand. Keep in mind that special stocks or materials may require bulk purchasing from suppliers.
WHAT IS THE PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM?
The Pantone Matching System (PMS) is a color reproduction standard in which colors all across the spectrum are each identified by a unique, independent number. The use of PMS allows us to precisely match colors and maintain color consistency throughout the printing process.
WHY DO THE PRINTED COLORS LOOK DIFFERENT THAN THE COLORS ON MY SCREEN?
In short, printers and monitors produce color in different ways. Monitors use the RGB (red, green, blue) color model, which usually supports a wider spectrum of colors. Printers use the CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) color model, which can reproduce most—but not all—of the colors in the RGB color model.
Depending on the equipment used, CMYK generally matches 85–90% of the colors in the RGB model. When a color is selected from the RGB model that is out of the range of the CMYK model, the application chooses the closest matching color. Programs like Adobe Photoshop will allow you to choose which color will be replaced; others may not. We’ll provide you with a sample print right before we print your job to ensure a "what-you-see-is-what-you-get" final product.
COMMON PRINTING TERMS
BIND: To fasten sheets with wire, thread, glue, or by any other means.
BINDING: A name given for any of many procedures used to put pages together.
BLEED: Printing that goes to the edge of the sheet. Trimming is required to make the printing run to the edge of a sheet.
CAST-COATED: Coated paper with a high- gloss reflective finish.
COATED PAPER: Paper with a clay or other coating applied to one, or both, sides. The coating can be dull, gloss, matte, or a number of other finishes. Coated paper generally produces sharper, brighter images and has a more refelctive quality than uncoated paper.
COLLATE: To put pages in a certain order for binding.
COLOR CORRECTION: Methods of improving color separations and definition.
COVER PAPER: A heavy printing paper primarily used to cover books or make presentation folders.
SIDE-STITCHING: Stapling through the spine from front to back. The publication will not lay flat when opened.
CROP: To trim a picture, image, or printed sheet.
CROP MARKS: Printed lines showing where to trim a printed sheet.
GLOSS: A shiny paper coating that reflects light.
LAMINATE: To cover with protective film. Also used to bond or glue one surface to another.
MATTE FINISH: Dull paper or ink finish.
OFFSET PRINTING: Printing which involves a plate that makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which, in turn, transfers it to the paper.
PERFECT BINDING: An unsewn, flat-spined book binding made with glue.
RESOLUTION: The degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch in a hard-copy printout or, the number of pixels across and down on a display screen.
SADDLE-STITCHING: A type of binding that uses wire stapling at the center of a magazine or pamphlet.
SCORE: Creasing paper to help it fold more neatly.
WHAT TYPES OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DO YOU PROVIDE?
AlphaGraphics is a full service marketing communications provider, and offer a wide range of products and services. To see a full listing of our services, check out the Products & Services area of our website.
WHAT TYPES OF MARKETING TECHNIQUES CAN YOU ADD TO MY PRINTED MATERIALS?
OUR MULTI-CHANNEL MARKETING OPTIONS INCLUDE:
- QR Codes
- SMS and MMS marketing
- Video production and editing
- Variable mapping
- Social media marketing
- Mobile optimized websites, and so much more!
Call our team today to learn more about the tools we can use in concert with your printed communications to improve your ROI.
YOUR LOCAL PRINT SHOP IN HOUSTON, TX
Everyone needs a good print shop they can count on. Well, look no further; AlphaGraphics in HoustonTexas can handle all your printing needs, plus much more! We’ve proven our talents through customer satisfaction year after year. We can handle ANY print job, big or small and give you the highest quality around. We aren’t just a digital, offset, or sign shop… we specialize in all three! We only hire employees who are not only friendly, but who are also experts in graphic design, printing, and marketing. We truly are your one stop shop and can solve all your business printing needs.
We only use state of the art printing presses to ensure you get the highest quality possible. We can also generate your projects quickly if you are under a tight deadline.
- Digital Printing: Also called CMYK, uses Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black to produce a wide range of colors.
- Offset Printing: This press uses oil-based inks to produce fine details on documents like logos on business cards, envelopes, or letterheads.
- Spot Color: These machines print pre-mixed colors, or “spot colors” for accurate color on smaller projects like envelopes and business cards.
- Large Format Printing: This style of printing produces a wider range of colors than our other machines. Can be used to create signs, banners, decals, posters, displays, and more!
If you can imagine it, we can print it! You can feel confident that our printing company will make you look good in your market.
- Black and white, spot color, or full color
- Many paper and finishing options
- Legal, standard, or custom cut paper sizes
- Binding and bundling options
- Even delivery options are available
- Graphic design services
- Custom marketing campaigns to generate new customers