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PRODUCTS

Offset Printing

 

Sheetfed offset printing has been the main focus of our company for over 3 decades.  Our highly skilled prepress and production teams ensure color consistency and registration of each printed piece, time and time again.  Our pressroom is equipped with the latest technology presses, which results in less make-ready time and paper waste. 

Digital Printing

 

Our Xerox 1000i digital press delivers a smooth, offset-like finish at high speeds for quicker turn-around.  It produces vibrant image quality for excellent sharpness and uniformity, and is a great solution for short run printing projects.

 

Signs & Displays

 

To streamline color consistency, fulfillment and branding, combine your wide format printing needs with your offset and digital pieces at Advantage Direct.  We can produce graphics on a wide array of media, including canvas, vinyls, and other rigid substrates.

 

Mailing Solutions

 

A full service mailing department is an intricate part of your direct mail campaign.  After all, it's the final step to ensure your creative piece gets into the right hands at the right time.  That's why Advantage Direct offers a wide array of services to best fit your needs, from full color printing, bindery, to bulk mailing.  To ensure the quality we promise to you, we keep a close eye on your project from the beginning stages to the final step...all under one roof.

 

 

PORTFOLIO

Wide Format

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John and Judy Montcastle, Company Owners, have over 35 years experience in the printing industry, since investing in a printing franchise in September of 1981.  As the franchise was outgrown, and new and expanding ideas were developed, the husband and wife duo established and became Advantage Printing, Inc. in 1992, maintaining their location in downtown Asheville, NC.  The company continues to invest, expand and grow with the ever demanding needs of corporate print buyers, and currently operates out of their production facility in Arden, NC.

ABOUT US

 

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

 

1848 Brevard Road  Arden, NC 28704

Tel: 828-252-7667 Fax: 828-252-7676

info@buyadvantageprinting.com

 

BUSINESS HOURS
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm

 

 

From Asheville:

 

Travel I-26 East to Exit 37, Long Shoals Road, and exit Right. Travel Long Shoals Road for 1.6 miles. At traffic light, turn right onto Hwy 191/Brevard Road and travel 0.4 miles. Advantage Direct is located on the right, just behind Platinum Court Apartments.

Mailing Address:

 

Advantage Direct

1848 Brevard Road

Arden, NC 28704

 

Phone:  828-252-7667

 

Email: Please use the form on this page.

 

 

Offset Printing

 

Sheetfed offset printing has been the main focus of our company for over 3 decades.  Our highly skilled prepress and production teams ensure color consistency and registration of each printed piece, time and time again.  Our pressroom is equipped with the latest technology presses, which results in less make-ready time and paper waste. 

Full Color Printing Capabilities:

 

  • Brochures

  • Rackcards

  • Postcards

  • Booklets

  • Pocket Folders

  • Letterhead

  • Envelopes

  • Posters

  • Labels

  • Newsletters

  • Carbonless Forms

 

Full Service Bindery Department:

 

  • Cutting

  • Folding

  • Scoring

  • Perforation

  • Die Cutting

  • Embossing

  • Foil Stamping

  • Perfect Binding

  • Coil Binding

  • Comb Binding

  • Saddle Stitching

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Digital Printing

 

Our Xerox 1000i digital press delivers a smooth, offset-like finish at high speeds for quicker turn-around.  It produces vibrant image quality for excellent sharpness and uniformity, and is a great solution for short run printing projects.

 

 

Features & Benefits

 

  • Delivers vibrant image quality at 2400 x 2400 dpi for excellent sharpness and uniformity.

  • Accommodates stocks from lightweight 15 lb. bond to 130 lb. cover at full-rated speeds of 80 pages per minute – so you can print anything from lightweight mailers that save on postage to thick, heavyweight point of purchase displays. 

  • With sheet sizes up to 13” x 19.2”, the press can handle multi-up jobs and accommodate applications needing full-bleed trim.

  • Low-melt Dry Ink delivers a smooth, offset-like finish at high speeds for quicker turn-around.

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Media Types

 

  • Coated and Uncoated papers

  • Bright papers

  • Labels

  • Decals

  • Durable/Synthetic papers

  • Textured/Embossed papers

  • Polyesters

  • Custom Solutions

Variable Data

 

Variable Data Printing gives you the ability to develop targeted and personalized printed communications that can significantly improve audience response and increase overall business results.  Studies have shown that by leveraging known customer data to create highly personalized communications, resulting revenues can grow 30 percent!

Gold, Silver, & Clear Ink

 

The Xerox 1000i features gold, silver, and clear ink, used to create custom effects that brings your prints to life and gets your messages noticed!  Whether used for highlighting logos and areas with spot treatment, using clear to develop a smooth, even sheen with flood treatment or transforming your photos with gold and silver metallic effects, these custom solutions bring eye-catching value to personalized communications.

 

Signs & Displays

 

To streamline color consistency, fulfillment and branding, combine your wide format printing needs with your offset and digital pieces at Advantage Direct.  We can produce graphics on a wide array of media, including canvas, vinyls, and other rigid substrates.

 

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In addition to printing on paper substrates, the Acuity Advance with UV ink technology can produce high quality images on a diverse range of creative print applications, such as PVC, polycarbonate, styrene, canvas, acrylic, board, wood, aluminum composite, and many other materials.  Stunning images can also be achieved by the use of white and clear inks.  The possibilities are endless, allowing for more creative and diverse options as part of your wide format marketing initiative.

Key Applications:

 

  • Banners and Informational Signs

  • Window Graphics

  • Posters

  • Point of Purchase & Retail Displays

  • Short Term Outdoor Signage

  • Back-lit Graphics

  • Trade Show and Exhibit Signage

  • Pop Up and Roll Up Displays

  • Wood Prints

  • Industrial Applications

  • Yard Signs...and more

 

Mailing Solutions

 

A full service mailing department is an intricate part of your direct mail campaign.  After all, it's the final step to ensure your creative piece gets into the right hands at the right time.  That's why Advantage Direct offers a wide array of services to best fit your needs, from full color printing, bindery, to bulk mailing.  To ensure the quality we promise to you, we keep a close eye on your project from the beginning stages to the final step...all under one roof.

 

Mailing Services

Include:

 

  • Ink Jet Addressing

  • Barcoding

  • CASS Certification

  • Fulfillment

  • Data Acquisition

  • Variable Data

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Unlike many mail houses, we provide NCOA (National Change of Address) at no additional charge, along with delivery to the post office*.  CASS Certification is also provided at no additional charge.  Bulk Mail Processing is as low as 2 cents per mail piece, and includes ink jet addressing, bar coding, and presorting.  Additional in-house discounts are available as well, so contact your Account Manager today!

 

*Free delivery to Asheville Bulk Mail Processing Center Only

 

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1848 BREVARD RD.

ARDEN, NC 28704

828.252.7667