14
Jun
What is a Slide-Chart?
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Listing Photo A slide-chart is a hand-held device, usually of paper, cardboard, or plastic, for conducting simple calculations or looking up information. A circular slide chart is sometimes referred to as a wheel chart or volvelle.   BUT there is so much more to what we do here at American/Perrygraf! Here’s a little glossary of the terms we use.   Fold and Glue: A slide-chart that is folded book style. It incorporates a glue flap to close the chart up and has die-cut windows to set/read hidden data. Example: Kimberly Clark     Build Up: A slide-chart that is held together with grommets (sometimes called eyelets). As opposed to being book style, this is more along the lines of sandwich style. The slide inside the chart runs along strips which are called runners. Example: Philips     Double or multiple Pocket Fo...
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21
May
Creative Printing/Packaging
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Listing Photo We love packaging and paper! We offer different options for printing, finishes, and dimensional formats. See why we still need creative printing and packaging at How Life Unfolds. http://www.howlifeunfolds.com    ...
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8
Nov
Ready. Set. SNAP!
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Listing Photo Today, capturing life’s important milestones just got a little easier. From day 1 to 12 years later, Time Snap displays the age and date of your little one’s big moments.     Time Snap creator’s adorable daughter reaching her 6-month milestone!   It all started with a French Lady eating a cookie. Mary Koludrovic, the Time Snap mastermind, noticed a vintage wheel calendar that hung in her mother’s kitchen. As she watched her little girl running around, and with another child on the way, she thought, “Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a convenient way to capture these moments?”     The inspiration. Purchased by Mary’s mother at Anthropologie a LONG time ago.   Boundless Moments Time Snap was created to capture those precious moments, giving us something to look back on while celebrat...
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23
May
Kerwyn Pop-Up Chicken
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Svengoolie has been a horror movie host for numerous years in the Chicago area. Every week he shows movies with his own style of humor which has attracted fans from all over the country. Since he is based in our area, one of our employees presented him with a pop-up fashioned after his wise-cracking side-kick Kerwyn.  "I've been a fan of Svengoolie's since I was in high school in the early 80's. I have done computer drawings of him and I thought how much fun it would be to create a pop-up out of his chicken buddy Kerwyn" ~ Nanette We were thrilled that he featured the pop-up on his show. States Nanette "I always watch and record so I was excited that he showed my Kerywn on the air!" Svengoolie can be found on MeTV all over the country.       ...
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18
Mar
Specialty Calculators
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Listing Photo Slide Rules are computing devices that would appear to be multiple rulers working together. In their most basic form, they multiply two numbers by sliding in relation to each other until desired numbers are lined up. They are utilized to do speedy routine mathematical work, in a variety of conditions.       If you looked under the experience section of Slide Rule’s resume you would find: landed astronauts on the Moon (1), aided bombardiers and navigators during World War II; calculated fuel usage and altitude for U.S. Navy aircraft ranges; consulted with engineers to construct the Empire State Building, Hoover Dam, and the curves of the Golden Gate Bridge. (2)   Still making an impact today, American Slide-Chart / Perrygraf produces slide charts, devices that operate on the principle of a slide rule. We have produced charts that aid in fighting fir...
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25
Feb
Pop-Up Cube Concepts
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Listing Photo It’s no secret that our Pop-Up Cubes deliver an attention grabbing POP when pulled from their envelopes.  Now you can keep that attention by adding an interactive element.  We have equipped our rubber band activated Pop-Up Cubes with doors.   The 4-Door Cube is a one of a kind marketing tool that intrigues your audience. Doors pique curiosity while providing extra space for content. They are designed to draw recipients in to reveal your hidden message.     Each panel of the 4-Door Cube can be customized with images, text, and designs. The doors can be perforated for removal. Connect your digital media to the piece by incorporating QR codes.   The 4-Door In Action Our team works with you to make your idea come to life.Take a look at how these brands used the 4-Door to communicate with customers in a new way.   Trade Shows Ocean Mist ...
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