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YOUR SINGLE SOURCE PROVIDER​

Metropolitan Technologies is a single-source provider capable of handling all printing, direct mail, fulfillment, and card manufacturing jobs and works with clients regardless of size of company or size of project. While our breadth and depth of equipment can handle any commercial print, card manufacturing, or direct mail job, it’s the combined expertise of our seasoned professionals that will give you more for every dollar. 

As a premier national commercial print and fulfillment company, we are the low cost provider for all aspects of Visa, MasterCard, gift and loyalty card printing, digital printing, direct mail, fulfillment, commercial web, commercial sheet, business forms, label, and envelope printing. But more than just lower cost, we earn our customers’ loyalty by providing innovative ideas and answers with superior service. We can design a customized program tailored to satisfy all of your commercial.

 

Metropolitan can produce every kind of commercial print job you can imagine. Every commercial print job we handle, no matter the size or type, is produced on optimal equipment giving you the best quality coupled with the most efficient production. Along with our commercial printing capacity, we have a full complement of electronic prepress and bindery equipment that streamlines the production process, saving you time and money. Since we partner with businesses in almost every sector we’ve gathered a breadth of experience in commercial printing that we bring to all our customers. Often a job comes to us as a straightforward commercial print job and turns into a long-term relationship where we become the single-source provider for all printing, fulfillment and direct mail needs.
 

Specific commercial print capabilities include:

“Green” Paper – we have an exclusive relationship with a supplier of a unique, environmentally responsible line of papers. The cost is comparable to standard paper (less than recycled) and is a great alternative for laser applications.
  • Digital, sheet and web printing
  • Short run to long run
  • Statement Processing
  • Can work from PDF, InDesign or Quark
  • Direct to plate technology
  • Full range of bindery and finishing available
 
As a leading card manufacturer, we are single source provider for some of the top companies in the U.S. Our certified facilities house the latest card manufacturing and personalization equipment and operate with category-leading technology. Having such a broad array of equipment ensures that each job is produced on the optimal equipment thereby saving time and money. For every step of the production process – manufacturing, encoding, embossing, imaging, affixing, and either bulk or individual fulfillment--Metropolitan offers a high-quality solution for less. Whether short-run or long-run, we have a solution utilizing digital or offset printing. Metropolitan can cost-effectively produce any order ranging from 250 to millions of cards.
We specialize in Gift-Stored Value, Loyalty, Credit/Debit, MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards. All our card manufacturing facilities produce cards on a variety of substrates (paper, teslin, styrene, biodegradable and recycled PVC, and PVC -- 10, 20, 30 mil) and we have capabilities to handle:

  • Secure and non-secure card manufacturing and personalization
  • Hi-co and Lo-co Encoding
  • Ink-Jet imaging (both regular and high-speed DOD)
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Embossing
  • Scratch-off Panels
  • Bar Codes
  • Card packaging – secure and non-secure J-hook
 
We challenge anyone to find better end-to-end solution than Metropolitan to manage high quality direct mail programs. From start to finish and all the way through to post-campaign reporting, our talented, experienced professionals will find every ounce of waste and every opportunity to maximize responses so that you can realize improved ROI.

Postal Optimization: Postage is the typically the single largest expense of any direct mail campaign. It takes both large daily production volume and comprehensive lettershop capabilities to realize every USPS discount available. Using proprietary solutions, our postal optimization is second to none. Every mail file is analyzed on the front-end to determine the optimal mail preparation and delivery method.
  • Co-palletization
  • Commingling on site
  • BMC/SCF ride-share freight
  • Alternative standard class delivery options
 
Return Mail - Our back end solution for Undeliverable As Addressed (UAA) mail is the most comprehensive and technologically advance solution in the industry. Your returned mail is compared against almost a thousand databases to automatically correct the majority of UAA mail with a 99% accuracy rate. For your critical mail programs, we can reduce cycle time and cost and enable you to get your important communications, (like statements and invoices) to your customers in a reasonable timeframe.

Partnering with us means you can be sure every direct mail campaign you execute has the highest quality print production, fulfillment and project management from a dedicated team.

Specific direct mail capabilities include:

  • Complete data processing capability
    • List sourcing
    • Merge, purge, de-dupe, Nth name selects
    • NCOA, CASS…
    • Intelligent Mail Barcode
    • Modeling, analytics and results reporting
  • Laser Lettershop
    • Simplex and duplex high speed lasers
  • Comprehensive suite of bindery, addressing, affixing services
Additional Services
  • Unique, secure postcard notifications that offer a significant savings versus envelope packages
  • Hand-work
  • Bulk and Individual Fulfillment

 
We are always looking for ways to bring new solutions to our clients—even if it is new territory for us to explore. If we see a need in process, procedures, or production, we find a way to do it better. Often at the request of long-standing clients, we research and recommend fresh, new marketing and business solutions. We also find some of these initiatives are great fits for other clients on our roster. Our ability to offer these types of non-conventional, value-added services is another way we stay at the forefront of our business—and keep you at yours.
 
Some of our most recent examples include:

Database Management and Analytics – maximize results through efficient list procurement, segmentation, product propensity and modeling, results reporting, analysis, and ongoing strategic recommendations
 
Local Search Optimization – ideal for retailers wanting to maximize their presence on Yahoo and Google (and many more search engines) map listings – achieve top 10 listing status for nominal out of pocket expense
 
 
For more information, please contact us directly.
 
For more information, please contact us directly.
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We are capable of helping you with high-quality, legitimate diversity spends. Ask us about our network of strategic partners.

Contact us to find out more information, to get an equipment list or simply get your commercial print, direct mail or card manufacturing job in competent hands

 

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