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OUR TEAM

We love making big, beautiful and brilliant things for passionate clients. When our talented blend of thinkers and doers unites with your ideas, it is simply a recipe that defies boundaries in a BIG way. You will find us to be fast, friendly and fair.

Clients

bare escentuals
beauty brands
best buy
capital one
edible arrangments
Harry&David
LensCrafters
Oakley
One
Levis
Luxottica
New Era
The Walking Company
Sephora
sleep number
sunglasshut
Target Optical
tile shop
Yankee Candle
Williams Sonoma

Equipment

RIGID

Two Fuji Onset Series X UV printers and One Durst Rho 1000 UV printer with a 126.8” x 63“ print area

ROLL

Durst Rho 512 and two Durst Rho 500 UV printers with a 196” wide print area

SMALL FORMAT

RICOH Pro C7110X with a 13” x 29“ print area

PHOTOGRAPHIC

Two Durst Lambda RGB (16.7 million possible colors) printers with a 50” wide print area

ZUND

One tandem, and two single, G3 cutting systems with different cutting tools based on the project

X-Y CUTTERS

Two Durst and one Fotoba X-Y cutters up to 130” wide

GUILLOTINE

Perfecta 168 TS guillotine with a cutting area of 66” x 82.7” x 6.5”

LAMINATING

Two AGL 6400 thermal and pressure-sensitive laminating up to 62” wide

ENVIRONMENT

SOLAR ENERGY

Graphic Systems installed a series of solar array panels on the roof at our production plant in Minneapolis to use renewable energy to lower costs and play a part in saving our planet.

RECYCLING

Graphic Systems also recycles all waste paper and corrugate material to reduce costs and reduce land-fill waste.

HISTORY

1971

Graphic Systems gets its starts by retouching transparencies that were used to create the Sunday paper advertising inserts

1990

Herm Kauls joins Graphic Systems to lead the production of grocery and retail graphics through photo enlargement

1996

Having worked out of the Whitney Building in downtown Minneapolis, Graphic Systems moves to its present location installing the first of six Durst Lamda photographic printers

2000

With the introduction of Zund’s camera registration cutters, Graphic Systems is one of the first wide format printers in the United States to install this technology

2001

Graphic Systems installs the first production Durst Rho 160 in the United States because of its environmentally responsible UV inks

2007

Graphic Systems doubles the size of its facility to meet the kitting, packaging and fulfillment needs of its national retail clients

2014

Graphic Systems installs a solar panel array on its roof to generate clean energy to reduce the cost of its graphics

2016

Graphics Systems is one of the first printers in the United States to install the Inca Onset X Series of UV flatbed inkjet presses

2017

Steve Ferris joins Graphic Systems as its next leader, installing a second Inca Onset X Series of UV flatbed inkjet presses