PSMailers Pressure Seal Solutions

Alphabet soup of folding styles... mmm mmm, confusing!

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Fri, Aug 7, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

ABC-PSM-soup

 

Apologies for planting the Campbell’s Soup earworm in your head. (At least I didn’t mention your favorite bologna…you know, the one with a first name and last name…or a certain cat food mix that will leave you mentally meowing in double time). But you see, I was reviewing the many fold styles available for use with PSMailers…C-fold, V-fold, ZX-fold…and I realized this alphabet soup of letters likely stirs up a hot cup of confusion for many users. I figured that PSMailers Guy fans (I know you’re out there) would appreciate having these spelled out clearly.

 

Below are the six available fold styles of PSMailers documents:

FOLD STYLE ALIAS DESCRIPTION/USES SIZE(S) AVAILABLE
Z-Fold "Accordion style" Z-Fold This is the most common fold style. Creates the letter "Z" when folded; easy-open style good for forms, checks and other mailings.

8.5" x 11"

8.5" x 14"

C-Fold "Letter" or "Tri-Fold" Great for checks and forms. 8.5" x 11"
V-Fold "Half Fold" or "Single Fold" Forms the letter "V" when folded, provides generous space for information. 8.5" x 11"
EZ-Fold "Eccentric Z-Fold" Uneven Z-Fold, great for checks and forms that need a little more print "real estate". 8.5" x 14"
EC-Fold "Eccentric C-Fold" Legal size accommodates a fourth panel for return envelope. 8.5" x 14"
ZX-Fold "Z-Fold with extra voucher" Legal size version of the Z-Fold with a fourth panel that creates a detachable voucher ideal for printing A/P checks. 8.5" x 14"

To learn more about PSMailers documents contact us @ www.psmailers.com\contact-us\sales-form\  or email support@psmailers.com for more information. With so many styles and imprint options to choose from, you’ll be thinking “mmm mmm good!”

 

Yours in blogging, from soup to nuts

~PSMailers Guy

The trick to running a 10k in your office

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Thu, Jun 4, 2015 @ 13:06 PM

W BLOG10K

Several months ago, some of the guys in the office talked me into running a 10k race with them. Having never conquered a long distance run before, I had no idea what I signed up for. Ignorance is bliss…or blisters, as it were in my case. I became painfully aware that having the right equipment (aka top-of-the-line, proper fitting running shoes) is a vital factor in successfully completing a 10k – and living to blog about it. 

Which brings me to PSMailers. Many large volume offices like those in healthcare, government, and education run their own 10k of sorts on a daily basis–processing up to 10,000 pressure seal documents in an hour.  For operations of that size, the PSM10K High Volume model is like a premier running shoe. Designed for long runs, this impressive Folder/Sealer system with a 36” Extended Conveyor has a duty cycle of 200,000 sheets per month! Other features include:

  • Hopper Capacity of 500 sheets – keeping productivity high at all times
  • Bottom Feed Technology – makes reloading the documents fast and easy
  • Variable Speed up to 10,000 per hour – to meet high demand
  • Paper sizes up to 8.5” x 14” – for greater flexibility
  • Folds available in C, V, EZ, Z and EC - multiple options for format and messaging

It’s the ideal system for payroll, accounting, billing, and direct mail processing. To quote yet another lyric from The Beatles, “see how she runs”: check out www.PSmailers.com to view a short video demo of this powerful machine in action.  To request additional information, fill out a quick sales form or contact Customer Support at (800) 464-5030, support@psmailers.com

While it’s unlikely that I will ever run a 10k again, without a doubt the PSM10K High Volume model will run 10k reliably and regularly day after day without wearing out, unlike yours truly.

Yours in blogging and running (and catching his breath),

~PSMailers Guy

Topics: pressure seal, self mailer, mail preparation, pressure seal equipment, efficiency, company efficiency, folder sealer, bulk mail, PSM10K

Release your inner Goldilocks

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Fri, Mar 13, 2015 @ 15:03 PM

W BlogArt Goldilocks

One of my favorite activities in the evening is tucking PSMailers Guy Junior into bed and telling him bedtime stories. The little guy is easy to please, so the other night I recounted the tried-and-true tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. As I sat down later that evening to pen (er, two-finger-type) this blog, it occurred to me that choosing a PSMailers system requires an inner Goldilocks of sorts. A little voice that helps you select the pressure seal self-mailer model that’s juuuust right for your needs.

For example, mid-sized organizations and busy offices poised for growth would find that PSMailers Medium-Volume machines easily satisfy the proverbial fair-haired lass within. Not too big, not too small, PSMailers Medium-Volume systems are designed to handle a demanding load without demanding too much of an organization’s budget or space.

The PSM5000 is a folder/sealer that includes an integrated 18” conveyor and digital counter at no extra cost. This mighty machine handles output of up 5,000 pieces per hour. Not to be outdone, the PSM7000 system with conveyor lives up to its name, processing 7,000 sheets per hour. Even Little Red Riding Hood would be impressed! Both models handle paper sizes up to 8.5” x 14” and a variety of fold styles, including C, V, EZ, Z and EC.

See the psmailers.com home page for more product specs and videos of each Medium-Volume model in action. And contact us to get your copy of our PSMailers Capabilities Brochure (W-PSE-D). If you don’t, I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll…

 

Just kidding. Until next time, sweet dreams!

 

~PSMailers Guy Gal (aka The Big Not-so-Bad Wolf)

Topics: PSMailers, pressure seal, self mailer, pressure seal equipment, pressure seal documents, efficiency, company efficiency, folder sealer, bulk mail, PSM7000, business forms

50 ways to love your PSMailers

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 @ 13:02 PM

PSM Valentine Blog

Love is in the air this month! At least that’s what the candy & card aisles at the store (and my better half) keep telling me. So I would like to use this very public forum to express my undying love and affection for…PSMailers Documents.

Think of them as the better half of your PSMailers machine. With nearly 50 document styles to choose from, letter- and legal-size PSMailers Documents can help you do everything you need to do better and smarter – from payroll, and accounts payable to direct mail, report cards, and more. (For the record, Mrs. PSMailers Guy helps me do things better and smarter, too.) PSMailers checks will steal your heart with must-have security features, and are Check 21 compliant. And check out the newest documents available, like postcards and window documents. PSMailers documents are available in six fold styles to best fit your application–C fold, Z fold, V fold, EZ fold, EC fold, ZX fold. How do I love thee, PSMailers? Let me count the ways!

And if that doesn’t make your heart aflutter, PSMailers Documents are ready for shipping from a facility near you, in-stock or custom imprinted to your needs. Get more information from your PSMailers Representative.

 PSMailers Documents remind me of what I once told Mrs. PSMailers Guy many years ago, “You complete me.” (Okay, you got me. That was just the sappy line in a popular movie from the 1990s, but it doesn’t make it any less true).

 

With love,
~PSMailers Guy

 

PS. Don’t wait until Feb. 14th each year to show your better half how much you care.
~Mrs. PSMailers Guy

I am the Walrus, and other timely reminders

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Tue, Jan 20, 2015 @ 15:01 PM

TAXWALRUS

Okay, I’ll admit it. I am not really the Walrus…that was a cheap ploy to get your attention (and to work another Beatles reference into this blog). But now that I have your attention, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you that required tax documents are due in the mail by January 31st. If you’re like me, you work best under a deadline. So those PSMailers should be humming along as we speak. Remember to select the right fold design for your machine and do a test run before you process a complete batch. (See last month’s blog for more tips and clever Beatles puns).

As you tackle this tax time task, you will find it reassuring to know that our Customer Service and Tech Team (the best in the business, by the way) is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST to answer all of your questions and help you resolve any issues you might be experiencing. Our team of experts know PSMailers systems inside and out, and can have you up and running in no time.

In addition to our Customer Service support, you can obtain a wealth of additional information here on PSMailers, or reach out to our Customer Support Team at 800.464.5080. Free and easy….which is more than you can say about the new tax code.

Topics: Customer Service, Customer Support, pressure seal equipment, pressure seal documents, efficiency, company efficiency, tax forms, Tax

The Taxman Cometh

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 15:12 PM

TAXMAN

If you drive a car
I'll tax the street
If you try to sit,
I'll tax your seat
If you get too cold
I'll tax the heat
If you take a walk
I'll tax your feet

Lyrics from “Taxman” by the Beatles, 1966

Clearly, the Fab Four understood a thing or two about the pervasiveness of punitive taxes. As the story goes, George Harrison penned the lyrics in anger after discovering just how much of his newfound wealth was going to the government. As a “super group,” the Beatles’ earnings put them in the 95% “supertax” bracket in the U.K. at the time! (Ironically, the success of this song kept them in that bracket for years to come.)

Although I gave up my mop top haircut and Nehru jacket decades ago, I can tell you that we understand a thing or two about tax time, too. Built for speed and efficiency, our PSMailers systems are ready and able to face head-on the annual New Year task of preparing mandatory tax documents such as W-2s and 1099s. The question is, are YOU?

Here are a few tips to help ensure that the process goes as smoothly as a Beatles ballad:

  • Know your fold – PSMailers documents are available in a variety of fold configurations, including C fold, Z fold, V fold, EZ fold, EC fold, and ZX fold. Selecting a style and ordering early will ensure plenty of time to get set up right.
  • Match the fold to the machine – Most PSMailers systems have a sliding bar that allows for adjustments to run a custom fold; however some models feature a fixed bar that snaps into place which will only run standard fold forms. Note: PSM1800 cannot run a 14” C or EC fold.
  • Testing, one, two – Before it becomes crunch time, it’s always a good idea to test run forms on the system, leaving plenty of time for fine tune adjustments.

As they say, the only certainties in life are death and taxes. I’d like to think there is a more cheerful third certainty: the reliability and performance of PSMailers.  And while they won’t pay your taxes for you, PSMailers equipment and suitable documents can certainly make tax time that much easier. I’m willing to bet the Beatles would agree.

Topics: Customer Service, Customer Support, tax forms

The Taxman Cometh

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 13:12 PM

TAXMAN

If you drive a car
I'll tax the street
If you try to sit,
I'll tax your seat
If you get too cold
I'll tax the heat
If you take a walk
I'll tax your feet

Lyrics from “Taxman” by the Beatles, 1966

Clearly, the Fab Four understood a thing or two about the pervasiveness of punitive taxes. As the story goes, George Harrison penned the lyrics in anger after discovering just how much of his newfound wealth was going to the government. As a “super group,” the Beatles’ earnings put them in the 95% “supertax” bracket in the U.K. at the time! (Ironically, the success of this song kept them in that bracket for years to come.)

Although I gave up my mop top haircut and Nehru jacket decades ago, I can tell you that Wilmer understands a thing or two about tax time, too. Built for speed and efficiency, our PSMailers systems are ready and able to face head-on the annual New Year task of preparing mandatory tax documents such as W-2s and 1099s. The question is, are YOU?

Here are a few tips to help ensure that the process goes as smoothly as a Beatles ballad:

  • Know your fold – PSMailers documents are available in a variety of fold configurations, including C fold, Z fold, V fold, EZ fold, EC fold, and ZX fold. Selecting a style and ordering early will ensure plenty of time to get set up right.
  • Match the fold to the machine – Most PSMailers systems have a sliding bar that allows for adjustments to run a custom fold; however some models feature a fixed bar that snaps into place which will only run standard fold forms. Note: PSM1800 cannot run a 14” C or EC fold.
  • Testing, one, two – Before it becomes crunch time, it’s always a good idea to test run forms on the system, leaving plenty of time for fine tune adjustments.

As they say, the only certainties in life are death and taxes. I’d like to think there is a more cheerful third certainty: the reliability and performance of PSMailers.  And while they won’t pay your taxes for you, PSMailers equipment and suitable documents can certainly make tax time that much easier. I’m willing to bet the Beatles would agree.

Topics: Customer Service, Customer Support, tax forms

A match made in …cyberspace!

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Mon, Nov 3, 2014 @ 16:11 PM

MatchMadeInCyberspace

Matchmakers, arranged marriages, online dating websites…since the beginning of civilization, humans have relied on man and machine to find that perfect match. Some result in the happily-ever-after, others never make it past a disastrous first date. While I’m no expert on love, I do know one matchmaking tool proven to succeed: the PSMailers Select Your Model online tool.

With 8 models of PSMailers systems – from low volume models to robust, high capacity systems – not to mention a wide variety of self-mailer documents to choose from, finding the right solution can be daunting. But we’re confident we’ll provide the perfect match. “How can you be so sure it will be love and productivity at first sight?” you may ask. The answer is simple: we base it on YOUR input. Just go to our website and enter the number of Payroll, A/P, and Statements/Invoices/Other documents you process per week. Within seconds, the tool calculates productivity and recommends the best model(s) to handle your needs. You’ll even see key product features for your match, including Speed, Documents/Hour, Duty Cycle/Month, and the Warranty.

But please don’t just take my word for it. Click here and try it.

And if you’re still not sure our recommendation is “the one,” take a look at our handy Fact Finder and Cost Justification Worksheet for complete information. Available as a .pdf or Excel spreadsheet. I think you’ll find that PSMailers provide the perfect marriage of productivity and efficiency.

What’s not to love?

Topics: PSMailers, pressure seal, self mailer, mail preparation, pressure seal equipment, company efficiency, folder sealer, bulk mail

Can we talk?

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Fri, Sep 26, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

PSMRockStarz

They say talk is cheap, but I happen to find a great deal of value in talking. For example, we can discuss the highs and humiliating lows of your fantasy football team, the new app you downloaded on your phone, or the even latest TV series you’ve been binge-watching on Netflix.

But let’s talk PSMailers today. Literally. Customers rely on their pressure seal systems every day to streamline the time-consuming process of fulfilling payroll, accounting, billing, direct mail, and more. To keep that system humming along, our Customer Service and Tech Support Team is available by phone Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm EST at 800-464-5030 to answer customer inquiries. That’s right, your customers will be able to speak to a living breathing Customer Service rep thoroughly trained in the complete line of PSMailers hardware, and documents. They know the systems top to bottom and answer every question with a smile in their voice.

When a customer orders a new PS Mailer system, that’s when we really shine. Once the product is delivered, a Tech Support representative provides the customer with a step-by-step phone install set-up of the entire system. We won’t hang up until the system is fully operational and all questions are answered. That’s worth talking about. 

We think we’re pretty great, but recently Kelly P., a customer in San Diego, CA, hailed our reps as “rock stars” for the superior service provided over the years. Our fans agree that same distinction goes to PSMailers – the most productive self-sealer on the market today.

So let’s keep talking. It’s good for the soul and PSMailers!

Topics: PSMailers, Service, Tech Support, Customer Service, Customer Support

I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed!

Posted by PSMailers Guy on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 @ 13:08 PM

PSM10K

Gosh, I love that movie! As quoted by the characters Maverick (Tom Cruise) and Goose (Anthony Edwards) in Top Gun, “I feel the need, the need for speed!” I will never tire of watching that movie. The Need for Speed is synonymous with the PSM10K. Seriously. How can you beat 10,000 documents per hour? With the PSM10K, you can add up to 500 sheets while the equipment is processing thanks to bottom feed technology. Due to its extra-long conveyor at 36”, the PSM10K easily accommodates the high output. As crazy as this might sound, just think of it as a Hemi engine. It’s powerful and muscular. Not bulky. It’s a fine looking piece of equipment that quietly sits on a desktop and churns out the mailers.

With the power of the PSM10K, you’ll be surprised to know it only weighs 75 pounds. It processes sheets up to 8.5” x 14” and can produce five different folds: C, V, EZ, Z and EC. It has a manual fold plate, a digital counter and is a bottom-feeding system. A variable speed dial allows you to control the speed if it needs to be slowed temporarily....but don’t even think of it. Why harness the power and output?!

Just think of every business communication that can be produced and mailed in such a quick amount of time. To the tune of 200,000 mailers per month. That’s volume and speed. That’s the PSM10K. The PSM10K integrated folder/sealer can process checks, direct mail communications, invoices or statements and so much more. “It’s designed for high-volume businesses!”

Features of the PSM10K

Hopper Capacity

500 Sheets

Speed

Variable speed - 10,000 per hour

Duty Cycle

200,000 per month

Paper Size

Up to 8.5” x 14”

Folds

C, V, EZ, Z, EC

Fold Plates

Manual

Counter

Yes, Manual or Digital

Conveyor

36” Conveyor Included

Weight

75 lbs.

Feed System

Bottom Feed


Although it’s not the muscle car you’ve been dreaming of, the PSM10K will fulfill your need for speed, guaranteed!

“Get a PS Mailers System Today!”

To request more information, visit the PSM10K Demonstration Page.

And, don’t forget, PS Mailers are MADE IN THE USA!

Topics: PSMailers, pressure seal, self mailer, z fold, c fold, Z Fold Pressure Seal Mailers, bulk mail, business forms, PSM10K