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FCL a 40 Year Old Company Going Your Way


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FCL is a Chicago Based Manufacture of Commercial-Web-& Digital Printing who specializes with B2B and B2C Solutions. The Smartworxx Division provides true business consultation to make your marketing efforts effective, easy and efficient. Print-Email-Direct Mail-PURL's-POP-POS all under one roof

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FCL a 40 Year Old Company Going Your Way

  1. 1. By leveraging our 40+ years of experience and foresight as a recognized leader of the ever-evolving commercial print industry, we’re able to stay two steps ahead of the advancing digital communications curve. We partner with our clients to streamline their unique marketing and communications efforts. With an eye towards the future, FCL consistently delivers tomorrow’s solutions today. printing that leads to better marketing.
  2. 2. Any printing company can put ink on paper, but no matter what type of challenge you’re facing, or how tight the deadline, we always deliver. You may have a large job that needs immediate attention, a small job that needs personal care, a project that requires complex finishing, it will always be just as important to us as it is to you to get the job done on time, and always make sure that everything meets with approval.
  3. 3. the background to put you in the foreground.
  4. 4. We love what we do. The dedication we have for our work enables us to take ownership of our clients’ projects. We constantly strive to deliver the highest-quality products possible. That’s why, for over 40 years, FCL has consistently created high impact, highly attractive materials that make lasting impressions in the marketplace. Our mission is to earn your trust by producing quality products and services at competitive prices — and to have loyal customers feel confident and eager about coming back to us each time they have a project they need produced. For us, there simply is no greater satisfaction than delivering a finished product that helps a client reach their goals and objectives. Yet, while it’s always been our passion to deliver incredible work, it remains equally important that we deepen our rapport with clients. We consider ourselves to be more than your printer. We’re also your partner.
  5. 5. the best tools to get your job done right.
  6. 6. Traditional Print Look to FCL to attain the highest quality results for all of your traditional printing needs. We recognize that today’s marketplace is more competitive than ever before. At FCL we are extremely vigilant about providing the highest quality traditional print to set your materials apart from the crowd. With sheet-fed, half-web and full-web presses all under one roof, we are able to competitively produce a variety of printed products. When larger volume rollouts happen, our half-web and full-web presses can fill the quantity void that are too large for sheet-fed presses, keeping the project priced economically. Our presses collate, fold, bind, glue and pattern perf inline for maximum return and a uniform, high-quality final product that can sometimes go straight into a carton. Digital Print FCL’s digitally printed pieces come off press with impressive image quality and a smooth offset like finish while allowing marketers the option of complete variability from piece to piece. The advantages of short run customization are virtually endless. We are able to change data and photos in one run, without plate changes, pinpointing your target audience with customized data. Advanced color management technology with closed loop process controls enable vivid and consistent color rendition allowing our digital presses to maintain benchmark color consistency, from page to page and job to job. This being said, FCL is one of the only printers in the country who is G7 Certified across all print platforms. Count on members of our highly trained staff to demonstrate just how much our department can enhance your next digital printing or digital direct mail project. technology We have the power to help marketers engage with your target personalized marketing campaigns, and easily track, measure and improve marketing ROI. Our cross media services can link the power of direct mail, printed communication materials and other media with the interactive capabilities of web, email, QR codes and mobile marketing.
  7. 7. our services don’t stop when the sheet rolls off the press.
  8. 8. traditional printing Prepress Capabilities Sheet Fed, Half-Web and Full-Web Full Service Binding, Finishing and Imaging Warehousing and Distribution Postage Optimization DIGITAL PRINTING Variable Print on Demand One to One marketing Multi-channel Production and Delivery Data Management technology Marketing Portal Inventory Management Automated Workflow Solutions It’s true. We offer a myriad of services to make all of your brand messaging and communications materials the best they can possibly be. But the fact is, your marketing team is most likely constantly being asked to do more with less. You need to execute faster, reduce costs, and drive better campaign results. It’s not enough to just deliver anymore. That’s where we come in. As we’ve grown with our clients and kept up with the world around us, one of our greatest values has become the expertise in bringing together great people, with the best equipment available and cutting edge technology to round out your solution for success. Here’s a shortlist of some of our most sought after capabilities. When you work with FCL, you’ll realize immediately that we excel at merging a winning team with the best tools available to create the right process to help you achieve the results you’ve already worked so hard to accomplish.
  9. 9. there’s a precise science behind our advancing technologies.
  10. 10. Today, advancing technologies touch everything we do that goes into every design we print. Our high tech, hands on approach combines technological know-how with an immersive process that fosters a collaboration and partnership between your business and FCL. From data metrics to inventory management and automated workflow systems, technology translates into powerful possibilities — giving you real time, total control over every aspect of all of your communications collateral. The power of pre cross media transforms target markets into qualified valued customers. We help our customers drive results and increase profits for their business by offering cross media marketing services that help our clients do more with less. Our integrated marketing services provide real-time views of your campaign’s ongoing performance metrics through a fully customizable online dashboard. You’ll know exactly what’s happening and when — giving you the insights and data to skillfully reconnect with your most loyal patrons. It takes even more than our mix of products and solutions to form the optimal marketing advantages for reaching customers. You also need the one-to-one connection you receive working with FCL to attain success in the marketplace.
  11. 11. automated workflow: the more productive way to go.
  12. 12. FCL’s exceptional services go beyond ink-on-paper. In fact, few printers have the experience we possess for taking designs from finishing through warehousing to inventory management, fulfillment — all the way to distribution. Whether it’s B2B or B2C, we assure that your materials get where they’re going quickly and efficiently — with drop shipping and data management. Our overall goal is to make your job easier. How? By skillfully integrating project management, packaging and fulfillment services with the current processes and core business. At FCL, we apply our processes and tools ensuring optimal operation of our manufacturing and distribution supply chain minimizing manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. Our vendor managed inventory system proactively checks inventory against a manufacturing schedule and replenishes collateral automatically. By increasing our overall service offerings, we increase your profitability and efficiency. To ensure your direct mail projects include optimized postage, we will provide all the necessary address standardization, address cleansing, and mail sorting required to be eligible for all postage discounts. We’ll also analyze your files and provide postal logistics, planning and strategy for maximizing savings. Which means we achieve even greater savings by co-mingling pieces with other mailings, or delivering large bulk mailings directly to Sectional Center Facilities (SCF), Bulk Mail Centers (BMC), or Destination Delivery Units (DDU), and then passing the postage discounts to you. You can bet on it — whether it’s B2B or B2C, we have the total capabilities, and then some, to make sure your materials get where they’re going.
  13. 13. strike the perfect balance between paper and pixels.
  14. 14. if you ask around, a lot of people will tell you that print is dead. We disagree. Print is a more viable option for marketing and communications than ever before when you consider the opportunity to leverage everything digital. Statistics show that campaigns that combine printed direct mail pieces with internet advertising yield up to a 25% higher response rate than using internet alone. Our understanding of merging the printed piece with technology – both online and in the workflow process – allow you to leverage the best of both worlds. Our communications experts are here to help you leverage every possible opportunity that’s available to you today. When we look back at everything we’ve helped our clients accomplish, we can proudly say that we are masters at skating to where the puck is going, not where it is.
  15. 15. the best leaders always have the greatest following.
  16. 16. As a leader of the commercial printing industry, FCL has grown as much as the clients we cater to. We continue to offer outstanding strategic solutions for our clients’ ever changing and challenging marketing needs. Working as a team, we’ve built a strong and loyal partnership; together we’ve been able to break through the clutter to deliver a competitive brand presence and high-level response from consumers. 

  17. 17. We realize that our reputation is reflected in every single printed piece that hits the marketplace. So for each and every one of them, we focus on producing world-class quality that exceeds expectations. No matter how small or how wide-ranging your needs may be, our seasoned pressmen and experienced staff are completely focused on serving you, by offering you the most innovative equipment, and providing you with results that match your creative vision. EVERY Client IS A BIG DEAL.
  18. 18. we’re proud to call the windy city home.
  19. 19. Our offices and facility are located in Chicago. You can visit with us virtually at: For new business opportunities, please contact us directly: Toll Free: (800) 274-3380 // Local: (708) 867-5500 Email:
  20. 20. FCL Graphics, Incorporated // 4600 North Olcott Avenue, Harwood Heights, IL // Toll Free: (800) 274-3380 //