The earliest published recipe for chocolate brownies appears to have been for “Bangor Brownies” back in the Boston Daily Globe (1905). Some contend they may have originated when baking powder was inadvertently left out of a chocolate cake batter, resulting in a ‘cake’ that didn’t rise but tasted great.
Despite the fact that chocolate has been around since 1100 B.C. and strawberries had been found growing wild in Italy as early as 234 B.C., it was not until a woman by the name of Lorraine Lorusso combined the two in the 1960’s in her little shop called the Stop N’ Shop in Chicago that Chocolate Covered Strawberries were born.
A recent chilly January afternoon found members of the PrintWorks team installing pole banners for Foulkeways at Gwynedd.
Foulkeways management needed to communicate their values to residents and prospective future residents. We worked directly with the Foulkeways Marketing Department to create a solution which effectively communicates their Core Values.
Craft First-Class Flyers with 5 Quick Tricks
Want to grab attention for your event, promotion, or group?
Flyers are a low-cost form of mass communication that can be personally delivered, distributed through mail, posted in public places, or sent via e-mail. Flyers are fun to create and provide a great place to experiment with unusual images or layouts. As you explore the possibilities, here are five areas to sharpen your design:
Our client Speakeasy Coffee Company and CEO Nelson Floyd explains his deep fascination and commitment to roasting the finest coffee available. Nelson’s a master at his craft, and we highly recommend that you coffee lovers pick up a bag of Speakeasy’s custom roasted coffee and give it a try. We’d love to hear what you think!
This video from the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem, PA explains how Otto Mergenthaler and his invention “The Linotype Machine” revolutionized the printing and publishing industries in the early part of last century.
PrintWorks was originally founded in 1924 as Bonekemper Typesetting in Lansdale, PA as an independent typesetting firm. The Bonekemper team ran three shifts typesetting newspapers, books and other documents for print companies in the northeast, and was the largest type house outside of a major city in North America at the time.
We had two of these machines until 2001 when our last hot type client, a greeting card company, ceased operations. We typeset thousands of lines of these hot metal slugs each year during the Christmas season until the technology was replaced by digital printing in the early 2000’s.
We’ve seen a lot of change through the years, and we have come a LONG way! We embrace change and understand that we must continually adapt to the ever changing needs of the marketplace.
Equipment and technology comes and goes but there is one thing that never waivers: our commitment to you, our customer. A simple commitment reflected in our mission statement:
We deliver creative Print & Marketing Solutions that make our clients successful. We keep our promises, provide creative solutions, and achieve our client’s goals.
Read more about our Mission, Vision and Values on our website: PrintWorks Values
In the meantime, enjoy learning a little about what makes our business so cool!