USPS Announces Temporary Rate Changes for Holiday Shipping, Effective 10/2/2022

USPS Announces Temporary Rate Changes for Holiday Shipping, Effective 10/2/2022

  The USPS recently announced temporary rate changes for selected shipping services during the upcoming holiday season.   These prices are seasonal, and are scheduled to take effect from October 2, 2022 through January 22, 2023. Like last year’s temporary rate change in October, only certain shipping services will be affected, including both retail (post office) and commercial (discounted) pricing for the specific services.   Key Points for the USPS Holiday Shipping Updates: Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, USPS Retail…

USPS Rate Changes Effective 7/10/22

USPS Rate Changes Effective 7/10/22

  Effective July 10, 2022, the USPS will implement a two-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 58 cents to 60 cents. The Postal Service is also increasing prices for Special Services including Certified Mail, Signature Confirmation, Return Receipt, and Registered Mail. Here’s a summary of the new prices: July 2022 USPS Prices First-Class Mail Current Price New Price Letter, metered, 1 oz. $0.53 $0.57 Letter, stamped, 1 oz. $0.58 $0.60 Flats/Large Envelopes, 1 oz….

New Surcharges and Fees from USPS, effective 4/3/22

New Surcharges and Fees from USPS, effective 4/3/22

DOVER, NH, APRIL 2022:   The USPS® has implemented two new shipping fees which recently went into effect on April 3rd. Non-Standard Fees apply to larger packages and Dimension Noncompliance Fees apply to packages with missing or incorrect dimensions. Please note that flat rate packages are not subject to fees because they already meet requirements. Just be sure not to overfill them. What are the USPS® Non-Standard Fees? These are new fees that will be assessed on packages which incur manual handling costs,…

Formax Introduces Atlas C350 High-Speed Creaser/Folder

Formax Introduces Atlas C350 High-Speed Creaser/Folder

Dover, NH: Formax is pleased to announce the launch of the Atlas C350 High-Speed Creaser/Folder, which replaces the discontinued Atlas C300, with a combination of familiar features and expanded capabilities. Like its predecessor, the Atlas C350 utilizes the same dynamic creasing and folding technology to professionally finish digitally printed sheets. And like the Atlas C150, it utilizes a top-fed vacuum infeed table which can handle media stacks up to 7.9″ high. New features include bold, intuitive graphics on its color…

Formax Introduces the FD 3302 Air Suction Folder

Formax Introduces the FD 3302 Air Suction Folder

DOVER, NH, NOVEMBER 2021: Formax introduces the new FD 3302 Tabletop Air-Suction Folder which replaces the discontinued FD 3300, and features a new extended infeed tray. Fully automated, compact and quiet, it’s ideal for processing on-demand digitally printed documents. The new extended infeed tray is designed to accommodate a variety of paper weights and sizes, up to 25.5” long. Standard features include automatic fold settings, automatic paper size detection, a 4.3” color touchscreen LCD control panel, and both Optical and…

USPS Announces Temporary Rate Changes for Holiday Shipping, Effective 10/3/21

USPS Announces Temporary Rate Changes for Holiday Shipping, Effective 10/3/21

  On the heels of the August 2021 rate change announcement, the USPS has announced temporary rate changes for selected shipping services during the upcoming holiday season.   These prices are seasonal, and are scheduled to take effect from October 3, 2021 through December 26th, 2021. Like last year’s temporary rate change in October, only certain shipping services will be affected, including both retail (post office) and commercial (discounted) pricing for the specific services.   Key Points for the USPS…

USPS Rate Changes Effective 8/29/21

USPS Rate Changes Effective 8/29/21

  Following approval from the PRC, the USPS rate increase is scheduled to take effect on August 29, 2021.  The increases are targeted at “Market Dominant” services including First-Class letters, postcards, newspapers, Certified Mail with Return Receipt, and presorted mail, along with Media, Library, and Marketing Mail. Overall mailers can expect to see an increase of more than 6% across these affected services.   Key Points for the USPS August updates: First-Class Mail® letters using stamps will increase from $.55…

New FD 8732HS High Security Multimedia Shredder is NSA/CSS EPL Listed

New FD 8732HS High Security Multimedia Shredder is NSA/CSS EPL Listed

  DOVER, NH, JULY ’21: Formax is pleased to introduce the new FD 8732HS High Security Multimedia Shredder, which offers high-security paper shredding and optical media destruction in a single convenient, mobile unit. The FD 8732HS is listed on the July 2021 NSA/CSS EPL, and meets the 2018 requirements for particle size of 2mm x2mm for DVD and Blu-ray destruction. It meets the requirements of NSA/CSS Specification 02-01 for High Security Cross-Cut Paper Shredders and Specification 04-02 for Optical Media…

Formax Introduces the New Atlas C150 Creaser/Perforator

Formax Introduces the New Atlas C150 Creaser/Perforator

DOVER, NH, APRIL ’21: Formax is pleased to introduce the Atlas C150 Automatic Air-Feed Creaser/Perforator, featuring a vacuum top-feeding system, automatic job setup, and extended infeed table for larger media sizes. Its unique creasing matrix eliminates cracking in digital prints, making it ideal for on-demand jobs requiring a professional finished look. The Atlas C150 utilizes a top feeding vacuum system, with a pile feeding capacity of up to 7.8”. An optical sensor array controls sheet separation by constantly monitoring the…

Formax Introduces the FD 87 Plasti Shredder

Formax Introduces the FD 87 Plasti Shredder

  JANUARY ’21: Formax introduces the new FD 87 Plasti Shredder, which features a specially designed dual-blade system to handle plastic sheets, laminated cards, paper and more. The cutting system uses a strip cut blade in conjunction with a spiral blade to ensure efficient shredding while avoiding jams. The solid steel blades are heat-treated and specially ground for longevity and minimal maintenance. The FD 87 Plasti features an easy-to-use LED control panel which puts commercial-grade power right at your fingertips….