Print Impressions’ Top 100?
It was Mr. Miller’s empire state of mind coupled with his ambition that grew Rex 3 into Printing Impressions’ Top 100 Largest Commercial Printers in North America and later South Florida Business Journal’s top commercial printer (2014). Today our privately-held (family-owned) company employs an average of 200 team members and operates a print and mail facility that’s nearly 100,000 square feet in size.
Working on a National & International Scale
We work around the clock, servicing all kinds of industries including travel, tourism, real estate, retail, pharmaceutical, education and, publishing. Working on a national and international scale, we’ve built a loyal client base of Fortune 1000 companies, as well as small independently-owned firms in the local South Florida area. In addition, we have a small design and support operation in New York City to service strategic agency relationships and local accounts in that area.
“The bottom line is printing is only a part of what we do,” says Rex 3’s COO Howard Shusterman.
In the past fifteen years, Rex 3 has become a full-service operation solving all kinds of mailing and distribution problems for some of the largest brands, too. We’ve embraced technology well before companies were turning to SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) back in late 2008. Now we’re doing really exciting things for our clients, positioning our company as one that improves workflows, integrates into complex business models, and creates new products using our printing experience.
For example, our software improves prepress operations, digital asset management, as well as inventory and pick and pack services for better collateral management. This allows some of the world’s largest brands to do more with their resources, while being lean and efficient with the way they manage their marketing and corporate communications.
- Rex 3 adds a 5th Polar cutting system;
- Added a 20 pocket, Duplo vacuum-fed booklet maker to compliment the 6-pocket Mueller stitcher and growing digital book segment.
- Added a Heidelberg SSP score and perforation machine with right angel fold and inline fugitive gluing.
- Added another Shanklin high-output shrink-wrap system.
- Upgraded to the latest, fully integrated EFI workflow / operating system.
- Completed a system-wide server upgrade for superior security, capacity and user experience benefits.
- Rex 3 stays in full operations servicing its many clients’ needs through the lengthy pandemic where many providers were not able to do so.
- Rex3 adds another digital press: The 29" HP Indigo 12000; A 7-color, state of the art full color, variable press.
- With both UV and AQ capabilities, Rex acquires a Heidelberg, 6 color, 40” super press, most innovative presses in South Florida.
- Rex is recognized by South Florida Business Journal as Top Commercial Printer of South Florida.
- Rex 3's sister company Sproutloud Media Networks is named Gartner's 'Cool Vendor of the Year'
- Rex is honored Vendor of the Year by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
- Rex creates innovative Software-as-a-Service to streamline Topps Trading Card prepress production workflows.
- Rex acquires small press to enhance print production capabilities.
- Rex pioneers Sprout Loud Networks, a technology division offering corporations custom marketing and brand management solutions.
- Rex acquires NexPress to offer customers advanced digital printing options.
Rex offers innovative marketing tools that increase customer’s ROI of direct mail campaigns.
- Customizable e-mail blasts
- Personalized web landing pages (PURLs)
- Variable print strategies
- Rex automates online monitor proofing.
- Rex offers customers customized e-commerce, online ordering, and fulfillment solutions.
- Rex is recognized nationally as a premiere print and distribution company.
- Rex launches digital asset management services, paving the way for online file exchange and virtual proofing.
- Rex introduces full-service mailing division.
- Rex develops fulfillment and distribution center.
Rex transitions into a full-service printing firm:
- Opens design, production, and custom photography division
- Implements of in-house bindery and finishing operation
- Expands die-cutting and packaging capabilities
- Rex becomes the first color separator in Florida, exposing the market to digital scanning and color separations.
- Steve Miller is appointed CEO.
- Julius Miller establishes Rex as a letterpress and photo engraving company.