Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the January 2016 print version of the Chamber Connection newsletter.

PRP companies has been helping local businesses put a professional flair and finish on their business and promotional materials for decades.

What factor has the greatest impact on your industry?

As our industry is technology driven we are continuously upgrading to the “leading edge” but the greatest challenge has been workforce. Finding qualified dependable staff to run this equipment has been and likely will always be a challenge.

Given your longevity in business, what advice would you give to a company just starting out?

Find a niche that you can excel at and avoid debt.

Do you have an example of a recent success or large project the community would recognize or should know about?

We recently printed some foldable tote bags for Marian Hospital’s Mission Hope Cancer Center. They were used for a benefit golf tournament in the community to benefit the Cancer Center. We are proud to be able to print an item for a very worthy cause, like the Mission Hope Cancer Center.

What do you like most about doing business in Santa Maria?

We enjoy working with various businesses in Santa Maria because of the diversity that the city has to offer. I will be working with folks in the agricultural industry and consulting with them on their upcoming trade show booth and what they need to outfit staff and the tables and the next day I will be working with a microbiology company on a booklet for a company that needs to market color specific microbiologic formulas which require print material to be the exact color of their finished sample.