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PIP Printing

Serving the needs of small business owners for more than 50 years.

From the very first Postal Instant Press to the hundreds of PIPs that cross the nation today, our mission has always been to make the lives of our customers better. As a result, our printing and marketing services continue to evolve and expand.  We’ve introduced new technologies, invested in state-of-the-art equipment and true to our reputation, boldly explored emerging trends. We’re honored to serve our customers with the expertise, quality craftsmanship and customer service that have been a PIP hallmark for more than four decades.


1963 – Postal Press is founded by Bill Le Vine in Southern California

1964 – Business is converted into a “while you wait” print center

1965 – FIRST Postal Instant Press (PIP) opens

1968 – FIRST three PIPs heralds the first franchise organization in the printing industry

1970s  - 80’s

PIP’s business model opens the door to others in the business, leading to one of the fastest growing industries in the United States           


1994 – International Franchise Association (IFA) created the Bonnie LeVine Award in memory of PIP co-founder, Bonnie LeVine for her outstanding accomplishments in franchising and status as a role model for women in the industry

1996 – PIP is acquired by Sir Speedy, another leader in the quick print industry. Franchise Services, Inc. was formed – the current parent company of PIP and several other printing industry brands

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