Direct Mail Services

Marketing Card Technology operates an 80,000 square foot mailing division in Darien, IL where we provide laser & bindery of continuous forms, generic & match affixing of cards to forms, specialty finishing services, & inserting/seal/sort/mail. MCT also offers in-house commingling services utilizing numerous lines.

Some of our highlights in direct mail services include:

  • Fully secured facility with badge access control.

  • Both simplex & duplex continuous form laser capabilities.

  • Inserting capacity exceeding 1,000,000 pieces per day.

  • Read, print, & insert into closed faced envelopes.

  • Match affixing of cards to forms.

  • Recognized by the USPS as a full service, eInduction, and seamless entry acceptance.

Data Processing is critical for the success of any direct mail program. MCT emphasizes the importance of this process recognizing ever-changing customer requirements. We are able to provide both standard & custom programming.


  • Data Processing & Data Management

    • Cass certification & NCOA.

    • Standard casing for different output requirements.

    • Custom casing for specific client needs.

    • Mail tracking/traceable programming.

    • Rules based data manipulation. Nth select, random select.

    • Output file generation for various personalization formats.

    • Digital proofing of form personalization

MCT offers various personalization & bindery options for your direct mail project. Whether you are looking for high volume continuous form imaging or a postcard mailing which includes a clean release card, MCT will get your project in the mail on time.


  • Continuous Form Laser Imaging

    • Simplex & duplex laser imaging.

    • MICR imaging capabilities.

  • Bindery​ Services

    • Bindery of continuous forms with or without pin feeds.

    • Bindery of continious forms with gutter & chip-out.

    • Mutliple fold formats including: Fold to #10, 6 x 9, slit & nest, interleave & fold, double right angle fold, gate fold, or double gate fold.

  • Cut-sheet, Self-Mailer & Postcard Imaging

    • Inkjet address information for postcards.​

    • Affix card & inkjet address/card information in-line.

    • Simplex or duplex inkjet plastic or paper postcards or self-mailers.

    • Spot and line gluing of self-mailers.

    • Plow folding and wafer sealing.

MCT covers all of the bases when it comes to affixing product. We have both hopper-fed affixing as well as roll fed or label-aire types of affixing with an emphasis on card related products, but can affix specialty items as well.

  • Hopper-Fed Affixing

    • ​Generic affix 1 or 2 cards to forms.

    • Camera-match cards to forms.

    • Visual-match embossed cards to forms.

    • Read, image, and affix cards to forms.

    • Camera match card face up or face down.

    • Affix card to inside panel and fold.

    • Image postcard, affix card, & image card.

  • Label-aire Affixing

    • ​Affix single or multiple stamps to envelopes.

    • Affix clean release cards to forms.

    • Affix labels to forms.

    • Option to affix and image in single pass from pre-imaged form.

    • Image postcard, affix clean release card/label, & image card/label.

MCT produces and mails millions of pieces each week. Our project portfolio ranges from high volume inserting through complex match inserting with read & write requirements. We get your mail to your customer on time.

  • Mailing Services

    • ​High volume inserting of 6-12 inserts.

    • Read & write match inserting.

    • Read & Read match inserting.

    • Complex match inserting of multiple personalized inserts.

    • In-home or mail-date driven inserting.

  • Postage Optimization & Mail Delivery

    • Data analysis used to optimize postage savings between drop ship, commingle, or co-pal.

    • Standard or first-class pre-sort of data files for drop-ship.

    • Standard custom drop commingle services - ideal for large programs with in-home dates and multiple versions.

    • Full service, eInduction, and seamless acceptance approved by USPS.

Products & Services​

    Card Production

  • Card Manufacturing

  • Card Personalization

  • Embossing

  • DOD Imaging

  • Encoding

  • Scratch-Off

  • Activation Label

  • Thermal Imaging

   +   Direct Mail & Digit Print

  • Continuous Form Laser and Bindery

  • Generic Card Affixing

  • Match Card Affixing

  • Read/Write/Insert

  • Postage optimization

  • Commingle

  • 4CP Roll-to-Roll Digital Printing

Industries Served 


+ Trade Supplier

+ 3rd Party

+ Direct Relationships

  • Direct Mail Houses

  • Card Personalization Shops

  • Agencies

  • Brokers

  • Processors

  • Financial Institutions

  • Retail, Gas, Restaurant

  • Hospitality & Casino

  • Non-Profit

  • Glossary

  • Education

  • Associations

  • 2020 Trade shows

  • Product Explanation

  • Artwork Specifications

  • MCT Dielines

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