Company History

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Quick Reliable Printing opened for business in 1979 in Midland, Michigan. Prior to opening the business, operations were ran out of the President's home, working as a film stripper by day and press operator by night. QRP has grown from a one man operation to a 40 person team of printing experts that specialize in helping you market your business effectively.

Over the years, a lot has changed in this industry but the basics of what we do remains the same - taking care of our customer.

When QRP was established:

  • Our President was James Carter.
  • Saddam Hussein was elected President of Iraq.
  • The Movie Apocalypse Now was released.
  • The Sugar Hill Gang released "Rapper's Delight".
  • Gas was 86 cents.
  • Russia invaded Afghanistan.
  • The Three Mile island Nuclear Accident occurred.

Popular Culture 1979

  • YMCA sues the Village People for libel because of their song of the same name.
  • Sid Vicious, a former member of the Sex Pistols dies due to a heroin overdose during the trial for murdering his girlfriend.
  • Pink Floyd release the multi award winning concept album "The Wall" with the top selling single "Another Brick in the Wall".
  • The General Knowledge Quiz Game Trivial Pursuit is Launched
  • The First modern Bungee Jumping performed by a group from the Oxford University Dangerous Sports club jumped from the Clifton Suspension Bridge joining England and Wales

Popular Films

  • Superman The Movie
  • Every Which Way But Loose
  • Rocky II
  • Alien
  • The Amityville Horror
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • Moonraker
  • The Muppet Movie
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Kramer vs. Kramer

Popular Musicians and songs

  • Bee Gees with " Love you Inside Out "
  • Rod Stewart
  • Gloria Gaynor with " I will Survive "
  • Blondie with " heart of Glass "
  • Donna Summer "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls"
  • Michael Jackson
  • The Eagles
  • Commodores
  • Pink Floyd
  • The Police
  • Village People
  • Boomtown Rats