July 26, 2013
An energetic and joyful Walter Eck stepped into the One Write offices Tuesday, infusing the atmosphere with a Holy Spirit of Purpose. Home on a brief furlough for rest and fund-raising, he and his wife, Connie, will finish their first year as missionaries to Haiti in September of 2013.
Read more > Portrait In Courage
April 10, 2013
The United States Postal Service is going to continue to deliver mail on Saturdays. That’s the good news. The Post Office is still a financial disaster and no one (including Congress) will confront the situation. That’s the bad news.
Read more > 2013 So Far
January 7, 2013
Ready or not, the first teenage year of the century is under way. Most of us were relieved that the initial “impending doom” event was averted right away with Congress passing legislation to avert our plunge over the fiscal cliff.
Read more > The Year 2013 Begins
November 7, 2012
The calendar shows we have moved into a new month this morning, but can October really be gone already? That seemed fast.
Read more > November 1st, 2012?
October 5, 2012
There are eighty-eight counties in the State of Ohio. Every year each of them hosts its own County Fair. In addition to the showing and judging of livestock, produce and baked goods, there is entertainment of all kinds. County Fairs are meant to be a time of community celebration.
Read more > Fairfield County Fair 2012
September 4, 2012
We all agree that the world is a changing place. Things do not stay the same. They are always getting better or they are getting worse.
The differences of opinion arise when we try to identify which parts are improving and which are unraveling.
Read more > Labor Day 2012
May 2, 2012
For several years now, One Write has sent teams to the annual Continuous Improvement Conference sponsored by the Printing Industry of America. This year we traveled to St. Louis and for three days we learned how other companies have used lean ideas to strengthen their organizations.
Read more > Critical Thinking
March 16, 2012
Businesses exist for a variety of reasons. Some companies say that the only thing that they care about is making money. While it is certainly true that it is necessary to be profitable to survive, others claim to be concerned about making the world a better place.
Read more > One Write at The Foundation
February 29, 2012
Every month like the lunar cycle, a van pulls up to the entrance of One Write. After a long time, our cleaning supplies salesman from Handicapped Associates, Jerry Spangler enters.
Read more > Who Is Jerry Spangler
February 13, 2012
National attention is focused each February 2nd on an unlikely subject. Groundhogs or woodchucks are not generally highly esteemed in the chain of being. But every year at this time, weather experts check to verify that the groundhog either does or does not see his shadow when he emerges from his hole.
Read more > Groundhog Day 2012
December 2, 2011
It is the Holiday Season and there is a lot on every plate. Preparation for the gatherings, the meals and the celebrations to come takes time and energy.
Read more > One More Thing
November 9, 2011
Printing equipment continues to improve. It gets easier and easier to reproduce color, print on new substrates, reduce costs, and increase speed. Thousands of printed pieces can be produced with no more than a few clicks of a button. Equipment manufacturers are constantly introducing machines that require less maintenance and training to use.
Read more > One Write's Design Studio
October 5, 2011
Every fall there is a sense of anticipation that comes with the opening of Graph Expo, the Printing Industry’s annual exhibition held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Read more > One Write Visits the Windy City
August 31, 2011
Fall is hurricane season and some years, the season starts a little early. This year in the last week of August, Hurricane Irene tracked north out of the tropics. It made landfall in North Carolina and continued up the east coast where it turned inland and, dissipating, dumped sufficient rainfall to cause major flooding in the New England states of Vermont and New Hampshire.
Read more > The Brief Life of Hurricane Irene
August 4, 2011
Last May the One Write fun bus outing traveled to Cincinnati to watch the Pirates defeat the Reds. Little did we realize then that One Write and the Pirates would be involved together in a campaign to fight against hunger.
Read more > Home Runs for Hunger
June 28, 2011
Driving on US Route 40 through Ohio, you sometimes notice stones set up at intervals at the side of the highway. They are the Old National Road milestones which were used to measure the progress of a trip for the early travelers.
Read more > A One Write Milestone
June 14, 2011
This month One Write joined other Lancaster eastside residents in welcoming a newcomer into the neighborhood.
Read more > A New Neighbor
May 25, 2011
While it is true that One Write is located in Ohio, it would not generally be considered anywhere near Cincinnati, Ohio. So when the suggestion arose to have a company outing at a Reds game, it was met with some raised eyebrows.
Read more > Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
May 6, 2011
In some places the rainy season comes like clockwork. It is predictable, and people seem more prepared to fall into a daily rhythm of living without sunshine.
Read more > The Rainy Season Ends
April 20, 2011
Last week a team of eight One Write Employees traveled from Lancaster, Ohio to Kansas City, Missouri for an important Printing Industries of America event.
Read more > One Write Hits the Road
March 23, 2011
There are certain times when it is clear that you are in the presence of something extraordinary. Last Friday we experienced that here at One Write.
Read more > A Special Visitor
March 9, 2011
In March the weather here begins to change so that even the snow storms start to lose their punch. The warm days take hold and the sounds and smells of spring begin to dominate.
Read more > A New Season
February 23, 2011
Our company Wellness Program has a great supporter in the community’s hospital, Fairfield Medical Center. Last Wednesday the FMC team brought their traveling health fair to One Write.
Read more > A Mid-Winter Health Fair
February 10, 2011
About this time of year, many of us wonder if winter will ever be over. Every day sees us bundling up, shoveling snow and carefully balancing ourselves on the icy ground.
Read more > The Remedy for Cabin Fever
January 19, 2011
These days most companies have a Wellness Program. It just makes sense to provide information and opportunities to employees so that they can live healthier lives. In the long run the company actually benefits from less absence due to illness and better productivity.
Read more > Wellness at One Write
January 12, 2011
One Write is situated on the eastern side of Lancaster, Ohio, near the Corporation Limits. This location has inspired local resident and Kingdom advocate Charlton Burgett to comment that we might, in fact, be “standing watch” at the East Gate of the town.
Read more > Watch at the East Gate
January 3, 2011
As 2010 ended there were plenty of opportunities to look back. “Best Of” and “Worst Of” lists as well as “Year in Review” articles appeared daily. Opinions varied.
Read more > The Year Ahead
December 7, 2010
The pace has been increasing at One Write as the first Sunday of 2011 approaches. Most of our 9,000 church customers distribute their Offering Envelope Books to their members now so the demand for quick turn-around of orders becomes very great.
Read more > The Busy Season, Part II
November 11, 2010
In the remaining weeks of 2010 a large percentage of our church customers will require timely delivery of their orders.
Read more > The Busy Season
October 27, 2010
Last spring One Write sent a six-person team to the Printing Industry of America’s Continuous Improvement Conference. One of the principles we brought back was the importance of ideas.
Read more > Employee Ideas
October 6, 2010
September 15th was an unusual day at One Write. Over a quarter of our employees were absent! However, it wasn’t an outbreak of swine flu or trouble of any kind. It was actually a good thing.
Read more > A Special Day
September 8, 2010
We at One Write are excited about some new changes that we’ll be able to offer our customers in 2011. Over the past few months we’ve given a lot of thought toward what we currently have to offer our customers, and how we can make it better.
Read more > New Things Ahead
August 24, 2010
We restated our purpose last year as “One Write, supporting the act of giving.” This was to clearly identify what we wanted our company to stand for. But beyond the words, we want to press into the ideas of giving and generosity. So this year we decided to try something new to engage all our employees in the act of giving.
Read more > Something New
June 4, 2010
One Write has decided to discontinue the Cheerful Recorder effective June 30, 2010. We will no longer send demos or take orders for NEW customers as of this date.
Read more > Cheerful Recorder