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Services and Capabilities

Services Overview

1st Class Services Inc. provides profesional mailing solutions for our clients. The list below is a summary of our services. Click here to see some photos describing our capabilities.

For definitions of some of these terms and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see the FAQ page. For more information about or services or to ask any questions you may have, please feel free to Contact Us.


Bulk Mailing:

  • First Class (presorted)
  • Periodicals
  • Standard A
  • Standard B (bound printed matter)
  • Non-Profit

Mailing Lists:

  • Business mailing lists
  • Consumer and residential mailing lists
  • Mailing list maintenance
  • Mailing list merge/purge and duplicate detection

Letters and Envelopes:

  • Personalization
  • Mail-merge letters and envelopes
  • Machine affixed stamps
  • Machine sealing

Printing, Labeling, Folding, and Inserting:

  • Laser printing
  • Color and black & white copying
  • High-speed inkjet address printing and bar coding
  • Pressure sensitive labels
  • Machine and hand folding
  • Machine and hand inserting
  • Mail piece tabbing
  • Polybagging

USPS Approved Software:

  • CASS certified
  • FASTforward


  • Mail piece design and consulting
  • Specialty handwork
  • Technical and marketing writing
  • Pick-up and delivery

Capabilities and Equipment

Computer area for bulk mailing at First Class Services Computer system using Mail Manager 2010. We have four computers with printers. Two large HP 9000 laser printer for high speed service such as printing personalized letters using data from your database. Letters are presorted for all postal savings.
Folding machine for bulk mailing at First Class Services Stahl Folders- Folds 8-½ x 11 or 8-½ x 14 sheets in half or into a tri-fold for inserting or mailing.
Six-stage inserting machine for bulk mailing at First Class Services Mailcrafters Six-stage Inserter. We can insert up to 6 pieces into a #10 envelope or a 6x9 booklet envelope.
Hand insertion of oversize mail at First Class Services Hand inserting oversize mail. This procedure is also done when an exact match is required between a letter and envelope.
Tabbing machine for bulk mail at First Class Services Kirk-Rudy Tabbing machine – has the ability to apply one or two clear or white tabs to a mail piece at a time.
Address and barcode printer at First Class Services This Video Jet System 4000 ink jet printer can print addresses and barcodes on up to 12,000 mail pieces per hour. It can also print upside down and print serial numbers to serialize your mail piece.

Other Equipment:

  • USPS certified polybagger – the only USPS certified polybagger in the valley seals magazines and brochures in a plastic bag
  • Mercure Sealer – Seals #10 and up to 9x12 booklet envelopes
  • MCS Print Mail – Prints directly on the surface. We can print any font, graphic, and color ink
  • Signode LB 2000 – Strapping machine
  • Challenge paper cutter
  • Mail Bag Machine


First Class Services, Inc., 451B Pleasant Valley Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801
540-432-0082 or 1-800-991-MAIL (6245)

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