About Us

AHCC_PlaqueFirst Impression, Inc. is a family, veteran, and Native American owned New Mexico corporation established in October of 1986. We’re very experienced in all aspects of printing and copying, with top of the line Heidelberg printing presses (2), Xerox high resolution, high speed black & white copier (2) and (1) Konica/Minolta 6500LD Digital Color & (1) Konica/Minolta 8000 Biz Hub Digital Color, and with a speed of 82 prints a minute we can now offer a much faster turnaround time with the best quality prints on short run color.

We have a union full time graphic artist on staff. We have recently added high speed digital imaging large format printing and laminating up to 60” wide and as long as you like to our growing list of equipment.

We are a University of New Mexico (UNM) approved vendor and an Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) approved vendor.

We are also a Promotional Items Distributor for all your specialty advertisement products to promote all of your company’s events.

In 2012 we became members of both the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce, and the ABQWest Chamber of Commerce.

Our hours of operations are 8 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday, and weekends if necessary.

Equipment  & Capabilities

  • Heidelberg printing presses (2)
  • Xerox DocuTech high speed black & white copiers 135 prints per minute.
  • Xerox 4710  high speed black & white copiers 120 prints per minute.
  • Konica/Minolta 6500LD Digital Color Imagers, (1) with a speed of 65 prints a minute
  • Konica/Minolta 8000 Biz HubDigital Color Imagers, (1) with a speed of 82 prints a minute
  • Large format printing (2): 1 RHP Z6100ps Designjet Color 60” / 1 Epson Stylus Pro 9880 36”
  • Laminating (1): Royal Sovereign up to 60” wide
  • Folding, Collating, binding coil, staple and tape
  • Authorized Specialty Promotions Distributor, Put you brand on an endless line of products. (USA and or UNION Made)
  • Apparel; all types of silk screen and embroidery
  • Macintosh & PC capabilities with a UNION full time graphic artist on staff.
  • We use Adobe products including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • We also use CorelDraw, and Microsoft Office Products.