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CHOOSINGTHERIGHTFILEFOLDERS

CutLessandWaterShedare registered trademarksof the InternationalPaperCompany.

buying guide

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FILE FOLDERS

ConsideringFileFolderFeatures

Material&Color

–Available in severalmaterials, thicknesses, and colors. Thehigher

thepoint size, the thicker thematerial.Use single-colored folderswithorwithout

color-coded labels for simplefiling systems.Usemultiple colors to create eye-catching

organization.

Manila

– Smooth,buff-coloredmaterial from semi-bleachedwoodpulp;

resistant to smudging, smearing, tearing, and folding.

Kraft

–Naturalbrownmaterial fromprocessedwoodpulp is stronger than

Manila; canbedyedother colors.

Pressboard

– Stiff,densematerial frompressedpulp; available inmultiple

colors.

Poly

–Durable,water-resistantplasticmaterialwon’t smear inkor stick topages;

available in clear andother colors.

Size

– Letter size is themost commonbut legal size ishelpful forfiling contracts and

other legaldocuments. For top tabfiling, consider the viewingheightof the tabs

withinhangingfiles.

StandardHeight

– Fitswithinmostfiling systemswithoutobstructing tabs.

GuideHeight

– Tab canbe seen abovehangingfiles.

Interior

– Fits insidehangingfilesbelowhangingfile tab label.

TabStyle

–Keep yourfiling system and lengthof your tab titles inmindwhen

choosing the tab cut andposition.While assortedpositions are themostpopular,

straight-linefiling is also an effective technique.

StraightCut

– Excellent formultiple labelsor long titles.

1/2Cut

– Perfect for long titles; easily staggered.

1/3Cut

–Compatiblewithmostfile folder labels; easily staggered.

1/5Cut

– Ideal for alphabeticalornumerical indexing.

2/5Cut

– Ideal for alphabeticalornumerical indexing.

Erasable Tabs

– Special surface allows

easy edits to tab titles and reuseof folders.

Extra-Large Tab

–Offersnearlydouble

the labeling area for largerormultiple lines

of text for easier andquicker retrieval.

Not allfile folders are alike. The choices are asplentiful as the ever-mounting stackofdocumentson

yourdesk thatneeds tobefiled away. Thegoodnews is that choosing the right typeoffile folder is

simplewhen you follow the step-by-stepprocessbelow.

Here are some steps tohelp you choose thebest

typeoffiles andfiling system.

1.

Identifyhow thedocuments areprimarilyused

or referenced:Alphabetically, chronologically,

numerically,or alphanumerically.

2.

Determinehow frequently thefiles are

accessed. For seldom-referencedfiles, standard

manila is an economical choice. Forheavily

referencedfiles, thickermaterialor reinforced

tabsofferbetterdurability.

3.

Evaluate the complexityof the information. For

subdividingwithin the samefile, classification

or fastener folders are an excellent choice. For

largerprojects, expandingfilesprovidemultiple

sections and anoptionalflap for security.

4.

Choose thebestfiling system for thequantity

ofdocuments and yourwork environment. For

fewer records, top-tab folders indrawerfiles

are ideal. For a largenumberoffiles in limited

space, end-tab foldersonopen shelving are

more efficient.

With afiling system thatworksbestwith yourneeds andworkspace, youwill appreciate the right

file folders for themost effective and efficientdocument retrieval.

W Fold

–Allows expansionup to11/2" for increased capacity.

WaterShed

®

– Protects against spills and allows folder to

easilywipe clean.

CutLess

®

– Smooth edges reducepaper cuts.

AdditionalFeatures

Manila1/2-CutTab

ColoredTopTab

PolyExpanding

KraftFastenerFolder

PressboardClassificationFolder

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PRODUCTIVITY SOLUTIONS

CATALOG FEATURES

Consider imprinting your company

logo on water bottles, coffee mugs, or

reusable shopping bags to encourage

employees and customers to reduce

waste while promoting your brand.

T I P

LINE

Did you know that small local

businesses are the largest employer

nationally? Independent retailers create

57 jobs for every $10 million in sales.

~ Local Self-Reliance Institute

BUY

LOCAL

Breast Cancer

AWARENESS

We proudly offer a

selection of pink products

throughout this catalog

and support breast cancer

awareness. Manufacturers’

donation details are

included for each product.

Go

GREENER

We make it easier for you to

incorporate sustainability into

your business strategy with a

spotlight on the environment.

Also look for icons throughout the

catalog, indicating products with

post-consumer waste content or

reduced environmental impact.

BUY

Local

Look for statistics and the

benefits of supporting

local businesses in the

informational boxes

throughout this catalog.

TIP

Line

Look for ideas and

suggestions for products,

going green, and work-

life balance in the

informational boxes

throughout this catalog.

Buying

GUIDES

Need help choosing a product?

Look for buying guides on file

folders, paper, and shredders.

These informative overviews

will help you determine the

best product for your needs.

Productivity

SOLUTIONS

Interested in improving

productivity? Find

ideas to increase your

workplace productivity,

on pages throughout

the catalog, featuring

products to help you

simplify tasks while

saving money.