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For over 100 years, the Crescent Cardboard Company has been at the forefront of innovation in the framing and artistic worlds, creating some of the most renowned products on the market. From our matboard to our notebooks, everything we create is crafted with the utmost attention to detail and designed with framers and artists in mind.

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Framing Products

Crescent offers the largest selection of matboard products

Crescent developed and produces some of the most recognizable and important brands in our industry. RagMat®, our premium cotton matboard line has long been recognized as the leader in preservation matting. Crescent also provides additional conservation products such as Crescent Select®, Ultiblack®, and Moorman® Fabrics. We take pride in every sheet of matboard.

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Art Products

From Art Boards to Sketchbooks Crescent has you covered.

Crescent has over 40 different art and mounting boards designed to meet specific needs of artists. Whether it be for drawing with colored pencil, to illustrating with marker and ink, to painting with watercolors or working with pastels, we have a quality board for you. Crescent also offers RENDR No show thru Paper sketchbooks and pads, and other innovative products.

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Crescent Rewards

Earn rewards with every Crescent matboard. It’s easy as 1 – 2 – 3

1 – DOWNLOAD THE APP AND SIGN-UP  Download the FREE Crescent Rewards app for iPhone or Android.



Every 100 Points Scanned Plants a Tree!

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The gold standard in CMC machines for over 40 years

Valiani’s products allow users to create computer measured, precise cuts to multiple layers of materials, all while maximizing their efficiency through an automated process. The very best in the industry.

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Quality construction that doesn’t compromise the environment.

Duolith is an ideal board that offers optimal run-to-run print quality that cuts down on poor adhesion issues commonly associated with laminated board products. 100% recyclability and Eco-friendly.

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Contract &
Brokerage Services

We are the lamination specialists

Crescent will be happy to quote on your specialty lamination needs. Here at Crescent, we have over 100 years of lamination experience, and can offer the following internal capabilities to ensure your lamination project is done right:

  • Multi-ply roll-to-sheet laminations
  • Drying capabilities for superior layflatness
  • Tabbing capabilities
  • Barcode printing capabilities
  • Auto slitting and sheeting (15×20 inch minimum size)
  • Online inspection
  • QC Lab Testing & Certification

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Crescent Blog

Top 10 Reasons to Attend WCAF Expo, and Top 10 Things To Do in Las Vegas (Besides Gambling)

Are you planning to attend the 2020? Or maybe you are still on the fence? Here are ten reasons why you should attend, plus ten things to do in Las Vegas that won’t break the bank. Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2020 WCAF Expo (in no particular order) Meet your suppliers and distributors: This is …

2020 Vision in Classic Blue: Pantone’s Color of the Year

Early in December of 2019, Pantone announced their much anticipated 2020 Color of the Year. Meet Classic Blue (19-4052), a fresh yet comforting and familiar hue that is already making its presence known in fashion, consumer products and home décor. This Marc Chagall reproduction is perfectly accented with Moorman Fabric matting. Top mat is 7548 …

Royal Moorman Fabric Matboards – Luxury You Can See and Feel

Crescent is proud to be the exclusive global partner of Royal Moorman luxury fabric matboards. With headquarters in the Netherlands, Royal Moorman Karton was established in 1912 and given the “Royal” designation in 2012 by Netherland’s Queen Beatrix. To be awarded this distinctive designation, a company must have been in existence for at least 100 …

Design Trends Update Fall 2019

A recent visit to High Point Furniture Market provided a sneak peek of what lies ahead in home décor trends. Some exciting new yet approachable trends have appeared, as well as one that’s a bit of a flashy flashback. Incorporate these trends in your framing designs that your customers will love! Four distinct trends are …