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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

Social Media Marketing Strategies for During – and After – Coronavirus

Now that states are beginning to reopen and people are getting excited about visiting their local custom frame shops again, they may still hold some apprehension from being in quarantine. Business owners are having to adjust, once again, to how they cater to their customers and help them during this process. New creative ideas are being used to …

The Art Of Sports Memorabilia Crescent/Valiani CMC

Sports fans love their teams and RJ Jacquez, owner of Jacquez Art & Custom Framing, has come to understand the value society puts on signed jerseys and memorabilia. Today, his Chula Vista, California frame shop has found its niche designing and producing one-of-a-kind framed sports pieces with the WOW factor fans want to capture a …

How Adding Matboard With Texture Can Enrich The Overall Look And Feel Of A Piece

Just like frames and moulding, matboards come in an abundance of sizes, colors and textures. Using a matboard with texture can add depth and beauty to most artwork, photos or other framed pieces. If you want to take your framed art to a new level, Crescent matboards offer incredible richness and texture that allow you …

Matboard and the Environment – How Crescent Protects and Preserves Our Precious Resources

In celebration of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, this month’s blog post focuses on Crescent efforts to minimize the company’s planetary impact and in turn improve the quality of life for all. From manufacturing processes and product materials to the factory and office environments, Crescent has taken major strides to preserve our planet’s precious resources. Recycling Crescent …

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