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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

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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

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 …

2020 Spring/Summer Color Trends

At Crescent, we love color, and staying on top of color trends is one of our favorite priorities. This month, several companies released their 2020 color forecasts, including Pantone who released their top 12 colors for Spring/Summer 2020. The top 12 include saturated and vibrant colors mixed with soft tones and classic neutrals.  According to Pantone …

Valiani – The Gold Standard of Computerized Mat Cutters

Valiani has been the technology leader in manufacturing computerized mat cutters since 1974. Valiani is recognized in the United States and around the world for their expertise in matboard cutting, packaging and framing machines. Many key features set Valiani apart from their mat cutting competitors. Precision and Innovation  Valiani machines feature US patented, magnetic, interchangeable …

Crescent Watercolor Boards

Get out and enjoy plein air painting with Crescent’s Watercolor board. Artists love the surface and freedom of our watercolor boards. Our rigid boards are ready to go when you are, no need for taping to another board or other set up. If you haven’t had a chance to try our watercolor boards, you are …