The Results of Hand Addressing at a Fraction of the Cost

Let’s be honest - if hand addressing were cheap, everyone would do it. Save time and money by using our state-of-the-art Real Pen technology. Check out the Real Pen in action!


Capabilities and Capacity

Our Real Pen machines replicate the appearance of real handwriting for a fraction of the cost.

The Real Pen writes full variable text up to 8 inches wide and 15 inches long, and uses multiple handwriting fonts and even multiple signatures, which allows your piece to be customized down to the smallest detail.

Now is a great time to realize the benefit of the Real Pen machines without the real cost.  to schedule a tour of our facility and see the pens in action for yourself, or request samples.

After your mailing has been spruced up by the Real Pen, remember that you can count on us for all of your other personalization and mail shop needs. With more than 25 years in business serving clients like you, we can assure you the best quality and fastest turnaround.

Now is a great time to realize the benefit of the Real Pen machines without the added expense. Contact us to schedule a tour of our facility in Forest, Virginia to see the Real Pen machines in action for yourself or to request samples.

RST’s Real Pen Personalization™ technology really works... we tested it with two clients and saw a 30% response rate compared to a 6% response rate with traditional laser imaging. We are now making plans to roll the concept out annually to more than 80 clients nationwide. Real Pen Personalization™ Really Works!
— Roy C. Jones, CFRE, Account Director, Russ Reid Agency

Real Pen Samples


  • Any pen “off the shelf" you can find!
  • Pen diameters up to 5/8"(including large Sharpie pens and markers)

Printable area:

  • Up to 8" horizontally
  • Up to 15" vertically


  • Stock from 50# offset to 120# cover
  • Paper sizes from 3" x 3" to 8.5" x 14"
  • Envelope sizes from 6.5" x 3.5" to 13" x 10"


  • Custom fonts from any person's handwriting
  • Create a "Real Pen" font from more than 1,000 fonts
  • Signature replication
  • Custom logos, glyphs and emoticons

Fully Adjustable:

  • Adjustable pen pressure (hard for embossed lookor soft for felt-tip pens) 
  • Multiple typefaces and font sizes on the same page
  • Margin, spacing, leading, and text rotation adjustments
  • Automatic font shrinking and expanding to fit printable space
  • Compatible with USPS automation discounts

Barcode scanners:

  • Pre-inserted, pre-personalized, and pre-sealed packages for name and address matching and writing
  • Includes USPS Intelligent Mail Barcode, 2D DataMatrix, Code 128, 3 of 9, 2 of 5, and many more