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Why Playing Candy Crush At Work Is Good For Business

You no longer have to feel guilty for playing on your smartphone at work. A recent study shows that smartphone breaks will not only make you happier, they’ll make you more productive too.

Though it might seem like browsing Twitter or trying to make it to the next level of Temple Run would interrupt workflow, a recent study shows that that’s not the case. Sooeyol Kim, a doctoral student in psychological sciences, studied the smartphone usage of full-time employees during work hours. What he found was that those who took more frequent smartphone breaks (however mind-numbing the activity may be) were more productive and reported a better state of well-being at the end of the day. Though the breaks were frequent, they averaged a total of only 22 minutes out of the eight-hour workday.

The reason that playing on a smartphone had these positive effects is relatively simple: it gave workers a chance to focus on something other than their job tasks, decreasing their stress and refreshing their minds. But before you go on an hour-long Pinterest binge in the interest of improving productivity, remember that the key is to make the breaks brief and frequent. Just playing for a few minutes will be enough to re-energize you.

So instead of trying to muscle through eight hours of straight work, take some time to play. Your brain (and your boss) will thank you.

Welcome to Lithtex Printing!

The art of printing is not in the press. Or fancy die cuts, or bindery, either. Instead, it’s using printing to make business happen. At Lithtex, printing is about more than just ink and paper - it’s about creating business solutions, and getting results.

Lithtex Printing Solutions was founded in 1973 in Beaverton, Oregon by Les Davis. Originally established as a quick-print shop, we quickly became known as a leading local resource for the fast-turnaround printing needs of local businesses.

Over the years our reputation for top-notch work grew, so did the company. As other printers struggled to compete in a changing marketplace, We acquired more equipment, employees and clients, to become among the largest local printing companies.

Lithtex has always been committed to keeping up with the latest printing technology. As the local business climate changed in the late 1990’s, client budgets tightened, demand for return on investment rose, and technology quickly advanced. Foreseeing a change in the printing needs of businesses large and small, Lithtex evolved by adding digital equipment to its extensive offset printing capabilities to support the emerging need for short-run quality printing—thereby establishing itself as the business-solution driven printing company.

In 2001, we expanded operations and built a 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art printing facility. Today, that facility is Lithtex’s headquarters for developing business solutions for its clients.

In 2010 we were rewarded Hillsboro's "Business of the Year" by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce. a recognition that we are extremely proud of.

Today, Lithtex continues to be a recognized leader of solution-oriented printing.

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