Magazine Printing Paper_ LWC, MWC or WoodFree_

The type of paper or card you choose for your print project can either make or break your product, so it’s useful to have an understanding about paper stocks so you can make the right decision.


Mail Fulfilment - wrapping or stuffing?

If you have a product that needs mailing out then mail fulfilment is another print services element which needs careful consideration.


Printing Colours Explained....

CMYK vs PMS vs RGB Pretty much all magazines, catalogues and brochures are produced using the CMYK process. So what is this? Quite simply, CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (aka black). These are the four-primary printing colours and commonly seen in home inkjet printers. In commercial printing, these 4 colours are mixed
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cover finishes for magazine printing

Cover finishes – Laminates, UV varnishes and more explained Cover finishes such as laminates and varnishes can add an element of quality, durability and creative individuality to your magazine, catalogue or brochure printing. Finishes can be done in-line as part of the printing process, particularly when using digital and web printing presses, or they can
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Types of Printing Presses

Our definitive guide to commercial printing presses Let’s start with a quick overview of types of printing presses that are used by commercial printers for the majority of print today. You’ve got Digital, Sheet-Fed and Web-Offset. We’ll look at each one individually to give you a more comprehensive idea of what and how they produce. Digital Printing
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Paper weight guide

Paper weight for your printed project We are all aware that there are different paper weights used for different printed items but what are the ideal weights for specific jobs? Here we look at, and make suggestions, as to which weights we believe are the best for your print job based on our experience of
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Understanding Environmental Credentials of your

Paper Sustainability in catalogue, brochure and magazine printing I think most people will consider that brochure printing, magazine printing and catalogue printing is not a naturally environmentally friendly process. To be simplistic – we chop down a tree, use water from the local river to pulp it, dig out some minerals from the ground and add it
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What is offset printing? Why would you choose Offset over Digital Printing? Hopefully our explanation below will shed some light! Offset lithography printing is one of the most common ways of creating printed materials and is a process used by both web (whereby printing is carried out on a single, continuous sheet of paper fed
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how to choose the right paper for your print job

So, you’ve established that you have a requirement for print, you’ve created amazing artwork and you most likely have an idea of what the final item will look and feel like. So, what paper are you going to choose to achieve your project objective? Choosing paper stock is one of the most important elements of
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Print Management

Print management companies will do as much or as little as you want them to. Typically they will help and advise you about print, source competitive pricing for your print, buy said print on your behalf and then manage the entire print project from start to finish. Independent Ideas and Advice At Cliffe Enterprise we
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