Printing

Mail Fulfilment: getting wrapped or stuffed?

Mail Fulfilment: getting wrapped or stuffed?

Mail Fulfilment Services Choosing the right mail fulfilment services for your project will be influenced, but also limited, by many variables:- the type of product being mailed is it a domestic or international mailing? the volume being mailed timescales budget The initial unwrapped (or packed weight) of

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CMYK explained and do you PMS?

CMYK explained and do you PMS?

Pretty much all magazine, catalogue printing and brochures are produced using the process described below. CMYK: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (aka black), which are the four-primary printing colours and are commonly seen in home inkjet printers. Cyan, magenta,

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Cover finishes: Laminates, UV Varnishes and more

Cover finishes: Laminates, UV Varnishes and more

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

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Printing Presses: digital, sheet fed and web offset explained

Printing Presses: digital, sheet fed and web offset explained

The how, what and why of printing presses Digital Printing  Digital printing uses toners (the toner is fused/melted onto the paper), inkjet heads (small droplets of ink are dotted onto the paper) or laser printing (which uses an electrostatic plate).  Digital printing is great for smaller print

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Magazine Printing Paper: what is LWC, MWC and wood free?

Magazine Printing Paper: what is LWC, MWC and wood free?

    Lightweight coated (LWC), medium weight coated (MWC) and wood free coated and uncoated paper are all types of printing paper which are used in magazine printing, catalogue printing, newspaper supplements, inserts, brochure printing and direct mail amongst other things.   Not all paper is created equal. Different

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Ideal Paper Weights for Printing

Ideal Paper Weights for Printing

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

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Brochure, Catalogue Magazine Printing: Sustainability of the Paper

Brochure, Catalogue Magazine Printing: Sustainability of the Paper

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

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An Explanation of Offset Printing for Magazine and Catalogue Printing

An Explanation of Offset Printing for Magazine and Catalogue Printing

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

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Choosing the Right Paper for Your Print Job

Choosing 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

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So what is Print Management and how can it benefit you?

So what is Print Management and how can it benefit you?

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.

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