These posts all pertain to the printing and fulfilment of catalogues.

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 your item may effect how you choose to
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Printing Colours Explained


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, yellow and black are mixed in different quantities
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Cover finishes: Laminates, UV Varnishes and more

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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Printing Presses: digital, sheet fed and web offset explained

litho web digital printing presses

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 runs and where there is variation in what
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Magazine Printing Paper: what is LWC, MWC and wood free?

LWC MWC or Wood Free - For Blog

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 papers are created from different types of pulp (mechanical or
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