best paper weight

What paper weight should you use for your print project? Different weights of paper are commonly used for different printed items, so what is the best paper weight for a specific job? From our experience of over 25 years working in this industry, we consider and recommend the best weights for your print job. As
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Professional Brochure Printing Brochures are a key marketing tool to spread the word about your brand.  You can reach new customers and inform your loyal customers about your products and services. In the digital age with life being online, your printed brochure is tangible, it has value and makes your brand memorable in a way
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Binding 16 9

A brief explanation of the different binding options and when best to use them What is Saddle stitching? Saddle stitching is a binding method which places wire staples through paper, the name is thought to come from the ‘saddle’ apparatus which the collated paper is placed over when it is stapled together. Saddle stitching is
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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 Most magazines, catalogues, and brochures are produced using the CMYK process. So what does this mean? Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key (aka Black) are the four colours that make up CMYK. Inkjet printers commonly use these four ink colours for printing. Various amounts of these 4 colours are mixed together
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cover finishes for magazine printing

Cover finishes – Laminates, UV varnishes and more explained With cover finishes such as laminates and varnishes you can add an element of quality, durability and creativity to your magazine, catalogue, or brochure printing. As part of the printing process, particularly with digital and web printing presses, finishes can be applied in-line or they can
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litho web digital printing presses

The how, what and why of printing presses Digital Printing Press 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
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Understanding Environmental Credentials of your

Paper Sustainability in catalogue, brochure and magazine printing Although brochure printing, magazine printing and catalogue printing may not be considered environmentally friendly at first glance, there are ways to make the process more sustainable. For example, using recycled paper or responsibly sourced paper can help reduce the impact on the environment. Additionally, choosing vegetable oil-based
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Offset printing: what is it? What makes it better than digital printing? Read on to find out! The process of offset lithography printing is one of the most common methods of producing printed materials, used both by web (in which a continuous sheet of paper is fed to the press and then cut into individual
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