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 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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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 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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