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Creating and Printing Quick Reference Materials

As the name implies, quick reference materials provide ready access to information about specific topics. Created to save time and improve efficiency, quick reference materials condense detailed content into a brief format. Virtually every...

The Practical Alternative to Folded Restaurant Menus

A practical alternative to a Folded restaurant menu is to create the menu as a spiral bound Booklet, with each page encapsulated in a thick plastic laminate. The menu opens and closes very easily and will lie perfectly flat…plus it is...

Book Printing: The Many Benefits of a Laminated Book Cover

One of the best ways to enhance the appearance and function of a softcover book is to have it produced with a laminated cover. Lamination provides many important benefits… Lamination Adds a Protective Barrier - lamination protects the...

5 Benefits of using a Custom-Printed Flip Book for Presentations

A free-standing, easel-style Flip Book is a very simple and convenient way to add a visual element to one-on-one or small group presentations A Flip Book, sometimes known as a pitch book or presentation book, is an interactive visual aid used...

Printing Lingo: What is a "Soft Touch" Finish?

In printing, the term "soft touch" is often used as a generic reference to any finishing method that adds a velvety-soft feel to print materials. Unlike most design elements that appeal to the sense of sight, a soft touch finish allows a printed...

Laminated Printing: Choosing a Laminate Thickness to Fit Your Project

Laminated printing refers to printed pieces that have a clear plastic film bonded to them. Printing is laminated to protect it from stains and moisture, to increase its strength and durability, and to add sheen and vibrancy to its ink colors....

Creating Books and Manuals for Use in Damp or Dirty Environments

The cover and pages of most bound documents - books, manuals, reference guides, etc. - are constructed from paper. When used in a clean and dry environment, paper remains quite durable and useable for a very long time. However, there are...

Laminated Printing: An Overview of Laminated Restaurant Menus

Lamination Helps Protect Menus from Spills, Stains, Tears and Wrinkles In the printing industry, Lamination refers to the process of bonding a clear plastic film onto printed matter. When laminating restaurant menus, it is most common to bond...

Laminated Visuals: Posters, Flipcharts & Other Large Business Displays

Clear Lamination enhances the appearance and durability of Large Format Print Projects In business, large format printing is used to create high-impact visuals, such as posters, announcements, charts, diagrams and marketing displays. ...

Laminated Printing: 5 Reasons to Laminate Presentation Folders

A laminate coating greatly enhances the look, feel and function of a Presentation Pocket Folder A Presentation Folder is a sturdy and high-quality pocket folder used to distribute and organize documents for presentations, meetings, seminars...

Laminated Printing: When to Laminate Instruction Sheets

Lamination protects Instruction Sheets from the rigors of use Instruction Sheets provide logical, step-by-step procedures on how to accomplish something. Some instructions explain how to follow a specific course of action, such as safety...

Laminated Printing: Your Guide to Outsourcing Laminated Print Projects

Lamination is a popular option for many printed pieces, especially those that will experience frequent handling or be exposed to dirty, greasy or damp environments. However, many quick printers, copy shops and other commercial printers do not...

Laminated Printing: 3 Reasons to Laminate Flip Books & Flip Charts

Coil-Bound Flip Books Used for Educational Purposes Flip Books and Flip Charts contain pages that turn, or flip, easily. They are usually created as a simple ring or spiral coil bound document that either lies flat or forms a...

Here's a Couple Tips for Saving Money on Laminated Printing

Depending on your Project, you may be able to Reduce your Cost for Laminated Printing Print lamination involves bonding a clear plastic film onto printed materials. Lamination offers many benefits: added protection, increased rigidity,...

Laminated Printing: Don't Overlook the Importance of Rounded Corners

Laminated Printing with Rounded Corners is not only Safer to Handle, it also has a More Finished Look The clear plastic film used to laminate printing is available in a variety of thicknesses. The thicker the laminate used, the more rigid the...

Laminated Printing: Sealed Edge or Flush Cut?

Print materials are laminated to increase longevity. In most cases, lamination is applied to printing that will be subject to stains, smudges, moisture, oil, grime, wrinkles, tears or anything else that might shorten its life. The lamination...

Laminated Printing: The Five Things to Consider Before Laminating

Laminated Printing refers to printed pieces that have been enclosed between two sheets of clear plastic film. Printing is laminated to protect it from stains and moisture, to increase its strength and durability, and to add sheen...

Laminated Printing: The Many Benefits and Uses of Print Lamination

Lamination protects printed pieces against Stains, Spills and Smudges The Lamination process encloses and bonds printed pieces between two pieces of clear plastic film. This transparent film adds strength, rigidity and protection, which...

Promotional Printing: Use Magnetic Dry Erase Boards as Marketing Tools

Custom-Printed Dry Erase Memo Boards are an Economical way to Promote your Company or Organization If you are looking for a highly-useful marketing tool, a custom-printed dry erase memo board is a great promotional gift for current and...

Book Printing: How to Protect & Enhance the Cover of your Printed Book

Are you planning to have some books printed? Did you know you can protect and enhance the appearance of your book by having a clear coat finish applied to the cover? A clear coat helps protect the ink and paper against most smudges and scuffs...

Printing Lingo: What is "Lamination" and why is it used?

In the printing industry, Lamination refers to the process of bonding a clear plastic film onto printed matter. It is most common to bond the film to both sides of the printed piece so that the piece is totally enclosed in plastic. Printed pieces...

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