6 Things Your Printer Will Need to Know When Printing A Catalog

Well-designed catalogs, or catalogues, are easy to use and provide a systematic and aesthetically-pleasing arrangement of products and services. They also provide valuable information about the company as well as important contact and ordering...

Printing Lingo: What is Paper Scoring?

In the printing industry, Scoring is the term used to describe the procedure of creating a precise crease in paper, facilitating smoother folding.

Printing Lingo: What is a Reverse?

Top Illustrates Traditional Printing; Bottom Illustrates Reverse Printing In the printing industry, a Reverse refers to any text, logo or graphic that is produced using ink to form its outline, allowing the underlying paper color to form the...

Printing Lingo: What is UV Coating?

An interesting use of gloss UV Coating to add creativity and elegance UV Coating is a tough clear-coat applied over printed materials to 1) protect against scratches, tears and fingerprints and 2) enhance the brilliance of the ink colors. ...

Printing Lingo: What does the term "Pre-press" mean?

Pre-Press Ensures Your Layout will Print as Intended Pre-press is a printing industry term for the activities that occur after a commercial printer receives an order and a corresponding graphics file from a client or graphic designer, but...

Printing Lingo: What is a C-fold?

The C-Fold, also known as the Letter Fold, is the Most Common Method of Tri-Folding a Document A C-fold is a document folding method that uses two parallel folds to create six panels of roughly the same size - three panels on each side of the...

Printing Lingo: What is a Z-fold?

The Classic Z-Fold is Commonly Used for Letters, Flyers and Brochures A Z-fold is a document folding method that uses two parallel folds to create six panels of equal size - three panels on each side of the paper. The two folds are made...

Printing Lingo: What is a Gatefold?

Diagram A: The Gatefold method is used for invitations and brochures A Gatefold is a document folding method that uses two parallel folds to create six panels - three panels on each side of the paper. The left and right panels are roughly...

Printing Lingo: What is Variable Data Printing?

Variable Data Printing is a cost-effective way to create Personalized Marketing Pieces Variable Data Printing (VDP), sometimes called Variable Information Printing (VIP), is a printing method which allows the printed content to change within...

Book Printing Lingo: What is Book Binding?

Click here to learn about different types of binding. Book Binding, also known as Book Bindery, is the process of assembling and securing written or printed pages within a cover. In most cases, the cover is thicker than the...

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