What is Offset Printing?
Offset printing is a tried and true cost-effective printing method for larger runs and projects that require Pantone spot color-match branding requirements. It utilizes a plate to transfer an image onto a rubber “blanket” and then rolls that image onto a sheet of paper. The term offset printing is used because the printing ink does not transfer directly onto the paper. While offset printing does require setup time, it is a great option for larger quantity printing orders.
Advantages of offset printing:
- Very cost-effective for large print quantities
- The cost of printing becomes cheaper as the quantity rises
- Offset printing offers a large variety of paper types and custom finishes
- Supports custom inks likes metallic and Pantone colors
Our Offset Printing Capabilities
Black & White Printing
We have the capabilities to produce large runs very quickly. Our commercial, high-speed presses provide high-quality images at a surprisingly low cost!
The demand for full-color printing is exploding, and why not? Studies have repeatedly shown that full-color printed materials are more “influential” and promote higher response rates than two-color or black-and-white materials. This holds true whether those print pieces are used for sales, marketing, or educational purposes. Adding color will cost more, but it serves a useful purpose.
Two-color printing uses two colors of ink (most often black and a second color) to create a dramatic contrast for a variety of printing needs. Less expensive than full-color printing, two-color printing is often used for business cards, flyers and brochures, letterhead, stationery, envelopes, and other similar office or business documents, to produce an eye-catching image at a competitive price.
Studies show that two-color printing is more effective at attracting attention than its one-color counterpart. We have hundreds of ink colors to choose from and can even create a custom-mix for you.
Spot Color Printing
Spot printing provides depth to your project by adding one or two additional colors in key locations on the page. Spot colors can be added to any standard one, two, or four-color project. They’re great for overprinting logos, company colors, and other key elements that require exceptional color accuracy.