The type of binding you’ll choose for your next publication depends on a number of factors. Among these is the page count, the document’s purpose, how and where it will be used, and how will it need to function. With good design, vibrant color and good paper choices, all of the following binding methods can make you proud!Read Article
Saddle stitching is the most common and cost-effective method for binding booklets. Though a saddle stitched booklet is an economical choice, it can easily possess a "WOW" factor through attractive design, vibrant color and good paper choices. Adding coatings on the cover can also add a special touch. Saddle stitching is an excellent choice for binding magazines, catalogs, brochures, price lists, programs, wall calendars, newsletters, direct mailers, and more.Read Article
A Signature is a configuration printers use to lay out booklet/book pages on a press sheet so that after folding they are in the correct order. For saddle stitched booklets, a signature cannot be less than 4 pages. Depending on the finished size of the publication, signatures may be as large as 32 pages.
The following is an imposition layout for a 16-page signature. You’ll note the pages look out of order and half the pages are upside down…exactly as they need to be for folding and ending up in the right order.
It is easy to think that performing an activity in-house is less expensive and more efficient than outsourcing the work. However, this is typically not the case with fulfillment of literature and other printed materials. When you consider the management, staff time requirements, and space allocation it becomes apparent that in-house fulfillment is less convenient and cost-effective than you may have originally thought.Read Article
In recent years, printing methods have advanced considerably. One notable development is UV printing, which relies on ultraviolet light for curing ink. Today, UV printing is more accessible as the more progressive printing companies are incorporating UV technology. UV printing offers a variety of benefits, from increased variety of substrates to decreased production times.Read Article
With so much focus on digital marketing, the power of direct mail is sometimes overlooked. That’s unfortunate because variable data printing is extremely effective in reaching targeted audiences and driving response rates while reinforcing online efforts. Read to discover the ins and outs of variable data printing and how it can help you create a personalized one-to-one marketing strategy.Read Article
Tactics such as Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM), are economical and highly targeted with many businesses finding success with these types of campaigns. This post outlines the benefits of EDDM and how you can create a successful print marketing campaign.Read Article
As with most industries, the printing industry is constantly advancing with new technology, printing techniques and added services. Certifications and standards are regularly being updated to improve quality. Progressive printers are diversifying and are no longer focused only on ink on paper. Premier Print Group offers all of the following to keep your business running smoothly and looking good.Read Article
When creating that perfect printed piece, weeks or months of research, writing, revision, and design may pass before final files are ready to send to a printer. With as much effort that has been put into this project, you’re going to be searching for a commercial printer that can make your dream become a reality. There are two main printing methods today: offset and digital printing. We are here to define both forms of printing below and provide more context about how they are best utilized.Read Article