FInishing

What Is Die-Cutting?

What is Die-Cutting? Die-cutting is a finishing process that uses specialized machines and tools to convert stock material by cutting, forming, and shearing. In printing, die cuts are used to create custom shapes and designs. It starts with a part called, unsurprisingly, a die. A manufactured die is a specialized piece of wood and metal …

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The When, Where, What and Why About Labels (Post II of II)

The When, Where, What and Why About Labels (Post II of II) When you are a manufacturer of consumer or industrial products one of the most important investments is your custom label.  Why must your label look and appeal to your target market?  It becomes your branding.  Along with Brand Recognition labels convey critical information …

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What’s the Difference Between Sheet-Fed and Web Printing?

What’s the Difference Between Sheet-Fed and Web Printing? Right off the bat, the primary difference between web presses and sheet-fed presses: web presses feed off a large roll of paper, while sheet-fed presses feed individual sheets of paper. No matter what you’re experience is with printing, you have perused countless catalogs, magazines, and other promotional …

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