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Digital vs. Offset - July 10, 2017

Need a little help deciding the which method of printing is best for your project? 

There can be a lot of factors to consider when planning your print job. What amount are you wanting to print, what size is the piece and what kind of paper you wish to use are only some of the obstacles. 

Deciding whether to print digital or offset can be a big decision, but don't worry EDWARDS is here to help. Below is a quick reference to help you make the right choice for your printing needs. 

What are the Advantages of Digital Printing:

Setup costs are lower for smaller runs.

Print only the amount you need, exactly when you need it.

Lower minimum quantities.

Inexpensive black and white digital printing.

Variable data capability (names, addresses, codes or numbering can be done easily).


What are the Advantages of Offset Printing:

Large quantities can be printed cost effectively.

The more you print, the cheaper your overall job will be.

A large variety of paper types and sizes with custom finishes can be used.

Special custom inks such as metallic and Pantone colors are available.

Highest possible printing quality, with greater detail and color fidelity.

Still Have Questions About Which Will Be The Right Choice For You? Give Us A Call! Our Experienced Sales Staff Would Love To Help You Explore Your Options.