Digital and Offset Printing, Commercial Printing, Books Printing, Print Solutions, Perth, Australia
What is the difference between Digital and Offset Printing?
Offset Printing uses full colour (CMYK), Special Colours (PMS) and varnish inks on plates, to transfer images and text onto paper. Offset printing is high quality and cost effective for large sizes and print runs.
Digital printing on the other hand uses toner to print in full colour (CMYK) but not Special Colours (PMS). However, the benefit of digital printing is that for short runs it is much more economical as there are no set up costs such as plates. Digital printing is quicker as it can be printed without the time associated with setting up offset machines and the toner is already fused so it does not take long to dry. Digital printing also gives the advantage of allowing you to personalise your collateral with each individual piece tailored to the respondent.
As a general rule, larger quantities are more suited to offset printing and smaller quantities that are needed in a faster turnaround suit digital printing. Of course there are exceptions to the rule, talk to your Scott Print representative to work out what is right for you.
How does Scott Print offer high quality printing?
Implementing the latest in printing technology and innovation, Scott Print has world class facilities, offering clients high quality printing and an exceptional finished product. With over 30 years of experience within the industry, Scott Print strives to offer reliability, consistency, on-time delivery and exceptional attention-to-detail in all aspects of their high quality printing processes. One major factor in high quality printing is colour consistency: Scott Print aims to operate above the ISO: 12647 colour consistency benchmark, to offer the world’s best colour control system for outstanding results and consistent colour to an international standard.
Why should I trust Scott Print with my commercial printing solution?
Scott Print offers professional and high quality commercial printing solutions. With commercial printing it is important to partner with a company that has significant experience and can offer not only a quality solution but one which is time and cost effective.
Why is it best to use varnish matt paper stocks?
Applying a matt sealing varnish to uncoated and matt paper stocks helps reduce scuffing and marking so you get a better finished project.
What is the difference between aqueous varnish and normal varnish?
Aqueous varnish is water-base and dries hard to provide a protective matt or gloss coating. Conventional matt, satin and gloss varnishes are similar to ink and used mostly for sealing or to give a special design effect. Contact the Scott Print team for samples of the many creative ways to use varnish to enhance your design.
How do I obtain a quote?
Simply contact the friendly Scott Print team on (08) 9223 7788 to discuss your requirements
Can I book a tour of Scott Print?
Scott Print boasts world class printing facilities. Discover how having everything under the one roof allows Scott Print to manage every stage of every project, from quote to distribution.
Come and tour Scott Print today to see what high quality printing is all about! Contact the friendly Scott Print team to arrange a tour of the facilities today.
Where is Scott Print Perth located?
A convenient Perth Printer, Scott Printing Perth is centrally located in the CBD at 4 Aberdeen St Perth, Western Australia.
Does Scott Print consider environmental printing practices for sustainability?
In choosing Scott Print for your next project, you are choosing a printer with environmental printing practices aimed at maximising the sustainability of our environment. All production takes place under Scott Print’s Environmental Printing Management System in line with ‘Process Green’ Printing. The team can also assist in choosing eco-friendly paper stock options and finishes.
Can Scott Print personalise direct mail?
If you are looking to really reach your existing or potential clients and grab their attention, personalisation has been proven to achieve excellent results. Through digital printing, Scott Print can personalise and tailor each piece of marketing collateral to the individual.
Can I download standard die cut artwork for folders?
Yes, there are a number of shapes and sizes available from Scott Print’s standard templates collection.
Does Scott Print only do large volume print solutions?
No, Scott Print can print a few copies or millions. The Scott Print digital printing service caters for smaller quantities (1 - 100 copies) or urgent projects, while offset printing provides cost effective large scale print solutions.
How do I create a print ready PDF?
Simply download Scott Print’s preferred distiller settings.
Why does Scott Print prefer artwork supplied as PDF?
Creating a PDF locks in the fonts, pictures and graphics; increasing the reliability of the artwork file. Scott Print also accepts files in Indesign, QuarkXPress and Illustrator if you would prefer to supply your artwork in these formats.
How do I know my colour will be consistent?
Scott Print is a colour proficient printer to international ISO 12647 standards, this means from job to job, press to press and week to week, the colour will be more consistent.
Do you have any further questions, if so please feel free to contact the friendly team at Scott Print?