Paper Folder: How to choose the right one?
Aug31

Paper Folder: How to choose the right one?

Paper Folder for Office or Print Shop Are you a print shop that processes direct mail for your clients? Or maybe you are a school office or school? It is a tough question to answer regarding what kind of paper folder you need. If you have ever seen one work, you know, you just have to have one in your office. On the Lloyds website alone, you will find 15 paper folding machines to choose from, but which one is right for your...

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Paper Cutter: What do you need?
Aug24

Paper Cutter: What do you need?

Paper Cutter: The Must Have Tool Every print shop needs a paper cutter. No, let me restate what I said. Every print shop needs paper cutters. Different paper cutters for various purposes. You need at a minimum a guillotine paper cutter, but you could also use a rotary paper cutter. Depending on the volume and size of your work, a large hydraulic paper cutter should also be on the list. The first question to ask is, what are you...

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Wide Format Laminators: Applications and Uses
Aug17

Wide Format Laminators: Applications and Uses

Wide format laminators and dry mounting systems Wide format laminators are designed for digital and inkjet printers. Digital ink reacts differently to post print applications than traditional print. Not only do you have to be aware of how your lamination will respond to digital print, but you will also need to know what wide format laminators will work best. D&K, Royal Sovereign, and Ledco manufacture wide format laminating...

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Business Card Slitters: How To Select For Your Print Shop
Aug09

Business Card Slitters: How To Select For Your Print Shop

Business card slitters still have a place in your print business. It’s never a good idea to give your business to competitors. If you provide them with the business card business, they may start taking other business away from you. Why risk it? If customers need business cards printed, go ahead and do them, even if you have to take a loss or break even. It’s the other business you do not want to lose. The business card is still a...

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Binding Machines: How to choose for your print shop
Aug03

Binding Machines: How to choose for your print shop

Are you a small UPS Store or small print shop that is trying to find value added services to offer your customers? One area of services that you could provide is document binding and binding machines are the tool to help you. So the question you will next need to ask yourself is what kind of binding do you want to offer? So what kinds of documents will your customers need to have bound: the employee manual, the book, the instructional...

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