Understanding Paper 101

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In the printing business it’s important to understand paper. By understanding, that means knowing the difference between the main types: Board, Bond, Book, Bristol, Text, Cover, Index, Offset and Tag. Each of these types are grouped based on their basic thickness and weight. The weight (or paper density) has three different measuring scales: Basis Weight…

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Design and Print Your Own Clothing or Car! With 3D Printing Anything is Possible.

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3D printing has come a long way in the short time it’s been around. According to the History of 3D Printing: The Free Beginner’s Guide, the idea of 3D printing, patented in 1983, was “originally conceived as a fast and more cost-effective method for creating prototypes for product development within industry.” Industrial 3D printer creating…

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Why Banners Are Great Marketing Tools

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Outdoor banner advertising allows you to target specific audiences by neighborhood. And unlike a radio or tv ad, these banners are experienced  by this audience 24 hours a day, seven days a week! Community groups and event organizers use street banners as to engage the public and promote events. There are many reasons why outdoor advertising still…

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Are Business Cards Still Important?

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Giving business cards to prospects and customers and are the first impression they have of your company and a personalized form of marketing. Today, in this high tech world, there are still several reasons to use printed business cards: More personal than an email According to a study at Oxford University, one of the most…

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Choosing the Right Sign for Your Business

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Many times when people open a business they consider inventory, location, business cards and ads. Yet one of the first and most important impressions for a business can come from the signage. A sign reflects the character of your business and can either put your best or worst foot forward. Signs come in a variety…

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