Best suited and most cost-effective for shorter runs.
Best suited and most cost-effective for medium to larger runs.
Good. Digital can achieve the same vibrant colors and high contrast as offset printing.
Better. Offset printing allows you to hit exact pms tones and has more consistent solid screen colors.
Instantly. Requires no drying time so each piece is ready to go as soon as it comes off the press.
1-3 days. Offset printing uses inks that require drying time. However, offset is faster for large runs because it can produce multiple pieces at a high speed.
Varies depending on digital press. Typically digital presses can easily run all text stocks & cover stocks up too 100#.
Nearly all stocks. Offset presses can print on most stocks including magnets, heavy cover stocks, stickers, translucent stocks & more.
Unlimited – Digital can create completely variable pieces in-line.
Limited - Your best bet is to create a shell that can later be personalized on a laser or ink jet.