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  • Custom Printed Envelope Ordering

    Commercial Printing is your one-stop shop for custom business envelope printing. Be ready for your next business mailing with our complete line of customized standard business envelopes, window envelopes, and security envelopes. Save time with convenient specialty flip n’ stick or self-seal business envelopes printed with your logo or return address. Mail oversized literature or printed catalogs with custom open end catalog envelopes. Whether you need custom #9, #10, #6 3/4, invoice envelopes, check envelopes, response envelopes, or booklet or literature envelopes, we have a wide selection of sizes and styles to fit your needs.  
    A custom printed envelope allows ...

  • Seasonal Greeting Cards

     Summer is over, fall is here, and winter is coming. Retail stores have begun putting out decorations and preparing for their year’s end Holiday sales, so that must mean it’s the PERFECT time to order your seasonal greeting cards!
    The holidays are fast approaching, and you’ll want to make sure your cards, letters and gifts get there for the special holiday. Whether you’re a small business or an individual, we’d love to help you get your end-of-the-year tidings done quickly and mailed out in time this year! 
    We know you’ll be scrambling to complete your annual letter to family and ...

  • How well do you know paper?

     
    Can you imagine a world without paper?What about a day?
    Have you ever stopped to think about how many times you touch paper every day? From the sugar packet you pour into your morning coffee, to the presentation you print for your midday meeting, to the homework your child brings home from school, to the receipts, bills, and cards you file at home, paper is a powerful force in our lives.
    Paper is sustainable, personal, and purposeful.And it's here to stay.

    Test your knowledge by taking our quiz by Domtar, a paper manufacturer committed to the responsible use of paper.
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  • Thermography vs Flat Printing

     
    Whether you are ordering business cards, letterhead, or event announcements, your choice between flat and raised print makes a big impact on how the final product looks. Is flat print the best choice? Or will thermography shine? These are not your only options for impressive printing, but today you will read about the comparisons between them.
    What are Thermography and Flat Print?
    Before we can talk about the different uses for these print processes, we want to introduce you to the way that thermography and flat print work. Flat printing is exactly what it sounds like: print that is ...

  • Choose UV Coating

    When someone hands you a business card, how does it affect your interaction with them? You are connecting with more than one sense, as the look and feel are both influential. Whether from a friend or a potential customer, a UV coated card shows you’re dealing with someone who means business. 

    A brilliant sample of spot UV coating is sure to impress.
    UV Coating is one of the most popular coatings and finishes that can be applied to printing. Ultra-Violet coating is a surface treatment applied to a printed piece to help protect the underlying material and adds a hardened ...

  • What is a Bleed?

    When printers explain bleeds, they're not talking about paper cuts. It is crucial to understand bleeds in the design world for digital and offset printing to be successful. So, what is a bleed?

    It is not possible to print all the way to the edge of a sheet of paper/card, to achieve this it is necessary to print a larger area than is needed and then trim the paper/card down to the required size. Images, background images and fills that are intended to extend to the edge of the page must be extended at least .125" beyond the cut line ...