Orders for custom printing are respectfully solicited in writing. Estimates are furnished on receipt of artwork and job specifications. Please supply the following to ensure an accurate quote and production advice:
- Project title
- Delivery date
- Dimensions (in inches)
- Paper stock (or description)
- Processes (PMS ink, Foil leaf, Blind etc.)
- Finishing (Duplex, Die cut, Edge colour, etc.)
- PDF preview of final or proposed artwork
Services for Hire
Custom Letterpress Printing: We produce the highest quality letterpress printing, foil stamping and embossing with the materials made available to us. We stock in our office a ready supply of some of the finest papers in the region.
Printed Ephemera: We print traditionally typeset wood and metal type posters, broadsides and handbills. Our compositors work directly from your copy to produce unique and attractive pieces.
Pre-Press: Making art camera ready, i.e. separations, impositions, crop marks, die lines, film and plates.
Finishing: Custom duplexing, die cutting, drilling, edge colouring, blanking and banding.
First time orders must be pre-paid. With established customers, we request a 50% non-refundable deposit before beginning the work / ordering materials. We ask the balance paid in full prior to delivery. Our shop accepts payment by cheque, Interac eTransfer, and credit card via PayPal.
Depending on the complexity of the job, turnaround on custom work is 2–3 weeks from receipt of final artwork and payment.
A variation of 1 point is acceptable on printed and die cut work. When duplexing in register or printing work & turn formes, a variation of 3 points is possible. Please refer to our Trade Customs for additional tolerance specifications.
Please write to request information regarding:
Pre-Press & File Preparation
Trade Customs & Best Practice
Paper Stock & Material Inventory