Print buying advice
We often receive requests from customers about printing leaflets, brochures, invitations or flyers. Sometimes we've been asked where to print things, so we've thought it might be useful and save much time and money for our customers by providing this page of advice which lists printers we have regularly used and found to be competitive or offering distinct services economically. This list contains the full-colour or 4/4 prices for key products:
When it comes to printing banners and banner stands, we always use Colour Graphics, who appear to be far and away the best value for money, their products are of a high quality and we use them all the time for our conferences and exhibitions. Other stuff, however, can be a little more complex to get the best price/delivery time/quality combination, so here is a little matrix of decent printers (we use Azimuth predominantly) to help you choose...
|Printers||Size: A6, Qty: 1k||Size: A6, Qty: 5k||Size: A5, Qty: 5k||Size: A5, Qty: 4pp, 1k||Size: BC, Qty: 250|
|Azimuth Print||-||£128||£210||£133||£46.80 inc VAT|
|A Local Printer||£79||£85||£164||£149||£46.80 inc VAT|
Solopress have produced a helpful guide which explains the different file formats that most printers require artwork to be provided in (as this can often be quite complicated). It includes a link to an online PDF converter: http://www.solopress.com/supplying-artwork.html
Some general advice: