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  Offset Printing Services, Offset Printing Press/Company, Offset Printing Pune India
Offset Printers Pratiroop Mudran collaborates with a Bajaj Allianz a leading insurance company in India as their offset printing vendors.
We at Pratiroop Mudran provide pragmatic offset printing solutions and give shape to ideas and concepts- be it a 4 colour printing job, flyer, brochure, poster, catalogue or calendar, you name it and we deliver.
With their sound academic base and extensive experience in printing technology spanning over a decade, a futuristic gadgetry laden offset printing company was the ultimate consolidation of their dreams.
www.pratiroopmudran.com   (552 words)

 100 Years of Offset Printing
This was the forerunner of modern offset printing.
It was only in the 1960s that offset printing with its photo-chemical prepress processes finally took over from letterpress printing with its hot metal composition.
Printing in general, and offset printing in particular, will continue to be used in the future.
www.heidelberg.com /www/html/en/content/articles/press_lounge/history/100_years_offset/040331_100_years_of_offset_printing?mode=printable   (750 words)

  Offset printing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
printing technique where the inked image is transferred (or "offset") first to a rubber blanket, then to the printing surface.
The offset cylinder was covered with specially treated cardboard that transferred the printed image from the litho stone to the surface of the metal.
During the 1950s, offset printing became the most popular form of commercial printing as improvements were made in plates, inks and paper, maximizing the technique's superior production speed and plate durability.
www.uncg.edu /gar/courses/lixl/380BLS/380Unit5/Lesson5Europe1900_files/Offsetprinting.htm   (429 words)

  What is Offset Printing?
Offset printing, also referred to as offset lithography, is a type of printing process used by virtually all large commercial printers.
Offset printing can be done on a web printing press, one that use huge rolls of continuously fed paper, or a sheet fed press that, as you would expect, uses sheets of paper.
The colors used in offset printing are usually Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black, represented with the letter K (CMYK).
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-offset-printing.htm   (408 words)

 The History of Printing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Printing, a name used for several processes by which words, pictures, or designs are reproduced on paper, fabrics, metal, or other suitable materials.
The history of printing, which by its very nature is the most thoroughly documented of any history, is practically identical with that of relief or letterpress printing (printing from a raised surface).
An important early use of printing was in pamphleteering: in the religious and political controversies of the 16th and 17th centuries propaganda pamphlets were widely circulated.
www.tintas.com /tech_info/history_printing.html   (2426 words)

 Offset Printing
The offset printing process is often used for projects requiring multiple colors, high quantities or the highest level of quality.
Offset printing gets its name from the process of transfering ink from the plate roller to the offset roller, which then presses it to the paper - during offset printing the plate that holds the image never touches the paper.
The principle difference here is that sheet fed litho machines are fed with sheets of paper; whereas, web offset machines (which are larger) are fed with reels of paper and run at higher speeds.
businessservices.berkeley.edu /HtmFiles/UCPSOffsetPrint.htm   (235 words)

 4 Color Digital Printing - Digital Room
We have a wide range of offset printing services that include brochures printing, flyers printing, posters printing, presentation folders printing, postcards printing, direct mail, business cards printing, and all of your custom printing needs.
With our state-of-the-art 20x28 full color printing equipment and 4 color printing press, we are able to provide faster turnaround of results enabling our clients to get their marketing media on time and on target.
Four-color Printing is the technique of printing that uses these four colors to simulate full-color images.
www.digitalroom.com /Offset-Printing.html   (946 words)

 Offset Company Printing Press - Offset Printing Company - Printing Company Inc.
Offset printing is a printing technique by which ink is being spread on a metal plate with etched images, then transferred to an intermediary surface such as a rubber blanket, and finally applied to paper by pressing the paper against the intermediary surface.
A printing company must be able to do several processes in offset printing since these are usually the basis of making a printing company as an offset company printing press.
Offset printing’s second process is also called offset lithography, which is the workhorse of printing.
www.printingcompanyinc.com /OffsetCompanyPrintingPress.html   (430 words)

 Offset & Digital printing
The image to be printed was engraved on a flat plate made of stone that was inked and put in contact with the sheet of paper.
In original lithography, the plate containing the image contacted the sheet directly, whereas in offset printing the image is transferred from the inked plate to a rubber blanket that contacts the sheet.
The strengths of digital printing are that once the image is at the printer, nothing more is required to produce the first print; the sheets can be handled, folded, cut or padded immediately after being printed; and an RGB color image can be printed.
www.printlocal.com /offset-digital-printing.htm   (1881 words)

 Digital Offset Printing - Digital Printing Company
Offset printing is not an easy printing technique but it is very effective, which is probably the reason why it is among the traditional printing methods that still exists and being used today.
This new printing technique still abides by the law or rule of offset printing which is “water and ink do not mix”.
Digital offset printing is basically concerned with the technology-wise items like personal computers, digital cameras and so on that have a large capacity to store pictures and other files.
www.digitalprintingcompany.com /products/digital-offset-printing.html   (354 words)

 Offset Printing Services   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The final stage of offset printing is applying the image to paper by pressing it against the surface (such as the rubber blanket).
Offset printing is one of the most commonly used methods to print.
With digital offset printing, it allows us to print on demand, delivering the exact number of documents necessary to get the printing job done quickly and efficiently.
www.bestprintingonline.com /offset-printing.htm   (302 words)

 Printing Services - Offset Printing
Offset printing (also known as lithographic offset printing) is the most common form of commercial printing.
Offset printing begins with a 'plate' (made from metal or polyster) that holds a copy of the image to be printed.
Although the process seems complex it is very efficient and robust; offset printing has been the most common form of commercial printing for the last 60 years.
www.its.uidaho.edu /default.aspx?pid=69824   (323 words)

 Colortek - Digital Offset Printing
Since this is true offset printing--with the choices of stock and quality you have come to expect from lithography--there is absolutely no compromising.
File setup for DI printing is almost identical to preparing for traditional imagesetting and film separations.
Print at actual size whenever possible, or indicate the percentage you printed it at.
www.colorteklabs.com /digitalOffsetPrinting.html   (385 words)

 Offset Printing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Successful printing ultimately depends upon the ability to control ink on paper.J.S. McCarthy Printers' pressroom personnel are masters of their craft - a combination of technical expertise and attention to subtle detail.
It is quite easy to equip a press with a scanning spectrophotometer, but quite challenging to properly utilize it for measured control throughout a print run.
Over the years we have mastered the fine art of printing on various synthetic papers and we utilize a wide variety of specialty inks for unique applications.
www.jsmccarthy.com /offset.asp   (214 words)

 Printing Process Descriptions: Environment and Printing: The Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center: PNEAC: ...
Lithographic printing is well suited for printing both text and illustrations in short to medium length runs of up to 1,000,000 impressions.
Ink is not applied directly from the printing plate (or cylinder) to the substrate as it is in gravure, flexography and letterpress.
Ink is applied to the printing plate to form the "image" (such as text or artwork to be printed) and then transferred or "offset to a rubber "blanket".
www.pneac.org /printprocesses/lithography   (195 words)

 Offset Printing
The RR Donnelley one-color platform offers an entire spectrum of printing capabilities-- from short-counts to more than one million copies, from the smallest softcover books to the largest hardcover books, from full trim to rough front --in a wide range of bulks to meet the specifications desired.
Whether printing a short-count edition for a niche market or thousands of copies of a best seller, RR Donnelley's four-color short- to long-run solutions allow a publisher to manage their titles under one roof.
The history of excellence that has made RR Donnelley the leader in four-color printing is exemplified in our highly skilled and educated workforce.
www.rrdonnelley.com /wwwRRD/Markets/BookPublishing/Produce/Offset.asp   (482 words)

 Premadasa Printers (Pvt) Limited - Offset Printing
Offset printing is now the most commonly used method of printing ink onto flat sheets of paper and offers a superior quality image than the old "Letterpress" method that used metal type and "blocks" for pictures or images.
This is a popular technique of printing that is utilised by most print shops to produce large volumes of high quality documents.
That's why the process is called "offset" -- the image does not go directly to the paper from the plates, as it does in gravure printing.
www.premadasa.lk /offset_printing.htm   (214 words)

 Classes:Pre-Print: The Offset Printing Process
Each color that is to be printed requires a separate plate and impression pass through the press.
Because the process is offset, the original image must be first output as a negative (film), then etched onto the plate as a positive and offset as a negative to the blanket cylinder, then printed onto the paper as a positive.
Web printing takes longer for make-ready (press preparation) and is typically used only on larger jobs (50,000 impressions or more), such as newspapers, magazines, catalogs, and direct mail pieces.
www.mrpinfo.com /pre_print_class/html/offset_printing.html   (420 words)

 CD Offset Printing - My Postcard Printing
The process of cd offset printing is carried out for the reason that the water and the inks that are used in the production itself do not combine with each other.
Cd offset printing employs innovative print system and digital technology so as to produce large volumes of prints in a much faster printing time.
The good thing about this offset process is that the end products also dry fast, which aids in the smooth workflow of the cd print cover production right from the printing through the final touches that include cutting and binding materials.
www.mypostcardprinting.com /cd-offset-printing.html   (325 words)

 Offset Printing Services - Printing Shoppers
Some of the usual kinds of services that they provide are the full color printing service, digital printing service, offset printing services and the screen printing.
Through offset printing services you can have materials that can make an optimum impact on your intended market, because all prints are produced with the quality that the customer expects and sometimes much more.
They are always ready to provide their expertise when it comes to the typesetting and layout design of the offset prints.
www.printingshoppers.com /sections/offset-printing-services.html   (522 words)

 Offset Printing Press - My Postcard Printing
The offset printing press equipment may come in many forms or styles such as the benchtop mounted of floor standing.
Basically, the printed outputs that are processed using this type of facility demonstrate vivid, finely honed and deeper imagery that enlivens the overall presentation of the end product.
As more and more printing companies employ high capacity printing of offset printing press, they are equipped to come up with exceptional imprint in a fast-paced print production.
www.mypostcardprinting.com /offset-printing-press.html   (272 words)

 What is offset printing? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
A printing technique whereby ink is spread on a metal plate with etched images, then transferred to an intermediary surface such as a rubber blanket, and finally applied to paper by pressing the paper against the intermediary surface.
Most print shops use offset printing to produce large volumes of high-quality documents.
To produce the plates used in offset printing, a print shop requires either film or high-resolution paper output, which the printer can then photograph.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/O/offset_printing.html   (160 words)

 Diversity ArtWorks explains offset printing
The Process: Offset printing is based on the principle that ink and water do not mix - instead, they repel each other.
The image is then transferred (or 'offset') to a smooth rubber blanket, and further ‘offset’ from the rubber blanket to the paper, which is fed into the press through a conveyor-like system.
Wide range of printing surfaces, paper choices, paper weights, paper sizes, finishing options, etc.
www.diversityartworks.com /pages/Works/Offset.html   (288 words)

 Bob's Print Guide - Description of offset lithography
Offset Lithography is by far the most common form of commercial printing.
During printing the plate is kept wet so that the ink, which is inherently greasy, is rejected by the wet areas and adheres to the image areas.
When printing with more than one colour there is a separated film for each ink used.
www.bobs.co.uk /print/Offset.html   (393 words)

Offset printing applies wet ink to paper by means of a roller (blanket) that transfers the image from a metal plate.
After you sign your proof ticket indicating the job is ready to print, it is output to negatives in the pre-press area via the Agfa Imagesetter.
While most Xerox duplication requests can be produced in 24 hours or less, offset printing requires more time because of the setup required (including pagination, proof reading and preparation of printing plates from negatives).
www.westga.edu /~pubprint/offset.html   (469 words)

 UPS - Offset Printing - California State University, Chico
UPS - Offset Printing - California State University, Chico
Printing Services has a "Polly" 2-color press (capable of 4-color offset printing), an AB Dick 9890 for large format (up to 11 x 17) for 1- or 2-color printing, an ITEK 975 for stationary, carbonless forms and other small format (generally 8.5 x 11) 1- or 2- color jobs.
Offset printing jobs are generally much more complex than Copy Center jobs so please work with Customer Service when submitting a work request for offset printing.
www.csuchico.edu /prnt/OffsetPrinting.shtml   (118 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Offset Printing Works"
How Stuff Works Express is a print publication of How Stuff Works, Inc., aimed at 4th through 8th grade students and teachers.
Printing is a fascinating process involving huge high-speed machines, 2,000-pound rolls of paper, computers, metal plates, rubber blankets and sharp knives.
In this article, we'll look at offset lithography, the most commonly used printing process, and detail the three production steps: pre-press, press run and bindery.
computer.howstuffworks.com /offset-printing.htm   (202 words)

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