Literally – ink on paper. This is where your vision combined with a well-executed plan comes to life.
Using our modern, fully automated press fleet our highly experienced team engages the latest, efficient technology and smart in-press quality measures.
We ensure colour integrity in all that we do. With enviable capacity we deliver consistent, high-quality, repeatable results to our customers, their products and brands.
We understand that paper is the fifth colour in all things print. The human eye will use the ‘whiteness’ of the paper and will reference all other colours based upon the paper shade.
Thanks to our in-house finishing department, under one roof, we’re able to complete your job in its entirety with the likes of PUR binding, laminating, folding, stitching, kitting and handwork.
Our Offset services include:
Brochures, Magazines, Catalogues
Educational publications and exams
Point of Sale
6 units plus an aqueous coater
5 over 5 perfector or 10 units inline
3 x Polar Guillotine with full lifting systems
Muller Martini PUR / Burst Binding Line
2 x ST350 Heidelberg Saddle Stitching Lines
6 x Various Stahl Folding machines with stacking units
2 x Heidelberg Cylinders
Four Head Drill
Flow Wrapping machine, ramp and tunnel.
Considerations when working with Offset:
Substrate/stock – Paper is the ‘5th’ colour in printing. The white point of a paper (some are more blue and some are more yellow) will have an effect on the colour ink that is put on top of it. Consider your stock choice for colour critical work.
Lead times – Standard lead times 5-7 working days
Artwork – You can download PDF export setting, ICC profiles and colour management polices to ensure your best results
Finishing – PUR binding is stronger than Lock, Burst or Perfect Binding
Delivery/distribution – Think about how you will unload and handle your job at the customer end. Do we need to pack these in a particular quantity, weight or require a hand unload?
My association with Southern Impact, is enduring. We have worked together, learned together and shared successes.
Colour reproduction and detail is vital in our business, the prepress team are knowledgeable and responsive to our exacting demands. All the staff I have dealt with over the years have been more than willing to share knowledge and encourage new and innovative directions.
Our work is often time critical & the flexibility and willingness to accommodate high demand is appreciated. Nothing is too much trouble and the collaborative nature of our work is something of which I am grateful and proud.
Robyn Tinworth – Dulux
Catalogue & Publication
Whether it’s PUR bound or saddle stitched; we provide high quality outcomes, tailored to suit your objectives and budget.