Magazine Printing for USA

A magazine printing project is under way with the following details.

DESCRIPTION: Quarterly Magazine
QUANTITY: 15,000, 20,000, 25,000
TRIM SIZE: 10″ x 12″
# OF PAGES: 4 + 144
COVER: 100# Book Gloss White HOuse, Mill Order Stock
TEXT: 35#. White House #4 Alternative Offset, Mill Order Stock
TEXT PROOFING: Agfajet Sherpa 2 and Epson Stylus Pro 10000
PRESS WORK: Cover: 4/4 Gloss
PRESS WORK Text: 130 pages 4/4 14 pages K
BINDERY Perfect bind the 12” inch way, trim to size
PACKING/SHIPPING: Plastic strapped and Skid wrapped
SHIPMENT TO: Zip Code 90291, USA
TERMS: 50% with artwork and balance upon delivery
FORMAT Tabloid, cover printed in one signature. text printed nine signatures. .
TURN AROUND To be arranged
INK, COVER Four-color process on all pages
ARTWORK, COVER: CTP at 150-line screen from PDF files
PROOFS, COVER: Agfajet Sherpa 2 and Epson Stylus Pro 10000
PRESS, COVER: Rotary offset sheet fed
PRESS, TEXT: Rotary offset open web, press fold
INK, TEXT: Four-color process on all pages.
ARTWORK, TEXT: CTP at 100-line screen from PDF electronic files

IPEX 2010

The British International Print Exhibition (IPEX 2010) will be held at Birmingham National Exhibition Center during 18-25 May, 2010. The exhibition is organized by the British IIR Exhibition Company. The fair is held once every four years. And it is one of the largest international print exhibitions.

UK is the a big export country of printing.  The largest export markets are the United States,  followed by the Netherlands, Italy ranked third, fourth largest in Germany. In 2003,  printing, publishing and paper processing and related industries in the total turnover of 45 billion pounds (about 80 billion US  dollars), becoming Britain’s fifth-largest industry. According to the EU Product statistical results,  the British printing industry sales of 12.25 billion pounds (22 billion U.S. dollars), the largest market is the advertising,  followed by books, manuals, brochures and so on.  At present,  in UK, there are about 12,400 printing companies.

Folder Project for a Client in London, UK

We are now working on the following folder project.

Folder Spec:

Finished size: 303 x 216mm with one capacity pocket (1 glue flap) and 150mm deep pocket

Printing: Black and machine sealed on both sides

Paper: 400 gsm Matt

Finishing: Matt laminate to both sides spot gloss UV to one side (max 25% coverage inclouding front of folder and logo on pocket), die cut to shape and apply one strip of double sided tape.  Leave flat.