4-Color Offset Printing

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Description

CD Inserts slide into the front of a CD case. With full color printing on both sides, inserts provide both an exterior image and interior information. They can be a marketing tool or simply offer basic information.

  • Standard Sizes
  • Any Trim Size

Standard Sizes

Size varies depending on the amount of panels required by the insert.

Our standard sizes, listed below, are the most popular in the industry:

  • 1 Panel: 4.75" x 4.75"
  • 2 Panel: 9.5" x 4.75"
  • 3 Panel: 14.25" x 4.25"

Folding is included on 2 and 3 panel orders.

  • 100# Gloss Text
  • Sample Books

100# Gloss Text

You may be familiar with this type of stock from the covers of many popular magazines like People and Time.

This paper strikes a balance between thickness and foldability, while the glossy finish on both sides gives your text a professional appearance.

  • 4/4 (Full Color Both Sides)

4/4

Full color on both sides of the sheet. This option can reproduce the range of colors you see in a typical photograph out of the standard 4 printing colors: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. Typical examples of this are magazine covers and high-end catalogs.

  • AQ 2 Sides
  • Satin AQ

AQ 2 Sides

AQ is short for Aqueous Coating. This is a semi-gloss, environmentally friendly, water-based coating applied over the entire front and back of the printed piece. It provides additional gloss and protection, and it can be written on with a ballpoint pen.

Turnaround Times: Upload Files Before: Proofs Approved By:
SAME DAY 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
NEXT DAY 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
1-2 DAYS 10:30 AM 1:00 PM
2-3 DAYS 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
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5-7 DAYS 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
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7-10 DAYS 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
  • Folding

Folding

Two and three panel CD Inserts come folded to a 4.75" x 4.75" square.

  • Quantity
  • When to choose Offset
  • When to choose Digital
  • Custom Orders

Quantity

Quantity availability is dependent on the order specifications you choose. To see available quantities, complete all order specifications in the pricing calculator and click on the "Quantity" dropdown menu.

Due to our production process, we print in specific increments. If you would like an amount not listed in the pricing calculator, request a custom estimate for the quantity needed.

Generally, we print more than the quantity ordered. Due to this being a manufacturing process, the total finished quantity may vary. These quantities can vary +/- 5%, with the norm typically being more than less. Standard industry procedure considers this range "shipment in full."

When to choose Offset

4-Color Offset printing is ideal for lower prices on large quantity orders or any time you would like coating on your products.

Almost always, people choose this option when ordering large quantities.

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  • File Preparation
  • File Orientation
  • Bleed and Safe Area
  • Proofs and File Check

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PDF stands for Portable Document Format. This template can be imported into: InDesign, Quark Express, Illustrator, Corel Draw, and many other content creation programs.

JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group and is a basic raster file format. This template is recommended for Photoshop.

EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. This template is recommended for advanced Illustrator users only.

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