Digital and offset printing are the two most common commercial printing technologies in use today, making one of the most common questions, “Which one do I use for my project?”. We’ve outlined below the need-to-know information that will help you determine which process is best for your project.
The process: Digital printing applies the toner colors or liquid inks (typically CMYK) in a single pass.
- A print quantity of under 1000 units is typically well suited for a digital press.
Larger colour variability
Limited choice of media
The process: Offset printing uses separate plates for each ink colour and sequentially transfers each colour onto the page.