[Tagging] Printing company for newspapers

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 15:47:10 UTC 2018


and you  forget the digital sign printers that use inktjet printers.
Don't try to compare them to the printer on your desk though.
On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl> wrote:
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> On 2018-12-14 15:23, Paul Allen wrote:
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> Even so, the primary distinction between a jobbing printer and a newspaper/book printer is not
> the equipment used or the size of the operation but the type of output.  That said, jobbing printers
> tend to be smaller than newspaper/book printers and the older/smaller jobbing printers tend to use letterpress rather than offset litho.
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> A better distinction would be that newspaper presses are web-fed (the paper comes on huge rolls) not sheet-fed. They also have fully automated collation and other post-press processing.
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> Not sure about book printers... Most likely they use sheet-fed presses for smaller runs, and web-fed for best sellers.
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