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Comparing Digital and Offset Printing

Which to choose?

With both digital and offset printing services, we’re ideally positioned to offer you a comprehensive range of options that can meet all of your printing needs. However, some jobs are better suited for offset printing; others for digital.

Because this question comes up frequently in our discussions with customers, the following is a basic summary to help guide your printing choices:

Digital is better for:

Offset is better for:

Smaller quantities

Longer run lengths

Quick turnarounds

Larger sheet size needed

Quick Turnaround needed

Longer lead time acceptable

Variable Data Printing (VDP)

Best color and image quality

Frequently updated materials

Jobs using spot colors

Print on demand

Jobs requiring coatings or varnishes


Our representatives are always available to help determine which services, techniques and papers are best suited for your job. Please donít hesitate to contact us at 703.569.8232 for assistance.