In past posts, we’ve discussed the difference between digital printing and spot color (offset) printing (see  

Spot color is a process by which a printer mixes colors, adjusts machinery, and runs the stock through the printers for every color used. Digital is just as it would suggest- the image is printed digitally, without much setup needed.

This article wonderfully explains the differences:


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  1. crainmac on February 24, 2011 12:41 am

    I visited your link and found great information regarding offset printing. You have done a great job.
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