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Is four color printing available?
Yes, four color printing is available for "labeled" products. After art is received, CMYK (plus PMS spot colors if needed) C2S sheets are printed and then wrapped around the tubes. Click here to see
Can you print our company logo on glossy paper?
Yes, but we don't recommend it. We suggest printing on kraft or matte paper because glossy paper is "coated" and our liquid ink can smear when it's applied to a "slippery" surface.
What is a "print plate"?
A print plate is an industry term for a rubber stamp. When a slogan, logo, or handling instructions need to be printed on paper tubes or edge protectors, a print plate is required. In order to have a
What's the difference between flexographic printing and lithographic printing?
Flexographic Printing – This is the most basic and cost effective method of printing on paper tubes and edge protectors. It utilizes water-based inks that are transferred directly onto the pape
I'm shipping expensive prints internationally. What wall thickness should I order?
Most of our clients shipping expensive prints internationally order their mailing tubes with a .125" or .187" wall thickness. Bulk shipped mailing tubes usually have a wall thickness of .060", .070",
Can you add our logo?
Yes. We offer one-color flexographic printing on all tubes and edge protectors. "Flexographic" printing, also referred to as "flexo printing" is similar to a rubber stamp print. It's a great, economi
What is a flexograhic print plate?
A print plate is a rubber stamp used to print on paper tubes and edge protectors.
Do you make white and kraft edge protectors?
White is our default edge protector. White edge protectors are the most common, most economical and and are white on top. A one-color flexographic print may also be added to communicate product infor
Can you match my company's Pantone colors?
Yes. When providing your art, be sure to specify which Pantone number(s) you want used. Pantone matching is available for all of our "labeled" products. Our "labels" are printed C2S sheets with an aq
Can you insert and mail my posters?
Yes. Start by requesting a custom quote for 1) mailing tubes and 2) fulfillment services. You will need to know the exact size mailing tube you're going to use and the poster details (size, paper sto
What information do I need to get a quote, estimate, or proposal?
When you're ready to obtain a custom quote, have all of the product dimensions and quantities ready. If applicable, also be prepared to provide details about end closures, printing, specialty paper,