Capabilities

 

 

Digital Printing

Offset Printing

  • 20” to 40” sheet size up to six colors with aqueous coating
  • Willing to attempt the unusual and print on various substrates – plastics, handmade paper, heavier stocks up to .040 caliber
  • Press operators with long-term experience at Barnhart Press
  • Inline spectrophotometer for consistent color throughout the run and reruns
  • Quick make-readies
  • Customer press okays are welcome
  • Print with the environment in mind
    • Soy and vegetable based inks
    • Very minimal amount of VOCs
    • House sheet and almost all paper used contains recycled fibers
    • Aqueous coatings are recycled
    • All waste paper is recycled
    • Waste ink and solvents are used as fuel in cement manufacturing
    • Use of new green technologies and substrates

Digital Foil and UV Effects

LetterPress

  • Beautiful, classic print style
  • Intricate to simple die cutting
  • Dies are made in house and many dies are in stock
  • Embossing
  • Very diverse
  • Letterpress can print and die cut non-traditional materials such as leather, corrugated, books,  and handmade papers
  • Scoring, perforating, imprinting
  • Printing and die cutting of material up to 3/8” thick

Die-Cutting

Gluing

  • New! We also have in-house capabilities to glue small run packaging, pocket folders, and special presentation product.

Bindery

  • One of the most complete finishing departments for printing in the midwest
  • Folders
    • Hot and cold glue capabilities can create envelopes and brochures with remoistable glue
    • Mapfolds
  • Saddle Stitcher Collator with the ability to do up to six signatures and a cover
  • Signature Collator that collates up to 15 signatures for mechanical binding (twin wire, plasticoil, perfect binding, case binding)
  • Sheet Collator collates up to 15 sheets
  • Round Corner
  • Eyelet
  • Automatic punches for spiral binding
  • Drilling – single to seven holes
  • Twin Wire Binding
    • 3:1 for thinner pieces
    • 2:1 for pieces over 9/16” thick
  • Cutting Systems
  • Shrink Wrapping with various films
  • All waste paper is recycled

 

Mailing and Fulfillment

  • Save time – we begin working on projects immediately versus having another vendor involved and slowing the process
  • Mailings of 200 to 500,000
  • Mail match
  • World wide shipping
  • Electronic tracking of shipments
  • Handling multiple pieces to multiple locations
  • List management of furnished lists
  • Variable & static QR codes
  • National change of address ability

Prepress

  • Typesetting
  • Proofreading
  • Archival of customer’s original file and the finalized file that was printed for up to three years
  • Two Shifts to meet your scheduling needs
  • Color calibrated proofs to match presses
  • High quality line screens of 240 lpi on coated papers
  • Prepress work is done with the environment in mind
    • We use 99.9% pure aluminum printing plates that are recycled
    • Very little water is used to develop plates
    • No chemistry and no VOC’s are involved in the prepress process