What You Need To Know About Offset Printing For Packaging


Offset printing is used for almost every aspect of industry– including magazines, leaflets, stationery, and cards. A study indicates that nearly 40% of all printing is carried out using offset printing. When it comes to packaging, this is a typical process utilized in large quantities and specialty substrates for boxes and cartons.

The print on labels and packaging is done using flexographic printing technique.  The process of offset printing begins from an image, then it is transferred to a blanket and lastly to a substrate. When the transfer of ink conforms to a substrate, it results in high print quality. To achieve sharpness in fine details of graphics, offset printing works the best.

What advantages you can derive from offset printing?

For offset printing, solvent-based inks are used, which is UV curable and fluorescent. The fast drying ink is the attained by the application of UV and other drying methods.

It’s fast drying process helps to speed up the printing process and this is one of the reasons why it is cheaper. The low-cost makes offset printing the best option for large projects.

Want to attain the best colour for your packaging? Offset printing lets you achieve the desired colour all at a high resolution. In fact, you can select from different options -single colors, halftone and gradient effects of multiple colours.

A brand can easily use offset printing for flexible packaging of snacks, coffee beans, among others.

If your brand is involved in food packaging, then offset printing is the best choice. Whether your brand chooses offset or flexible printing technique, make sure to select the one that suits your product. If your brand is looking for best suitable printing options, you can connect with us. Let’s discuss how we can choose the printing option for packaging.

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