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Printing has changed... So have we.

Catalogue of Services

2012/13


Welcome to Craigs’ Catalogue of Services 2012 /13 Over time it’s proven that you’ve got to stay on top of your game to be successful. In today’s climate, that’s more true than ever and that’s why here at Craigs we’re continually making changes, expanding our services and investing in new technology to stay on top of our game. This year is no exception and with the many changes we have made, we are excited about the year ahead. Due to continued growth in our digital print division we have recently installed the latest in Xerox digital print technology, the Xerox 800 Press incorporating Clear Dry Ink, letting you enhance the creativity and impact of your prints with the application of a clear effect. We have also expanded into a new bigger and brighter showroom and, with the launch of our re-branded copy centre – Craigs Print Express – we can offer a full digital service with expert advice providing total print solutions for all your print requirements. Alongside Print Express we have launched Craigs brandme specialising in corporate and sports branded apparel, merchandise, flags, promotional products and corporate gifts. We warmly invite you to come into our new showroom and view the exciting and extensive range of products we have on offer. And then there’s our Online Stationery Supplies store that has been developed to provide you with the convenience of online shopping and savings on all your stationery requirements. Our aim is to provide you with small business service together with big business buying power which will help you save on your everyday stationery. We are now, more than ever, a “one stop shop” with the ability to cater to all your print, apparel, stationery and promotional requirements. We hope you will take some time to read through our 2012/13 Catalogue of Services and familiarise yourself with all that we have on offer. If you find areas of interest throughout this catalogue please don’t hesitate to contact us; we will be only too happy to help! Rodger, Richard, Eleanor & Tony Wills Owners & directors, Craigs Design & Print Ltd

It’s all about service! When you deal with Craigs, you can be assured of our proven quality of service. We consistently outperform other printers for service, value, product range and printing quality and we know how to provide a level of service you deserve. You can trust we have the experience and expertise, hard earned over more than 135 years in the trade, to know how to deliver a great result.


Located at 122 Yarrow Street, Invercargill, Craigs is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected print companies offering an extensive range of commercial print services nationwide since its establishment in1876. Craigs has a reputation for uncompromising quality, consistency and overall printing excellence. This is backed up by our many awards including three Gold Medals won at the prestigious nationwide “NZ Pride in Print Awards”. So if you are looking for a professional and reliable printer then you’ve come to the right place.

All our equipment is among some of the best available. Our state-of-the-art press software, computers, computer-toplate (CTP) plate setter equipment, offset & digital printing presses and finishing equipment is amongst some of the latest technology available in the industry. This technology allows precise processing of your files resulting in us consistently producing work of the highest quality. Our enthusiasm for embracing the latest technologies enables us to produce quality products at affordable prices and on time! With over 135 years of experience, highly skilled staff and an extensive understanding of the print industry, Craigs is well placed to offer total print solutions to its customers. Over the last four decades Craigs has developed a niche in book printing and publishing and with over 500 titles printed to date we certainly know our books. We are also the only printer in New Zealand that can offer personalised watermarking on your corporate stationery. Attention to detail and commitment to excellence has resulted in numerous satisfied clients. Craigs clients are spread all over New Zealand and our ability to serve these clients explains why Craigs is one of the most respected names in commercial printing. And what’s more, all our products come with the basic Craigs advantage – we are dedicated to providing all our customers the best quality printing at the most reasonable prices – on schedule, always.


From one copy to one hundred thousand copies – from business cards to coffee table books – we print it all! Craigs offers comprehensive print services from graphic design and file preparation to offset printing, digital printing, photocopying and wide format printing. Our specialist finishing service incorporates diecutting, embossing, foiling and laminating which will guarantee your printed products will stand out from the crowd. Our new services include custom printed promotional products, branded apparel and online stationery. We also offer storage, flow wrapping, direct mail, distribution and print management services, the perfect way to ensure your printed products are easily managed and reach their destination with the best possible impact. We are delighted to produce this, our first ever Catalogue of Services, illustrating all the innovative and interesting solutions that we provide here at Craigs Design & Print Ltd, Invercargill. This catalogue was designed, printed and finished totally inhouse.

design& effects

offset printing

GRAPHIC DESIGN

FOR THOUSANDS OF COPIES  offset printing  letterpress printing  corporate stationery

SPECIAL PRINT EFFECTS  diecutting     

embossing gold foiling uv (ultraviolet) coating varnishing watermarking

 colour separating  offset vs digital  paper merchant bj balls COST EFFECTIVE OFFSET  printing.com

posters& display

books& publishing

large format printing  posters

BOOKSHOPS  online www.craigprint.co.nz

 banners  pull-up banners  plan printing

 instore 130 yarrow street

INDOOR/OUTDOOR DISPLAYS  display walls  custom flags

 soft cover books  booklets & magazines

PRINTING & puBLishing  hard cover books

 publishing & marketing  bookbinding PHOTOBOOKS  size & binding options


copy& digital

branded apparel

promo products

FOR HUNDREDS OF COPIES  digital printing  direct mail  photocopying

personalised CLOTHING  agri wear  bags & accessories  caps/headwear

CORPORATE GIFTS  pens & pencils  key rings & lanyards  coffee mugs & drink bottles

 laminating  scanning  personal stationery

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corporate/casual shirts fleeces hi viz safety workwear jackets & vests polo shirts school wear

 sweatshirts  tracksuits

 desk & wall clocks  fridge magnets  golf balls & golf tees  mp3 players & mouse mats  dvd disks & covers  custom shaped adhesive labels  resin coated labels  and much more...

 t-shirts

online stationery

finish& deliver

order& contact

PURCHASE ONLINE & SAVE  art & craft supplies

PRINT FINISHING  drill, fold, trim

 batteries  business machines  commercial books & pads  commercial office accessories

 collate, pad, staple  bind staple/wiro/plastic

ADMINISTRATON  quoting & estimates  print management

 computer ergonomics  copy paper, diaries, filing  digital media  mailing  mice, keyboards & headsets  printers & consumables  writing instruments

PACKAGING  shrink wrapping  flow wrapping  variable data print & mail  distribution  storage

 inventory systems  online job reordering  account management  awards customer services  customer representatives


Effective Communication happens by Design.

graphic design In this ever-changing world, many of our customers now create their own artwork. We can take your digital files and produce a fully finished job to your specifications, or you can use our own inhouse Graphic Design service.

specialty finishes Add to your graphic design by embellishing your printed matter with one or more Specialty Finishes – this will draw attention to your stationery, add extra appeal and can help promote your business to a higher level.

Good design and artwork is the key to communicating with your market. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, so investing in good design is well worth it. That’s where Craigs’ graphic designers can help. Our inhouse graphic design team can offer you innovative and creative design options that will be sure to impress. We have years of experience and fully understand the printing process and what’s required to ensure you achieve an inspiring outcome. Craigs’ skilled use of colour is often the key. From concept to layout, our creative team is committed to producing accomplished graphic design work to your satisfaction.

Don’t leave graphic design to Chance – leave it to the Experts. diecutting embossing gold foiling UV Coating varnishing watermarking

“Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” Orson Welles, actor & director


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Any of these Specialty Finishes is guaranteed to make your product ‘Stand out from the crowd’!

emboss

EmbossING

foiling

‘Embossing’ is typically accomplished by applying pressure which raises the printed image on paper or card so that it stands out in relief. ‘Debossing’ recesses the image. ‘Blind embossing’ is where the image is raised but not coloured.

‘Foiling’ is the application of pigment or metallic foil, often gold or silver, to paper or card. By itself or a coloured background, foiling is very effective and adds prestige. Foil stamping can be combined with embossing to create a striking 3D image.

foil

diecutting

metallic inks

Diecutting is a method for punching or cutting out any special shapes into paper or light card by using a metal form that is called a die. It can be used for making a decorative pattern or more functional objectives, such as producing a pocket folder.

Metallic inks give a metallic look and gleam that is just not possible using normal inks. Metallic inks contain actual metal particles which reflect light. They reproduce best on a coated stock. Panels of metallic ink look very impressive.

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VARNISHing

spot UV COATing

Gloss ‘Varnishing’ enhances the appearance of printed photographs as the coating reflects back the light and makes colours appear richer and more vivid. A matt varnish softens the appearance of a printed image and reduces glare.

‘Ultra Violet’ achieves a striking coating on printed material. Spot cover photographs in UV coating and they will appear noticeably richer and more luxurious; it draws attention and identifies the printing as a premium piece of literature in the perception of the reader.

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Offset printing is what we know best! Craigs have been in the game for over 130 years and we know what it takes to produce high quality printing as well as meeting tight delivery deadlines.

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ith a fleet of seven offset and letterpress machines ranging from our 1-colour GTO to our two 5-colour Komori presses with running speeds up to 15,000 impressions per hour, our presses give us the capacity to ensure clients’ jobs are printed cost-effectively and delivered on time, every time.

Offset lithography is the most common high-volume commercial printing technology in offset printing. The desired image is laser-burned onto a plate and it’s then transferred from the plate to a rubber blanket and then to the printing surface. The lithographic process is based on the repulsion of oil and water. The image to be printed gets inked from inking rollers, while the non-printing area attracts a film of water, keeping the non-printing areas ink-free.

• Craigs use some of the latest industry technology including our recently installed XMF workflow and CTP (computer-to-plate) platesetter; together this results in the highest quality plates going onto our presses with shorter make-ready times, giving cost savings and superbly sharp print quality to our clients. • We can cater for any type of print job required, whether it be singlecolour invoice books, full-colour brochures, business cards, calendars, or gold medal award-winning coffeetable books. • Craigs are committed to delivering our customers with a product and experience that meets or exceeds their expectations, and with our equipment, expertise and passion, we know we can deliver.

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Dots enlarged approx. 1500%

Process Colour is a system which enables vast amounts of shades to be printed using only four ink colours – cyan, magenta, yellow and black. Printed as a series of miniscule dots, these blend together to produce a smoothly tonal image.

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“Craigs have chosen Komori offset printing presses because they are perceived to be the best.” Rodger J. Wills CEO

THE FACTS KOMORI LITHRONE  stream-fed offset printer  15,000 impressions per hour  175-200 lines per inch  maximum printing area 720x510mm

offset vs digital When it comes to printing today, you have several options, but which is best? It all depends on the specific requirements of your project whether to go for traditional offset or digital printing. Many jobs simply lend themselves better to digital printing, while others are better for traditional offset printing. Quantity: Very short runs can

be much more cost-effective with digital, while large quantities are likely to have a lower unit cost with offset printing. Paper Stock: The options are continually increasing for digital, but offset printing still offers the most flexibility for paper, finish, unusual printing surfaces and unique size. Colour: If you’re planning to print spot colours, offset printing will give you the best match. Digital printing

simulates the colour using fourcolour matching processes. Turnaround: If you need it fast, digital printing usually offers a quicker delivery. Proofing: Digital offers accurate proofs since you see an actual sample of the printed piece. Accurate colour proofing for offset printing can be expensive. Customisation: Digital printing offers the most affordable way to customise marketing material, direct mail, letters, etc.

 prints on substrates 60 - 400gsm  prints on paper, card, adhesive, synthetic  advanced automation systems save time

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method of print production until the mid 20th century when offset became the choice of printers today for its fast, clean and efficient process. But letterpress still holds its own for its ability to perforate, score, diecut, number and slit paper and card. • The Heidelberg platen is known as the ‘Rolls Royce’ of letterpress machines and our platen is still maintaining its keep in our factory.

In fact, Craigs purchased the first Heidelberg platen to be installed in New Zealand in 1925. • We also have a 60-year-old Heidelberg cylinder and our experienced letterpress machinist can be seen quite often operating both presses at the same time. • Letterpress printing has coined quite a few phrases that we still use today – words like ‘stereotype’, ‘cliché’, and phrases such as ‘out of sorts’ and ‘mind your p’s and q’s’ to name a few.


labels& stickers Craigs prints labels and adhesive stickers any size, any shape – on paper, card, matt, gloss, permanent, removable, weatherproof, freezergrade, magnetic, and even 3D resin-coated labels!

Craigs are specialists in labels & stickers With over 100 years experience in the labelling industry, we pride ourselves on high quality, digital self adhesive labels – our sales team are ready to assist you with your labelling requirements.

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s ssuppliers of high quality and cost effective labels and label products, Craigs is your one-stop shop for all your label requirements. We can offer you the ideal label at a very competitive price, in time to meet your needs. • Using either your own artwork or designed inhouse, your complete job will be produced in our premises under our control, assuring you of the quality of the finished product. • Our Mimaki CG-60SR cutting plotter cuts complex contour shapes with high accuracy while minimising distortion. With its half cut function, the backing sheet can be cut leaving a little bit of half cut connecting points, which can be easily detached when necessary. Various media without backing sheets can also be cut.


Why are more people choosing to have their printing done by Craigs? Well, here’s 10 Great reasons… 1. We are a One Stop Shop

From one copy to a million – from business cards to coffee table books – we print it all! We are not restricted to one type of printing process. When it comes to print we are experts, whether it be digital printing, offset printing or wide format printing, we can do it all. We like a challenge and are prepared to do whatever it takes to get your job done. To back this up we have a full graphic design and prepress department, direct mail, storage and distribution capabilities if required.

2. Dedicated Account Managers

We believe that successful communication between the printer and client is an integral part of being reliable. That’s why we have dedicated Account Managers allowing you to talk to the same person every time. Your Account Manager will help you every step of the way to ensure that you get the maximum value from our services. This principle allows us to consistently meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

3. Our Quality is Premium

You can be assured we will never compromise on quality. We can produce anything from fast turnaround digital flyers, to premium digital products and large offset print runs. We stand by our superior quality, turnaround and price.

6. Unmatched Press Capacity

Our fleet of seven printing presses gives us the capacity that many printers envy. This press power along with our Xerox digital printing equipment ensures that you receive the most competitive pricing and super-quick lead times.

7. Quality Control

As most of our production is done in-house, unlike some other printers who outsource printing, it gives us the ability to constantly monitor any quality issues that may arise and resolve them without delays. This is the kind of quality assurance that most printers can only dream of.

8. Green Printing

At Craigs we are committed to environmentally friendly printing and ensure our print services leave only the lightest possible environmental footprint.

9. On Time, Every Time!

We know how important it is to you to deliver your job on time as promised so we have systems in place to ensure this happens. Our efficiencies start from when you first request a quote right through our production line until your job is packaged and ready for dispatch.

10. Customer Satisfaction

Customer satisfaction has remained our best gauge of success; reliability is our means of obtaining it. When we promise to meet your deadline, we deliver - without compromising the quality of our work.

4. Reliability

We process a lot of work therefore we have to have a streamlined quoting, ordering and delivery system. You can be assured the reliability of our print service is equal to, or better than, any other printing company around.

5. Latest Technology

All our equipment is among some of the best available. Our state-of-the-art prepress software and computers, CTP platesetter equipment and printing presses are amongst the latest technology available in the printing industry. This allows us to consistently produce work of the highest standard.

EXPERIENCE THE CRAIGS DIFFERENCE TODAY! We consistently outperform other printers for service, value, product range and printing quality. As one of New Zealand’s leading printing companies we know how to provide the level of service you deserve. We take care to ensure every job is followed through every step of the way; you can’t go wrong with Craigs. So what are you waiting for? Join the many clients already enjoying Southland’s best overall printing service. We’d love to show you how we can help your business and save you time & money.


Digital Copy Centre

copy centre Our friendly team of experts are always available to ensure you receive the best service and the right advice for all your copying and short-run printing ideas.

Craigs Print Express digital copy centre From a simple black and white copy to hundreds of colour copies printed on an incredible range of papers and boards, including tints, brights, metallics, specialty papers and cards, Craigs Print Express can provide all your copying requirements...

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very day customers come into Craigs with a large variety of requests – from photocopying old documents or maps to printing wedding invitations – from scanning and ‘repairing’ old torn and scratched sepia photographs to designing and printing business cards – we also enlarge photographs and can photocopy up to 320x450mm (with options available for larger sizes) and print from lightweight paper to mediumweight card. • We have a sit-down area where customers can consult us about their personal stationery – wedding invitations, birthday invitations, thank you cards (wedding, new baby, and return thanks), funeral service sheets, and we have a large range of preprinted samples to choose from. We can design & set these products ourselves, or use your own files to print from.

Craigs Print Express new showroom

–– antique maps –– booklets –– b&w photos –– cd/dvd covers –– cd/dvd disks –– colour photos –– enlargements –– menus –– pages from books –– posters –– raffle tickets –– recipes –– restaurant pads –– sepia photos –– thank you cards –– wedding invitations

• As well as our photocopying services, we sell a range of products including books, fish & chip tickets, notepads, plain and specialty papers and cards. We can also scan and email documents to your specifications. • Maybe you’ve produced your own family history in Word or Publisher and wish to have it printed and bound; we have a variety of options we can show you. Providing your file as a PDF means we can print the booklet exactly the same way as you set it, though we can take the original files too. • Presentation and looking good is important, and it’s the finishing touches that make the difference. At Craigs we are well equipped to finish any job with accuracy and attention to detail. We laminate (gloss or matt), bind (wiro, staple, ring), drill, number, perforate, crease, pad, fold, glue and trim amongst other services.


Digital Copy Centre

flags& displays Add an extra dimension to your advertising with custom printed flags and indoor/outdoor displays. Make sure the public know your business is ‘open for business’ with our range of quality flags custom printed to your requirements.

Portable Advertising. ––– custom flags ––– display flags ––– open home flags ––– street flags ––– swing flags ––– wall flags ––– bunting ––– hand wavers

––– ad walls ––– arch walls ––– gallery walls ––– one-piece walls ––– pavilions ––– pop-up displays ––– portable ad barriers ––– tablecloths

Take your advertising ‘on the road’ with custom printed portable walls, pavilions, barriers and tablecloths. Please call in and see us for the complete range of custom printed indoor/outdoor displays, flags and printed textile products.

Indoor/Outdoor Displays

When you’re on the move, our range of indoor display products are real go-anywhere options. These include pop-up signs which only weigh about 2kg and roll easily for travelling, tablecloths, or create the perfect backdrop in minutes, with Instant Ad Walls which can be covered front, back and sides.

Flags offer something as well as colour and size to attract the eye – they offer movement. They suit either indoor displays or outdoor events. There is a good range of commercial flags available that no business should be without – advertise your company or product at special events. Mounting options make it easy for you to fly your corporate flag.


Digital Copy Centre

large format It’s a big world out there and you don’t want your message to be lost. Craigs have a comprehensive range of large format items including posters up to nine metres long, pullup banners complete with stand and plan printing up to AO size.

Big image. Big impact.

When you're looking to achieve the ‘wow!’ factor, you can't go past Craigs’ larger-than-life poster, banner and textile printing options!

Posters, Banners and Plan Printing Add an extra dimension to your advertising with large format posters, banners, pull-up banners, gallery walls, display flags, bunting and much more. Well-designed posters attract people to them like moths to light. For use at exhibitions, special events or even in the office, Craigs’ large format printing options are sure to draw all eyes to your promotion. Printed up to nine metres in length, these posters with their bright colours are designed for short-term advertising purposes and will fade with time. Consider laminating for UV protection. In the office or on the road, banners and pull-up banners are an excellent poster alternative. Held tall by its own stand, your pull-up banner will get people talking for the right reasons. The pull-up banners come with an aluminium base and carrybag and are printed using quality light-fast inks. We have a range of options in many sizes. Craigs offer high-precision plan printing of detailed images, delivering accurate, professional results.

––– large-format poster printing up to 1m x 9m

––– poster laminating ––– reductions/enlargements ––– colour scanning

up to 1m wide @ 600dpi

––– large-format banner printing up to 1m x 9m

––– colour/mono banner printing ––– pull-up banners ––– outdoor banners ––– banner laminating ––– large-format plan printing up to A0 size

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OUR LARGE format printer  hp designjet T2300

THE features  THERMAL INKJET PRINTER  PRINTS, SCANS & COPIES  Up to 2400x1200 optimiSed dpi  PRINTS Up to 1m wide  PRINTS Up to 9m LONG  PRINTS 51 m²/hr  CREATES PRINT-READY PDFs 600dpi  PRINTS TIFFS, JPEGS AND PDFs DIRECTLY FROM USB DRIVE  PRINTS ON: bond and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper, backlit, and self-adhesive.


Digital Copy Centre

digital printing As technology continue to improve, the demand for digital printing is becoming greater and, because there are no plates or set-up fees, a small run is relatively inexpensive compared to offset printing. Digital printing is ideally suited for short-run quick-turnaround jobs. You only print what is required, therefore reducing wastage and storage costs.

variable data Variable data printing is a form of digital printing in which text & images may be changed from one printed piece to the next, without stopping or slowing down the printing process, – e.g. a set of personalised letters, each with the same basic layout, can be printed with a different name and address on each letter.

Craigs Print Express is your one stop shop for all your short-run digital print and photocopy requirements. Our state-of-the-art Xerox digital equipment ensures affordable superb quality.

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raigs have installed three of the latest Xerox digital machines enabling us to produce exceptional quality work with a fast turnaround. Whether it’s a single page or an 80 page saddle stapled booklet, we have the equipment and experience to satisfy your print requirements.

• Our modern digital presses at Craigs Print Express allow us to print on an incredible range of papers and boards, including tints, brights, metallics, specialty papers and cards and a range of satin and gloss stocks up to 350gsm.

• Customer satisfaction is our main objective and our policy of the continual upgrading of our digital print equipment ensures we deliver the highest quality products and service, every time! • Craigs Print Express offers a complete range of digital printing and finishing services. Our friendly team of experts are always available to ensure you receive the best service and the right advice. We look forward to seeing you and bringing your files and ideas to life!

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Introducing the new Xerox 800 digital press . . .


quality short-run printing & personalised printing

XEROX FEATURES  prints 700 sheets an hour  prints up to 1270 dpi  prints on substrates up to 350gsm

Tie in flow wrapping with your Direct Mail Campaign and really be noticed! Specifically address your material to the target for which it is intended – a powerful way to deliver a message and bring in more business for yourself.

lse eyctourrget! ta The benefits include vibrant image quality, excellent sharpness and uniformity which produces outstanding midtones, crisp text, pure neutrals, detailed shadows, bright highlights and excellent photo rendering. And, best of all, the fifth print station for clear dry ink expands creative capabilities and impact of prints with the addition of clear effects (as highlighted on these pages).

 prints on a variety of stock  prints adhesive labels  prints to SRA3 size (320 x 450 mm)

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Craigs is your one-stop solution; not only can we create and produce your printed material, we can also arrange distribution and the mailing of it too.

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Using your personalised database, we can arrange to mail-merge your variable data, address and pack your printed material in preparation for postage.

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Clear Dry Ink opens a new world of creativity and value that brings prints to life – and makes ordinary printed pieces truly extraordinary.

clear dry ink This versatile new tool draws instant attention to images and messages while providing an amazing look and feel to all your printed pieces. The creative possibilities are virtually endless... S Highlight images for visual variety and make them jump off the page S Draw attention to a headline or variable text S Enhance photos, logos or variable images S Create artistic effects like patterns or grids S Simulate pearlescent or metallic appearance S Apply watermarks to add artistic effects or enhance security


10 Plain Paper Facts. “Don’t print it – we’re saving the planet!” How often have you heard that? Saving the planet by using less paper might sound good. But is it? Does paper significantly contribute to forestation, pollution and global warming? Actually, it doesn’t have to. Sustainably managed forests, and sustainably sourced paper, can claim some of the highest environmental practises of any industry. Indeed, forestry acts as a carbon sink. Whether it’s sourcing raw material from forests or the process of manufacturing at paper mills, sustainability has become a key attribute of the paper industry. It’s time to revisit the way you think about paper. Here are 10 facts that perhaps you never knew . . .

1 More trees are planted than harvested Plantation forests are growing. Between 2000 and 2005 the total area of plantation forests increased by an average of 2.8 million hectares per year. The majority of BJ Ball paper is sourced from these plantations.

Paper doesn’t 2 kill trees The world lost 7.3 million hectares of forest per year between 2000 and 2005. This is a tragedy that everyone in the paper industry abhors. But the vast majority of that loss is due to agriculture and urban sprawl, not paper sourcing. In fact, specialist, purpose-grown forests are expanding.

. White 3 without bleach Years ago, paper was bleached with chlorine. Now, most paper mills use Elemental Free Chlorine (EFC) or Totally Chlorine Free (TFC) processes, which produce far fewer toxic chlorides and dioxins. Other improvements include silverless imaging, vegetable oil inks, waterbased solvents, reduced waste through computerised processing and a massive reduction in water waste.

. Paper can be 4 sustainably produced For decades, the paper industry has pioneered sustainability programmes such as: ensuring native rainforests are unharmed; indigenous community rights are protected; forests are well-managed for biodiversity and recreation; more trees are planted than harvested; aggressively reducing chemicals, water and emissions at mills; sourcing energy from alternative sources and working towards carbon neutrality.


. Leading 5 the way The paper industry has hugely improved its environmental management, but some mills are more advanced than others. BJ Ball sources paper from leading mills such as UPM in Finland, which despite expanding its production by 40 percent between 1990 and 2007 also reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by 31 percent. Another supplier, Mohawk in the US, is now entirely powered by energy derived from renewable sources.

. Sustainable 6 versus recycled Many people assume recycled paper is better. Not true. BJ Ball offers recycled paper and supports its use. But recycling has hidden costs, including the energy used in collection and water use in manufacturing. In New Zealand, a large portion of reclaimed paper is exported and recycled paper is imported, obviating many of the savings. And there’s one other thing: recycling removes an economic incentive for forest owners to plant more trees..

.7 Verification To verify sustainable compliance, the industry relies on two main ‘chain of custody’ systems: the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). Both are independent, not-for-profit auditing schemes that strictly monitor every batch, from the stack of paper at Craigs, your local printer, all the way back to the area of forest that it came from. Some 60 percent of BJ Ball’s paper is FSC or PEFC certified. All of BJ Ball’s suppliers submit to certified management systems such as ISO14001, Blue Angel, CarbonZero or EnviroMark.

.8 Paper works People still love printed products. Try snuggling up to a laptop in bed. Research by Deloitte shows threequarters of consumers will choose a magazine when the same information is available online. And, believe it or not, 95 percent of consumers read their physical mail. Marketing on TV, radio and the internet works between 20 percent and 120 percent better when accompanied by direct mail.

.9 Email’s secret It’s easy to forget that electronic documents (email, internet and PDFs) have a carbon footprint too. In fact, the IT industry emits a similar amount of greenhouse gas as the airline industry. One recent calculation showed that a single advertisement of a plasma TV screen has the equivalent CO2 emissions as a 16-page brochure, once the embodied energy and electricity use are taken into account.

. Reading 10 is good New research suggests that Google is making us stupid. A large UK study of digital reading habits showed users young and old, “exhibit a strong tendency towards shallow, horizontal, ‘flicking’ behaviour . . . Society is dumbing down”. Reading books, by contrast, encourages linear processing of thoughts.

Conclusion There’s a widespread perception that paper damages the environment. The reality can be the opposite. BJ Ball Papers and its suppliers are aggressively reducing their environmental footprint and leading the way in sustainable sourcing and processing of paper. The best way to ensure sustainable forests are planted and to encourage the sustainable supply of paper products is to do this: use BJ Ball paper. Seriously, our paper is good.

Information for this article was produced by BJ Ball papers, one of New Zealand’s leading sustainable paper suppliers, and a key supplier to Craigs. To check the sources of all these facts, please visit their website: www.bjball.co.nz


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book work For over forty years Craigs have been producing quality books. From small black and white saddlestitched family histories to full-colour hard cover casebound coffee table books, Craigs have the expertise and experience to deliver a quality product.

subjects Though half of the books we print are district or family histories, you’d be surprised at the vast range of subject matter we also print books on – from 16th century Scottish chamber-organ music to the biography of a woman who survived the killing fields of Cambodia.

Our instore bookshop in Craigs Print Express premises

––– aviation books ––– biographies ––– children's books ––– cookbooks ––– district histories ––– educational books ––– family histories ––– health books ––– humorous books ––– industrial books ––– nature books ––– novels ––– outdoor sports ––– poetry books ––– pioneering histories ––– railway books ––– religious books ––– shipping books ––– sports books ––– technological books ––– transport books ––– vintage trucks

District & Family Histories The books Craigs print are mostly written about the South by Southland authors.

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family histories so much easier and many people these days spend many happy hours online investigating their genealogy. And what better at the end of all that effort than a professionally printed and bound family history – to be treasured and passed down through the ages! Craigs has a variety of options available for the printing and binding of these books to suit your budget. We can print and bind as little as one book or several thousand as required. Our inhouse library includes over 100 family histories available to show samples of our previous work – to date the largest family history we have printed contains 696 pages! There are also a number of options available for the reprinting and updating of previously printed family histories. Please contact us for further information.

We know books inside out – from fore-edge to colophon, from prologue to synopsis, Craigs has bookwork covered.


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Craigs brandme branded apparel is a great way to get your organisation, club or group noticed. Whether it’s at a corporate event, sports event or even as a corporate/sports uniform, you can wear your brand and increase awareness of it in the public eye.

Aaron Fleming Our skilled in house design team can provide you with the look you are after and together with our quality garments we will ensure you receive your completed order in next to no time.

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Printing Books

Designing Books

With over 500 individual titles printed in the last 40 years, we at Craigs are justifiably proud of the knowledge we have in the art of printing books in a variety of styles, sizes and binding – and we have a selection of book awards to prove it.

Craigs‘ experienced graphic Craigs has two bookshops – one The publisher pays for the printing designers can take your Word online at www.craigprint.co.nz and is responsible for selling, Documents, scan photos, and one instore at 122 Yarrow marketing, publicity and illustrations and memorabilia and Promo Street,Apparel Invercargill. We are able to distribution for which Craigs can Printed Products –Embroidered & Screen Craigsguidance. Though we don’t assist authors creatively arrange these elements in the selling of provide on each page, or you can supply through these outlets and we publish every book we print, this your own press-ready files ready also offer advice for marketing, service may be available for for Craigs to print and bind. distribution, storage and selling. manuscripts with wide appeal.

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––– calculators ––– carry bags ––– coffee mugs ––– compass key rings ––– desk & wall clocks ––– drink bottles ––– fridge magnets ––– golf balls & tees ––– glass coasters ––– key rings ––– lanyards ––– mouse mats ––– mp3 players ––– pedometers ––– pocket knives ––– sports whistles ––– thermal mugs ––– USB flash drives ––– and so much more!

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Promotional products and corporate gifts are a key ingredient in any comprehensive promotional and marketing campaign. They are also a cost effective and fun way to get your message across.

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Choosing the perfect promotional product for your next tradeshow or event can catapult your business from background noise to the perceived leader of your market – and by keeping your name out in front of your competition it’s promoting and growing awareness of your brand. At Craigs BrandMe we pride ourselves on providing quality promotional products that will enhance your logo and corporate image. We can brand any product, from our extensive range available, with your logo or message and we’ve got the skills and the know-how to ensure your job is done right the first time. Caigs BrandMe can help you with the more traditional promotional items such as pens, water bottles, pen drives, magnets, golf accessories, and stress balls, and for that something special, we can help navigate you through the myriad of choices that includes endless possibilities. Best of all we know what works and we’re happy to provide guidance and our experience to ensure that your next advertising campaign, tradeshow or event is a big hit. Our friendly sales team and onsite graphic designers can deliver a smooth production process that delivers exactly what you’re after at the right price. We are dedicated to fulfilling your promotional challenges big or small so call in and see our display of promotional products in our bright new showroom!

YOU’LL BE AMAZED AT THE RANGE OF PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS ON OFFER!

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chameleon coffee mug A novel promotional product that is guaranteed to be the centre of attention – your logo appears ‘magically’ when hot liquid is added and disappears again as the mug cools after use. Decorated with full customised colour wrap around sublimation printing.

The Chameleon Coffee Mug’s image appears when hot liquid is added and disappears when cold!


Online Stationery. ––– art & craft ––– batteries ––– business machines ––– calculators ––– commercial books ––– commercial pads ––– computer ergonomics ––– copy paper ––– diaries ––– digital Media ––– disposable cameras ––– education ––– envelopes ––– fax machines ––– filing ––– headsets ––– label machines ––– laminators ––– mice & keyboards ––– personal stationery ––– printers ––– printer consumables ––– shredders ––– whiteboards ––– writing instruments

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raIgS online stationery supplies offers

stationery, office supplies, ink, toners and everyday stationery supplies at heavily discounted prices. You now have the opportunity to buy at the industries tightest margins simply by purchasing online. Our aim is to provide quality office supplies at affordable everyday prices and our policy is simple; we deliver direct from the supplier, cutting out the middleman, therefore providing you with savings of up to 40% off every day retail prices! See for yourself - we stock top quality and well known brands at some of the most competitive prices around!

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photo books PhotoBooks are your own personal photo album of memories printed out as a book – hard cover, soft cover, the choice is yours. Select your own digital images and design the book online, then we’ll print one (or more) out for you. Ideal for special events such as a wedding, a new arrival, your children’s early years, even a chronological history of your pets.

Create your very own beautiful PhotoBook online No logins, no passwords or no endless uploads. You can create unique photo gifts in just minutes. We’ll ship it to you in just 5-7 working days... it’s that simple.

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ERSONALISE to your heart’s content with textured backgrounds, styled text and hundreds of border styles. Try tinting and airbrushing or add graphics for a fun scrapbooking look. It’s as easy as 1,2,3!

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placeable graphics and themes offer unprecedented customisation. A few clicks and your project is your very own. Advanced editing features such as tinting, transparency, styled text and airbrushing offer elegant blending effects with the click of a button – the results are simply stunning!

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NOW YOU’RE READY TO ORDER! Realtime 3D previews

show exactly how your finished project will look. When you are happy with your PhotoBook, you can order one or as many as you like in different styles and sizes. Keep them for yourself and give some as gifts to friends and family. We’ll ship it to you in just 5-7 working days... it’s that simple!

photobooks & more! • Copy your design to other items in the catalogue with two clicks. How would it look as a calendar? Try it and see! It takes only a few minutes to transform your photos into the perfect personal gift. • Perhaps you’d like our experienced designers to create a fabulous book for you; just come on in to Craigs for a quote.

go online now! • To get started on your very own PhotoBook, visit www.craigprint. co.nz/rocketlife to launch our FREE software. It takes less than a minute to install and there are no sign-ins or passwords needed!

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The small print: We don’t build every eventuality into the low printing prices – we think it’s best you choose what you need – so we haven’t included artwork (which we’d love to do for you) or delivery. Prices include GST. Sizes are approximate. Errors and omissions excepted.


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Craigs Design & Print Ltd, as a locally owned Southland company, has long considered sponsorship to be an important part of our continued support of our local community. We remain committed to the community in which we serve and partner with organisations that are important to our business. Southern Steel Netball

Craigs have had a long association with Netball in Southland and are this year are proud to stand behind the Southern Steel netball team in their bid to win the ANZ Championship. The Southern Steel consistently punches above their weight. For a region of our size to perform as well as they do is quite remarkable. We have the most loyal and parochial fan base in the country, so we believe if you get behind our team, they’ll get behind you!

Young Enterprise Scheme

The Young Enterprise Scheme has been one of our key projects since its inception in Southland in 1990. Craigs have been involved and sponsor this every year as this encourages young business talent in Southland while supporting our local schools and students.

Invercargill East Rotary Literacy Project Craigs are proud to be associated with supporting the

Invercargill East Rotary Literacy Project Initiative. This project provides all primary school new entrants with a ‘Literacy Starter Pack’ comprising of a quality reading book (donated by Craigs), set of magnetic letters, white board and pen, library book bag and handbook. The kits are distributed to all new entrants throughout Southland.

Invercargill Young Professionals The Invercargill Young Professionals (IYP) was established in 2011 and Craigs had no hesitation in jumping on board to be an inaugural sponsor. IYP brings together Invercargill’s young professionals in an effort to support and nurture our young professionals by sharing their skills and experiences. It is a great platform to build on their knowledge and share ideas while having fun.

Southland Chamber of Commerce

Craigs have supported the Southland Chamber of Commerce for many years with printing sponsorship of their monthly newsletter, an

important tool in keeping Southland businesses informed and up to date.

Hospice Southland This worthy Southland organisation has touched the lives of many Southlanders and Craigs are always keen to help out where possible. We support Hospice Southland through ways of printing sponsorship, as well as donating their printed Christmas cards.

Community Sponsorship

Some other community donations/ sponsorships include the Otatara Business House 9 Hole Tuesday Night Golf, Stewart Island Singles Ball, Kepler Challenge, Te Anau, SIT prize giving as well as local schools, preschools and kindergartens who benefit from offcuts of paper which are greatly appreciated. Many of Craigs’ management and staff are also widely involved in community organisations and activities which give back to our local community.


finish& deliver Presentation and looking good is important. That’s why here at Craigs we are well equipped to finish any job with accuracy and attention to detail. We have a complete inhouse finishing service that will complete your printed products to your satisfaction including folding, diecutting and guillotining. Once your printed work is finished, it will be packaged securely and either delivered (to you, or to your customers by Direct Mail) or stored in our secure Warehouse facilities according to your requirements.

OK, so we don’t actually do Origami . . . but we certainly know how to fold! Craigs are frequently upgrading equipment to accept any challenge. Using the latest technology, our folders can be set up to handle the many complicated folds that are requested today, and with our binding lines which collate, stitch and trim both large and small format work, we are well equipped to completely finish booklets and publications and, if required, package and mail out your finished product.

collating creasing diecutting drilling folding gluing laminating

numbering padding perforating scoring stapling trimming wiro-binding


THE FEATURES ILAPAK CARRERA 500M  an electromechanical flowrapper  up to 100 items per minute  wraps & labels individual products  seals in heat-sealable film

FLOW WRAP ITEMS  BROCHURES & LEAFLETS  PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL  BOOKLETS & MAGAZINES  ANNUAL REPORTS & PROFILES  CATALOGUES & MANUALS  NEWSLETTERS

MAIL DIRECT

& OTHER serviceS We pack & deliver to you, your customer, or our store.

book finishing

flow wrapping

direct mail

book binding

Give your print the chance to be noticed. Flow-wrapping is the process of wrapping your printed product in a plastic film by sealing the edges. It is extremely cost-effective and is useful for the wrapping of items such as newsletters and promo material.

Tie in flow wrapping with direct mail. Specifically address your material to the target for which it is intended – a powerful way to deliver a message and bring in more business for yourself. Create your direct mail campaign with your mailing list and our expertise.

Craigs has a range of bookbinding options available:

packaging

storage

Suitably shrink-wrapped or boxed for any conditions, we dispatch thousands of items of printed material all over New Zealand and overseas on a daily basis, thus we have negotiated competitive contracts with courier companies. We pass these on to our clients; location is no barrier.

Many of our clients don’t have the space or resources to store large quantities of printed material. Craigs’ warehousing, packing and distribution is an efficient, cost effective and reliable service which, combined with our Online Inventory System, could be the answer to your storage problems.

• wiro-binding – for books that lie flat • stapling – for booklets & magazines • perfect bound – glued, soft cover, spine • sewn & drawn – sewn, soft cover, spine • casebound – sewn, hard cover, spine

presentation boxes Presentation or gift boxes are available to ‘finish off’ Collectors Items publications, sized to fit the book exactly. Enhance your book’s appeal with a custom leatherlook box, complete with goldblocking, brass edges and coloured interior.


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Watermarking is a time-proven method used to identify brands and a company’s individual identity. Watermarking cannot easily be reproduced, making it a cost-efficient way to combat copying and forgery. Using a specialised process that creates a translucent image in the paper, your logo or design is incorporated into your stationery as a watermark which is an integral part of the paper and can not be removed or altered, making the paper unique to you, the client.

Genuine watermarks can only be produced by a selective process which becomes visible when a sheet is held to the light showing a translucent image. This provides security against forgery and authenticates the document.

Enhance your corporate image with a watermark Watermarking is a specialist craft – so specialised that, to date, Craigs is the only company in New Zealand that can provide a watermarking service.

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he watermarking process involves

applying a brand in the form of a translucent image within the paper stock which cannot be removed. It is used for both security and to enhance the stationery design and identify a company’s individual identity. It cannot easily be reproduced, making it a costefficient way to combat copying and forgery. Until it closed in 2000 the Mataura Paper Mill offered this service to paper merchants nationwide with a minimum paper run of 30,000 A2 sheets. The press that was used at the Mill was taken to Auckland but it couldn’t be made to work. At least five others tried to make it happen but were unsuccessful. Tony Phillips had operated the machine at the Paper Mill but when he

lost his job he believed there was still a future in watermarking using a letterpress cylinder. He took his idea to Rodger Wills (now CEO of Craigs) who also believed that there must be some way they could make it happen. Together, they formed a company called Aqua Image. After a lot of trial and error, they finally managed to get the process to work on a converted machine – Craigs’ first offset press, the Heidelberg Kord. Craigs were contracted to Aqua Image to do all the watermarking which has now been done successfully for over ten years. Selling mostly to the paper merchants Spicers Paper and BJ Ball for their clients, a minimum run can be as low as 3,000 A2 sheets. Around 200,000 sheets a year are also produced for the Australian market.


Environment the environment

Craigs’ environmental policy is important to us, to you, and to the world At Craigs we actively pursue a policy of alleviating environmental impacts by adopting green technologies, new eco-friendly products and devising new methods and processes. Our policy includes the monitoring and recycling of production waste that is recyclable and to ensure sustainable business practices are adhered to. Craigs is committed to integrating environmental considerations into business wherever possible and will at minimum be in full compliance with all relevant legal requirements. Craigs will continue to advance its environmental policy with the aim to lessen our impact on the environment and to assure clients that the use of paper and products sourced from ‘renewable’ or recycled sources is the first consideration.

 Paper – Craigs’ recommended paper stocks are sourced from mills certified ISO 14001 in environmental management.

 Chemical Reduction – Chemical and solvent usage has been drastically reduced.

 Computer to Plate (CTP) – Craigs is a user of CTP systems eliminating the need for film and its associated chemistry.

 Waste Management – Wherever possible, waste generated at Craigs is separated for recycling. Active recycling occurs for Aluminium Printing Plates, Cardboard Packaging, Paper Waste, Plastic, Office Waste and Digital Print Waste Products.

 Vegetable Based Inks – All inks we use at Craigs are vegetable based, containing less than 1% mineral oils and are made from renewable sources.  Alcohol in printing – Isopropyl Alcohol is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in the printing industry. Craigs does not use any Isopropyl Alcohol in our printing process.

 Water and Energy – Craigs has undertaken many initiatives to reduce water, heating and power consumption. Improvement in this area is continuous with regular review of best practice opportunities.


Why choose Craigs? With our highly skilled staff, an extensive understanding of the print industry, and a comprehensive range of services, Craigs has the answers to all your printing requirements.

quote& order Our approach is to appoint a project manager for our clients; one point of call for all requirements, who oversee, support and manage our clients’ print work inhouse. We believe in creating lasting relationships, so we’ll be on the road to visit you.

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PPLES FOR APPLES: On the surface it may seem like you’re comparing like for like, but once you start to dig a bit deeper, reality can often look very different indeed. Sometimes quotes and estimates can look significantly cheaper, but are you really getting what you think you are?

• Up Front, No Surprises: At Craigs we’d like you to be clear on every aspect of your print job before you accept the quote. That’s why we are prepared to go the extra mile to provide product samples and mock-

ups to ensure you know what you’re getting. • Building a Partnership: When you choose to print with Craigs you’re ensuring that your dealing with someone you can trust. Our philosophy is to focus on what our client needs are and finding solutions to fit along with delivering them with superior customer service. • Our promise to you: We are dedicated to providing all our customers the best quality printing at the most reasonable prices – on schedule, always.

our awards We’ve won a few. Well, quite a few actually, over the decades – but the ones we’re most proud of are our three Gold Medals awarded at the prestigious nationwide Pride In Print Awards held annually.

2011 Gold Medal –– printing & design  promotional booklet 2010 Highly Commended –– printing, publication 2007 Gold Medal –– printing, publication 2005 Gold Medal –– printing, publication 2004 Highly Commended –– watermark 2003 Highly Commended –– design, folder

print management The printing process can be long and complex, so that’s why we provide a service where we can take care of everything for you. We bring together design, printing, print finishing to packaging, storage, inventory management, print management and distribution into one service. Benefits of a complete solution include: • Tailored services • Economies of scale • One point of contact, one point of responsibility Craigs are skilled in analysing stock usage, ordering patterns and providing appropriate and cost-effective solutions to our clients.

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Ordering print has never been easier than with Craigs online ordering and inventory management service. Craigs provides a comprehensive inventory warehousing and distribution service which takes the hassle out of ordering and is ideally suited for the corporate customer. It allows us to store and load all your print collateral online, giving you control for easy distribution. Accessed with a secure password, our online inventory is the smart way to order print. All orders for products, once picked and packed, are generally despatched same day. This means that orders are generally delivered within a 24 to 48 hour period. Warehouse inventories and usage patterns are pro-actively managed to minimise excessive stock ordering, back-orders and to minimise redundant stock. It’s an easy, secure and convenient way to organise your on-going print requirements.

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Craigs Print Express new showroom at 122 Yarrow Street, Invercargill.


brandme Craigs

Promo Products Embroidered & Screen Printed Apparel

prlnt express Digital Copy Centre

Craigs Design & Print Ltd

Online

StationerySupplies www.onlinestationerysupplies.co.nz

Craigs Design & Print Ltd 122 Yarrow Street, Invercargill PH 0-3-211 0393 E info@craigprint.co.nz

Craigs brandme 122 Yarrow Street, Invercargill PH 0-3-211 8666 E info@craigsbrandme.co.nz

Craigs Print Express 122 Yarrow Street, Invercargill PH 0-3-211 8666 E info@craigsprintexpress.co.nz

Craigs Design & Print Ltd Online Stationery 122 Yarrow Street, Invercargill www.onlinestationerysupplies.co.nz

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Printing l Graphic Design l Finishing & Binding

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Apparel l Promotional Items l Flags & Displays

l Digital

Printing l Copying, Laminating l Banners & Posters

l Online

Craigs Design & Print have been in the print business since 1876. We offer an extensive range of commercial print services from graphic design through to offset and digital printing, print finishing, storage and distribution to meet all your print requirements.

Craigs BrandMe are specialists in corporate branded apparel, merchandise, promotional products and corporate gifts. We offer complete artwork and branding solutions whether it’s screen printing, embroidery or otherwise. Visit our showroom for instore samples.

Craigs Print Express is your onestop shop for all your photocopy and digital print needs – including large format posters up to nine metres long. We produce black & white or colour printing direct from disk or via email on the latest Xerox technology. Our bright new showroom includes our bookshop.

Craigs Online Stationery Supplies for all your stationery and office product requirements at extremely competitive prices delivered direct to your door. We provide you with small business service with big business buying power – save simply by purchasing online.

Stationery l Business Machines l Great Discounts

Come in to our bright new showroom, talk to one of our friendly team and make your ideas a reality!

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