With our extensive development in our print department we can consistently provide our customers with an unlimited capacity at any time. Being trade printers, our presses run 24 hours a day to keep up the demand for short turnaround print.
Lithographic printing offers smooth print and lack of any impression or ring of ink or serrated edges that are characteristic of letterpress printing. We produce Lithographic printing for advertising, books, catalogues, greeting cards, posters, packaging, direct mail inserts, coupons, newspapers, newspaper inserts, advertising literature and magazines.
Lithography offers you the highest level of capability when it comes to meticulous colour matching. As well as this, lithography allows you to work with a range of unusual inks, including fluorescent and metallic ink.
We combine your design ideas with our print skills with the vast range of paper and board stocks available. Textured and coloured papers can be used to enhance the image adding another dimension to your work.
Digital printing has advanced the printing industry and taken printing to the next level using the latest technology. Digital printing allows a print buyer the opportunity to buy in smaller quantities without incurring the expense of plates. The need to create a plate is removed as the image is sent using digital files from graphics software. Westside Press use the latest digital print technology which we update regularly to produce our extensive print product range.
Westside Press provide in-house typesetting, scanning and design. We operate in the latest versions of all DTP(Desktop Publishing) Software. Westside Press can also offer customers variable data & full personalisation printing. This allows clients to target there customers and thus provides a better response rate for their marketing material.
With our CTP(Computer To Plate) Imaging System we can produce up to 30 plates per hour. Our entire pre-press workflow and environment is controlled and co-ordinated thus eliminating errors but ensuring the highest degree in print quality. Our workflow is fully integrated directly with our printing machines to ensure accurate colour printing.
Variable Data Printing
Variable Data Printing or Variable Digital Printing as it is sometimes known enables one to one dialogue with your customers through sophisticated use of variable data, images, addresses and text elements via personalised direct mail. Variable data printing can be set up to print in color or black and white. Your Data data can also be printed on a variety of different paper stocks and sizes.
Personal is always better in direct mail. Variable data can be inserted throughout your letters. We can now provide full color variable data.
Direct Mail Printing
We provide high quality, competitive prices and a fast turnaround time for our direct mail printing customers. Our design, print and mailing services are all provided here in house using the latest equipment. Periodic distributions of your marketing materials are offered until they reach their intended markets.
We provide marketing consultation on how to generate ideas on gaining new customers, improving existing promotions, and exploring effective promotional methods. Rather than sending a generic message to the general public, direct mailing allows you to specifically target your markets. We have a jet envelope press for printing direct mail envelopes and direct to plate technology for the highest quality printing image available.
Direct Mail Advantages
- Direct mail offers a successful rate of delivery compared to online mass marketing that may or may not reach your intended markets.
- It’s inexpensive, as you are paying to get your message to your targeted clients, meaning lower costs to your business.
- Personalisation makes your direct mail stand out from the crowd.
Our finishing department is fitted out with the best technology to fulfill all our requirements in-house. This gives us total independence, so that we have full control over all issues of quality and capacity. Finishing Services include: Gloss/Matt Laminating, Wire-stitched books, Saddle-stitched books, Wiro-binding, Folder glueing and folding, Die Cutting, Blind Embossing, Mailing, Folded Sheets, Numbering/Perforating and Scoring.
In recent years providing a fulfillment service has become a pre-requisite to many of our clients. We now manage and control the flow of goods from Westside Press to the market place for numerous print customers. This involves integrating production, information, transportation, inventory warehousing, material handling and packaging.
Westside Press provides a warehousing facility of over 10,000 sqf with dedicated staff members coordinating any national distribution requirement. We have our own fleet of vans delivering nationally. We also utilize a full range of parcel, same-day, overnight and pallet services.
Storage and Distribution
Westside Press have developed a reliable print logistics service that caters to our clients diverse delivery requirements.We offer tailored logistic solutions adapted to suit your company requirements. Our logistic systems in place are capable of satisfying any storage or distribution need our print clients may require.
Storage & Distribution Services We Offer:
- Same day deliveries to the Dublin area.
- Next day nationwide deliveries.
- Ireland and UK distribution.
- Close proximity to motorway network.
- Ability to handle all delivery loads.
At Westside Press, our sales personnel are focused on building and maintaining relationships with both new and existing clients. It is essential that our clients requirements are always identified and fulfilled to their highest expectations.
Over the years, we have found that more of our clients require services and facilities that extend and complement our printing services.
As a result, we now offer a wide range of facilities that can be tailored to suit your requirements, so that your job is produced and dispatched in the time, format and condition that you require and at a price that you can afford.