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It’s Waterproof. It’s Greaseproof. It’s Stone Paper!

by Rich B

It’s a rare day that you discover something entirely new in the paper market, but the other day we came across something new and exciting that’s a complete revolution in paper construction. Its name? Stone Paper! You may know that many papers we use in print are ‘coated’, meaning the surface of the paper has [...]

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What’s Eco Friendly & Drives up Response Rates? Introducing Seed Paper!

by Rich B

Paper that Grows into Flowers!? Nope, we’ve not been taking psychedelic drugs – there is actually such a thing as paper that grows into flowers! We’ve been playing around with it in the Webmart Yellow Shed and it’s great. We think some of you (and your customers) will love it. So here’s some information on [...]

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5 Tips for Specifying Print for an Estimate: a Print Procurement Guide

by Rich B

Whether you’re new to buying print or a print procurement expert, there’s lots of things to think about when requesting an estimate. Not only is it very easy to forget that vital piece of information that can mean the difference between a high or a low price, but if you’re new to print, you can [...]

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Papers for Printing: Most Popular Paper Weights for 6 Printed Products.

by Rich B

Here’s a quick guide to some of the most popular paper weights used for a range of different product types. The data is taken from products bought over the last 3 years so can be used as an up to date guide for designers and marketers to help them specify their project. Note that we’re displaying [...]

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Green Print & Paper Procurement – Good for Business and the Environment

by Rich B

Printing Brain would like to welcome guest blogger, PEFC Director Hilary Khawam to the site. Being the independent souls we are, we’d like to point out that FSC are equally esteemed and trusted in providing environmentally-sustainable paper for the green printing industry. That said, take it away Hilary… With climate change remaining high on the [...]

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Green Printing – paper choice

by Rich B

It makes sense to be as environmentally sensitive as possible with any print production – for a variety of pretty obvious reasons (which we won’t get into here!) So taking environmental responsibility as a given, then one of your most important considerations is going to be the stock you print on. Here we take a [...]

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