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Posts Tagged ‘Styrene’

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Printing on Plastics

If you are considering printing on plastics with your commercial digital press, or you have been using plastics for years, it is wise to be aware of the benefits and obstacles of the most popular plastic substrates. Styrene (Polystyrene or PS) Advantages: Good impact resistance, machineable, low cost, FDA compliant for indirect food contact, bright…

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Customer Favorites

This year, our customers have chosen synthetic paper as their favorite specialty substrate. Why synthetic paper? Superior print quality, water resistance and a flexible soft-hand feel are just a couple of the reasons it’s at the top of the list. Also topping the list of their preferred printing materials are styrene, pvc, white vinyl, polyester (white and clear),…

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Masterpiece Graphix Increases Line of Ricoh C7100 Series Certified Substrates

Company Adds Five More Certified Substrates to its Digital Offering St. Louis, MO – Masterpiece Graphix–a leading manufacturer of digital printing substrates–announced that five more of their sheet-fed substrate products are now certified for use on Ricoh digital printing presses. Masterpiece Graphix .008 Synthetic Paper – O2S, .010 Synthetic Paper – O2S, .010 Onyx White…

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Want to Enter the Card Market?

Are you looking for a way to enter the growing card market? Take a new look at styrene substrates. You can achieve superior lamination bond strength and print performance with our uniquely coated Masterpiece Graphix styrene.  Entry Point to Card Market In-Stock, Same Day Shipping Available Cost Savings through Lamination and Reduced Film Low Minimum…

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Folding Cartons & Digital Print

Folding cartons are a popular product today; and as runs get shorter, the equipment and capabilities of presses and printers alike have to evolve. 

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Getting the Best Partner out of Your Printer

Printing isn’t just shoving a sheet of paper through a printer. That would be too easy.  As in any industry, printing has a workflow that must be followed in order to obtain a masterpiece of a final product.  Many people don’t realize the work and detail that go into the steps and supply chains of…

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A World Without Printing?

A world without printing would be chaos. Yes, I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out.  A world with no books, signs, labels, mail, would be unthinkable in the modern world.  If our technological advances were to one day suddenly end, we would fall back on print materials as a standby.  Print is necessary,…

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