Printing

To choose the most suitable solution for your book, here is some information about each printing technology we can offer.

Sheet-fed offset printing

More cost effective with larger runs.  Recommended for 1000+ copies.

High quality. Using computer-to-plate technology.  

More flexibility in choosing different types of surfaces (a variety of coated and uncoated papers, canvas, plastic, etc.) and inks (CMYK, Pantone, fluorescent or metallic).

All presses are equipped with Prinect Axis ControlPrinect Image Control  or Impress Control automatic colour control systems to guarantee the consistency of printing.

  

Web-fed offset

Variety in paper choice is limited for this press. Web-offset printing is best for black-and-white glued text books. Good results can also be obtained with black-and-white images. 

 

Digital printing

Digital book production is a new solution at Livonia Print that adapts book manufacturing to the variable market and publishers’ needs. Small print runs, short production times, consistent print quality , ordering on demand, personalization options and waste reduction - these could be the reasons for our customers to produce their books digitally – the right amount, in the right time, for the right end user.

Digital printing presses

2 x Canon (Oce) VarioPrint i300

High speed, colour inkjet sheet-fed presses combine inkjet advantages with high productivity in offset quality. Full colour or black & white printing on various kinds of coated and uncoated papers. A suitable solution for academic literature, fiction, business and children's books. Recommended print runs between 30 and 700 copies.

Canon imagePRESS C10000VP

Toner sheet-fed imagepress delivers high image quality, vibrant and stable output with high resolution and print speed. Suitable for production of various premium quality products-  photo and art books, brand catalogues, advertising brochures. Recommended print runs from 100 to 500 copies.

Canon (Oce) ColorStream 6000

High speed black & white inkjet web feed press combines quality and flexibility for efficient text book production. A suitable solution for fiction, bestsellers, novels and other text content publishings. Recommended print runs between 300 and 2000 copies.

Binding and finishing of digital production

By combining the latest digital printing technologies with our more than 10 years of experience in book production and a wide range of  finishing equipment, we are able to provide different post-press solutions for our digitally printed materiasl tailored to the customers’ creative requirements. Books are folded and sewn on digital folding-sewing machine and cased in on digital binding line.

Printed proofs in digital production – for those who are not sure about the quality

One of the benefits of digital printing is the posibility to deliver a proof copy printed on the ordered paper, folded and gathered in a block, cut to the right size. In addition, you will get a printed, laminated cover sheet with all the crop marks.

We keep another copy of the printed proofs, so an e-mail  is enough to approve the job . We start printing right away!

Visit Equipment to get an overview of our printing presses.