Get the Best on Press

If you want a GREAT PRESS CHECK, check proofs carefully in advance, communicate well and be flexible. Here’s what to look for:

• Compare final content proof to printed sheet; make sure all changes are incorporated
• Verfiy placement and accuracy of type, art and photos
• Verify proper paper stock, and that is has been properly acclimated to the environment
• Compare 4 color images to color proof
• Compare spot colors to ink drawdowns or sample
• Check registration
• Check density and clarity
• Check coatings for registration and coverage
• Review trimmed and folded copy for pagination
• Take press sheets for reference
• Confirm finishing and binding, review delivery instructions and schedule
• Thank everyone who helped on your project! 

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