Print Specs

What are PRINT SPECS?  This is the information you need to provide to obtain an accurate print estimate, and in turn, a printed piece that meets your exact requirements. Here are the print specs you need to provide to receive an accurate estimate: What is the project?  Invitations?  Postcards?  Newsletter?  Is it a brochure?  Booklet? …

What does CMYK stand for?

CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key (Black). It is a color model used in color printing, otherwise known as four-color process. In this model, colors are created by mixing different percentages of these four ink colors. By varying the percentages of these four ink colors and overlaying them in different combinations, a wide…

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Serving our local community

  In the busy world of commercial printing, where big corporate projects usually take the spotlight, it could be easy to forget about our own community. But here at Julin Printing, we see every print job as important, no matter how small. We’re all about serving our local community, and that’s what sets us apart.…

2022 motto

BE FLEXIBLE

BE FLEXIBLE.  It’s the new motto for 2022. Every industry is currently feeling the effects of supply chain constraints and boy, can it be painful.  The best advice I can offer to our customers is to be prepared, plan in advance, and be flexible. Some industries have been feeling the pressure of the supply chain…

Goodbye 2020. Hello 2021.

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021   While I am not one to wish time away, I am looking forward to ushering in the New Year! 2020 was full of prospect and ended up being another successful year despite the challenges we all faced. August 2020 ended our 70th year in business and rang in our 71st! …

It’s back. (Did it ever leave?)

I guess “they” were right.  Print isn’t dead.  Print advertising has made a big come back.  Here are a few tips to consider when designing your next print project!   Your print materials should instantly be recognized as yours.   Consistency is key.  Your brand colors, fonts, wording, images, “tone of voice” of your online campaigns…

2019. A YEAR IN REVIEW.

Reflections on another year passing.  It was a year full of highs and lows. Our year began with a purchase of our new Heidelberg press.  Our past owner, John Williams, helped facilitate the negotiations and purchase of the press.  An exciting time for Julin and bittersweet as we mourned John’s passing a few short weeks…

A Year in Review

All good things must come to an end.  And 2018 was a great year!  As we prepare to ring in 2019, we reflect on the past year. Most significantly, John Williams retired from Julin Printing after nearly 48 years with the company!  After spending his earliest days at Julin in production, John moved into sales…