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5 Things to Know About Paper Measurements Before Your Next Print Job
Written by David Gagnon

There continues to be some confusion about paper measurements despite the fact that paper is all around us in our daily lives. One would think that “a measurement is a measurement” and it simply boils down to selecting the desired size. But there are actually many types of measurements and unfortunately across paper types there is no single...

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5 Things to Know About Paper Measurements Before Your Next Print Job
Written by David Gagnon

There continues to be some confusion about paper measurements despite the fact that paper is all around us in our daily lives. One would think that “a measurement is a measurement” and it simply boils down to selecting the desired size. But there are actually many types of measurements and unfortunately across paper types there is no single...

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5 Biggest Book Printing Services Mistakes Authors Make
Written by David Gagnon
Tagged As Book Printing

Authors invest a significant amount of time crafting their story to be ready for their readers. It is a labor of time and love.

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes When Ordering Commercial Printing
Written by David Gagnon

As marketers/business people, we have ongoing printing needs. Perhaps not as often as before in this digital age, but there is no replacing the impact of a printed brochure in a client meeting, the need for printed content and signage at conferences and trade shows, and the variety of other commercial printing needs that exist for launching...

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Welcome to Our New Offset Printing Technologies
Written by David Gagnon
Tagged As Offset Printing

It has been a busy time at allura since our move to our new larger operations. And it did not take long for us to start filling our larger press floor with some exciting new technologies. As you know, we print offset, digital, large format, packaging and books. In our offset printing, we have made significant investments in our prepress system...

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Great Offset Printing Is Not a Riddle
Written by Rene Gagnon
Tagged As allura printing

If you’ve been following us on social media, you know we are pretty excited these days. Not just because we are celebrating our 10th anniversary (thank you to all our commercial printing and book printing customers who have made this milestone possible!) but also because our press floor recently became 14 tons heavier and 25 feet more active....

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Welcome to Your New Home for Commercial Printing & Book Printing
Written by David Gagnon
Tagged As allura printing

Since we print a lot of books here at allura printing, I’d like to share a short story with you. It is actually our story because everything we do at allura is about you – our customer. And we are excited to share our news with you!

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How a Perfect Bound Book Printer Can Be a Good Partner to a Publisher
Written by David Gagnon

Book publishing is a challenging business. You have many people to serve. Your authors, your clients, your team – all in a dynamic market where the demand for books can ebb and flow and deadlines on projects can change without notice.

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Self-Publishing Your Book - 5 Things to Check When Selecting a Printer
Written by David Gagnon
Tagged As Self-Publishing

You are writing your own book! Your words, thoughts and experiences that have been living on your computer screen for months now will soon appear on paper! But what does the process of printing and self-publishing your own book involve? What do you need to know to ensure your printed book will have the quality and the durability of a book from...

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The Hierarchy of Needs of a Printing Services Client
Written by David Gagnon

Do you remember studying Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in high school or university? Authored by Abraham Maslow in 1943, this psychology model identifies an order in which we seek to meet our human needs from the most basic, such as food and shelter, to the most cerebral, self-actualization, that point when we can realize our full potential. Each...

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Your home for offset, digital, large format and perfect bound book printing for publishers and authors. We also like to share our perspectives on commercial and book printing and hope you enjoy our blog posts.

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