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Define short run

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM

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Short run is 1,000 press sheets. But it depends on what width the project is and how many forms.

Book printer

Short run, hmmm: Multiple pages = 50 copies, single page = 100.

Small commercial printer

What a great question. There is no range really, but with offset you wouldn't print 10 sheets. Anything 1,000 or less is generally a short run.

Quick printer

No floor on complex projects. Standard items (brochures, cards, etc.) <500 must be part of an ongoing relationship. We avoid one-offs.

High-end commercial printer

We produce magazines and digests as low as 5,000 copies on our web press.

Publication printer

We actually have a new program for small orders. We are doing custom foil-stamped card decks, minimum quantity of 100!

Playing card printer