HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? (These are general guidelines and can change)

Depends…

We strive to complete all jobs in a timely manner – however there are varying factors that determine the
amount of time required for a job. Some general guidelines are:

Setup
    •   Simple – proof in 2-3 days
    •   Complex – proof in 4-5 days

All production time estimates are from “approved artwork” & are based on business days
(larger quantities may require more time).

Print ready digital files
    •   Printing only – Next day
    •   Printing with cutting only – 2 days
    •   Printing with cutting & additional bindery - folding, padding, scoring,
        perfing, booklet making, etc. 3-5 days
    •   Specialty paper orders add 3-7 days depending on availability

Offset printing - under 5000
    •   Unaltered reprint or truly “print ready” files with cutting & packaging – 5 days
    •   Print jobs with additional services: folding/padding – 6 days
    •   Numbering/booking, etc. – 8 days

Offset printing - under 5000
    •   Generally 10 working days from proof approval
    •   Complex bindery and buy-outs may add additional days

Wide format & signs - From proof approval
    •   Print only – 2 days
    •   Print/Laminate – 3 days
    •   Print/Mount – 3 days
    •   Print/Laminate/Mount – or other finishing – 4 days   
    •   Cut lettering, transfer taped – 4 days
    •   Vehicles decaling, large sign installs, etc. 10 working days (+/-)

Subcontract
    •   Generally 10-12 Working days (depending on complexity, holidays and shipping)

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301 Puntledge Rd,
Courtenay, BC
V9N 3P9

Our hours are:
Monday to Thursday 8-5
Friday 8-4