What is the difference between digital and offset print?

What is the difference between digital and offset print?

Digital Print

Digital printed packaging is created using a digital printer to print directly on the material, similar to how a desktop inkjet printer would print on paper (but on a larger scale).
  1. Lower print quality than offset printing.
  2. It does not require an additional tooling fee, making it more affordable for smaller quantity orders.

Offset Print

Offset printing uses metal plates to layer color in succession, offering superior image quality and greater cost-efficiency for larger volume production runs.
  1. Highest print quality.
  2. Recommended for high quantity orders due to additional tooling/setup fee
To learn more on which print method to use, visit our Digital vs. Offest guide or consult with our Product Specialists.

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