“We like to look at a job and see the difficulty within it... but strive to enhance that job to be the best it can be.”

Printing

Every print job is unique and every print job requires specialist care, attention and skill.

Focal Printing delivers beyond the call of duty for every job.

Our investment in technology and attention to detail result in delivery of quick turnaround times with the finest impressions in print.

We might overpower you with our enthusiasm and delight in the detail but you can be assured every job comes out looking its finest.

Our all-embracing service includes:

  • Pre-press – proofing, scanning, design and technical support
  • Printing – offset and digital options
  • Finishing – binding, laminating, saddle stitching, folding and coating
  • Sales and marketing – account service and management

The Focal Printing team will work with you to create more than just a print job but an artform.

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Pre-press

Focal Printing prides itself on its pre-press service to ensure optimal results in the printing process.

This service begins with digital impositions, colour enhancement and file manipulation to extract the finest print quality for your work.

Our pre-press expertise and proficiency is one of the reasons Focal Printing revels in such wide spread acclaim and respect.

Our modern Computer-To-Plate (CTP) system is also now entirely chemical free minimising our footprint on the environment and enhancing file integrity.

The proofing phase complete with detailed customer approval is also critical in ensuring complete customer satisfaction and quality.

Focal Printing can guarantee our pre press service will enrich your printing creation.

InDesign

  • Single Pages or Spreads
  • All images and colour which goes to edge of page must extend beyond edge of page (bleed) by 3mm
  • You will need to include all linked images and fonts
  • We are still able to make corrections if required

PDF

  • Single Pages ONLY - NOT SPREADS (job can be saved as one file with page settings on single layout)
  • All images and colour which goes to the edge of page (bleed) by 3mm
  • The PDF must be saved on HIGH QUALITY PRINT setting with 3mm bleed and crop marks
  • We can not make alterations easily to a pdf and some alterations cannot be done

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Printing

Our quality is our trademark.

Focal Printing specialises in the highest quality offset printing with ongoing improvement to our capital investment ensuring we remain at the leading edge of printing in Tasmania.

Our high-speed printing capabilities, innovative technology and master craftsmanship means we can print just about anything you can create!

The Focal Printing team will capably manage the printing task at hand for a range of mediums from small print runs to large scale production.

Our 5 colour and Aqueous coating offset press is the latest addition delivering even faster and higher quality printing solutions.

Focal Printing can run four colour plus spot and coating all in the one pass delivering economical and quality benefits for customers. This advanced technology and capability to deliver brilliance in colour, manage varied sheet sizes, inline coating mechanisms and other time saving functions means your job is printed with quality, efficiency and speed.

Some of our more popular requests include:

  • Business cards
  • Banners
  • Signage
  • Posters
  • Books and publications
  • Brochures/postcards
  • Outdoor media

Our aim is to provide our customers with consistent printing quality and excellence for a competitive price.

Get optimum results for your next print job. Request a quote today.

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Finishing

The finest impressions in print require specialist finishing to accentuate the artistry of the job.

Focal Printing prides itself on its entire printing process complete with finishing solutions to make your product look its very best.

Intricate folds, complex cuts and heavy duty stitching are all part of the job for a team with more than 174 years experience between them.

Advice on the best way to finish and package your printing job is all part of the Focal Printing service along with attention to detail and a professional look every time.

Finishing services offered include:

  • Die-cutting
  • Perfect binding
  • Laminating
  • Saddle wire binding
  • Folding – any size document or task

Focal Printing works closely with you to find the best finishing solution for your job. Contact us today to find out more.

Anne MacDonald exhibition catalogue

Raymond Arnold exhibition catalogue

Sue Jane Taylor exhibition catalogue

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32 Strahan Street
North Hobart, Tasmania
T. 03 6234 2602
F. 03 6231 3663

Image credit of various exhibition catalogues: Top to bottom, Anne MacDonald, Raymond Arnold, Sue Jane Taylor.
Design by Lynda Warner. Photos by Peter Whyte