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Commercial Printing

Brochures, Annual Reports, Pocket Folders, POP Display Materials, and more. If it's printed on paper — we do it better than anyone.

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Plastic Printing

High quality printed PVC Vinyl, Static Cling Vinyl, ClingZ®, Pressure-Sensitive Vinyl, Lenticular hologram images and much more.

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Digital Printing

On-demand digital printing of exceptional quality on a variety of papers and vinyls with true variable data personalization capability.

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Envelope Printing

From simple one- and two-color business envelopes of all varieties to custom-converted, full-color envelopes — we can do it all for you!

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Choosing the right paper can make a big difference in quality and price

Lange Graphics' printing papers guideSelecting the right paper for your printing project can make all the difference when it comes to getting the quality you need and keeping your budget in check. Fortunately, there are many resources available to you to help you in your decision. Lange Graphics' sales representatives are very knowledgeable about paper types, grades, and pricing levels and we encourage you to discuss your quality and budget concerns with them at the onset of planning your project and request printed and unprinted samples of papers that you are considering.

Click here to request printed samples on a variety of different papers.

We have developed this area of our site for those of you who would like to know more about printing papers and what you should consider when making your paper choices. Click the read-more links below to learn more. Of course, there's always more to know even beyond what we have included here, so feel free to contact your Lange Graphics' sales representative with any additional questions you may have.

The Basics: Paper Grade Comparison

There are three basic decisions necessary for specifying paper: grade, surface, and weight.

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The Paper Selection Checklist

We highly recommend that you look at printed samples when evaluating the following paper characteristics. Only when a dot pattern is on the paper can accurate comparisons be made.

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Text & Cover Paper Weight Guide

While paper types and grades may vary, weights are generally specified in terms of basis weight — this refers to the total weight of a 500-sheet ream of the grade in its standard basis size.

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