Large Format Printing
Make a big impact with large format printingSometimes bigger really is better. If your business wants to make a strong statement with its marketing, choose large format printing materials. Banners, posters, signs and large-scale graphics have strong visual appeal and are among today’s most effective marketing solutions.
Traditionally, large format printing jobs were sent to professional print shops. However, with innovations in technology and an increased demand for extra large printing services, many businesses today choose to purchase large format printers.
Before your company invests in large format printing services, investigate the pros and cons of the following options:
- Obtaining the services of a professional print shop.
- Choosing a a used printer for large format color printing.
- Purchasing a new printer for large format digital printing.
Outsource your infrequent large format printing to a print shop
Purchase a used printer to meet your occasional large format color printing needsLarge format printing prices range from $3,000 for new low-end printers to $25,000 for commercial printers. At these prices, a used printer is a viable option for cheap large format printing.
Purchase a printer to meet your company's frequent large format printing needsIf you business regularly produces large materials, a wide format printer is a good investment. LED printers are more expensive than Inkjet printers initially, but Inkjet printers drain ink which is costly. However, if your printing needs include graphics like large format photo printing, an Inkjet provides better resolution and prints on different types of media.
Resource Nation and receive quotes directly for large format printer providers. Compare different large format printer models at Xerox and HP. If your business relies on large format printing services daily, purchase a maintenance agreement that includes on-site labor.
- Whether outsourcing your large format printing services or printing oversized pieces on site, inquire about special features and services like built-in paper cutters and sorters that save valuable time. Multiple paper media options allow you to do large format photo printing and large format canvas printing without changing the paper between print jobs.
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