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What to buy and how much?

Discussion in 'Offset & Digital Presses for sale' started by dcramer16, Oct 23, 2017.

  1. dcramer16

    dcramer16 New Member

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    I am currently paying to have a company print my newspaper for me. But the shipping costs are eating me alive. So I have been thinking about buying my own printing press, but I don't even know where to start.

    My paper is 8-20 pages long depending on number of advertisers. It is 11x17 tabloid size printed in color. It is also printed on high bright paper. I only print 1,250 - 1,500 copies per week. Right now I am paying $380/week for 8 pages, 4 of those color, 1,250 copies per week.

    So my question is what would be the most economical type of printing press I could get for this small operation? Or am I better off paying to have someone else print it for me? I realize that printing presses are massively expensive, but the money I would save by printing it myself would eventually add up, right?
     
  2. ballykea

    ballykea Senior Member

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    There are many ways to start off printing on your own. We can guide you through the most economical methods. It all depends on what you can afford and what your requirements are.We can package deals for all budgets.

    please contact Ed at
    SSltd
    250 Main Street
    Moorestown, NJ 08057
    ballykea@gmail.com
     
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