four-color process

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four-color process:

see printingprinting,
means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with which this article is mainly concerned), intaglio, lithography, and screen process printing.
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Similarly, the recognition of colored papers is possible because they are never printed using the four-color process, whereas identical colors in magazines are printed using the four-color process.
Steve Jeffrey, president of Imex, said Hollander Home Fashions was the first to use the four-color process printing on the bags.
The company received two gold and two silver awards for printing excellence in four-color process, foiling and embossing, and one gold and one silver award for custom four-color process roll labels.
CMYK, or four-color process printing, uses four colors (cyan, magenta, yellow and black) to create all the colors of the rainbow.
A four-color process (such as full color photographs) is not essential for a high-impact brochure, but a minimum of three colors is usually required to activate the piece and add visual interest.
The company customizes bags for clients with eight-color flexographic printing using a four-color process. Hifor Xtreme holds benefits for both food packaging and printing operations.
The folding carton was converted utilizing metallized polyester board and offset printed with four-color process, gold, silver, and opaque white inks, in-line with UV matte and UV gloss spot coating.
KURZ Transfer Products, L.P., a leader In hot and cold foil stamping technologies, has announced the addition of digitally printed heat transfer foils to its portfolio, integrating four-color process print resolution with the functional chemistries Kurz is known for.
Using that arrangement, the P-I could produce a 20-page product in one section with four-color process on front and back pages.
Nowak previously spent the last twelve years as national sales and marketing manager at Aladdin Label and the Lauterbach Group, both TLMI first-place award winners in the four-color process printing category.
BullsEye uses a four-color process for all of its runs and specializes in projects that must be high quality.