Offset Printing

Let’s create together!

You have the expertise to create stunning and clever designs. Entrust your art to the Printouch Printing Specialists. We produce for big names in the printing industry and understand the value of making an immediate impression with your product. Allow us to take your design to completion with detailed finishing techniques and unique processes. We oversee every last detail and capture your personal style in each card.

This printing technique is called ‘offset’ because it does not transfer ink directly onto paper like other printing methods do. Instead of going from plate to paper in two steps, ink is transferred first to a rubber cylinder and then printed on paper. The three-step offset method reduces wear and tear on the lithographic printing plate, thus prolonging its lifespan.

An offset printer includes three cylinders:

  • Plate cylinder
  • Offset blanket cylinder
  • Impression cylinder

In offset printing, the image area and the non-image area co-exist on the same flat surface.

Offset lithography works on the principle of oil and water separation. The plates have been treated to make image areas attract ink and non-image areas attract water to repel the ink. When water and ink are applied by the rollers to the plate, the oil-based ink sticks to the image while water sticking to the non-image area repels it.

Some offset printing presses use a silicone layer that repels ink instead of water. These systems are called ‘dry’ or ‘waterless’ offset presses.

We get excited hearing about the passion you have for your work. We commit to being your partner from concept to getting product on the shelf. You can trust Printouch Limited  for your next digitalprinting project or program.

More Of Our offset Print solutions

  • Business cards
  • Books and magazines
  • Receipt books
  • Delivery notes
  • Letterheads
  • Posters
  • Stickers
  • Company reports
  • Brochures
  • Fliers
  • Envelopes
  • Invoices

Some of the most respected companies trust us as their print partner.
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P.O. Box 10274-00200, Nairobi
Tel: +254 719 137144