Prepress Services | Union Offset Printers
Prepress Services

Prepress Service

You can rely on our experienced prepress department to help you with all artwork. Union Offset maintains state of the art prepress facilities incorporating leading technology for imposing, scanning, digital proofing and plate making.

Our hardware includes:

  • Current generation Mac OS X and Windows workstations
  • Kodak computer-to-plate system incorporating Prinergy PDF workflow
  • Epson 9900 inkjet plotters
  • OcĂ© digital printers
  • Flat bed colour scanner to A3 size

All common use office, graphic arts, page makeup, illustration, image manipulation and imposition software are utilised including; InDesign, Quark, PageMaker, Photoshop and Illustrator.


Union Offset is able to offer three proofing options:

  • Black & white or colour digital laser hard copy proofing using conventional laser printers
  • Post-RIP digital inkjet colour proofing
  • Soft copy PDF proofs

File Transfer

At your convenience our FTP site is available for electronic transfer 24 hours a day. The FTP site has unlimited file size transfer capabilities as our systems are connected to the internet through a 5Mbit fibre-optic connection, making all electronic transfers fast and efficient. For your piece of mind our network security service extends into the prepress department.

Archiving for Reprints

We regularly archive final print-ready files for faster reprinting, and can also incorporate any document changes through our data management service. This ensures quality consistency and helps to save on both space in your server and time to reprint within short notice. Our internet based file server offers 24 hours connectivity direct from your desktop.