Paper choices are significant cost factors in a project. You don't always need to know of, or specify a brand of paper. Ask us for our suggestions and ask for samples! Many printers have specials on paper brands that relate to amazing discounts without sacrificing look, brand integrity or quality. Often 2 brand names are the same item from the same mill but carry different pricing, so ask us for suggestions. Generally the following criteria need to be answered...

feeder-40inPaper grade

-Ultra Premium
-#4 or #5 ground wood or free sheet (this for newspapers or circulars)

Thickness, weight

-Text weight: 35#-40#-50#-60#-70#-80#-100#-110# (also bond weights)
-Cover weight: 65#- 80#-100#-120#-130#-160# dbl
-Packaging Board and C1S/C2S: 7pt.-8pt.-10pt.-12pt. -14pt.-16pt.-18pt. -20pt.-24pt.-28pt.-32pt..

Paper surface

-C1S - Gloss coated 1 side/uncoated side 2
-C2S - Gloss coated 2 sides

Papers come in standard sizes so we may ask you to consider the size of your finished piece to save money or we can always provide you with options.

PAPER SAMPLES: Ask us for samples --We have all swatch books from all paper companies!!
When we narrow down your preference we will send you paper models made with the actual stock, size and page count you need


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Print collateral, point of sale, annual reports, and more.



Maximimally-effective direct mail marketing program



Delivering the quality and brand differentiation your packaging demands




Full web services, plus microsites, and landing pages


SQL Direct, Inc.
21 Whitney Street
Westborough, MA 01581-2531
p: 508.366.1885

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