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Paper Choices

There are many different things to consider when deciding which type of paper to print on. Everything from color brightness and image clarity are affected by the kind of paper you use. Coated vs. Uncoated Coated papers provide excellent color, smoothness, opacity and print definition. They are ideal for printing projects such as photographs and […]

Print Checklist

Here’s a Quick Checklist of Info we will Need Quantity: number of finished pieces. Account for the offset printer’s industry standard that dictates a window of 5% overs or unders. Page Count Stock: choose from various weights and finishes of offset, text or cover weight paper. Color: the number of colors to be printed (full […]

Our Latest Arrival

At Schneider Graphics we are always looking for ways to add more value for our customers…so we are very excited to introduce our new Ryobi 750 Series Offset Press. This press offers state of the art technology and automation leading to faster set ups, greater color consistency and improved overall print quality that is second […]


If your marketing materials are going out on the town, might as well dress them up with a coating… Why are coatings used on printing? Print coatings are used on printed products primarily for protection or to achieve certain visual effects. Coatings can provide protection from moisture, scuffing, scratching and finger prints. They can also […]

Submitting files for print

Please remember .125 bleed All .jpg, .psd, .tif, .eps are 4c process and 300dpi. (RGB files can color shift) Include all links used Include all fonts used. (including fonts used in any AI links) If using pms colors please specify If pms colors are converting to 4c process all should match the pantone swatch book […]

Digital Printing with Offset Quality Comes to Schneider Graphics

Recently, we installed our new Indigo digital press, allowing us to expand the types of print projects we can do for you. We spent a lot of time doing our homework because, quite frankly, we haven’t been overly impressed with the quality produced by many digital presses. However, the Indigo press is the closest to […]

Schneider Graphics Opens a New Facility in Lake Zurich

Schneider Graphics is pleased to announce the opening of our new 22,000 square foot facility in Lake Zurich. Open since late February, the new plant has been a welcome change for everyone. “We were leasing our old space and when it came time to do some much needed upgrades, we decided our best bet was […]