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Die Cut Business Card?

Discussion in 'Tenders & Services Required Forum:' started by c8d, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. c8d

    c8d New Member

    Hello Everyone.

    Could someone recomend me a good company who does die cut business card printing?

  2. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    What do you need?
  3. c8d

    c8d New Member

    I need 500 / 1000 Business Cards which has to be cut to be look like >> 8
    it could normal paper, 300GRMS
  4. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Sorry too small for us, maybe someone else will be along....
  5. Minuteman Press

    Minuteman Press Moderator

    Small for us also - due to custom die cut vs unit price.
  6. daytona

    daytona Member

    out of interest guys, what kind of quantity would it take to create a custom die. I didn't even really realise this could be done for business cards!
  7. bigdave

    bigdave Moderator Staff Member

    You can die cut any quantity of cards BUT the setup costs make it uneconomical on less than a few thousand. I used to work for a foil printer who did custom die cutting, while I was at college (early 2000s) and even then you were looking at in excess of £50 for a simple die. Plus around an hour setting up the machine (we used a converted Heidelberg Windmill) then the length of time actually stood operating the press as it cut (often as little as 15 mins for a few thousand impressions).
  8. Katedesign

    Katedesign Well-Known Member

    A die would normally cost about £50-60 and a print finisher would have a minimum charge of about the same....therefore you are looking at adding £100 + to your print bill. The cards would probably have to be litho printed for the registration. If you are really wanting a price I would suggest going to a local litho-printer and asking.
  9. garlex

    garlex Member

    Wouldn't it be better just to have a normal business card with the graphic detail on the card. Sometimes its better to conform to convention but have your innovation on the standard size and shaped card. Look at the practicalities.
    Not trying to be a 'party pooper' just trying to help.

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