There are differences in cost and quality, but the process is also very different and quite complicated. For example, if you want multiple color business cards, both digital and offset printing can be employed to this end. However, the processing period differs. For offset printing, the working period is slightly longer than the digital process, taking a number of days to complete jobs such as business cards, graphic design and any project that requires color copies.
Digital printing, on the other hand, is an innovative technology that redefined the printing process and the speed with which printing jobs are finished. Whether it is color flyers, custom envelopes, custom notepads or a host of other printing projects, the time to accomplish these tasks is relatively fast. Cost wise, offset printing is significantly cheaper compared with digital printing. Among its advantages in printing color business cards and other color copies are the affordability
and the ability to print in mass. From the printing companies’ point of view, this is cost-effective due to the ability to do several print jobs at once. Thus, savings extend beyond the cost of materials to the labor costs as well.
If you are trying to meet deadlines, digital printing is the better choice. You can have your color flyers, color postcards, color business cards, graphic design, and other multiple color copies of projects faster than you could possibly need them. Instead of fearing that you cannot have the projects on time, you are guaranteed quality work that is done with maximum speed. Unlike offset printing, the digital process can accommodate jobs that require a small number of copies at a lower cost, which works better for small companies requiring this service. On the other hand, because there is a certain amount of setup required and materials are cheaper when acquired in bulk, offset printing sets a minimum number of copies that must be ordered before a job is accepted.