Our calendars sizes range from 5 x 5 to 11 x 13 or 15 x 15 or 12 x 12 (which is the most popular size). Your calendars can be vertical or horizontal depending on your the shape of your photography. Most calendars are 24 pages + cover which allows for 12 pages for the 12 monthly grids and 12 pages for the monthly images. But, we can print your calendar to your speciﬁcations regardless of the text page count. Some calendars are self cover which means the paper weight for all pages is the same.
The calendars can be bound as saddle stitch, wire o or spiral binding depending on your design and projected use of the calendars. We can also print desk calendars which you require an easel in order to stand securely on any desk.
The typical papers used for high quality calendars are:
Cover stock: 100 lbs glossy or matte cover= 300 gsm artpaper or matte
Text stock: 100 lbs glossy or matte text= 150 gsm artpaper or matte
GSM stands for Gram per Square meter which translates the weight of paper in lbs into the metric system of grams.
However, you can choose lighter papers for your calendars which can range from 80 lbs cover for the cover and 80 lbs text for the text pages to 70 or 80 or 100 lbs text for all text pages if you are printing a self cover calendars. Most of the covers of the calendars we print are laminated with either gloss or matte lamination which offer the best protection for the covers. Some people choose to print the covers with U.V. or varnish while other choose only 4 color printing without any ﬁnishes.
We can pack your calendars bulk in cartons or with a shrink wrap and stiffener. Number of calendars packed into an export carton can be customized based on your speciﬁcations. WE ALWAYS TRY TO PACK THE BOXES IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY DO NOT WEIGH MORE THAN 35 lbs-40 lbs. If you require special packing for each calendar such as mailing envelope , we can accommodate it after reviewing your envelope design.
The minimum quantities for a single title is 1,000-2,000. To get an incredibly competitive quote, call us at 650 918 9812 or please ﬁll our request
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