Offset Printing - Duplicating perfection

Mass Communication – Offset Printing

Lane Print & Post can colour offset print 2.8 million A4 sheets a day.

Lanes have 3 offset printing presses of various sheet sizes and unique configurations from 1 to 8 colours, with perfecting capabilities.

Perfecting Printing:

  • Prints both sides of the sheet in 1 pass through press
  • Speed – project delivered in half the time of a conventional press
  • Consistency – view both printed sides at once
  • Economical – pay for 1 pass through press rather than 2
  • Environmental – reduction in paper waste, chemicals and energy

Lanes are able to produce a variety of products, on different materials, in small and large quantities:

  • Books, magazines, periodicals, annual reports and school magazines
  • Promotional material (brochures, leaflets, letterbox flyers)
  • Stationery (business cards, letterheads, with compliment slips)
  • Greeting cards, calendars and diaries
  • Posters, point of sale and packaging
  • From Business Cards to B1+ (740mm x 1040mm)


Lanes have an extensive pre-press department with access to a wide range of software including:

  • InDesign
  • Quark
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver

Lanes are also equipped with the latest Computer-To-Plate (CTP) equipment and digital colour printer/plotters for proofing and short run point of sale processes.

Lanes have the ability to design, impose, proof and plate any project ready for offset printing in the most exact, cost effective and efficient method.

Folding and Trimming

Lanes have installed three MBO automatic folding machines which can accurately fold a variety of configurations, stocks and sizes, together with two automatic guillotines.


Lane’s binding department has a variety of machines capable of:

  • Section sewing
  • Saddle stitching
  • Perfect binding
  • Lock burst binding
  • Wire-o binding