Business envelope printing is easy to set up and quickly finished. We digital print in house. Digital printing is best for shorter runs, and there is one price for colour. In other words, it doesn’t matter how many colours you have in your artwork. Colour printing (4/0) is one price, black and white (1/0) printing is another. You will not pay extra to add colours as you may with other processes. For business envelopes, we offer full colour as an option. In addition, we can print more on the business envelope than just the return address, message like OPEN NOW, for instance. We do print only on the front of the business envelope, though, and without bleeds.
Business Envelope Types
The type of envelope you order is strategic. They are all the same size, #10s, and white. The key question is how you will use them. Let’s break it down:
- Standard: 4 1/8 inches high by 9 1/2 inches long. These #10 envelopes hold a standard 8 1/2 x 11-inch piece of paper folded into three sections. Consequently, they are ideal for sending letters and regular office correspondence. The recipient’s address is stuck on with a label or handwritten on the envelope itself. A less expensive and more sophisticated look is achieved by having us merge and print the addresses on the envelope, matching the font with your brand.
- Window: The same size and shape as standard business envelopes, window envelopes have a cellophane window through which the recipients address, written on the enclosed document, can be seen. Window envelopes cost a bit more to purchase and print, but you save money on addressing. In other words, all you need to do is make sure your documents inside are properly formatted and folded in such a way that they won’t slide inside the envelope. That could make the address unreadable.
- Artlined: Again, the size is the same as standard ones. The key difference with these is that the envelope manufacturer prints a complex pattern on the inside before the envelope is folded and glued. Consequently, this printed pattern creates a privacy barrier, so the contents cannot be read through the envelope. These are ideal for cheques and documents with delicate contents. Again, we can help with doing a variable data merge to print recipients addresses on these envelopes as well if you are doing a mass mailing.
Variable Data Printing
To clarify, we can help with printing individual names and addresses on business envelopes if you are doing a mass mailing. We only need a spreadsheet of addresses, and we will be happy to help you set that up. Contact us if you want to access this service.
You can order any quantity of envelopes. They come in boxes of 500, in case you want to order by the box.