Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the basic principles to be observed when preparing files?Additional info
Files must be submitted in PDF format and prepared according to the technical regulations. See File preparation rules.
When creating print files, the relevant profile of CMYK ICC must be used. The profile comprises the principle of colour scheme corresponding to every printing technology and limit of ink amount.
CMYK profiles can be found in the section ICC profiles.
If you have any questions about the preparation of files, we invite you to contact our repro operators by the phone +371 67063215.
How do I submit files?Additional info
If you use the FTP client program, you must indicate as the server ftp.pgm.lv/. Files (works) can be copied into the root directory.
For users of an Internet browser, if you use the web browser MS Explorer, you can copy the files (works) in ftp://ftp.pgm.lv/
What is an offset basic principle?Additional info
Basic principle of the offset printing (see the picture)
What is a web offset printing?Additional info
It is a form of offset printing in which the paper to the printing machine is supplied from a roll.
The benefit of the technology in comparison with the sheet offset is shorter time of manufacturing.
What is cold-set?Additional info
It is a printing technology, which is used most frequently if the client chooses to print newspapers. An important factor in selection of the technology is short production time and low costs.
As within this product printing process the print is operated without drying, the ink on the paper dries slowly as the oils evaporate and are absorbed into the paper.
In the Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala cold-set technology the uncoated papers from 45 to 80 g/m2 are used.
What is heat-set?Additional info
It is a printing technology, which is used most frequently if the client chooses to print magazines. An important factor in selection of the technology is short production time and high quality of the product.
The ink on the paper dries upon drying by a hot air current, as a result of which it acquires gloss, thus giving a special quality to the product.
In the Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala heat-set technology the uncoated and coated papers from 49 to 150 g/m2 are used.
What amount of Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala products is exported? Which countries the most exports go to?Additional info
Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala exports one-fourth (28%) of all produced products. The largest part of export volumes consist of magazines, catalogues and different kinds of advertising products; share of export in this product category reaches 40%.
Each year the export volume of Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala increases due to attraction of new clients and increase of the volume of existing clients.
Most of all the products are exported to Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands.
For how long has company been operating in the printing sector?Additional info
Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala has been offering printing services already since 1993. Our objective is to create long-term relationship with the clients.
Why should I choose the services provided by Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala?Additional info
Because we offer:
- high-quality printing services;
- professional servicing;
- a special approach for every client;
- advantageous conditions of cooperation.
How can I find out about the price?Additional info
One way is to request the price by using the section Price Request in our homepage. The second way is to contact one of the project managers by the phone, e-mail or Skype.
Then the project manager on the basis of the received information will provide the price offer. When requesting the price it is recommended to indicate the type of paper, format, amount of product, type of finishing, as well as the colours. In case of uncertainty the project manager will specify the information more accurately so that the most advantageous price offer can be provided.
If you want to have a consultation about the types of paper, most convenient approach is to come to our office where we’ll show various samples of paper.
Where can one obtain information about the offered conditions of cooperation?Additional info
We invite you to get in contact with project managers to reach agreement on the prices, delivery term and other substantial conditions. Poligrāfijas grupa Mūkusala concludes with clients a contract in which all-basic principles of cooperation and technical regulations are described.