Welcome to the world of Books

Since the development of writing mankind developed a sensual relationship towards language and towards its high-grade reproduction. Beginning with folios of medieval times to first print products to the point of modern letterpress printing – in all those phases the focus was concentrated on the bond between aesthetics, feel and quality.

Therefore, Print Consult is fully devoted to this long tradition. With a swift, reliable and high quality letterpress print controlling system which meets even highest standards. This starts with the first consultation, continues to the state-of-the-art print production and execution of production until the product is ready for shipment. Tell us your ideas and we will print it.

Awards

Die schönsten deutschen Bücher

Stiftung Buchkunst

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Service

We offer the all-around carefree printing services

Modern companies and publishing houses need modern print management – provided by a single source. That’s why Print Consult have placed itselves within the full service-area. As an experienced and competent consulting company we focus on sophisticated and premium-quality printing products.

The key to our success lies in 30 years of expertise with close to 2.000 projects within one year and within a volatile environment. We use modern technologies and our superior network which guarantees our customers consistent top-notch quality. With this fusion of history and technology combined with our passion for beautiful books we can improve our leadership competence even in economically challenging times and strengthen our position on a highly competitive market.

Print Consult: Your partner for all printing affairs

For all your needs in printing we are your partner – from the very first consultation, across furnishing of your current cover choice and surface finish; choice in paper grade and purchase decision; decisions in print and binding as far as final enhancements of your choice.

Our top priority is quality assurance covering the whole printing process. You want a book? We’ll make sure to raise the bar to fulfill your expectations!

Your wish is our command in all printing affairs!

No matter if you want a simple brochure or an extravagant linen cover. You wish for the finish, we will make it come true.
Choose and combine upon the following variety of options:

  • Press-cut inside the book jacket, register
  • PVC cover (also as screen print)
  • Padded cover
  • Slipcases, dust jackets, fold-out pages
  • Perforated appendices for craft books
  • Ribbon markers with marker tags
  • Concealed Wire-O binding
  • Loose leaf collections
  • Various embossing techniques with hot foil
  • Partial flock coating
  • Glossy and matte cellophane coating
  • Polylein fine lamination
  • “soft touch” overlay
  • Partial UV-varnish
  • Special varnish coatings
  • Printing on lamination
  • Rounded corners with brochures and paperback editions
  • Edge coloring
  • Half- or full-linen binding
  • … and many more

Get inspired by our title gallery. If you need detailed technical information just call us or make an appointment for a personal and nonbinding consultation. We look forward to meeting you!

Supplies: perfectly equipped from the start

It all starts with your data. These digital pieces of information are combined by us after thorough validation. Until post-processing you have the opportunity to verify the state of affairs via plot and PDF files generated for you at all time.

Your books will be printed with state-of-the-art “Heidelberger” offset presses in up to ten colors (mostly in 3b-format) as well as on “Heidelberger” rotary presses. We are specialized in manufacturing colored products but are of course trained in the art of pure text print as well.

Binding and wrapping takes place at units from well-known companies like Kolbus, Wollenberg, Stahl and Sigloch. The finished books are then shipped in bulk or on-demand, if you wish we also temporarily store your finished product for a reasonable fee. If desired, we also store all your digital printing data for reduced response times if a reprint is required.

The most important facts about our printing and binding options:

Key parameters of our most popular print- and binding options:

Hardcover:
Max. 30.0 x 37.5 x 8.0 cm inner book format
Min.7.0 x 11.5 x 0.2 cm inner book format

Paperback:

sewn binding, perfect binding:
Max. 30.0 x 40.0 x 4.0 cm inner book format
Min. 7.0 x 11.5 x 0.3 cm inner book format

 Saddle stitch:

Max. 25.0 x 35.0 x 0.5 cm inner book format
Min. 10.0 x 10.0 x 0.1 cm inner book format

 “Wire-O” binding (spiral binding):

Max. 32.0 x 32.5 x 2.0 cm inner book format
Min. 7.0 x 7.5 x 0.2 cm inner book format

OtaBinding (Lay Flat binding):

Max. 30.0 x 42.0 x 4.0 cm inner book format
Min. 11.5 x 11.5 x 0.2 cm inner book format

Flexible paperback:

Max. 57.0 x 30.0 cm inner book format
Min. 14.0 x 22.0 cm inner book format

Swiss paperback:

Max. 30.0 x 42.0 x 1.0 cm inner book format
Min. 11.5 x 11.5 x 0.2 cm inner book format

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Management

he prerequisite for 30 successful years in modern letterpress printing management, consists of a strong passion for books, great attention to detail and competence as well as absolute reliability.
After all, every print production needs its individual mentor: 2.000 letterpress productions per year are the result of a dependable, capable and devoted team.

Team

Reference

  • Arkana, Munich
  • Bastei Lübbe, Köln
  • Belser Verlag, Stuttgart
  • Bibliographisches Institut, Berlin
  • BRmedia Service GmbH, Munich
  • Buchverlag für die Frau, Leipzig
  • cbj-Verlag, München
  • Cornelsen Verlagsgruppe, Berlin
  • Delius Klasing Verlag, Bielefeld
  • Deutscher Apotheker Verlag, Stuttgart
  • Droemer Knaur, Munich
  • DVA, Munich
  • Elsevier GmbH, München/Oxford
  • Franckh-Kosmos-Verlagsgruppe, Stuttgart
  • Frankfurter Societäts-Medien GmbH, Frankfurt a. M.
  • Frech Verlag, Stuttgart
  • Gerth Medien, Asslar
  • Goldmann Verlag, Munich
  • Gräfe und Unzer Verlag GmbH, Munich
  • Gütersloher Verlagshaus, Gütersloh
  • Heel Verlag, Königswinter
  • Heyne, Munich
  • Horncastle Verlag, Munich
  • Junfermann Verlag, Paderborn
  • Klett Verlag, Stuttgart
  • Klett – Langenscheidt, Stuttgart
  • Kösel Verlag GmbH, Munich
  • Knesebeck Verlag, Munich
  • Langen/Müller/Herbig-Verlagsgruppe, Stuttgart
  • Lempertz Edition, Königswinter
  • Leo Verlag, Munich
  • München Verlag, Munich
  • Nymphenburger, Munich
  • Pons GmbH, Stuttgart
  • Prestel Verlag GmbH, Munich
  • Random House Verlagsgruppe, Munich
  • Reich Verlag, terra magica, CH-Luzern
  • Rowohlt, Reinbek
  • S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt
  • Sauerländer, Frankfurt
  • Scorpio Verlag, Munich
  • Tessloff Verlag, Nürnberg
  • Trinity, Munich
  • Tushita Verlag, Duisburg
  • Verlagsservice, Heimstetten near Munich
  • Voggenreiter Verlag, Bonn
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