Our Services

Imagine the ease of dealing with specialists. Imagine the ease of doing the majority of your print tasks electronically. We support electronic files to our web site or via email as well as our Hightail account, in PDF and native application formats.

 


Trade

Imagine never saying NO to your customers.

At Hornet Press we have developed many long-term relationships with commercial printers. Our ability to undertake specialist jobs in pre-press, printing and finishing means we can be relied upon to fulfill requests that other printers cannot. Our ability to print up to A1 size, with five colours in one pass is one of the many services printers rely on us for. Hornet can help you with free paper stock samples and mock-ups.

We offer competitive quotations on trade work and have an enviable reputation for integrity.

Our trade pricing will help you win the job you’re currently quoting on. The great result will help you win the next one. You can save time with our online quotation system. Simply give us the details and we’ll turnaround a trade price promptly. We always respect our client relationship. Our reputation has been built on our integrity.

Please contact us for your trade printing requirements or request a quote now.


The Process

Pre-Press

A great job begins before paper is put on the press.

Our pre-press specialists are supported by state-of-the-art technology and can advise you the best way to achieve an outstanding result.

  • Fully equipped studio comprising of state of the art workstations supporting the very latest software applications.
  • Large format inkjet printing
  • C.T.P – Computer to Plate: system

We can receive electronic files via our Hightail link, via email or as USB and DVD in PDF and native formats. Whilst we support most native formats, our preferred format is press-ready PDF.

Please click here to download our Pre-Press requirements.

Printing

From small jobs to large jobs

Our range of printing presses means that we are able to handle your job quickly and cost effectively. Whatever you need, you get a great result, while we minimise wastage and cost.

  • A3+
    • Konica BIZHUB 8000 digital press
    • 4 colour press – Komori Lithrone L420 – 520 x 360 mm
  • A1+
    • 5 colour press – Komori Lithrone L540 – 720 x 1030 mm
    • Aqueous coating

Finishing & Binding

We’ll help you give your job that added impact.

Our comprehensive binding and finishing department is equipped to handle a broad range of folding, cutting and stitching configurations. Plus we offer a range of specialist finishes including laminating, form-cutting, embossing and more.

We’ll let you know  how you can give your job that added impact.

  • Form cutting and creasing systems
    • Heidelberg GT Platen
    • Heidelberg 770 x 540 mm cylinder

 

  • Computerised cutting systems
    • Wohlenberg 115 – Computerised guillotine with Baumann lifting, jogging and stacking ‘Flowline’ system.
    • Polar 115 EM – Computerised guillotine.
    • Laminating
    • Drilling
    • Stitched
    • Folders – Dedicated crash folder, 3 x A2 folders and 2 x A1 folders

Distribution and Storage

Imagine full logistical support to store and distribute your print jobs.

We offer you the facilities to securely store and distribute your print jobs as you need to. Our onsite warehouse and distributing facility, can provide full customised pick and pack services.

Melbourne and metropolitan deliveries are usually handled by our fleet of delivery vehicles, while we have access to competitive freight rates for country and interstate deliveries.