Publication Design

Pre-Production Services

Aquastone can create custom layouts with extreme attention to detail. With advanced skill and ability to produce in short turnaround, Aquastone can adhere to strict deadlines while meticulously following brand guidelines. Repaginating and making extensive edits in professional software such as Adobe InDesign and Illustrator are essential.

Aquastone also produces compelling work in photography, creative retouching, page layout and large-format projects. As your brands grow and mature, they will require a broader range of services. We can provide these as well as our initial offerings and you benefit from stronger brand appearance and identity. This is what brand management is all about.


Production Lab

It only takes a few minutes to create your account so that you can immediately start benefiting from Production Lab, call us at (860) 206 - 4935. Join our Submerge eNewsletter and receive monthly discounts on your promotional items and more.

ProLab Print Products

  • Business Card
  • Booklet
  • Bookmark
  • Brochure
  • Calendar
  • Catalog
  • CD Package
  • Club Flyer
  • Collectors Card
  • Door Hanger
  • DVD Package
  • Envelope
  • Event Ticket
  • Flyer
  • Hang Tag
  • Letterhead
  • Mini Menu
  • Notepad
  • Poster
  • Postcard
  • Presentation Folder
  • Publications
  • Rack-card
  • Rip Business Card
  • Rolodex
  • Roll Label
  • Special Shapes
  • Staggered Cut Flyer
  • Sticker
  • Table Tent
  • Tent Card

Track Your Marketing Assets

RUSH TURNAROUND EXAMPLE:
Day one: Submitted and Approved
Day two: Project Printed
Day three: Job Shipped

Please allow one day for the labeling and billing information receipt before counting turnaround time for shipping from UPS. For example, if you are quoted a shipping time of three business days from February 3rd, please allow the first day for Aquastone to relay your information and for UPS to pick up. Please allow the following three business days/non-holidays for your shipment to arrive.

Additional Holiday Turnaround: Please be advised that during the holiday season, our rush printing turnaround time will be extended by an additional 1-3 business days due to an increase in volume. Thank you for your cooperation.

Product Options

BOOKLETS: 4-7 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Perfect Binding: additional 4 business days.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 2500: additional 3 business days per 2500.

BOOKMARKS: 2-4 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.

BROCHURES: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.
* 80lb. Gloss Book: additional 4 business days.
* 100lb. Gloss Cover: additional 3 business days.
* 70lb. Offset Opaque Smooth White: additional 2 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 50K: 1 additional day per 25k.

BUSINESS CARDS: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.

CALENDARS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Hard Cover: additional 4 business days.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 2500: additional 3 business days per 2500.

CATALOGS: 4-7 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Perfect Binding: additional 4 business days.
* Hard Cover: additional 4 business days.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 2500: additional 3 business days per 2500.

CD PACKAGES: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.

* With Tray: additional 1 business day.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 25K: 1 additional day per 5k.

CLUB FLYERS: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.

COLLECTORS CARDS: 2-4 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.

DOOR HANGERS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 5 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

DVD PACKAGES: 3-5 business days after approval and processed payment.

ENVELOPES: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Quantity Over 25K: additional day per 5k.

EVENT TICKETS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* 100lb. Gloss Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

FLYERS: 2-4 business days after approval and processed payment.
* 80lb. Gloss Book: additional 4 business days.
* 100lb. Gloss Cover: additional 3 business days.
* 70lb. Offset Opaque Smooth White: additional 2 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.

HANG TAGS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

LETTERHEADS: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.

MINI MENUS: 3-6 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Quantity Over 25K: 1 additional day per 25k.

NOTEPADS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

POSTCARDS: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Round Corners: additional 3 business days.

POSTERS: 2-4 business days after approval and processed payment.
* 80lb. Gloss Book: additional 4 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.

PRESENTATION FOLDERS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 2500: additional 3 business days per 2500.

RACK CARDS: 2-4 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.

RIP BUSINESS CARDS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

ROLL LABELS: 8-12 business days after approval and processed payment.

ROLODEXES: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

STICKERS: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.

SIGNAGE/BANNERS: 4-7 business days after approval and processed payment.

STAGGERED CUT FLYERS: 2-5 business days after approval and processed payment.
* 100lb. Gloss Cover: additional 4 business days.
* 70lb. Opaque Smooth White: additional 2 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.

TABLE TENTS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

TENT BUSINESS CARDS: 4-8 business days after approval and processed payment.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 5K: additional 3 business days per 5k.

TENT CARDS: 3-6 business days after approval and processed payment.
* 100lb. Gloss Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Spot UV: additional 5 business days.
* Recycled Paper: additional 3 business days.
* 16pt. Dull Cover: additional 3 business days.
* Quantity Over 50K: 1 additional day per 25k.


Publication Equipment List

  • Heidelberg Speedmaster XL75 – 2013 Model
  • Xerox IGEN4 110 Exp with XXL 26” sheet size - 2013 Model
  • Two Xerox 4112 Copier /Printers
    (equipped with saddle-stitch booklet makers)
  • Two Xerox 700 Digital Color Presses (equipped with saddle-stitch booklet makers and oversized high-capacity feeders)
  • Xante Ilumina Digital Evelope Press
  • Two Secap Jet 1 Inkjetting Machine
  • D1950 Pitney Bowes Inserter
  • Hasler M4000 Inserter
  • Bourg 20 Bin Collator
  • Horizon 16 Bin Collator
  • Hasler HT 25 Tabber/Stamp Affixer
  • Polar 36 in. Cutter
  • Strapping Machines
  • Agfa Avalon N4 Thermal Platesetter
  • Agfa Azura C9S Inline Plate Processor
  • Epson Stylus Pro 7900 Contract Proofer
  • Accufast XL Labeling Machine
  • Accufast FX Tabbing Machine
  • Challenge Titan 200 Cutter
  • Pitney Bowes Postage/Metering Machine

Digital Print Limitations

  • Digital Printing: HP Indigo 7500
  • Prints off of 13x19 sheets (12.48 x 18.26 in maximum image size)
  • Ability to print variable-data (personalized text, graphics, embedded images using an excel file)
-Coated: 55 lb text to 130 lb cover; Uncoated: 40 lb text to 130 lb cover; Thickness 3 to 18 pt
  • ElectroInk, ION based technology; PMS inks available but very expensive
  • Prints on Soft Touch stock, not an AQ finish
  • Ideal for Direct Marketing applications
  • Max run size 3,000-5,000 sheets then would explore plating if all pieces were static; if variable must stay digital

Custom Products

  • Crash Imprinting from Hot Metal (in house) of various sizes and styles of type or from your camera ready copy or file. We can also have an engraving plate made to print from.
  • Crash Numbering in any color ink (our standard black and red have no wash up charge). Skip numbering is also available from 2 up to 6. Various size numbering ranging from our "Mini Machine" with 1/8 inch character height to the "Standard Machine" with a 5/32 inch character height Larger models on hand are 3/16 inch and our Jumbo which is 7/32 inch character height.
  • Channel Scoring to eliminate most cracking issues that can result from color copying, various types of paper or wrong grain direction.
  • Die Cutting. We can have most any die made from our die supplier. You can also pick any of our standard in­ house dies ranging from Circles, Ovals, Square or Rectangles. Rolodex card dies, Thumb cut and Tab Dies (from 3 bank up to 7 bank) plus other various sizes.
  • Kiss Cutting with straight cutting rule to make up various size labels on a sheet. You can use any of our standard in-house dies or have a special shaped die made to your specifications.
  • Perforating with various size teeth to meet whatever needs you may have. Sizes ranging from Micro/Laser perf to 4, 6, 8, 10 or 18 cuts per inch are available.
  • Round Cornering with radius of 1/8-1/4 - 3/8 and 1/2 inch. We are now capable of round cornering large quantities.
  • Drilling with our 3 head unit and various size drill bits.
  • Blind Embossing.