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  • Where can I buy Tyvek®?

    Information Packaging is a DuPont™ Tyvek® Authorized Distributor for Envelopes (one of four distributors). Depending on your need, we can provide Tyvek® rolls, Tyvek® sheets, Tyvek® blanks, Tyvek® printed sheets or the finished Tyvek® envelope. Read More »

  • Can Tyvek® Envelopes be printed?

    Information Packaging has been printing on Tyvek® since 1985. High quality offset litho printing presses are used to print on Tyvek® from 1-color to 4-color, to multiple colors. Graphics really pop out when printing on Tyvek® due to its extra whiteness. Ask your Sales Rep for samples. Read More »

  • Can Tyvek® Envelopes be recycled?

    Yes, DuPont has set-up programs with Waste Management to have envelopes recycled. Go to DuPont™ Tyvek® Envelopes Nationwide Recycling Program for additional information and resources. Read More »

  • I am mailing something sharp or heavy, what material should I use?

    When mailing something sharp or heavy, Tyvek® is a great material to use. Tyvek® is durable and very difficult to tear or puncture. It holds it strength and when it is dry or wet. Read More »

  • Why use Tyvek® Mailing Envelopes?

    Tyvek® envelopes are commonly used in industries that promote a professional image. Substantial postage savings can be achieved by using a Tyvek® envelope instead of a heavier paper envelope. If you have a large mailing and are just over the weight limit for the postage class when using a paper envelope, the lighter weight of Tyvek® may bring you to Read More »

  • What is Tyvek®?

    Tyvek® (pronounced tie-vek) is a synthetic material made of flash spun, high-density polyethylene fibers and is a registered trademark of DuPont. Tyvek® is a material that is light weight, durable, water and chemical resistant, and has a neutral pH. Read More »

  • How many colors can I print on my envelopes?

    You can print as many colors as you want. The most economical printing is flexo and most of our folding equipment can print 2/1 ink colors. When you exceed 2 colors, we will be printing litho or offset. Learn more about our custom printing capabilities. Read More »

  • Do I receive a proof prior to production?

    All custom printed jobs will have a PDF proof provided and approved by you before the job is manufactured. The PDF proof is for placement and content only and not to be used for color matching. We print ink colors to the PMS (Pantone Matching System) color guides. If ink color is critical, please provide a sample for comparison. Learn Read More »

  • Can I make my two color print job look like three colors?

    Yes. By using screens and halftones (small dots of printing) you can make your graphics look like 3 or even 4 colors. Learn more about our custom printing capabilities. Read More »

  • What is the difference between Litho (offset) printing and flexo printing?

    Litho print is a higher quality than flexo. Most envelopes are flexo printed when it is only text. Litho printing should be used if you want high quality printing for images, logos and graphics. Learn more about our custom printing capabilities. Read More »

  • What if I don’t have a prepress department?

    If you don’t have a prepress department, we can work with you to create the art. All additional prepress work to get it in the appropriate format will be charged an hourly rate of $125/hour with a 1 hour minimum. Read More »

  • What file formats do you prefer for art?

    Illustrator (ai) Editable PDF (vector) EPS (vector) Photoshop TIF BMP For All custom printed jobs, vector art is preferred (Illustrator or EPS files). GIF and JPG files do not hold PMS information and thus cannot be used in 1 or 2-color printing. Hi-Res GIF and JPG images can be used for 4-color process printing. Read more about our Pre-press Guidelines. Read More »

  • What does 4/4, 4/1, 3/1, 2/0, 1/0 mean for printing?

    The first number represents the amount of printed colors on the outside of the envelope and the second number represents the amount of colors in the inside of the envelope. The front and back of the envelope are both considered the outside of the envelope. Read More »

  • What is the minimum size order for custom printing?

    We do custom printing in quantities as low as 1,000. Read More »

  • What are standard substance weights for envelopes?

    16 lb. Used for overseas air mail envelopes. 20 lb. Used for commercial envelopes where strength and opacity is not a factor. 24 lb. Used for most open side official and commercial envelopes. 28 lb. Used for most open end catalog envelopes and large (i.e. 11, 12 and 14) size commercial envelopes. 32 lb. Used for heavy duty envelopes and Read More »

  • What are A size envelopes?

    A size envelopes hold announcements, small booklets, brochures, less formal invitations, and promotional pieces. These envelopes have a square flap and come in a wide range of finishes and colors. What happens most often is enclosures are produced custom to fit within the envelope. Read More »

  • What is special about an invitation envelope?

    Often used in formal occasions. These types of envelopes are characterized by their pointed flaps and enclosures. Read More »

  • What are catalog envelopes?

    Catalog envelopes are used to mail catalogs, large booklets and other high weight articles. Catalog envelopes (open on the short side) do not have the machine insert option. They are often hand packed. Read More »

  • What are booklet envelopes

    Booklet envelopes (open on the long side) are often used to mail annual reports, brochures, sales literature and small documents. These types of envelopes are normally used in high volume because they can be automatically inserted. Read More »

  • What are standard commercial envelope measurements or sizes?

    Commercial business envelopes sizes are often referenced by a number such as #9 or #10. The chart below includes all of the most common types used by printers today. Size Width x Length #6 1/4 3 1/2″ x 6″ #6 3/4 3 5/8″ x 6 1/2″ #7 3 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ #7 3/4 3 7/8″ x 7 1/2″ #8 Read More »