Introduces Eco-Friendly UV Coating Option

LIVINGSTON, MT—July 26, 2011— (PFL) announced a new, environmentally-friendly ultraviolet (UV) coating services for commercial printing. UV coating is a recyclable, shiny coating applied to a printed paper surface and cured on a special machine using UV light. The final result creates eye-catching postcards, business cards, catalogs or any product that can benefit from a rich, glossy and dramatic look.

“In the past, UV coating was harmful to pressman and the environment, but it has come a long way in the last two years,” says Andrew Field, PFL Founder and CEO. “We’ve added it to our product offerings because it is now an environmentally-friendly way for our customers to add a ‘wow’ factor to their commercial printing pieces.”

In addition to being biodegradable and using 15 percent less energy than standard UV processes, PFL’s UV coating:

  • Is free of solvents, water-based and does not emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) when cured;
  • Resists smudging and adds extra protection and durability to printed mailers or menus;
  • Makes custom printing details stand out with a noticeable high shine; and
  • Provides a less expensive alternative to lamination.

“Because UV coating dries quickly and reduces production time, we can ship custom printing orders earlier and faster,” says Field. “This way, we can provide additional value to our customers while being mindful of the environment.”

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About is the first and leading online commercial printing company in the United States. Located in southwest Montana, provides unmatched technical and customer support and instant online pricing and ordering for full-color printed pieces. PFL offers affordable marketing materials including: business cards, brochures, postcards, newsletters, letterhead, and more. For additional information on custom printing, please visit our website or call 800-930-6040.

Source: PFL.

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