PROTOTYPING PRINTING SERVICE

Direct-to-Stock

CMA Prototyping Service

Prototyping service


CMA offers a quick turnaround for the production of digitally printed prototypes and mockpus including product embellishment with an outstanding quality powered by the CMA ColorPack Technology. .

With 20 years of experience in Color Management, CMA application specialists will be able to provide outstanding service to help grow your business opportunities.

All the prototyping printing services from CMA are subjected to the CMA IMAGING General Terms and Conditions.  cmaimaging.com/shop/terms


Lead time

The lead time is effective after validation of a CMA Sale Order and if all requirements are fulfilled to produce the job such as: ready-to-print digital file and having the production stock.


Digital files

In order to reduce the turnaround, please make sure that your files are well-prepared. All the digital files have to be sent for review with enough time in advance to plan its production. The format files accepted must be with recent software versions such as Illustrator or Adobe. Preferably PDF-X 'print-ready' including all relevant information such as fonts, images, etc… In case the file is not compliant, the customer will have to edit the file. If required, the CMA operator can edit the file with an up charge with a minimum of 1 hour. 

The files including Pantone® colors must use the same name as per the Pantone® color library. Otherwise, convert the Pantone® color to CMYK.


Proofing Embellishment

Extra printing channels must be identified as a Spot Color layer with its respective name to easily recognize the channel

  • Custom Spot Colors

  • White Ink

  • Metallic Ink

  • Spot Varnish

  • Embossing

  • Debossing

  • Tactile

  • Foil

  • Etc.

Transfer direct-to-stock

The transfer is a process of printing the image reverse on the CMA inkjet transfer film and then is transferred with a hot laminator into the production stock. Therefore, to produce your proof it is required to receive the production stock prior to execute the file. 


Finishers:

  • Gloss

  • Semi-Gloss

  • Semi-Matte

  • Matte

  • Soft-Touch

Mounting

If mounting is required, clear instructions and an extra day are required.


Confidentiality & Copyright

CMA guarantee the confidentiality for the information received. The customer guarantees to CMA to own all the copyright and any other special right to the documents sent to CMA. The customer is solely responsible for any possible claim.