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Welcome to Pengad's Online Knowledge Center. Here you will find FAQ's, archived newsletter articles, a glossary of print terms and other resources to help ensure your print product is the best it can be.






G7 - What it is and Why it's Important

Color Theory

          Part I - A Primer

          Part II - Color Types and Their Uses

Rich Black - When and Why to Use it


Interactive Print

 Paper Stock

Selecting the Right Stock


Package Design Basics


10 Ways to Reduce Pre-Press Costs

Safely Reduce PDF Size

 Printing Techniques

Designing for Specialty Printing Techniques


Integrating Web and Print Collateral


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The printed marks used to align color separations for printing so that each color registers with each other. These marks are printed using all the color separations of process printing so pressmen can check and adjust the alignment of each plate.