Digital Printing Service:

Custom Printing

PCNW’s Custom online printing service allows users to submit files directly to our Digital Lab to be printed by PCNW staff. If your files require custom resizing or your desired dimensions are larger than 13″x19″, then you’ll want to use our Custom Printing Service. For questions and an accurate quote for pricing and turn around time, contact us at printing@pcnw.org.


PRICING

There are two rates for Custom Printing, dependent on whether you wish to supply your own paper or would like your images printed on PCNW stock paper.

Paper Selection Prices
Customer-Supplied Paper $0.12 per square inch of printed ink area + tax
PCNW Stock Paper $0.18 per square inch of total paper area + tax

PCNW Stock Paper is available in the following paper surface types:
– Glossy
– Luster
– Matte


TURN AROUND TIME

Turn around time for Custom Printing varies depending on the requirements of the order; for simple jobs the average turn around is three business days. Please contact us at printing@pcnw.org to receive a quote. PCNW staff will contact you via e-mail when your order is ready for pick-up.

PCNW’s business days are:
Monday – Thursday | 12-9pm
Saturday – Sunday | 12-6pm
Fridays | CLOSED

Note: availability of Digital Printing Service is dependent upon PCNW holiday and other annual closures; see our Contact Us page for information about upcoming closure dates.


PICK-UP & PAYMENT

Orders may be picked up at PCNW’s Front Desk, at which point payment is due in full. PCNW accepts cash, checks, and Visa or MasterCard. Prints/orders will not be relinquished until full payment is remitted. PCNW does not ship orders.


HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST & FILES

Refer to our guide below for detailed instructions:


STEP 1: CONTACT US AT PRINTING@PCNW.ORG
Send a message detailing the following:
– Your name and preferred contact information
– Desired completion date
– Paper preference: Customer-Supplied or PCNW Stock (see Step 2 for more information)
– Print size
– Quantity

If you need help deciding on any of these requested items, we are happy to assist you via the e-mail listed above.


STEP 2: CONFIRM YOUR PAPER SELECTION
PCNW offers two primary paper options (see Pricing section above for corresponding rates): use of PCNW Stock Paper, or the customer may elect to supply their own paper for printing. Considerations for both are listed below.

PCNW Stock Paper:
We keep a stock of glossy, luster, and matte surface papers. All papers are charged at the same rate. If you’d like help choosing papers or want to know more about the papers we stock, please contact us at printing@pcnw.org.

Customer-Supplied Paper:
– If you elect to supply paper for your custom printing order, ensure that it is digital inkjet paper in either roll or sheet form. Any other substrate not specifically intended for digital inkjet printing cannot be utilized via the Custom Printing Service.
– The minimum paper size required for PCNW printers is 8 inches on the smallest dimension. Any paper size smaller than 8 inches cannot be used.
– If you have questions about your paper contact us at printing@pcnw.org.


STEP 3: SUBMIT/SEND YOUR FILES
Once you have submitted your initial request and confirmed the details with the PCNW Digital Printing Service, there are two options for sending digital files:
1. E-mail directly to printing@pcnw.org OR
2. Send your files via WeTransfer.com to printing@pcnw.org

For Direct E-mail to printing@pcnw.org:
File size limited to 25MB or smaller. Images must be sent as an attachment to the e-mail; images copied into the body of e-mails will not be printed. To attach a file, click the paperclip icon in your e-mail window and follow prompts to the select the (files) you wish to attach.

For Using WeTransfer.com:
Go to WeTransfer.com and upload all the files you intend to have printed. In the “E-mail To” box enter printing@pcnw.org. In addition to sending your files, you must send a separate e-mail to printing@pcnw.org detailing your request (see Steps 1 & 2); do not utilize the “message” box via WeTransfer.com.


STEP 4: PICK UP YOUR PRINTS
PCNW will contact you via e-mail when your order is complete and ready for pick-up. Orders may be picked up at PCNW’s Front Desk, at which point payment is due in full. PCNW accepts cash, checks, and Visa or MasterCard. Prints/orders will not be relinquished until full payment is remitted. PCNW does not ship orders.


QUESTIONS?

Contact printing@pcnw.org

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