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Print terminology can be confusing and intimidating when you don’t understand it. If you can’t find the term you’re looking for, please call us on 023 9233 4900 and we’ll be pleased to help.

Embed

Implies the inclusion of elements and data into a computer file necessary to maintain or change the elements when used remotely.

Embossing

A process performed after printing to stamp a raised (or depressed) image into the surface of paper, using engraved metal embossing dies, extreme pressure and heat. Embossing styles include blind, deboss and foil-embossed.

EPS

An acronym for Encapsulated PostScript, a computer file format widely used by the printing and graphics industries.