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In today’s digital age, many businesses still find themselves needing printed collateral (Pickard-Whitehead, 2022). For businesses that frequently rely on large print jobs, the cost can quickly accumulate. This raises an essential question – should you print in-house or outsource? While the answer may largely depend on your specific usage, here are a few benefits of investing in a production unit so you can fulfill all your printing needs in-house.

Better Control

Let’s face it – outsourcing can be a logistical nightmare. The constant back-and-forth communication, potential delays, and the risk of quality issues are just a few of the headaches that come with relying on external print services. By bringing production print in-house, you regain control of your printing process. You control the quality, the timeline, and the quantity of your print materials. No more worrying about third-party errors or delays—you’re in control. You can also make changes on the fly and have a faster turnaround time for urgent projects.

Cost Savings

Setting up an in-house production print environment does require an initial investment, but let’s think long-term. Outsourcing may seem cost-effective in the short term, but it can add up pretty quickly. Need a last-minute print? That’s an extra fee. Need a special format? Another charge. By bringing production print in-house, you are cutting out the middleman and reducing your overall costs in the long run.

Quicker Turnaround

With in-house printing, you can print what you need when you need it. Need a last-minute batch of marketing materials for an important client meeting? No problem! You can also react more quickly to market changes or last-minute opportunities. This flexibility can give you a competitive edge and help your business stay agile.

Better Quality

When you print in-house, you have total control over the quality of your materials. You can choose the paper stock and finishing options that best represent your brand. In-house printing ensures that every piece meets your exact standards, maintaining a consistent and high-quality output every time to best support your business.


Printing sensitive business materials externally could expose your business to unnecessary risks. With in-house printing, you have peace of mind knowing that your confidential information stays in-house without any concerns of third-party mishaps or leaks. This added security is especially important for sensitive materials such as financial reports or legal documents.

Ready To Make The Move?

As industry experts, we understand the nuances of production print and can help guide you toward the best solution for your business. Our range of high-quality, affordable printers can give you the independence, control, and peace of mind you need. Call us today for more information to see if moving production in-house is the right step for your business.


Pickard-Whitehead, G. (2022, December 11). Print is not dead for small business in the US. Small Business Trends.

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