Digital Printing vs. Lithographic Printing explained

How do you know which one is best for you and your business? While there are advantages and disadvantages to both, we have tried to explain the difference between the two most common processes below.



Digital printing is the reproduction of digital images on physical surface, such as paper or photographic paper, cloth, plastic, etc.
Litho printing is a technique where the inked image is transferred from a metal plate to a rubber blanket, Typically, printing plates are attached to a cylinder in the press. Ink is applied to the plate’s image area and transferred directly to the paper.