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Mohawk Redesigns Via and Carnival Swatchbook

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Mohawk is starting off the new year with a boom with the redesign of their Via & Carnival swatchbook. If you recall, a couple of years ago, Mohawk introduced a new slimline swatch format that accordion folded into a 3 x 9 book. However, the format did not prove to be very user-friendly and Mohawk decided to return to the standard 6 x 9 format…plus a little more. This book will definitely stand out on your shelves with it’s two inch, bright, orange spine and weighing in at a whopping two pounds. (We remind you to lift with your legs!) Continue reading

New Finch Fine Swatchbooks Available

finch fine SBUpdate your cabinets with the new Finch Fine swatchbook. The cover looks identical to the old one so check the date on the back of the book to make sure it says 2014. If you have anything different…it’s time for a new one.

One big change to note in the Finch Fine Color Copy grade is the elimination of the 100 text, 65 cover and 100 cover. The remaining weights are 24, 28, 32 text and 80 cover in three digital sizes (8.5 x 11, 17 x 11, 18 x 12). For those needing that heavier 100 cover, we suggest looking at the Mohawk Color Copy line, which is stocked on our floor.

Here’s a quick rundown on the family of Finch Fine papers that will have you covered from offset to digital printing: Continue reading

Sappi’s best-of-the best…New McCoy swatchbooks

photoThe brand new Sappi McCoy swatchbooks are available. Nothing has changed with the paper…it’s still the same great sheet, but they have discontinued the 65 cover Matte finish and made a few changes to sizes available.

What makes McCoy Sappi’s the “best-of-the-best” among their line of coated papers? It comes down to ingredients, surface and bulk. Continue reading