Spot Color printing is the most common form of high-volume commercial printing, due to advantages in quality and efficiency in high-volume jobs. The more you print, the less you pay per page, because most of the price goes into the preparation undergone before the first sheet of paper is printed and ready for distribution. Any additional paper print will only increase the paper price (and ink), which is very minimal. While modern digital presses are getting closer to the cost/benefit of offset for high-quality work, they have not yet been able to compete with the sheer volume of product that an offset press can produce.
The picture above shows the Pantone Matching System, also referred to as PMS colors. Each color is mixed in advance and applied on the press to produce 1, 2 or 3 color printed products. If you can count 4 or more colors on a printed sample, it would be better to use Full Color Process.

BCT Greater Los Angeles offers a wide variety of spot color products including:

     Business Cards (can be printed 1 or 2 sided)
     Letterheads and Envelopes
     Social Announcements and Post Cards
     Fold-Over Business Cards (a Business Card that folds in half)
     Tel-A-Dex Cards (used for telephone contacts)
     Cari-R-Cards (used for marketing purposes)
     Hang-Ads (used for mass marketing)


We offer the most comprehensive stock selection in Southern California!

From vellum to linen to laid finishes. From white to red to blue colors. BCT Greater Los Angeles offers the widest variety of stocks in Southern California! Also, if there is a stock that we do not offer, just tell us what you are looking for and we will do our best to locate it for you. We also can print on just about any stock that you can supply. (please call for a quote prior to ordering an item printed on customer supplied stock).
Here is a list of the stocks we offer:

 Business Cards:  

     Vellum:
          Premium Bright White Plate Bristol Cream Bristol Gray Heavyweight White Plate

     Linen:
          White China Blue Gray Ivory Mauve Soft White Tan Granite Natural, Silver and White

     Laid:
          White Natural White Sand White Ivory Gray Feather Gray

     Gloss:
          High Gloss White Treasure-Cote Gold Treasure-Cote Ivory Treasure-Cote Onyx
          Treasure-Cote Pearl Treasure-Cote Ruby Treasure-Cote Sapphire Treasure-Cote Silver

     Brights:
          Blue Red Pink Yellow

     Enhance:
          Marble Blue Marble Gray

     Fibre-Tone:
          Natural Silver White

     Fluorescent:
          Avocado Lime Mango Melon

     Parchtint:
          Blue Natural Pink Tan

     Strathmore:
          Ultimate White Natural White Soft Blue Soft Gray

     Miscellaneous:
          Deluxe Parchment Leatherette Ivory Woodgrain

 Letterheads and Envelopes:  

     25% Cotton:
          White Soft White

     Linen:
          White China Blue Gray Ivory Mauve Soft White Tan Granite Natural, Silver and White

     Fibre-Tone:
          Natural Silver White

     Laid:
          White Natural White Sand White Ivory Gray Feather Gray

     Parchtint:
          Blue Natural Pink

     Strathmore:
          Ultimate White Natural White Soft Blue Soft Gray

 Standard Ink Colors:  

Black

Red
PMS 185

Reflex
Blue

Process
Blue

Green
PMS 356

Burgundy
PMS 201

 Premium Ink Colors:
 

Brown
PMS 464

Gray
PMS 423

Gold
PMS 872

Silver
PMS 877

Turquoise
PMS 320

Pink
Rhodamine

Purple
(Light)

Violet
(Dark)

Orange

Yellow

Because monitor displays vary, please be aware that any ink color represented
on this website may differ from the actual printed color.