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Outside Resources

At J.S. McCarthy we want to work with you to help you prepare your printing project. The following printing resource links should help you to get the detailed information you need on all the various aspects of the Printing Industry.

The National Association of Printers and Lithographers is the graphic communications industry’s main association and information resource.


The Graphic Arts Technical Foundation is your source for information related to printing, electronic pre-press, electronic publishing, and other areas of the graphic arts industry.


The Association for Suppliers of Printing and Publishing Technologies features many useful links to online printing resources.


The American Institute of Graphic Arts is the largest national organization committed to the promotion of excellence in graphic design.


The Printing Industries of America is a trade organization offering a multitude of printing resources.


The Government Printing Office, features extensive online services pertaining to government publications.


RIT’s School of Printing Management and Sciences Education is one of the premier graphic communications schools in the world.


Adobe Software publishes Illustrator, PhotoShop, and Acrobat.


Markzware’s FlightCheck Professional is the award-winning prepress application that sets the standard for preflighting.


Quark Software, makers of the Quark XPress desktop publishing package.


Kodak’s photoprocessing and digital imaging solutions are a valuable resource.


Paper Resources:

J.S. McCarthy Printers wants to be sure that your job is printed on the best paper! Listed below are some great links to sources on the internet that contain information on paper mills and resources. Each site offers a wealth of information of the papers that are available for you to print on. If you have a question about paper, please feel free to drop us an e-mail.

The Mills:

Sappi Warren

Fox River Paper

Strathmore Paper

Consolidated Paper

Potlatch Corporation

Hammermill Paper

Mohawk Paper

Georgia Pacific

International Paper

Wausau Papers