Print Shop

This unit has an inmate crew of approximately 6 inmates. The Graphic Arts Program is a training program, over 16 weeks long covering basic offset printing, desktop publishing and graphic arts. Students are exposed to a variety of printing and related tasks and train on offset presses, computers, and other supporting equipment while producing printed items for the facility. Curriculum is designed to meet entry level needs to prepare for employment in a variety of printing settings.

Pre-Press Capabilities:


  • Black and White Halftone
  • Line Art
  • Color Scanning
  • DPM2340 Direct to Plate Imaging

Printed Products:

  • Business Cards
  • Color Brochures
  • Envelopes
  • Labels
  • Letterheads
  • Memo Pads
  • NCR Forms
  • GBC Bound Books
  • Perfect Bound Books
  • Saddle Stitched Books

Bindery Capabilities:

  • Booklet Making
  • Cutting
  • Collating
  • Drilling
  • Numbering
  • Padding
  • Perforating
  • Scoring

Desktop Publishing:

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Pagemaker PC
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Microsoft Publisher 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2003

Press Capabilities:

  • 9985 Two-color press
  • 2 9920 sheetfed presses
  • Color Copier with Fiery RIP
  • Black and White Copier
  • Letterheads

Specialty Items:

  • Invitations
  • Certificates

Billing Process:

  • Learning how to bill out a job when completed

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