Duplex Business Card Printing

Even in today’s digital age of social media & virtual presence, there is no substitute for a custom duplex (mounting) business card that is creative & beautifully printed.

Choose between uncoated or coated paper stocks. We can print standard, square or a custom size card. Fine Print NYC can deliver time sensitive projects on demand. Contact Us Anytime • 212.619.5446 • 212.883.8088

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a business card?
A business Card is a networking/marketing tool with contact information for an individual, business or division.
What is duplex/mounting on a business card?
A duplex business card is when two paper stocks are pressed/fused together to create a double thick card.
What are the benefits of a duplex business card?
Certain specialty printing processes (embossing, letterpress, foil stamping) leave an impression (logo/text) when pressed into the paper and a duplex card will hide this impression to create a smooth and flawless finish.
What are the most common duplex business card sizes?
The three most requested sizes are 3.5" x 2", 3.35" x 2.17" and 2.25" x 2.25".
What is the minimum order for a custom duplex business card?
Our minimum order is 500 business cards per design. For cost comparison, we also give pricing for 1,000 units.
Do you have a minimum order for multiple lots/names for duplex business cards?
Yes, if you're producing 10 or more unique lots at once, the minimum order is 250 business cards per person.
Can you produce a press sample before printing all of my duplex business cards?
Yes, a press sample can be produced prior to final production. However, we will have to charge accordingly for set up/press time. A 50% credit for the press sample will be applied to the final invoice, if the project is officially approved for production.
Can I see a digital proof before final production of my duplex business cards?
Yes, our pre-press department will provide two rounds of digital proofs for approval prior to final print production.Please note, any additional digital proofs will be billed accordingly.
What is the standard turnaround time for duplex business cards?
Once final proofs are approved, standard production time is 5-7 business days.Please note, production time may change depending on our current press schedule and how many specialty options have been selected.
Can I pick my own design/image for custom duplex business cards?
Yes, if you provide high resolution artwork, we can print your custom design.
What is the best resolution to submit my artwork?
The preferred format for final artwork files/logos is a vector EPS file, with all type converted to outlines with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Any resolution lower will make the logos/images look pixelated or blurry. Please make sure to include a packaged InDesign file that includes all typefaces/links.
Do you offer a variety of paper stocks/materials for duplex business cards?
Yes, we offer are a variety of paper stocks/materials. Options include gloss, matte, coated, uncoated, silk, linen and texture papers/materials.
Do you offer specialty printing business card options?
Yes, we offer letterpress, embossing, foil stamping and thermography specialty options.
Can I color match to a specific Pantone color for my business cards?
Yes, we can match specific PMS colors for your brand/logo.
Do you offer round corners or custom die cut business cards?
Yes. Our minimum order is 500 cards per unique design.
Do you offer edge printing or edge foil stamping?
No. Edge gilding or printing is not a service that we offer.
Do you offer metal or steel business cards?
No. This is not a product that we offer.
Do you offer laser cut business cards?
No. This is not a product that we offer.
Can I supply my own paper for you to print my duplex business cards?
No. We cannot run any paper through our press that has not been sent directly from our paper-house. If there is a particular paper stock you are looking for, we can place a custom order for your cards.
My order is a rush, is a 24-48 hour turnaround possible for custom duplex business card printing?
Please contact us as soon as possible, so we can check with our production department. Please note, rush turnaround will be billed accordingly.
How can I make a payment for my duplex business cards?
We accept all major credit cards and company checks. Please note, a job ticket must be created and payment is required before we can start proofing/final production.
Can you ship paper/printed samples for my review?
Unfortunately, we can not send out paper/printed samples without a job ticket being generated into our system.
Can I schedule an appointment to review sample/paper stocks?
Yes, we can schedule an appointment for you in our Jersey City showroom/production facility. There you can review various printed samples, paper stocks, and consult with a production specialist. Unfortunately, we do not schedule production appointments in our Manhattan corporate offices.
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