Welcome to 1st Forms

The Art/Pre-Press Department

1st Forms Inc.'s in-house Mac and PC-based Prepress/Art Dept. offers our customers a full design and creative services resource. 1st Forms employs a full Computer-To-Plate workflow utilizing the Presstek Dimension 400 Chemical Free CTP System. Film output is also available up to 18" wide. Our knowledgeable staff is on hand to assist you from your job's initial submission, through the production phase, to final delivery.

We will accept files via email, CD/DVD, or posted to our FTP site. Please contact Customer Service for details on posting jobs to the 1st Forms FTP site. While we are able to work with any standard graphics format, we do prefer files in any of the following applications: art department 2


  • QuarkXPress 8 or earlier (Mac & PC)
  • Adobe CS5 or earlier - includes Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat w/Pitstop (Mac & PC)
  • CorelDRAW 12 (PC Only)


  • Colour Laser up to 11"x17"
  • Colour Ink-Jet up to 23" W



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